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Seasons of Discontent, Episode 1
Feb 18 • 65 min
It’s the inaugural episode of Seasons of Discontent, formerly the Burgundy and Gold Hour, featuring longtime Redskins beat writer Rick Snider from The Washington Post Express and Matt Cones. The show covers all things DC Sports - the Redskins, Nationals,…
The Return of Mark Bullock
Feb 18 • 81 min
The Atlantic’s Mark Bullock returns to the show to talk about the Redskins’ 2018 season and options for round one of the draft
Are You Ready For Some AAF Football?
Feb 13 • 53 min
Back to the full crue of Steve, John and Chris you’d think we would enter February talking about something other than Football. But you would be wrong. Given the official kick-off of Charlie Ebersol and Bill Polian’s new Alliance of American Football…
Post Super Bowl Blues
Feb 7 • 62 min
After the lowest scoring Super Bowl in the history of the National Football League, the offseason is finally in full swing. Most people hated the season finally worse than the final episode of Seinfeld, with a slow game, and a bad halftime show. but some…
It’s The Final Week Of The Season
Jan 31 • 66 min
The Redskins made a bunch of coaching moves this week, interviewing two new candidates for the quarterbacks coaching position, while former quarterbacks coach Kevin O’Connell was given a new title to keep him around the team. On the defensive side they…
Let’s go Yachting!
Jan 30 • 59 min
Let’s go Yachting! by The Hog Sty
Off-season, Sr. Bowl Week
Jan 23 • 68 min
We welcome Lake Lewis to the show to go over the Redskins latest moves, follow him at @lakelewis. Bruce Allen talked to the media and the Redskins are at the Senior Bowl scouting everything under the sun while Jay Gruden is off hunting assistant coaches.…
Championship Weekend, (not for DC)
Jan 17 • 72 min
We discuss the NFC and AFC championship games and continue to watch the odd offseason the Redskins are having. Our look back at the season continues while we focus on Tight Ends and Running Backs.
It’s Just Business Ep 46 - It’s Cold Stove Season Again
Jan 15 • 55 min
Super Sub Alex Z jumps in to fill out this episodes trio of talkers. We dive right into theorizing about the number of times Panthers Safety Eric Reid has peed in a cup for the NFL. From their we exit the bathroom and head to the kitchen to throw out…
Moving Like A Sloth
Jan 10 • 76 min
As the rest of the NFL begins to either play in the playoffs or change their coaching staff, the Redskins seem to be taking a wait and see approach to this thing, where the first shoe to fall was on Special Teams. We are scratching our heads as to why the…
Into The Offseason We Go
Jan 3 • 70 min
We go over all the Redskins news from this week as the offseason gets underway for Washington. Also, our wild card preview, will it surprise you that we are rooting against the Eagles and Cowboys?
It’s Just Business Ep 45 - Soundcloud
Jan 1 • 54 min
It’s our classic Year End Pod! We talk seasonal sports like the NBA owning Christmas Day TV sports and the dark money issues about whatever the hell we call the end of the College Football season. You won’t believe the amount of money at play here! We…
Skins shut out in final
Dec 31, 2018 • 37 min
Washington put up it’s worst offensive performance in over half a century. The Redskins get shut out as the stadium was overtaken by eagles fans.
Preview Redskins vs Eagles
Dec 27, 2018 • 57 min
As the Redskins get ready for their final home game, the crazy stuff is about to all go down off the field. A player talking his way out of town would usually be story one for any team most weeks, but Washington topped that by parting ways with most of…
Skins fall to Tennessee
Dec 22, 2018 • 43 min
A Christmas heartbreaker as the Redskins get knocked out of the playoffs by the Titans in the final minutes of a close match. We try and find some silver lining in what ended up a letdown.
Preview: Redskins vs Titans
Dec 20, 2018 • 50 min
A jam packed show as we cover the Redskins vs the Titans. The Redskins hitting a milestone this offseason. The Nicholson fight.
It’s Just Business Ep 44 - Backroom Stadium Deals
Dec 19, 2018 • 52 min
It’s Just Business Ep 44 - Backroom Stadium Deals by The Hog Sty
Skins Victory Over Jags
Dec 17, 2018 • 38 min
The Redskins got a much-needed win in come from behind fashion vs the Jaguars, as Josh Johnson nabs his first win in his career as a starter leading the team down the field on two late scoring drives in the 4th. Sign the petition to bring the Redskins…
Redskins vs Jags
Dec 13, 2018 • 51 min
Are Mason Foster’s comments a sign that the Washington defense has quit on the season? The Redskins have been trying to backdoor a deal for a new stadium at the RFK site through Congress, as fans we like it. Does anyone even care what happens vs the Jags,…
Redskins Crushed by Giants
Dec 10, 2018 • 39 min
The Redskins got one of the worst first half beatdowns in the team’s history. Josh Johnson came in late and outplayed Sanchez quickly. This game was an ugly mess, but we will get into it.
Game Preview: Redskins vs Giants, Sanchez era begins
Dec 6, 2018 • 38 min
The Redskins prepare for their final game vs New York, can Washington sweep the Giants this year, or will injuries prove to be too much?
It’s Just Business Ep 43: Just Hanging Out Here On the Waiver Wire
Dec 5, 2018 • 62 min
Steve, John and Chris take their skills to talking how how LeBron has gone from the media farce of The Decision to becoming an emerging media mogul. They also also discuss how the NFL”s latest facepalm with domestic violence issues and ask is listening to…
Skins-Eagles post game show
Dec 4, 2018 • 33 min
Well Shoot. We should have seen this one coming I guess. Sanchez is now your starting QB for the rest of the year. Abandon ship.
Redskins Eagles Preview
Nov 29, 2018 • 50 min
The Redskins started a fire storm by grabbing Ruben Foster off wavers. Creating a PR nightmare for themselves in the wake of Foster’s most recent domestic violence accusation. All this on a week where they should be preparing for a major game against the…
Redskins blow it on Thanksgiving
Nov 23, 2018 • 40 min
Some may tell you the season’s more or less over after that sloppy display of football by the Redskins. Colt McCoy was erratic. The secondary must have shown up on another bus because they were not in Texas.
