Mina talks all things football with her unique brand of humor and insight. Her friends join each episode to talk about the NFL’s latest storylines along with her football loving dog, Lenny, making frequent contributions.
Here's the Latest Episode from The Mina Kimes Show featuring Lenny:
Mina and Domonique Foxworth discuss how much the Cowboys should pay Dak Prescott as well as the ongoing labor negotiations, including the possibility of a 17th regular season game and two additional playoff games. Plus, the Pro Bowler Mina is continually surprised to learn is still in his 20s.
Mina and Field Yates look at the offseason quarterback market and try to figure out the best fits for the Colts, Bears, Patriots, Chargers, Jaguars, and Panthers. Plus, Lenny's origin story and tales from Field's honeymoon.
Mina and Mike Golic, Jr. discuss who should have been the MVP of Super Bowl LIV, whether or not Kyle Shanahan should be blamed for passing on that 2nd and 5, Shakira's oeuvre, and look back at their preseason predictions.
Mina and Warren Sharp look ahead to the Super Bowl matchup between the Chiefs and 49ers. How important is play action for Kansas City? Will Richard Sherman be able to keep Tyreek Hill in check? Will Patrick Mahomes run the ball effectively? Can the 49ers run the ball all over San Francisco? And who's going to win?
Mina and NFL.com's Dave Dameshek discuss Patrick Mahomes' greatness (7:45), what the Titans should do this off-season (26:07), the beauty of the 49ers offense (46:52), and why the Packers aren't a lock to bounce right back next season (1:01:11).
Mina and ESPN's Chris Sprow sulk in their beloved Seahawks loss (1:53) before looking ahead to the NFC Championship Game (9:57). Then, Mina chats with Mel Kiper, Jr. about the AFC Championship Game (40:39), what the Lions should do with the 3rd overall pick, and his pumpkin pie addiction (1:05:58).
Mina and USA Today's Steven Ruiz react to Wild Card Weekend before looking ahead to the Divisional Round: Texans-Chiefs (4:02), Vikings-49ers (14:44), Seahawks-Packers (34:16), and Titans-Ravens (44:04).
Mina and Domonique Foxworth preview all four of the Wild Card Weekend matchups- Titans-Patriots (6:49), Seahawks-Eagles (17:06), Bills-Texans (33:52), and Vikings-Saints.
Mina and The Ringer's Danny Kelly give power rankings for playoff eligible teams, talk the best fan bases in the NFL and discuss group holiday pajamas.
Mina talks with Field Yates about underrated players and ideas in the NFL and then chats with Get Up producer Paul Hembekides about overrated players and concepts like Drew Brees and the Saints passing game and Aaron Rodgers (33:02).
Mina and Domonique Foxworth discuss the Patriots latest camera controversy before looking ahead to Texans-Titans and Rams-Cowboys. Plus, how many members of the 2013 Seahawks will make it to the Hall of Fame?
Mina and Charles McDonald of the New York Daily News discuss the Panthers' firing of Ron Rivera as well as the future of the Giants. Plus, they look ahead to Ravens-Bills and Titans-Raiders.
Mina and Mike Golic, Jr. discuss Lamar Jackson's brilliance (2:08) and field mailbag questions from fans, friends, and family members (7:50). Plus, Lenny is unleashed and back behind the microphone (54:24).
It seems so basic. And yet, it can reveal so much - how an NFL quarterback holds the ball. ESPN Senior Writer David Fleming talked to some of the league's top signal callers to find out their preferences, their quirks, and the unique stories behind their grips.
Mina and Aaron Schatz of Football Outsiders discuss whether or not a series of statements are real like: The Ravens are the best team in the NFL (3:59), We were wrong about Kliff Kingsbury (17:28), and Russell Wilson is the MVP (36:33).
Mina and Jacson Bevens of FieldGulls.com discuss the Seahawks' win over the 49ers on Monday (3:23) before evaluating how teams like the Panthers (18:41), Bears (26:52), Broncos, Bengals, Dolphins, Jaguars, and Chargers (1:04:15) should handle their QB situations.
