PMS 2.0 059 – The NFL’s All-Time Leading Scorer In Studio. Let’s. Go.

On today’s show, The GOAT, 4x Super Bowl Champion, 3x 1st Team All-Pro, the undisputed points king of the NFL, Adam Vinatieri, joins Pat and the guys in studio to chat about his record breaking season. He goes through his thought process before the record breaking kick in Oakland, what the NFLPA has been up to among all the rule change proposals, how many more years he has left in the tank, he tells a couple of stories that define the Adam Vinatieri competitive nature, and he breaks down his plans for the rest of the offseason at his ranch in Missouri (2:21-27:54). The guys also chat about the new commercial they’re shooting, dive into a little hockey talk, discuss the return of Game of Thrones and whether or not Pat plans to catch up before the start of the final season, they chat a little more about the Road Hawk Wrestlemania roadtrip, Pat tells a story about one of friends dogs that is half German Shepard half wolf, which spirals into whether or not a human could kill a wolf with his bare hands if he had too, and the guys also discuss the golden days of the internet with dial-up internet, bum fights/the Kimbo era, and AIM. It’s a good one, come and laugh with us, cheers.

PMS 2.0 058 – Zion Williamson

On today’s show, Pat and the guys dive deep into everything that happened over the weekend in March Madness including the legend of Zion Williamson continuing to grow with an incredible performance in Duke’s win over UCF, teams utilizing the 4 and 5 point play, whether or not the tournament has lived up to expectations this year with almost all chalk moving on to the Sweet Sixteen, and Orange Vanilla Coke’s quest to become the official drink of TV timeouts during March Madness. Pat also details one of the worst customer service afternoon’s he’s ever had while at Applebee’s with some of the guys, and gives an update on the engagement ring he bought for Sam. Pat also gives a heartfelt ode to Gronk as the guys discuss his retirement, his legacy in the NFL, and what comes next. Pat also recounts a couple of stories from his NFL career, including his wild poker run during the early part of his career, and he thinks back to his glory days playing soccer in high school and with the U18 national team as he recalls how other players probably remember him, and how he was a footsal national champion. This one has a little bit of everything. Come and laugh with us, cheers.

PMS 2.0 040 – Vinatieri, Florio, And The World We Live In

Today’s show is packed with football talk. First, Colts Kicker, the all-time NFL points leader, 4x Super Bowl Champion, the GOAT, Adam Vinatieri, calls into the show. He and Pat discuss his season now that the dust has settled, Adam Schefter breaking the news that he plans to return for his 24th season, what he learned from Bill Belichick when playing for the Patriots, and he looks ahead to next season (4:04-20:56). Next, longtime friend of the show, creator of Pro Football Talk, Mike Florio calls in to recap the Conference Championship games. They also discuss what needs to be done to change the officiating in the NFL and Mike proposes a rule change for overtime (20:57-36:29). Pat and the guys also give their takes on the Conference Championships, chat a little bit about the plans for Super Bowl week in Atlanta, and Pat talks about a couple of the recent documentaries he’s watched including Murder Mountain, the Fyre Fest documentary, and Avicii’s documentary. It’s a good one, come and laugh with us. Cheers.

PMS 2.0 038 – Mike Florio, Pro Football Talk, & Kris Jenner

On today’s show, Pat and the guys do a DEEP dive into the Divisional Round of the playoffs and cover everything else that happened in the NFL over the weekend. They chat about the Patriots not being dead, the Chiefs dominating victory over the Colts, the Rams looking like one of the best teams in the NFL, and Nick Foles seeing his magic run out. Gorms also talks a bit about his weekend going to the Colts/Chiefs game on the private jet with Jim Irsay. Later, friend of the show, Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk calls in for a nice hearty football discussion. They bounce around from the playoffs, his schedule now that the football season is almost over, and what he thinks about all the different coaching changes thus far. The room also fires several questions at Florio ranging from AB potentially playing in San Francisco or somewhere else, if the Packers made a good decision in Matt LaFleur, how he settled on Pro Football Talk, and who he thinks will win the Super Bowl (1:26:34-2:10:13). Pat also debuts a new segment, “Let’s Get Topical,” as he discusses who might be out to get The Rock after a UK magazine misquoted him in an interview, and the conspiracy behind the Instagram egg that took over Kylie Jenner for the most liked picture on the app. It’s a really good one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.

PMS 2.0 035 – Hot Topic Thursday

 On today’s show, Pat and the guys cover a vast range of topics. They discuss whether or not they think Urban Meyer will coach again and how the cult’s of college football teams impact a coach’s legacy, and get into the feedback Pat was given after calling his first NFL game and if he thinks he’ll get another chance to do so and in what capacity and where. The guys also discuss the first few days of the weight loss challenge and how the participants are battling through it, dive into a little movie talk ranging from Kevin Costner’s athletic skills, to Avatar, to Goodfellas, which results in a conversation about the current state of the mafia, and if they still operate. They also cover all the drama going on in Pittsburgh with the Steelers and talk about a couple of the potential landing spots for AB if he is to get traded, chat about the NFL playoff games this weekend and who they’re leaning towards, get into a little bit of a fast food discussion, and question where the phrase “bless you,” came from and if it should be extended to other things as well. It’s a hilarious one. Come and laugh with us, cheers.