Redskins Thanksgiving Preview
Nov 21, 2018 • 36 min
As we get ready for Thanksgiving will the skins be nothing but a big turkey? Or will they beat the stuffing out of Dallas? Mark Sanchez is now a QB here again, ugh. And the NFL says we were cheated out of a win last week.
The Busy Season: A Pre Turkey Day Romp Through NFL Headlines
Nov 20, 2018 • 63 min
John, Steve and Chris look at some headlines in the National Football League like LeVeon Bell’s risky expensive holdout gambit, the Mexico/LA locale switcharoo and hey look Mom, ratings are up. We also examine the pubescent pipeline of Baseball talent…
Skins lose to Texans
Nov 18, 2018 • 42 min
The Skins lose a heartbreaker vs the Texans. Alex Smith suffers a devastating looking leg injury. This game will be looked back at as the turning point for this team, for good or ill.
Homecoming week vs Texans
Nov 14, 2018 • 47 min
Steve and Jamual debate Josh Norman’s comments about the fanbase. We go over the latest roster moves. Can the Redskins get the run game going against arguably the best defensive player in the NFL?
Redskins Best Bucks
Nov 12, 2018 • 36 min
The Redskins pulled off an upset of sorts, their beleaguered offensive line was able to hold up for Alex and Adrian as the defense finally showed that they can shut down a high powered passing team.
Skins vs Tampa preview
Nov 8, 2018 • 44 min
The Washington Redskins have returned to theIR ways, with three players now out for the season. Tampa is a similarly tough test much like the one the team faced last week in terms of offensive firepower. Hang onto your butts with this game folks.
Put a Hundy on The Philadelphia Fusion
Nov 7, 2018 • 55 min
The new team is ready to roll as Steve, John and Chris start the gelling process by looking at the aggressive moves of hospitality giant MGM Resorts into pro sports. Slippery slope or fun dudes weekend? We also look at the UMD’s very bad, no good, rotten…
Another Blowout Loss
Nov 5, 2018 • 42 min
The Redskins had no chance. When it comes to teams with high powered offenses they can’t even stay in the first half much less the whole game. This was ugly and we will break it down. If you haven’t checked it out, our game balls page:…
Skins vs Atl preview: Have a laugh
Nov 1, 2018 • 38 min
The redskins made a bid trade at the deadline for some secondary support, a move that seems to be thrilling most fans. The team’s got a big test this week in the high powered offense of Atlanta, but could be facing the easiest defense they’ve gone against…
Redskins win vs New Jersey
Oct 29, 2018 • 40 min
The Redskins offense is going to ride Adrian Peterson to a 5-2 recorder beating the New Jersey Giants. Alex ruins the show for some of the audience. Jamual is playing hurt, so give him due credit.
Game Preview: Skins vs Sad Giants
Oct 25, 2018 • 41 min
The Redskins prepare to take on the 1-6 NY Giants, in what looks very much like a trap game. Can Washington undo their usual mistakes and best a rival to stay atop the division in a game they should win?
IJB- Would anyone notice a USA gymnastics boycott?
Oct 24, 2018 • 51 min
Steve’s got a whole new crew with him this week as new co-host John Worrall joins and Alex fills in for an out of town Chris. Topics this week include the USA gymnastic scandal. Shahid Khans failed bid for a stadium in London, and the impact of that on…
Redskins beat down Cowboys
Oct 22, 2018 • 36 min
Nothing feels better than a Redskins win vs their arch rival does it? Well by Seans reaction you’ed think we lost this thing, he will explain why he’s in the dumps even though that ball boinked to the outside on the final FG attempt.
Game Preview Redskins vs Cowboys
Oct 18, 2018 • 37 min
Why is this game on CBS? I don’t want to listen to Romo. Redskins face the worst team on the planet, this week. We will see if we can find a hole in the Cowboys defense and what do the Redskins need to do to stop Zeke and Dakota?
Game Recap - Redskins defeat Panthers
Oct 14, 2018 • 44 min
Jamual and Steve celebrate the Redskins’ victory over the Carolina Panthers and take a hard look at what Washington did to pull it off.
It’s a New Day: Panthers at Redskins Game Preview
Oct 11, 2018 • 50 min
Jamual and Steve look past the negativity and preview Sunday’s Panthers - Redskins contest.
Emotional Numbness: Redskins - Saints Recap
Oct 10, 2018 • 43 min
Sean, Steve, and Jamual do their best to recap in objective fashion the absolute awfulness that was the Redskins battle against the Saints.
It’s Always About the Money
Oct 8, 2018 • 58 min
It’s a special Monday edition of It’s Just Business as Chris, Rich, and Steve discuss the NFL-Direct TV relationship, the richest collegiate athletic departments in the country, and the NCAA”s investigation of the Baylor football program.
Preview Redskins @ Saints: Hot Sauce
Oct 4, 2018 • 42 min
The Redskins need to gear up for a shoot out against Drew Brees, or do they? What gives this team its best chances for besting the Saints? Does that defense scare anyone?
Bye-week Spectacular 2018
Sep 27, 2018 • 63 min
The Bye-week is here already, feels like it’s way too early doesn’t it? Anyway, we go over our big surprises on the season like Adrian Peterson, as well as our biggest disappointments, it’s a good overall assessment of the team. After that we look ahead…
It’s Just Business Ep 38 - Tiger Woods and Other Aging Stars
Sep 26, 2018 • 46 min
Steve, Rich and Chris are together, talking about Tiger Woods big win and what he’s meant to the sport of golf. Also, does anyone take the NFL’s Hall of Fame players threats to boycott the events seriously?