Pucks to the mouth. Teeth flying to the ice. Hockey players aren't known for their perfect smiles. But have you ever wondered who exactly comes to the rescue mid-game, after a player takes a slapshot to the teeth, and gets them back on the ice? Enter the world of NHL dentists - the brave heroes who put hockey players' notorious grins back together. ESPN writer Dave Fleming takes Mina Kimes on a gory, grueling journey of mouth molds, chiclets, emergency surgery, and more tales of dental hockey horror.
Mina and ESPN's Booger McFarland discuss the black cat that interrupted MNF and then preview Seahawks-49ers (2:56), Lions-Bears (24:23), and Vikings-Cowboys (36:39).
Mina and ESPN's Domonique Foxworth look at the top ten teams in the NFL per ESPN's Football Power Index and discuss their weaknesses.
Mina and ESPN's Field Yates react to a flurry of NFL trades and look ahead to Panthers-49ers (9:30), Eagles-Bills (32:59), and Bucs-Titans (49:46).
Mina and Adam Lefkoe from Bleacher Report rank the NFL quarterbacks in tiers: 1. God level 2. Pretty, pretty good 3. I mean, sure 4. Thinking emoji 5. Scooby Doo.
Mina and Steven Ruiz of USA Today discuss whether or not the 49ers are for real, who deserves the most blame for the Browns 2-3 start (35:22), Texans-Chiefs (51:18), and the moment in their lives they'd like to relive.
Mina and ESPN's Cam Wolfe discuss how Teddy Bridgewater's name adds to his likeability, the Packers-Cowboys game, Minshew Mania (22:28), the Dolphins tank (39:32), and the Mina Bowl (1:01:26).
Mina and Mike Golic Jr. relive the reason for the delayed posting of this podcast. Plus, they discuss Daniel Jones' debut as the Giants starter (4:46), why the Redskins should turn to Dwayne Haskins (15:09), and look ahead to Vikings-Bears (31:07) and Patriots-Bills (43:10).
Mina and ESPN Rams reporter Lindsey Thiry discuss the injuries to Drew Brees and Ben Roethlisberger, the Steelers trading for Minkah Fitzpatrick, Jalen Ramsey demanding a trade, the best three teams in the NFC, Mina's fascination with a third string quarterback, and "normies."
Mina and Daniel Jeremiah of the NFL Network discuss the Week 1 success of Kyler Murray and Lamar Jackson, the battle for supremacy in the NFC North, whether or not the Jets-Browns game is a must win, and the fast food restaurant they'd eat at for the rest of their lives if they could only eat at one.
Mina and Kevin Clark of The Ringer discuss the Texans trading away Jadeveon Clowney and for Laremy Tunsil (2:11), the sliding doors moment of 2019 (3:53), the merits of French onion soup (41:20), and look ahead to two of the best matchups in Week 1 (45:21)
Mina and Bill Barnwell discuss Russell Wilson responding to Mina on Twitter (0:45), the impact of Andrew Luck's retirement (3:33), an updated assessment of Daniel Jones (42:49), and which classic novels best describe NFL teams (30:38).
Mina and Gregg Rosenthal of the NFL Network discuss persons of interest like Jadeveon Clowney (10:16), Derwin James (18:04), Josh Gordon (24:03), Lamar Jackson (43:48), and Deshaun Watson (57:45). Plus, Mina's recall of network television procedurals (4:01), the NFL player she had a dream about (44:39), and a major show announcement (1:04:33).
Mina and Domonique Foxworth play a modified version of Buy or Sell based on preseason headlines. Plus, the moment Mina outsmarted her 4th grade teacher (10:31), Lenny's origin story (39:55), and which NFL QB would win The Bachelorette?
Mina and Mike Golic, Jr. draft every NFL team in a game Mina created on a whim (3:04) including a realistic homer take and the team most likely to draft Tua. Plus, Hall of Fame game takes, an idea for a TV show about a dog (47:26), and the Disney duo that they are most like (1:09:51).
Mina and Warren Sharp examine the AFC East and discuss how the Jets (7:01), Bills (19:41), Patriots (43:31), and Dolphins (53:10) will fare this season. Plus, dark horse picks to win each conference and Mina makes a startling admission about a movie (1:08:28).
