Packers Barroom Podcast reviews the dramatic 34-31 Green Bay Packers win over the Dallas Cowboys. Additionally host Robert Trader talks about the greatness of Aaron Rodgers, the value of Jared Cook and prepares us for the NFC Championship game. Guest is Aldo Gandia
Robert Trader shares his experience at Lambeau Field in the Green Bay Packers win over the New York Giants in the wildcard round. Aldo Gandia joins in to talk about the strengths and weaknesses of the Dallas Cowboys
The stars may be aligning perfectly for the Green Bay Packers playoff run. That's what Robert Trader and his guest Aldo Gandia talk about on this installment of Packers Barroom Podcast. Also discussed:
- Ty Montgomery - Is he really an NFL running back? Can he withstand the punishment? Did Packers' management know they had a secret weapon at running back when they chose to start the season with only two backs?
- Aaron Rodgers - The prolific play of the quarterback
- David Bahktiari - His stellar play
- Jordy Nelson - Is he getting his burst back or is he simply succeeding because of his wily veteran experience?
- Davante Adams - Is the consistency problem something to worry about?
- Jared Cook - Can he become a reliable target down the stretch?
- Julius Peppers - Seeing more snaps. Can he produce more?
- The youth of the defense
Looks like the Green Bay Packers might be headed to a week 17 showdown with the Detroit Lions for the division title. Week 15 set up that scenario with the Packers holding off the Chicago Bears, the Detroit Lions losing to the New York Giants and the Minnesota Vikings all but officially eliminated from the playoffs after a stunning loss to the Colts at home. Barroom Blitz is the only podcast you will find dedicated to giving you a fast-paced look at all of the weekly NFC North action. Here's our cast of analysts and where you can find their segments:
- Detroit Lions – 30 seconds in – Nick Kostora – @
- Green Bay Packers – 4 minutes and 20 seconds – Robert Trader – @
- Minnesota Vikings – 12 minutes and 30 seconds BJ Reidell – @
- Chicago Bears – 17 minutes and 20 seconds – Jose Cotto – @
- Host – Aldo Gandia @
Every Friday afternoon, after the Green Bay Packers issue their last injury report for the week, Robert Trader goes behind the microphone to update fans on the latest. Trader offers all of the specifics available and then talks strategy. It's a great weekend listen to get your ready for the Packers next game. And, this week with so much on the line against the rival Chicago Bears, it's vital Packers fans are fully loaded with information.
Bears Barroom Radio is without two of the regular Barflies, Jose Cotto and Phil Ottochian, so you'd figure the rest of the gang would produce a breezy, quick show. Nope. Lorin Cox, Shayne Marsaw and Aldo Gandia had so much to talk about the gang went for almost 90 minutes. The talk began with how to beat the Green Bay Packers, went on to whether fan's expectations were too high for 2016 and concluded with Vic Fangio potentially becoming head coach in 2017. Take a listen and let us know your thoughts.
It's Bears week and while some might think the game only has significance for the playoff contending Green Bay Packers it does not. The Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers have one of the most histroic rivalries in all sports. Robert Trader talks about the rivalry and then welcomes Lorin Cox, writer for BearsWire.com, co-host of Bears Barroom Radio and analyst for Pro Football Focus to preview the game.
Barroom Blitz is our fast-paced podcast dedicated to keeping you posted on all four NFC North teams. Here's a breakdown on the order of our analysis, the time of the show you can find that particular segment and who is bringing you the information (plus their twitter account):
- Detroit Lions - 30 seconds in - Nick Kostora - @
- Green Bay Packers - 5 minutes and 25 seconds - Robert Trader - @
- Minnesota Vikings - 13 minutes and 5 seconds BJ Reidell - @
- Chicago Bears - 19 minutes and 50 seconds - Jose Cotto - @
- Host - Aldo Gandia @
The Green Bay Packers won last Sunday against the Houston Texans, yet, there's a few things not right about the team as they try to make a late-season push for the playoffs. Packers Barroom Podcast host Robert Trader welcomes Nick Grays and the two go over all of the positives from the Texans game and dig into the negatives. Make sure you hear the classic debate they hold about Aaron Rodgers and Matthew Stafford in the last 15 minutes of the show.
The Detroit Lions extend their 1st place lead, but still get no respect. The Minnesota Vikings know ttey have to win out for a chance at the playoffs. Thr Green Bay Packers had fun in the snow, but failed to impress. And, the Bears avoid being the worst team in the NFL. Analysis and player interviews.