Game Recap- Redskins down Packers
Sep 24, 2018 • 35 min
Most people who had the Redskins 2 - 1 going into the bye week probably didn’t have us beating the Packers by 2 TD’s. However, that’s what happened, Washington put up points early, got a nice lead by half-time and sat on it. There were some nits to pick…
Preview Redskins vs Green Bay: Break it down Bullock
Sep 20, 2018 • 51 min
We get one of our favorite analysts back on the show, Mark Bullock, @MarkBullockNFL he’s now got a great new gig with The Athletic D.C. @TheAthleticDC but he’s always been nice enough to join us on the show when we ask. He joins us to talk about the…
Recap of Redskins vs Colts, a slap in the face
Sep 17, 2018 • 39 min
Washington disappointed fans in just about every way one could imagine. A bunch of guys getting beaten up by an inferior team in a half-empty stadium. The confidence from week 1 is now all gone as we get slapped in the face week 2.
Skins-Colts Pregame: Do it for the orphans
Sep 13, 2018 • 42 min
Alex has a tangent on the lack of hurricane preparedness. Jamual has a tangent about Josh Doctson. Steve has a tangent about the skins sellout streak. With a number of WR’s injured the Redskins had to make a few moves. We break down the Colts defense or…
It’s Just Business: Underpaid athletes, over-priced beer and our most contentious Kap segment yet!
Sep 12, 2018 • 54 min
We start of continuing a recent trend of talking Women’s professional sports by looking at WNBA wages and the mystery of the league’s revenue. Then we tap dance on the Nike/Kap 3rd rail (Burn’em if you got’em) and things get a little like Serena Williams…
Skins-Cards Postgame: A near flawless victory
Sep 10, 2018 • 40 min
We knew the run game would be more effective than in seasons past, but I don’t think anyone expected to see them look this good. The Redskins racked up nearly 200 yards on the ground as they dominated Arizona in the season opener on both sides of the ball.
Game Preview Redskins @ Cardinals
Sep 6, 2018 • 36 min
It’s here, the 2018 Redskins season is finally here! We start off with some team that used to play in Chicago, then moved to St. Louis and now plays in Jake from State Farm Stadium. So listen to our predictions and thoughts about the upcoming game as the…
Ravens and Roster Cuts
Sep 3, 2018 • 52 min
Sean and Steve team up for the final show of the preseason. After they recap the Redskins game in Baltimore they get into the roster cuts made to get the team down to 53.
It’s Just Business: Coaches behaving badly
Aug 29, 2018 • 107 min
There are several NCAA scandals to get through this week from Maryland to Ohio, can college football be saved from itself? Also, there’s some kind of pay per view golf thing that Steve wants to talk about and our guest Alex thinks is idiotic.
AP looked good, everyone else not so much
Aug 27, 2018 • 62 min
We recap the all-important 3rd preseason game and give our predictions for the regular season.
We’ve Finally Seen Smith
Aug 20, 2018 • 63 min
Fans got their first look at Alex Smith last week, in what can best be described as a cameo appearance vs the New York Jets. We then talk about the running-back situation, as two more backs are down with injuries. Lastly, we break down SI’s story about…
It’s Just Busines: Hubris is a Powerful Drug
Aug 15, 2018 • 58 min
Its the dog days of August and stuff is getting weird. We dive into the suspension of The Ohio State University’s College football coach Urban Meyer, who may have thrown his whole career away to protect an allegedly abusive WR coach. We also try to tease…
Voodoo Doll
Aug 13, 2018 • 71 min
Game one vs the Patriots is in the books, we didn’t get to see any of Alex Smith, and boy do we wish Guice had stayed on the bench. Or buddy Rich fills in this show as we cover the game and what we hope to see next Thursday
Training Camp, weekend 2
Aug 6, 2018 • 64 min
We had Alex at training camp for fan appreciation day and to watch all the goings on. Bobby Beathard got in the hall of fame. And Kyshoen Jarrett may be one of the real feelgood stories of the Redskins year.
Trent Williams
Aug 5, 2018 • 7 min
Trent Williams by The Hog Sty
Stroman, Harris and Dunbar One on One
Aug 4, 2018 • 3 min
I was able to snag a few minutes with Quinton Dunbar, Greg Stroman and Maurice Harris one on one.
Its Just Business Presents Fight Night!
Aug 1, 2018 • 57 min
Joined again by Alex, #IJB’s own version Eric Sato, we enter the squared circle of Sports Business gabbing. We grapple with the high stakes board room maneuvers of Andre the Giant sized media conglomerates as they battle to acquire and/or keep broadcast…
Training Camp, It Has Begun!
Jul 29, 2018 • 59 min
Rick Snider joins us for some Hog Sty Late night. Rick and Jamual go over their observations from the first few days of training camp. Who shined? Who didn’t? Find out. Right now.
Redskins Training Camp audio - Docston, P. Smith, Davis
Jul 28, 2018 • 16 min
Redskins training camp interviews from Saturday July 28, 2018, with Josh Docston and Preston Smith, plus Vernon Davis’ press conference (in order).
Docston, P. Smith, V. Davis
Jul 28, 2018 • 16 min
Redskins training camp interviews with Josh Docston and Preston Smith, plus Vernon Davis’ press conference (in order) from Saturday, July 28, 2018.
Training Camp Interviews July 27 (UPDATED)
Jul 27, 2018 • 20 min
Jamual gets Soundbites from interviews with (in order) Swearinger, Nicholson, McCoy, and Foster as well as Josh Norman’s press conference.
Something about this hot dog is weird
Jul 23, 2018 • 63 min
We finish off our recap series with the most important position group, quarterbacks. We go over the new food options at FedEx Field as the team gives papa john the heave-ho.
It’s Just Business: You Say Futbol I Say Football
Jul 18, 2018 • 50 min
The World Cup is over, did you notice? We discuss how much of a bath did Fox take on their massive TV deal for US rights. The data is inconclusive. Read this Forbes article for more (Will Send link). We then move to ‘Mercian Football where we look at yet…
Know Your Enemies
Jul 16, 2018 • 56 min
The Redskins made a move in the supplemental draft grabbing Adonis Alexander the big corner from Virginia Tech. It’s perfect timing for our show because this weeks topic was going to be a breakdown of the cornerbacks on the roster.
Knuckleheads in the News
Jul 9, 2018 • 64 min
We do a mini- 4th of July recap. Cover some news about former Redskins players who seem in legal trouble. Finally we review the Redskins situation at guard and center.