PMS 2.0 033 – An Incredibly Jolly Holiday Conversation/Celebration

On today’s show, Pat and the guys recap their Christmas breaks as Pat chats about his food preparations and getting his Shelby restored, Todd gives a scathing review of Holmes and Watson, and Digs breaks down his Christmas from hell. Pat also talks about calling the Packers and Lions game at Lambeau on Sunday and tries to learn a little more about the guys he’ll be calling the game with. They also look at this weekend’s NFL slate and decide which games are important in terms of playoff implications including Pat sending potential bulletin board material to the Titans before their tilt with the Colts on Sunday night, the guys debate about Tom Brady’s injury and whether or not the Patriots will be able to continue to run all over everybody. To close out the show, Pat asks people to send in phrases they’d like him to use on Sunday, with the best recommendation winning a $100 gift card to the store at patmcafeeshow.com. We hope everyone had a very Merry Christmas. It’s good to be back. Come and laugh with us, cheers.

The Colts Have a Running Game Baby!

The Colts beat the red hot Dallas Cowboys 23-0 without Andrew Luck throwing a touchdown!  What the hell is happening?!  Frank Reich’s creation has come to life!  That’s what’s happening!

When the Colts first started to bounce back from their 1-5 start, we saw the defense playing well enough to keep the game close so Luck and the offense had plenty of opportunity to score.  Now the defense has progressed to the point that they’re playing well enough to win games on their own!  They just shut out the Cowboys!  This is NOT traditional Colts football.  Colts fans are used to a system where our offense has to score on nearly every possession to pull out a win.  Do we finally have a coach that subscribes to the theory that defense wins championships?  It appears so!

Another big reason the Colts started turning this season around was that the offensive live was finally protecting Andrew Luck.  For the first time in his career Luck had time to let plays fully develop and wasn’t picking himself up off the carpet after every play.  Now, the offensive line is not only protecting their QB, they’re actually opening up running lanes.  Turns out, Marlon Mack is a very talented running back!  He just needed a little daylight, that’s all.  It’s much easier to run through a door when its open.

Speaking of open doors, big shout out to Ryan Kelly and Mo Alie-Cox for a dominant performance on the line last night!  We knew Ryan Kelly was a beast.  We just needed him to be healthy enough to play.  But what a find in Mo Allie-Cox!  Mo Alie-Cox is not just another athletic tight end with good hands.  He’s a physical specimen!  He’s 6’6″ – 260!  And unlike most former hoop stars turned tight end, this dude can block!

Every NFL team in the playoff hunt should be praying to their God or their science or their cult leader, whoever they think controls their destiny…that the Indianapolis Colts don’t make the playoffs this year because they might be the most well-rounded and dangerous team in the league right now.  They are Frank Reich’s monster!

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Colts Lose To The Worst Then Beat The Best

Last week the Colts got shut out against the Jaguars, the worst team in their division and then came back this week and beat the Texans who were arguably the best team in the division.  It feels like a real Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde situation.

It’s a real roller coaster ride but, unfortunately, I think it’s just part of the process.  The team is starting to gel and come into its own but we’re young and this system is new so there are bound to being growing pains.  The Colts have never been known for their defense but it appears that has finally changed.

The defense is doing their job.  They’re keeping us in games which is crucial as Luck and the offense work to become more consistent.  They’ve definitely shown they can be explosive and move the chains but they’ve also shown that they can shit the bed for long stretches which is frustrating.

The good news is it’s only frustrating because we know what our potential is.  We are a good football team and we have the potential to be a great football team.  We wouldn’t have been frustrated if we were shut out by the Jaguars last year.  We would’ve calmly taken a sip of our beers and let out a collective sigh, followed by a “Yeah, we suck.”  It sounds weird to say, but it actually feels good to have the right to be pissed off when we have a bad game.

I couldn’t be more happy that the Colts are in the Wild Card conversation and I couldn’t be more excited to see how we compete for it.  I’m all in on GM Chris Ballard and Head Coach Frank Reich.  What they’ve been able to accomplish with this team in such a short period of time is incredible.  I’m not second-guessing shit this off-season.  If they make a move to get Le’Veon Bell…awesome.  If they don’t make a move to get Le’Veon Bell…still awesome.  These guys came here with a vision and it’s working so I’m keeping my stupid mouth shut.  It’s a good time to be a Colts fan. 

