The Hog Sty

The Hog Sty
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The IOC is Stupid
Jan 16 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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 • 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?