Ice Cube presents: The Big 3…middle age dudes talking sports business
Jul 3, 2018 • 56 min
In this episode the team welcomes in the #IJB Super Sub Alex and he hurls heat out of the gate bringing up Thom Loverro’s musing that the MASN/Orioles/Nationals/MLB fight could either push the Orioles out of Baltimore or Angelos out of the Orioles. We…
Don’t Blow Yourself Up
Jul 2, 2018 • 71 min
We break down the inside linebackers. Debate who the greatest Redskins linebacker of all time was. Finally, we discuss some of the good charity work various players are doing throughout the offseason.
Jun 25, 2018 • 62 min
As the quiet season continues, this week is our wide receiver breakdown.
Sharing in the Sandbox-It’s Just Business
Jun 20, 2018 • 55 min
In this episode looks at the Redskins hold on the DMV market given rise of other teams, their non existent season ticket waitlist and their new executive structures. We also look at athletes in the court docket with depressing, lucrative and wacky…
First Half Players
Jun 18, 2018 • 66 min
We talk about the now disappeared season ticket waiting list and do our breakdown of the outside linebackers.
Someone get the baby wipes
Jun 11, 2018 • 61 min
This week we break down the tight end’s position group. But how could we not start the show talking about the Washington Capitols?
It’s Just Business-Holy Puck, Professional Sports Come to Sin City
Jun 6, 2018 • 62 min
In this episode the team discusses how Las Vegas and the NHL have pioneered a new sports market and look at the NHL’s growth. We also revisit (again) the never ending drama of Kaepernick and the NFL’s political farce, the basement dwelling NFL fan…
Show 3
Jun 4, 2018 • 66 min
Some non-Redskins talk about Johnny Manziel in the CFL, Tom Brady’s future, Chick-a-filet and West World. This week’s big Redskins topic, a discussion of the safety position, both free and strong.
Josh Norman’s Skimpy Outfit
May 28, 2018 • 69 min
Steve and Sean talk about Josh Norman on Dancing with the Stars, Star Wars, Game of Thrones. Is this still a football show? Oh, they do talk about the O Line, good. A discussion of Trent Williams future. The tough season Morgan Moses had.
Settlements, Fraud and Fast Cars
May 23, 2018 • 58 min
Welcome to the It’s Just business update cavalcade! We check in on topics we have covered over the last year and a quarter of the shows existence. We get blockbuster updates like the Supreme Court opening up a path for states to legalize sports betting,…
The Weird 1%
May 21, 2018 • 69 min
Brian Lafemina joins the front office in a capacity that seemed to already be filled. A few roster moves. We get into our breakdown of the redskins Defensive Line.
Stopped With The One Liner
May 14, 2018 • 70 min
We start off with our breakdown of the running backs, who will end up making the roster behind Guice and Thompson? We also talk about this weeks front office changes & the situation at guard where players are dropping like flies.
Collusion, Coercion and Cars… Oh My
May 9, 2018 • 58 min
In this episode Rich, Steve and Chris wade through a slew complicated social issues where they intersect with sports. They discus Eric Reid’s collusion case against the NFL as he lingers as a free agent, look at the Redskins Costa Rica cheerleader scandal…
Doc Walker’s Show Me Attitude
May 7, 2018 • 49 min
We talk with Doc Walker, he wants rookies to show him something before he can start praising them. We also talk Bruce Allen and Cheerleaders.
Post Draft Breakdown
Apr 30, 2018 • 69 min
Jamual talks about his experience at the teams draft day celebration on Saturday. We go over the teams draft picks, un-drafted free agents, and give our thoughts and analysis.
It’s Just Business- No Dogs Allowed!
Apr 25, 2018 • 55 min
In this episode, we discuss how Fox is looking to groom the Thursday Night Football experience, how NFL agents have put Redskins President of Everything in the doghouse and look at stadium promotion gimmicks through the lens of the Jacksonville Jaguars’…
No One Knows Backs Like Byner
Apr 23, 2018 • 64 min
We welcome back the great Earnest Byner to the show, to help us look at the top running backs in the draft.
Tiny Dancers and Big O-Line
Apr 16, 2018 • 64 min
A two man show. Josh Norman is going on Dancing With The Stars, we don’t care. Dez Bryant is a free agent, we don’t want him. We do want to talk about some of the o-line prospects in the draft.
Buy Tiger & Sell Jeter- It’s Just Business
Apr 12, 2018 • 48 min
In this episode, we discuss how even a diminished Tiger Woods is still the biggest economic driver in golf. Wonder if Derek Jeter is the next failed player turned owner, and react to reports on sexual harassment being the norm for professional…
This topic may cause brain damage
Apr 9, 2018 • 65 min
We talk about who we’ed take in the first round of the draft. Decide if Bruce Allen’s on the hot seat. Welcome a new quarterback onto the Redskins roster.
Whisky and Colored Pants
Apr 2, 2018 • 69 min
We have Steve Shoup @Steveospeak of join us to talk NFL draft. We cover all the major positions, Running Back, Defensive Line, Guard. Then, stand bye for technical difficulties, and we come back talking about Bruce Allen, Pernell McPhee, and…
It’s Just Business Ep 25 - The Bloviating Gasbags Go Hypothetical
Mar 28, 2018 • 57 min
Our intrepid talkers spin pipe dreams on what they’d like to see in the next NFL CBA, breakdown new NFL rule changes and laugh at the ridiculous idea of two potential new pro Football leagues. They also check in on the IJB Police Blotter and talk coke…
What’s the catch?
Mar 26, 2018 • 62 min
Chris fills in while Alex and Jamual are out. They talk a bit about adding Orlando Scandrick coming to the Redskins, what looks to be the loss of Junior Gallette and Pryor moving on to the Jets. They also take a look at the new catch rule for the NFL.
The Gruden/Smith Dinner
Mar 19, 2018 • 62 min
A whole bunch of topics we had to get to this show. Free Agency began. Alex Smith is now officially on the team, had a great press conference. Zach is back, as other players leave. Some other free agent signings as well.