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Best of NFL internet week 10 edition

Each week on Sunday’s I am glued to the NFL and the internet so I might as well put it to good use and bring to you the best videos of the weekend from the NFL. These are not just highlights and good plays because you can get those from anywhere. These will be different. These are the videos that the big corporate shows are not going to show you. I mean some of the videos might be but you get the point. I’m also going to miss some videos because I’m human, the internet is a big place, and I’m lazy so understand that as well. Lets get this started.

LOLOLOL you do not have to be a Browns fan or a Dragon Ball Z fan to appreciate the genius of this video. I got a nice healthy laugh out of this. It couldn’t be more spot on. 

Love you Baker. Never Change. Nothing greater than waking up and feeling dangerous. Especially since you’re on the Browns and it won’t happen oftern. 

Aaron Donald is an animal. There is not an ounce of fat on that man. He might be the last human in the league that I would want to see putting his helmet on and rushing the field to fight me. He just dapped up a few guys, strapped up his helmet, and calmly went to pick a fight with another ginormous human. 

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Quenton Nelson is real life Juggernaut. Barry Church had no idea what he was getting into on this play. He honestly might retire after this season strictly because of this. 

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Something about Matt Ryan being mad is SO funny. Like look in the mirror guy. No one is going to pay attention to or take you being mad seriously. The voice in the video is exactly what you’d think Matt Ryan’s voice sounds like when he’s mad. 

Welcome back Khalil Mack. Thank god you got out of Oakland. 

Why does Floyd Mayweather need TWO NFL game balls? The fucking rich get richer. Guy has a horse shoe shoved up his ass. I probably would’ve given it to the 5th grader who doesn’t have a bazillion dollars and who knows how to read like 10 seats down but that’s just me. 

Tyreek Hill scores a TD and films his teammates celebrating said TD. Absolute Genius. You should not be flagged if the celebration is that well thought out. 

Can only imagine how well she took the loss. Some Golden Corral waitress did not deserve the tongue lashing she received later that night. 

Poor Tom. I’m starting to think that Belichick only runs this play for future evidence of why he cut Tom. 

This fucking guy. No words for this fucking guy. Or maybe I have a lot of words for him here: https://www.patmcafeeshow.com/nfl/former-steelers-rb-26-failing-rap-artist-is-done-in-pittsburgh/1217

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Oh and this video has nothing to do with the NFL but it’s phenomenal. 

I’ll do better next week.

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Andrew Luck Is Back And Sundays Are Fun Again

Andrew Luck is back!  He’s passed for 10 touchdowns, thrown only one interception, completed an average of 72.4% of his passes and has an average QB rating of 126.9 over the last 3 games.  Granted, those wins were against the Bills, Raiders and Jaguars but that means we don’t suck as bad as they do and for Colts fans, that’s a big deal.

The Colts only won 4 games last year with Andrew Luck sidelined after his shoulder surgery.  Colts fans didn’t know if he’d be able to return this year.  Hell, we didn’t know if he’d ever return.  We heard horror stories about his rehab and recovery so even if he did return, we questioned whether or not he’d ever be the Luck of old.  But all that doubt is finally gone.

His shoulder is healed, his arm is strong and the offensive line seems set on keeping it that way.  This is their 4th game in a row without allowing a sack.  A healthy Andrew Luck, that has time to throw the ball, is a very dangerous animal and the Colts finally have a GM and coach that seem to understand that.

The tight end trio of Eric Ebron, Jack Doyle and Mo Alie-Cox is benefiting from this quite nicely.  Going into today’s game, Colts tight ends ranked second in the NFL in catches (62) and targets (98), fifth in yards (711) and first in touchdown catches (12).  The trio is led by Ebron, who seems totally in sync with Luck right now.  He added 2 receiving touchdowns and a rushing touchdown today against the Jaguars.  Detroit fans can shit on this guy all they want.  He has 10 touchdowns!  So, shit on that!

The Colts are 4-5 and both the Texans and Titans are playing very well right now, so yes, it’s a bit of a stretch to think we have a legitimate shot at making the playoffs.  But who cares?  I’m not worried about the playoffs this year.  Andrew Luck is healthy!  He finally has a line that can protect him!  We’ve been waiting a long time for this!

If you’re a Saints fan, a Rams fan or a Chiefs fan then good for you man.  I’m happy your team’s so dominant and that you’re already making Super Bowl plans with your stupid friends.  I don’t need all that.  

Right before this season started I thought the Andrew Luck era was done forever.  I thought that I was being robbed of the opportunity to see another prodigy develop, right here in my city, to become one of the greatest quarterbacks in NFL history.  But I was wrong.  He’s back!  The Colts are back!  Indianapolis is back!  I’m back!

From this point on, I’m treating every single game like it’s the super bowl.  I’m inviting friends over, I’m buying a second couch, filling the coolers with beer, and ordering wings and 4 different pizza options.  I’m even ordering a pizza with just cheese on it, in case one of my friends brings a girl that eats like a 5-year-old.  

If you’re a Colts fan, dawn your gear proudly.  The future looks bright.

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