Mina and The Ringer's Danny Kelly review the offseason in the NFC West and discuss how the Cardinals, Rams, 49ers, and Seahawks will do this season. Plus, Seahawks LB K.J. Wright drops by to discuss the Russell Wilson contract announcement, a crazy Pete Carroll story, and the moment he knew he'd make it to the NFL.
Mina and Mike Ryan from The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz take a closer look at the AFC North and discuss how the Browns (3:18), Ravens (16:53), Bengals (39:52), and Steelers (49:51) will fare this season. Plus, who's the best Packers QB of all time (29:40), a new DJ name for Mike (58:54), and which character from Big Little Lies is Dan Le Batard (1:02:53)?
Mina and Cynthia Frelund of the NFL Network zero in on the NFC East and discuss the Eagles (5:15), Redskins (21:16), Giants (43:02), and Cowboys (51:35). Plus, whether or not John Elway can hack it as a GM (37:19), the difficulty of watching game deciding kicks (1:01:25), and a plea to update Wikipedia pages.
Mina and Domonique Foxworth evaluate the offseason in the AFC South and discuss how the Colts (4:34), Jaguars (17:22), Titans (41:40), and Texans (50:36) will do this season. Plus, Mina's proudest Twitter moment (29:59) and which NFL coach is the most wedgieable (1:04:46)?
Mina and Adam Schefter take a closer look at the NFC North and discuss the offseason changes made by the Packers (4:44), Lions (17:01), Bears (41:47), and Vikings (49:14). Plus, Mina asks Adam who would play him in a movie and why his news breaking tweets don't have a name like Adrian Wojnarowski's do?
Mina and Field Yates evaluate the offseason in the AFC West and discuss how the Raiders (8:20), Chargers (20:09), Broncos (38:13), and Chiefs (46:52) will fare this season. Plus, who at ESPN has the best hair (55:23)?
Mina and SB Nation's Charles McDonald discuss whether the Falcons (6:35), Saints (19:55), Bucs (38:57), and Panthers (48:09) will be better or worse next year. Plus, who from The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz could Mina beat in a race (34:47)?
A major show announcement (5:38). Plus, Mina and Mike Golic, Jr. discuss the notion of establishing the run (9:05), answer a bunch of questions in a mega mailbag (23:04), and put a new twist on Dinks and Dunks (59:36).
Mina talks to Dan Orlovsky about how much the Cowboys should pay Dak Prescott (6:31), why Derek Carr should have a bounce back year (20:35), if Jameis Winston or Marcus Mariota is more likely to get a long term contract (37:17), and which ESPN employee would make the best Bachelor/Bachelorette (52:07).
Mina talks to Deadspin's Drew Magary about his love of the Vikings (8:38), his Why Your Team Sucks feature (25:46), NBA Twitter (29:40), and his recovery from a brain hemorrhage that put him in a coma (43:17).
Mina talks to PFF Steve (Steve Palazzolo) about the Jets firing of Mike Maccagnan as well as the article that has been tearing apart the football analytics community (3:48). Plus, part two of the QB roundtable with the shipping container from The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz (37:57).
Plus, a preview of Sports Wars. https://wondery.com/shows/sports-wars/
Mina and Bomani Jones talk about why Zion Williamson didn't play football (10:03), the complicating factors of how the NFL should handle Tyreek Hill (21:03), Richard Sherman's comments on Nick Bosa's tweets (41:15), and how easy it'd be to throw Russell Wilson a birthday party (53:57).
Mina and Mike Golic, Jr. take a look at the landing spots for the top four quarterbacks drafted (6:57), offer up five winners (three teams, a GM, and a player) and six perplexing choices (43:48), and discuss the best looking NBA players (1:08:49), and celebrities that have inexplicably followed them on social media (1:11:45).
Mina and Domonique Foxworth talk about why the Giants should not take a quarterback with either of their first round picks (14:15), whether or not Dwayne Haskins would be an upgrade over Jameis Winston in Tampa Bay (23:14), if they'd rather have unlimited queso or unlimited salsa (37:53), and if Domonique would hug Roger Goodell if he were a draft prospect this year (1:08:20).