3 Mound Visits Left
Mar 14, 2018 • 48 min
The IJB squad warms up to Baseball Season by going through MLB rules tweaks to speed up the games, discuss the fortunes and pitfalls of post playing days business ventures and celebrate the silly season of NFL free agency. Listen for when Steve and Chris…
Breakfast and Tradefest
Mar 12, 2018 • 65 min
A bevy of NFL teams have made moves just prior to the start of free agency, we talk about those and the impact it will have on the Redskins. What needs do we think the Skins need to make before the drat?
Combine and more combine
Mar 5, 2018 • 61 min
All eyes are on the scouting combine this weekend. We recap what the skins top brass is looking for in the upcoming draft. Give our own opinions on who stood out.
Slow Motion Explosion
Feb 28, 2018 • 55 min
The full crew is back to break down USA Today’s NFL Player Survey, link , and check in on the new details about…
All the free agent needs
Feb 26, 2018 • 69 min
(Someone needs to get paid) We take a big picture look at free agency, what team needs do we want to see filled first and foremost. Then we look at all the running back options available.
S’o Su’a
Feb 19, 2018 • 58 min
Cravens is back with the team. Can he, should he get a fair shake next season? What’s the future of the skins passing game?
It’s Just Business - Run Out On A Rail
Feb 14, 2018 • 64 min
Steve and Chris have a little game of thrones talk, and a debate on the Hall of Fame voting processes in the NFL and other sports.
Talking Alex Smith with Mark Bullock
Feb 11, 2018 • 64 min
Sean, Steve and Jamual discuss the Alex Smith trade with X’s and O’s guru and longtime friend of the show Mark Bullock. They also debate the Redskins issues at running back.
Talking QB’s with Joel Corry
Feb 7, 2018 • 32 min
Joel Corry of CBS Sports joins our show to break down the Alex Smith contract, what the skins did right and wrong durring this whole quarterback swap. We also ask if he thinks the team will try to franchise tag Kirk or not?
Welcome Mr. Smith
Feb 1, 2018 • 53 min
The Redskins make their big move of the offseason, trading for Alex Smith and signing him to a 4 year contract. Finally resolving the teams influx quarterback situation. We break down the trade, and fans reactions.
60 Inch TV Isn’t Enough
Jan 30, 2018 • 61 min
It’s just Business, ep 21. The guys talk about the Pro-Bowl and who watches it? The guys start talking about what goes on behind the scenes at the Superbowl. Finally they talk about the controversy at Michigan State.
Miserable human beings
Jan 25, 2018 • 63 min
Who do you stomach rooting for between Philly and Boston? What do the skins do at running back? Steve breaks down his article on Kirks contract.
The Return of Rick Doc Walker
Jan 18, 2018 • 60 min
We welcome back Doc Walker to our show, Doc talks to us about how he thinks the team needs to go about being built, from the bottom on up. We go into everything QB’s, offensive weapons, special teams, defense. We also quickly cover the championship games…
The IOC is Stupid
Jan 16, 2018 • 52 min
Chris Rich and Steve discuss the International Olympic Committee’s handling of the Russian Team ban, the Gallup poll on sports popularity and NFL celebrations.
The Deuce
Jan 11, 2018 • 54 min
We talk about the coaching staff, Kirk Cousins interview with Grant and Danny last week. and give our thoughts on the next round of the playoffs.
2017 The Year in Sports Business
Jan 5, 2018 • 57 min
Chris Rick and Steve take a look at the most important sports business stories of 2017.
Season Recap With Mark Bullock
Jan 4, 2018 • 62 min
We review the roster, where does the team need to improve for next season. Look ahead at the wildcard games in the playoffs,
Deja Vu All Over Again
Jan 1, 2018 • 68 min
The season couldn’t have ended on a bigger down note as Kirk Cousins has arguably his worst performance since the 2013 season. Now that it’s over we are going to start breaking down where the team goes from here.
This is how you dodge the press
Dec 28, 2017 • 62 min
Is this going to be the last game for both Kirk Cousins and Eli Manning? Eli Apple is a giant bust.
Welcome to the Party Pal
Dec 26, 2017 • 38 min
On the First day of Christmas my true love brought to me a win over the Denver Broncos
What’s 2 wins?
Dec 21, 2017 • 43 min
We ask you the audience if you want the skins to lose in order to improve draft position. Then we preview the Broncos game.
No Offense Taken
Dec 18, 2017 • 49 min
The defense stayed on the filed almost the entire 1st half. The special teams had several awful costly plays. This was a normal recipe for a loss. Somehow we got the win.
Just mayonnaise and lettuce
Dec 14, 2017 • 47 min
A little Bruce Allen debate to start the show, should he be ready to empty out his desk? Skins play the Cards but have very little to play for.
Roid rage Russian bears, SJWs in cleats and Adidas fiefdoms in flyover country
Dec 14, 2017 • 54 min
In this episode Rich, Steve and Chris discuss the $100 million NFL owners bribe to players to maybe stop them from protesting, the Russian Winter Olympic team’s historic ban for doping and discuss a recent ESPN Magazine article about how the University of…
Should we get back to the game? No.
Dec 11, 2017 • 46 min
The skins had a 1% chance of still making the playoffs and it evaporated into thin air real fast this week. We struggle to find anything positive to take out of this game.
You HAVE to watch more football
Dec 7, 2017 • 49 min
We preview the Chargers, talk a bit about free agents and how do you want the skis to finish the season?
They are done. All done.
Dec 1, 2017 • 41 min
A lifeless shell of abused flesh, or are we dead inside. If you can’t tell, the skins lost to Dallas?
Patchwork Orange
Nov 29, 2017 • 47 min
Cowboys week and all the media is talking about are rumors around Kirk Cousins. We cover both on this weeks game preview.
Painted Dirt and Other Dumb Shortcuts
Nov 27, 2017 • 50 min
In this episode we check in on the hot stove baseball stories involving Japans Babe Ruth and lifetime bans, look at Daniel Snyder’s cost cutting measures, and track the crazy that is jerry jones.