Host Robert Trader chats about the Texans vs Packers and provides the latest injury report.
The Green Bay Packers broke their four game losing streak with an impressive win over the Philadelphia Eagle in front of a nationwide television audience. The win is worthy of lots of talk and that's what Packers Barroom Podcast host Robert Trader does with cheeseheadtv.com contributor Zachary Jacobson.
The two review Jacobson's Good, Bad and Ugly list from his game review which included players like Aaron Rodgers (good), Jeff Janis (bad) and ugly (pass defense).
Among other topics, the two discuss Nick Perry and his dependence on Clay Matthew's presence, Mike McCarthy's playcalling, the sterling play of Davante Adams and whether he can become a true No. 1 wide receiver, the emergency of Aaron Ripkowski, what are the concerns the two still hold about the team and more.
The Detroit Lions won a huge week 12 game over the Minnesota Vikings. The Green Bay Packers broke their four game losing streak with an impressive road win. And, the Chicago Bears dropped another game at Soldier Field. Those are among the topics discussed in the all-encompassing, fast-paced 30-minute episode of Barroom Blitz.
After four straight losses the Green Bay Packers have hit a low fans haven't experienced in many years. Robert Trader wanted to discuss some big picture items for the Packers and find some of the good within this 4-6 team. Robert and his guest, Aldo Gandia, also listen in on some comments by head coach Mike McCarthy. It's as if the coach has joined them for a beer. Listen and ... Happy Thanksgiving!
Barroom Blitz covers action from all four NFC North teams. Reports come from analysts intimately familiar with each division team. It's the type of detailed coverage you won't get from the national media and peppered with the passion you don't often hear from local media. Barroom Blitz is noted by Aldo Gandia (@) an Emmy award winning television producer, writer and host.
His contributors are:
- BJ Reidell (@) Executive Editor of NFCN Barroom and co-host of ATL: About The Labor
- Nick Kostora (@) journalist, and co-host of Detroit Lions Radio
- Robert Trader (@ ) co-host of Packers Barroom with Robert Trader
- Jose Cotto, (@) Senior Analyst of Bears Barroom.com
Every week Packers Barroom with Robert Trader delivers a late Friday afternoon update show. This episode is a Redskins - Packers preview.
Host Robert Trader welcomes long time Packers fan and television/movie writer-producer John Roach. Along for the ride is podcast producer Aldo Gandia. Roach shares stories about coaches and players he's worked with and adds his opinion on the current team, player injuries, TV ratings and more. It's a fun hour of football talk held at Sprecher's Restaurant and Pub in Madison, Wisconsin. Our thanks to the manager Travis and our server Claire Nerenhausen.
Despite having a bye week, the Detroit Lions move into first place by virtue of another Minnesota Vikings loss. Nick Kostora of Detroit Lions Radio explains what the Lions must do to maintain their 1st place lead. BJ Reidell from the Minnesota Vikings podcast, About The Labor, sifts through the mess that is the Vikings. Robert Trader of Packers Barroom Podcast tries to figure out the Green Bay Packers implosion. Finally, Jose Cotto wraps things up with a fiery evaluation of the Chicago Bears loss in Tampa Bay and calls for the firing of head coach John Fox and his offensive coordinator Dowell Loggains.
The latest news on injuries and Robert Trader's late week analysis on the Green Bay Packers - Tennessee Titans game.
Brian Carriveau is the host of Cheeseheadtv.com's Railbird Central podcast. He joins Robert Trader to discuss the following:
- Overall problems he's detected with the Green Bay Packers
- Whether head coach Mike McCarthy might be losing the team
- How the roster may have not been properly constructed
- Whether Ty Montgomery can become a true NFL running back
- A thorough evaluation of the defense
The Chicago Bears upset the Minnesota Vikings, the Green Bay Packers lose a heartbreaker in Atlanta and the Detroit Lions fail to take advantage of a chance to move up in the standings. Barroom Blitz offers up all of the NFCN week eight action.
Host Aldo Gandia welcomes the following guests to discuss:
- The Chicago Bears - Jose Cotto
- Minnesota Vikings - BJ Reidell
- Green Bay Packers - Robert Trader
- Detroit Lions - Nick Kostora
First episode of our late week attempt to keep you informed on the latest news regarding the Green Bay Packers. Host Robert Trader shares the Friday afternoon injury report and other late-breaking news, topped off with his strong opinions.
