The Gridiron and Beyond: Joe Banner & Kevin Clark (Ep. 12)


This week...

@JoeBanner13

+ Former president of the Philadelphia Eagles and CEO of the Cleveland Browns, Joe Banner...contributor to @TheAthletic...

+ Grew up in Boston...

+ Discusses his career path from the clothing business in Boston to a top executive under Jeffrey Lurie...

+ Why Lurie ended up buying the Eagles instead of the Patriots...

+ Common characteristics of the game's best coaches... 

+ The difficulty in separating personal feelings for a veteran player from the business of the NFL -- specifically Hall of Famer Brian Dawkins...and future HOFer Tom Brady...

+ Patriots sustained success under Bill Belichick...and more.

 

@ByKevinClark

+ Reporter Kevin Clark from @TheRinger...

+ Discusses his recent column on how the Patriots are annually built to be the NFL's least-flawed contender, only to face new challenges this year...

+ How the definition of "championship windows" is being thought of differently these days...

+ Why one doubts or questions Tom Brady at his/her own peril...

+ The seemingly weekly referendum on analytics in the NFL...