Of Dirt Fields and Thanksgiving Wins
Nov 24, 2017 • 52 min
We recap the Redskins win over the visiting New York Giants, lament the poor condition of the Fed Ex Field playing surface, talk injuries, and more.
Stay Positive, HTTR Positive
Nov 22, 2017 • 45 min
Everyone is hurt, as 4 starters on offense went on IR. With 0 time to practice, how will the skins handle New York?
We try to stay calm
Nov 19, 2017 • 54 min
The odds of losing a game when up by 2 TD’s with under 4 minutes in the game is astronomical. Yet somehow, the skins lost. This may end up being one of the worst losses on the year, we will recap it now.
What’s up Doc?
Nov 16, 2017 • 57 min
A report on what’s wrong with Trent’s leg. More guys going to IR. Listener mail & our Saints preview.
Sticky Fingers in Totalitarianism
Nov 15, 2017 • 58 min
In this episode Steve, Rich and Chris try to keep up with news by updating conversations on Ezekiel Elliott, Rodger Goodell’s contract extension and add in Papa Johns sponsorship concerns with the NFL. The team also starts to build the investigative links…
Painted Dirt
Nov 13, 2017 • 57 min
A lot can go wrong in a short time, and the Redskins game was lost after an ugly few minutes in the 2nd quarter. We recap here.
Midseason Checkup
Nov 8, 2017 • 42 min
As we get ready for the Vikings to face the Redskins, we also take a few minutes to look back at the first half of the season, and asses what the team’s done and what they still have to do to make the playoffs.
Skins Kickers Are Like Spinal Tap Drummers
Nov 6, 2017 • 43 min
The Redskins got a big upset win, possibly the biggest win of the year so far, we are giddy to recap this one. HTTR!
Redskins Healthy List:
Nov 2, 2017 • 53 min
The Redskins injury list will be the story of the season, how will the team cope on the interior of the line vs one of the best defensive tackles in the game? What does the move of Garoppolo to San Fran mean for the Skins next year?
IJB- It’s a Gamble
Nov 1, 2017 • 54 min
Steve, Rich & Alex, who’s filling in for Chris. Discuss a court case where New Jersey is suing the federal government to allow sports betting in the state. Scot McCloughan is going to arbitration vs the Redskins over wrongful termination.
No Treats Here
Oct 31, 2017 • 36 min
On a cold rainy evening the skins lost in horrific fashion. With half the starting roster now hurt, what can the team do to salvage the season?
Earnest Byner
Oct 26, 2017 • 59 min
We get Redskins star running back Earnest Byner on the show, 2 time Superbowl champ, ring of fame member, and a great running back coach. We break down the Skins running backs with one of the best in the biz as they get ready to take on the Cowboys. Check…
A Madden Glitch
Oct 24, 2017 • 36 min
A bad loss for the skins, not unexpected, but still not pleasant. Four out of five starters on the Redskins OL were injured at some point in the loss.
Liz Franc is a nasty woman
Oct 19, 2017 • 44 min
Devastating news with the loss of Jonathan Allen, how will the Redskins defense handle the firepower of the Eagles with so many hurt starters?
The Monoculture has a CTE
Oct 18, 2017 • 48 min
Alex Joins Chris and Steve as they look at ratings issues in the NFL, MLB and something called soccer. Football is king but can it survive political unrest and a fracturing entertainment history and not fall fate to baseball and soccer niche sports in an…
Thanks Past Sean…
Oct 15, 2017 • 48 min
That was a close win, we faced a surprise QB in Beathard who turned out to be a lot harder to beat than any skins fan would like. But the Skins defense stepped up in the end.
Checks Leave a Paper Trail
Oct 12, 2017 • 44 min
We look at the skins next game vs the 49ers and the return of former WR Pierre Garcon and coach Kyle Shanahan
Enjoy the Bye Week Spectacular 2017
Oct 8, 2017 • 60 min
We are joined by Reporter Lake Lewis of USA Today and then Brandon Thorn of Fan Rag Sports as we break down the Skins at the bye week.
Go home, do something fun, cut
Oct 4, 2017 • 42 min
A tough loss to the Chiefs. What went wrong for the skins?
More Money More Problems
Oct 2, 2017 • 50 min
This week Rich, Steve and Chris follow the money to look at the NBA’s tweaked draft lottery system as a step to insure competitive parity, the value of the NFL’s expanding schedule of London based regular season games, and start what will probably be a…
Knowledge is a life long journey or some $#!t
Sep 28, 2017 • 45 min
The Chiefs on paper are the best offense in the NFL. Can the Redskins put up another impressive game on defense to stop them?
Week 3
Sep 27, 2017 • 73 min
Jamual and crew go over the week that was in the NFC East, thoughts on the NFL response to Trump and Week 4 picks.
Steve is Always Right
Sep 26, 2017 • 48 min
It’s Monday night and we are recapping the Skins vs the Raiders. One of the biggest wins Washington’s had in 20 years.
Can we talk you out of your positivity?
Sep 22, 2017 • 45 min
The Redskins have a daunting task taking on the Oakland Raiders, on of the hotest teams in the NFL right now.
Week 2
Sep 20, 2017 • 67 min
Jamal and crew go over the week that was in the NFC East, why Nick can’t stop lying, Surprises from the second week, and Week 3 picks.
The cultural zeitgeist of the KD10 whiner model
Sep 19, 2017 • 49 min
The cultural zeitgeist of the KD10 whiner model by The Hog Sty
Jamual Was Right
Sep 18, 2017 • 41 min
Redskins pound the rock and get a big win in L.A., we break down a great showing by the running backs and stout defensive play.
Student vs Master
Sep 14, 2017 • 44 min
The LA Rams (that still sounds weird) had a really good game vs a terrible Colts team last week. Are the Redskins ready to start butting heads with their former offensive coordinator?
Week 1
Sep 13, 2017 • 64 min
Jamual and crew go over the week that was in the NFC East, surprises from the first week , teams in trouble already and week 2 picks!
Another Slow Start Like Every Year
Sep 11, 2017 • 44 min
The Skins lose in ugly fashion to the Eagles. We give you our best and the worst of the game.