This week's Packers Barroom with Robert Trader welcomes back CheeseheadTV.com writer Cory Jennerjohn and his wife Melissa. Among the topics discussed:
- Beating the Bears!
- Running Back problems!
- Ty Montgomery's emergence!
- Jordy Nelson's comeback!
- Did the Packers err in playing Eddie Lacy against the Cowboys?
- What about Damarious Randall's injury?
- Sam Shields... should he retire?
- The defensive backfield challenges agains the Atlanta Falcons
- Did Aaron Rodgers take a step back to being AARON RODGERS?
- Is the Falcons game a must-win?
It was a great time! and thanks to Sprecher's in Madison, Wisconsin for their hospitality.
Closing song: Bon Iver - 33 "GOD"
Week seven saw the NFCN race tighten when the Minnesota Vikings lost their first game of the season allowing the winning Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers an opportunity to move a game closer in the standings. Host Aldo Gandia talks about all of the matches with:
Cox is also an analyst for ProFootballFocus.com and lends his skills to detect what is hampering with the Green Bay Packers offense.
The show begins with the breaking news that running back Eddie Lacy might be placed on Injured Reserve. Trader and Cox tackle these these other topics:
- The Packers and Bears injuries in the defensive backfield
- Is the Bears defense a tonic for the Packers offense
- The future of both head coaches - John Fox and Mike McCarthy
The guys talk about much more and it's all great listening.
Week six of the NFL is in the books and the best way to keep track of what happened in the NFC North is with this show, Barroom Blitz. Our weekly podcast reviews each game and shares what you need to know about your favorite team and their NFCN rival.
The show starts with Bears Barroom Senior Analyst Jose Cotto (@ ) discussing what went wrong with the Chicago Bears in their loss the the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Then, the host of Packers Barroom with Robert Trader (@ ) chimes in to share his thoughts on the slumping Aaron Rodgers and whether Mike McCarthy is on the hot seat.
The Detroit Lions won their second consecutive game and Von Lozon (@ ), associate editor of LionsBarroom.com, shares his analysis.
The Blitz concludes with the website's Executive Editor, BJ Reidell (@), talking about the Minnesota Vikings and what they must do to maintain their winning ways.
Packers Barroom with Robert Trader is a few days late this week because of a family illness. But, better late than never! Robert has Aldo Gandia on and they discuss the following:
- Concerns about the injury list, especially at the running back position
- Roster moves
- The loss of quarterback Joe Callahan
- What is behind the offense's imperfections
- The strengths of the defense
- The weaknesses on defense
- Talking Cowboys
All that and more!
Packers Barroom with Robert Trader is a weekly podcast audiotaped, not in a studio, but, in a Wisconsin saloon. Every week host Robert Trader goes to a bar and grill and talks Packers football with a guest. This week Aldo Gandia, the Editor In Chief of NFCNBarroom.com, talks about the Packers upcoming game, some of the impressive statistics Green Bay is posting and provides an update on the division rivals.
Robert Trader and his guest Cory Jennerjohn of Cheesehead.tv discuss several topic heading into the Green Bay Packers bye week, including:
- Their week three annihilation of the Detroit Lions
- The relationship between quarterback Aaron Rodgers and head coach Mike McCarthy
- The challenges facing the defense
Packers Barroom with Robert Trader is a unique podcast as the host doesn't record in a studio. Instead, he visits saloons across the state of Wisconsin and chats with a similarly rabid and knowledgeable Packers fan. This week Robert travels to Madison, Wisconsin to Mickey's Taven. His guest is Nick Grays (@) a fervent Packer fan and writer at Rotowire.com.
Packers Barroom with Robert Trader is a unique sports talk show dedicated to the Green Bay Packers and their fans. The setting changes from week-to-week as Robert travels from watering hole to watering hole throughout the state of Wisconsin to chat Packers football with a Green and Gold fan and some cold beer. The conversation is always intoxicating. It’s all fun for the casual and serious Green Bay Packers fan.
This is the first podcast of our new series, Barroom Blitz. It's a great way to stay on top of the four NFCN teams. Each week Aldo Gandia conducts quick interviews with analysts from our four Barrooms. They paint a picture on how the respective teams they cover did that week. These NFCN game reviews supplement the coverage each Barroom provides daily.