Mina and Louis Riddick discuss getting sassy on social media dealing with keyboard tough guys (2:21), Russell Wilson's new contract and whether or not you can win while paying a QB that much (7:28), how many QBs deserve to go in the first round (31:16), why more top QBs don't pull an Eli Manning (37:49), and how the draft teaches us about both trends in the NFL and the sliding scale of positional importance (43:50).
Mina and ESPN's Joel Anderson go back and forth to create a mock draft of who NFL teams should select later this month in Nashville. Joel tells us which prospect looks like Meek Mill, the player that doesn't have a face for greatness, and why a prospect's last name is giving him a boost. Mina suggests that Mountain Time is inconsiderate, says that a player has planetary upside, and rotates through a series of phrases like "pro ready", "plug and play", and "day one starter", which all mean the same thing. Plus, Mina chats with former Washington safety Taylor Rapp about his preparation for the draft.
NFL Draft SZN is upon us and Mina talks to Spencer Hall about how this year's QB class is like Sunday brunch (10:57), the similarities between Jared Goff and Josh Rosen (36:48), the QB he'd take a bullet for (37:11), why he thinks Ed Oliver is the best player available (54:20), the NFL Draft prospect that can play every position except QB (1:02:52), and what Jim Harbaugh would do if he wasn't a football coach (1:18:30).
Mina talks to former Colts punter Pat McAfee about acting reckless on press row of an NCAA Tournament game (4:03), which NFL coach would win a royal rumble (13:59), the kind of texter Colts GM Chris Ballard is (12:48), her experience portraying The Undertaker (43:01), and which team should be favored in the AFC North (48:32). Plus, Mina offers strong takes on beer and Pat decides how much money he'd pay to have an hour long conversation with his dog.
Mina talks to former NFL LB Kirk Morrison about the hype train for the Browns (3:15), the angriest looking coach in the NFL (9:55), why the sophomore slump for QBs is a real thing (31:50), what the Packers should do to help Aaron Rodgers (49:09), the Costco portion of free agency, and if he'd rather give up cake or pie (1:09:54). Plus, Mina discusses why she's here for the fish tank (11:05) and the time she awkwardly got in a revolving door with a 2-time Super Bowl champ (1:04:48).
Mina talks to Dianna Russini about Le'Veon Bell's deal with the Jets and having Adam Schefter tweet out a report from her phone (1:32). Plus, she gets reaction from Browns super fan Mike Ryan on the Odell Beckham, Jr. trade (29:29) and tries to make amends with the city of Pittsburgh by talking to Dave Dameshek (36:17).
Mina chats with Larry Fitzgerald about coming back for another season, his handsome new head coach, his favorite shows to watch on Netflix, and his post retirement plans. Plus, she talks with Warren Sharp about analytical trends to watch for next season, how the Rams could have used analytics to scheme better in the Super Bowl, and who the most overrated quarterback in the NFL is.
Mina chats with Field Yates about Nick Foles' free agency, the Cardinals' decision with the #1 pick, and the top pass rushers in the draft. Plus, she talks with the two men who created the psychological test administered to every player at the combine.
Mina Kimes chats with Bleacher Report's Adam Lefkoe about potential landing spots for Le'Veon Bell, the top 10 free agents, the secret behind athletes' work out videos, movies that deserve a sequel, and Colin Kaepernick's settlement with the NFL.
Mina Kimes reacts to the Joe Flacco trade, chats with Sheil Kapadia about Nick Foles' future, and plays a QB game with the shipping container from The Dan Le Batard Show.
Mina Kimes and friend of the podcast The Undefeated's Domonique Foxworth recap Super Bowl LIII, discuss what the Rams could have done to win and look ahead to the 2019 season.
Mina Kimes & Dianna Russini discuss whether the Patriots or Rams have the advantage on offense & defense, Sean McVay's in-game strategy & more. Plus, Andrew Hawkins stops by to make his predictions, weigh in on prop bets and much more.
Mina Kimes and Dianna Russini continue to preview Super Bowl LIII and are joined by Mike Golic Jr. and Bill Barnwell. Also on this Throwback Thursday edition, they crew recalls the last time the Patriots and Rams met in the big game and discuss if the results of this year's matchup will be the same.
Mina Kimes welcomes Bill Barnwell to the show to discuss Super Bowl LIII from all angles, include the Rams' offensive plans, the Patriots' defense strategy and more.