Because **** The Eagles!
Sep 7, 2017 • 38 min
We get into the first game of the season. Big topics: Is Carson Wentz a legit QB now? How good will their new WR’s be? Should we fear the Eagles front seven? Can the skins get the offense clicking for game one?
Basketball Dads and Hockey Moms
Sep 6, 2017 • 53 min
The team checks in on “As The Ball Family Spins” with the college eligibility of LaMelo in question at UCLA, crack the seal on the Elliott suspension controversy (spoiler ports industrial complex. Alert, it’s not over) and take a look at the billion…
What’s going on wit Cravens?
Sep 4, 2017 • 57 min
Su’a’s up and quit the team. The Skins now have a need at their most snake bit position Safety, who can fill in?
Texans Fans Hate Dallas Too
Aug 29, 2017 • 75 min
We are joined by Mark Bullock and discuss how the pre-season has been going for the Redskins. We also give our predictions on the season. Also is Lane Johnson just an idiot or is he also a moron?
The Tale of Roger Dodger
Aug 24, 2017 • 52 min
Analysis of NFL preseason TV ratings, Roger Goodell’s possible contract extensions, and the possibility of a boycott of the NFL.
2 down 2 to go
Aug 21, 2017 • 67 min
Sean and Steve take you through the ups and downs of Saturday’s loss to the Packers. Then it’s on to the latest news out of Practice, and a preview of next week’s bout with Cincinnati.
Tell The Truth
Aug 17, 2017 • 59 min
Jamual, Nick, and Ryan discuss Zeke’s suspension, Roger Goodell’s role in it, Buffalo’s busy weekend, and rookie qb impressions following week 1 of Pre-season
A Flaccid Showing
Aug 15, 2017 • 70 min
We recap the first preseason game vs Baltimore, as well as give our thoughts on what we want to see in game 2 vs Green Bay. Also, Alex talks about his trip to Richmond.
Training Camp day 13, Aug 13: Blackmon, Jay Gruden
Aug 13, 2017 • 8 min
Exclusive interview with DB Will Blackmon, plus the last half of head coach Jay Gruden’s daily press conference.
Day 13 - early practice audio: Foster, Sudfeld, Doug Williams
Aug 13, 2017 • 15 min
The Hog Sty’s exclusive day 13 interviews with ILB Mason Foster and QB Nate Sudfeld, plus press conference by Senior VP of Player Personnel Doug Williams.
Training Camp Day 12: Ioannidis interview, Gruden presser
Aug 12, 2017 • 12 min
Exclusive interview with Redskins DT Matt Ioannidis after practice, and head coach Jay Gruden’s daily press conference
It’s Just Business- When A Good Deal Goes Bad
Aug 9, 2017 • 47 min
Steve and Chris talk about the Redskins negotiations with the city of Richmond in training camp, marketing players vs teams and more.
Training Camp Tails
Aug 7, 2017 • 73 min
Steve and Jamual are joined by Montel from All-32 as they talk about what they’ve seen from the offense at training camp, plus the dwindling attendance at camp, and more.
August 5 Camp Interviews
Aug 7, 2017 • 10 min
Jamual gets more interviews this week at Training Camp.
Ph. D in Fantasy
Aug 1, 2017 • 64 min
This week is a fantasy football special! We’re joined by Mitchell Renz a.k.a. Money Mitch to give us the ins and outs of fantasy football and everything you need to know about the 2017 season! Get the notepad out and take notes, because it’s a can’t miss…
Tress Way’s Bid
Jul 31, 2017 • 59 min
Tress Way joins us as we talk about card games and punting. We get Jamual’s recap of his weekend at training camp and talk about how the Defense has improved. Check out his game here:…
Training Camp Notes Day 3
Jul 30, 2017 • 29 min
Jamual’s thoughts after his 3rd day of training camp.
Gruden Presser
Jul 29, 2017 • 9 min
Gruden Speaks to reporters July 29
Quick interview with Rich Tandler
Jul 29, 2017 • 4 min
Quick interview with Rich Tandler
Allen Press Conference
Jul 29, 2017 • 7 min
Jonathan Allen
Training Camp Thoughts Day 2
Jul 29, 2017 • 19 min
Jamual’s thoughts on his second day at training camp.
4 More player Interviews
Jul 28, 2017 • 11 min
Interviews with Tress Way, Fat Rob Kelly, Junior Galette , and DJ Swearinger.
Maurice Harris & Josh Norman
Jul 28, 2017 • 14 min
A Maurice Harris one on one interview and audio from the Josh Norman press conference.
Zach Pascal Quotes
Jul 28, 2017 • 1 min
Zach Pascal Quotes
Training Camp Notes Day 1
Jul 27, 2017 • 18 min
Jamual answers your questions & some interviews with Redskins players.
It’s Just Business: I guarantee it
Jul 26, 2017 • 48 min
Should the NFL guarantee contracts? Is ESPN doomed? Does OJ Have a future in the public eye?
We’re Legit Now! Lets go to Camp!
Jul 23, 2017 • 69 min
That’s right, THS is finally getting media access to training camp! This week we break down the special teams unit.
Snicks Finale
Jul 20, 2017 • 71 min
Nick runs Point today as the crew reacts to no deal with Cousins, why Mike Vick point was lost, and Calvin Johnson quitting on Detroit Report this message Delete this message
Who Can I Throw Under The Bus?
Jul 18, 2017 • 74 min
We talk to Joel Corry of CBS Sports about the failed efforts to reach a long term Kirk Cousins deal. Then we break down the teams running back depth chart.
It’s a Snick Special
Jul 14, 2017 • 81 min
NFC East Quarterbacks, Has Andrew Luck peaked?, and Kirk Cousins deadline around the corner and no word on a new deal. Listen Up!
Its Just Business 7: Low point of the year
Jul 12, 2017 • 47 min
In this episode we punch at boxing’s business model to see if the sports move to basic cable gives them a path back to relevance, discuss deferred contracts through the story of Baseball’s Bobby Bonilla and laugh at Dak Prescott’s first bad press. And of…
Gosselin, D-Line & JC17
Jul 9, 2017 • 84 min
We interview Rick Gosling, a Cowboys reporter and hall of fame voter. We talk about the Redskins D-Line and get nostalgic about Jason Campbell.
Hungry like a Wolff IV
Jul 2, 2017 • 79 min
Have fans turned on Cousins? Are the redskins finally settled at the Safety position? What lessons can the public learn from Clinton Portis’ story?
SCOTUS 8-0 Shutout
Jun 28, 2017 • 49 min
Rich is out, so Alex subs in with Chris and Steve, as we talk a whole lot of NBA. Do people care about advertising on basketball uniforms, and will this become a trend in other sports? The Ball turned to the L.A. Lakers. Finally, the SCOTUS had a big…
10 WR’s
Jun 25, 2017 • 74 min
What does the Carr contract mean for Kirk Cousins? We discuss. And boy do we have a lot of WR’s on this team.
So, blame it on Lebron
Jun 21, 2017 • 70 min
Jamual, Ryan, and Montel talk Lebron’s legacy as it stands, his fifth finals loss, putting respect on KD’s name, Mike Vick honored in ATL, Flashbacks of 2012 RG, Dak and Zeke
From MVP to VP
Jun 18, 2017 • 66 min
Doug Williams finally gets promoted to Senior Vice President of Player Personnel, but how do fans feel about that? Do the Redskins finally have a solution at inside linebacker?
The Who’s Who of Who’s That
Jun 18, 2017 • 55 min
Rich, Steve and Chris take a machine gun approach through a variety of topics that have them tackling issues of race, class, and international relations. Without rancor, yelling but with no lack of divergent opinions they touch on Hank Williams Jr, FIFA,…
OTA, OLB, OMG can we just start the season!
Jun 18, 2017 • 72 min
The skins signed a back of the roster CB, OTA’s wind down, and we talk a lot about the outside linebackers, maybe the deepest part of the roster.
Specials Everywhere
Jun 18, 2017 • 51 min
Jamual and Ryan rap with Nick about NBA Finals, Jeremy Maclin fits, Pete Carroll’s excuse to sign Austin Davis, and vague vacation memories.
Can we talk about OTA’s more?
Jun 18, 2017 • 80 min
We break down the QB position, and talk about the Skins plan at backup long term. Has Matt Jones quit on the team, or did the team quit on him?
It’s Just Business ep 4
Jun 18, 2017 • 54 min
Episode 4 of It’s Just Business - the guys discuss corruption in the Olympics, the Odell Beckham Jr. shoe deal, and more.
Same Line, Same Lauvao
Jun 18, 2017 • 62 min
Sean and Steve (i.e. The Hog Sty’s Memorial Day skeleton-crew) talk OTAs, reports of front-office reorganization, Josh Norman, and much more. Even a little Game of Thrones.
Bet Money Then
Jun 18, 2017 • 60 min
Jamual, Montel, and Ryan are joined by Nick and Thomas to talk Lavar Big Baller, Vegas Odds, A Sherman Trade? and Top 100.
Need a nickel
Jun 18, 2017 • 62 min
We breakdown the redskins cornerback depth chart. Talk a little bit about Nico Marley. Kirk Cousins seems happy about progress with his contract.
It’s Just Business Episode 3:Are LaVar Ball and Meghan Trainer the Future
Jun 18, 2017 • 52 min
Rich, Chris and Steve continue to check in on the As the Ball Family Turns and their quest to build an indie-sneaker empire, Discuss winners and losers from the latest NFL licensing deals (Hint: Twitter isn’t winning) and kick-off an ongoing discussion of…
Rookie Camp Weekend
Jun 18, 2017 • 76 min
We announce our Washington Valor ticket giveaway. We give you our offensive tackles breakdown. Also, do people care all that much about rookie camp?
It’s Just A Game
Jun 18, 2017 • 72 min
Jamual, Montel, and Ryan are joined by a couple friends to talk NFC East & AFC South grades this off-season.. and the game most hate playing, the season predictions.
Beginning with Tight Ends
Jun 18, 2017 • 62 min
We are joined by one of our favorite guests Mark Bullock to talk about the draft. We start our position group breakdowns talking about Tight Ends.
It’s Just Business ep 2
Jun 18, 2017 • 53 min
We get into the business side of the NFL draft, has coverage jumped the shark when a monkey is making picks? Cover the layoffs at ESPN and much more.
Fixing the Front Seven
Jun 18, 2017 • 65 min
The Redskins get some defensive support in the draft and we play some audio we got from the recent press conference with new defensive tackle Jonathan Allen and linebacker Ryan Anderson.
All 32, Let’s Talk QBs
Jun 18, 2017 • 55 min
Jamual, Montel, and Ryan take 3 QBs to build a team with, explain why Twitter got it wrong on Prescott over Wentz, but also explain why Twitter got it right on Big Game QB prospects coming out of the draft.. Listen Up!
No WR’s in the First Round Please!
Jun 18, 2017 • 71 min
We look at some OL, WR and TE options. And make our predictions as to who the skins will draft on Thursday. Come and watch the first round of the draft with us at Penn Quarter Sports Tavern by the Navy Memorial.
It’s Just Business, Episode 1
Jun 18, 2017 • 49 min
It’s the first episode of Steve, Chris and Rick’s show It’s Just Business, where they discuss some of the off the field topics surrounding the pro-sports.
I Love To Mock Draft
Jun 18, 2017 • 75 min
Steve Shoup @Steveospeak the creator of joins us to talk about the upcoming draft & what is possibly the best website ever created for football fans. Then we break down the options for the skins at Running back and Quarterback.
All 32, We’re Back At It!
Jun 18, 2017 • 58 min
Jamual Forrest is back, with our all new All 32, with his friends Montel and Ryan, their topic; Is there really a argument for a
Worlds Greatest Mustache
Jun 18, 2017 • 75 min
Valor Game 1 was a show, and if you missed it, you missed out. The Redskins improved their linebacking core with a big signing. Signing a MLB from Buffalo, where have we seen that before?