Mina Kimes and NFL reporter Dianna Russini bring you a special treat from Super Bowl LIII. In this "live on Twitter" episode, Mina & Dianna welcome Domonique Foxworth to the show to discuss the Patriots' underdog narrative, the role Rob Gronkowski plays in the big game and much more.
Mina Kimes welcomes analyst and former NFL WR Andrew Hawkins to the show to recap Championship Sunday and explain how he managed to predict a Rams-Patriots Super Bowl in the preseason.
Mina Kimes welcomes in ESPN's Chris Sprow to breakdown the NFL's final four heading into Championship Sunday.
Mina Kimes is joined by ESPN NFL analyst Damien Woody who helps break down the NFL Divisional Weekend matchups. Plus, Lenny makes moves on Damien's furry friend Tiffany.
Mina Kimes welcomes back Mike Golic, Jr. to help preview NFL Wild Card Weekend. Together, they make winner predictions and Lenny may have thrown salt in Golic Jr.'s wound.
Mina Kimes welcomes friend of the show Domonique Foxworth to offer New Year's Resolutions for the 15 teams in playoff contention (4:11), including but not limited to the Chiefs (8:48), Rams (21:09), Chargers (34:39), Seahawks (36:52) and Steelers (45:23). Plus, they take some questions from the mailbag (30:37) and close out with Dinks & Dunks (54:07).
Mina Kimes talks all things NFC East with Matthew Berry (3:10), and welcomes Dianna Russini to chat about the enormous Saints-Steelers matchup this weekend (48:00).
Mina Kimes is joined by ESPN NFL analyst Matt Hasselbeck to draft some NFL quarterbacks... all 25 years-old or younger (who they select first may or may not surprise you).
Mina Kimes welcomes in ESPN NFL Insider Field Yates to discuss Mike McCarthy's firing, preview the Rams-Bears and Vikings-Seahawks Week 14 matchups and much more.
Mina Kimes is joined by ESPN NFL analyst Ryan Clark. They discuss Baker Mayfield's comments, the Redskins' claim of Reuben Foster and more. Plus, Katie Nolan learns how to be Seahawks fan.
Mina Kimes welcomes NFL Network's Patrick Claybon to the show and they try to rank the 5 best teams in the NFL. Plus, they weigh in on Lamar Jackson and if defense is dying in the NFL.
Mina Kimes welcomes ESPN NFL analyst Dan Orlovsky to the show to break down three Week 11 matchups. Also, Mina brags on her Titans prediction and answers fans questions!
Mina Kimes welcomes back good friend and The Undefeated's Domonique Foxworth to talk about the worst teams in the NFL and how long we can expect them to stink.
Mina Kimes brings back her first repeat guest - Mike Golic Jr.! Together they preview four games from Week 9 including if Panthers QB Cam Newton can lead the team to victory in their NFC South matchup against the Buccaneers.
Mina Kimes is joined by SB Nation NFL writer Charles McDonald to discuss some of Week 8's compelling matchups. Plus, they breakdown the Falcons' interesting season.
Mina Kimes welcomes The Ringer's Danny Kelly help her break down a few NFL Week 7 matchups, including Philip Rivers' MVP-type performances and more. Plus, Danny's pronunciation of the team in Jacksonville is pure comedy.
The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz producer Mike Ryan joins Mina to talk NFL Week 6 including whether or not his beloved Browns have a chance over the Chargers. Plus, there may or may not be special guest voice on the show.
Mina Kimes and First and Last's Mike Golic Jr. weigh in on if the Jags' defense comes second to the Bears, if the Bengals or Dolphins are playoff contenders, what the matchup for Texas will tell us about the Cowboys and Texans, and preview MNF. Plus, is Mike Golic, Jr. or Domonique Foxworth a better guest?
On the debut of Bootleg, host Mina Kimes welcomes NFL analyst Domonique Foxworth to the show. They weigh in on if Josh Allen is for real, Fitz Magic vs. Jameis, Bakermania and much more!
Mina talks all things football with her unique brand of humor and insight. Her friends join each episode to talk about the NFL's latest storylines along with her football loving dog, Lenny, making frequent contributions.