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Flying Coach With Sean McVay and Peter Schrager

21 episodes - English - Latest episode: 11 months ago -

Welcome to Season 2 of 'Flying Coach'! This season, Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay and cohost on NFL Network's 'Good Morning Football' and Fox NFL insider Peter Schrager are joined by guests from around the sports and entertainment world to discuss the latest NFL news, tell stories from their careers, and break down the game from their unique perspectives.

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Episodes

Kyle Shanahan on Super Bowl Regrets, Trading Up for Lance, Taking the SF Job, and Coaching With His Dad

January 26, 2022 11:00 - 1 hour

Ahead of Sunday's NFC championship game between the Los Angeles Rams and the San Francisco 49ers, we revisit last summer's wide-ranging conversation between the head coaches of those teams, Sean McVay and Kyle Shanahan. They discuss their long-standing friendship and their time coaching in Washington together. Kyle opens up about growing up with an NFL head coach as a father; why he chose to take the 49ers head coaching job; the Stafford trade and playing against the Rams each year; why the 4...

Mike Tomlin, Raheem Morris, and Sean McVay Tell Stories From Their Careers

July 21, 2021 10:00 - 1 hour

In our final episode, Sean and Peter are joined by head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers Mike Tomlin and defensive coordinator of the Los Angeles Rams Raheem Morris to reflect on learning experiences, unforgettable memories, and their favorite moments from their careers (1:50). Finally, we answer some listener emails and voicemails (59:56). Hosts: Sean McVay and Peter Schrager Guest: Mike Tomlin and Raheem Morris Producer: Craig Horlbeck Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices...

Giants HC Joe Judge on Coaching Under Belichick and Saban, Daniel Jones’s Potential, and Year 2 in New York

July 14, 2021 10:00 - 1 hour

Sean and Peter are joined by the head coach of the New York Giants to talk about his rare experience under both Nick Saban in Alabama and Bill Belichick in New England, including his favorite player to coach on the Patriots, and Nick Saban’s unique interviewing process. Later, they get into what Year 3 could look like for Daniel Jones, what he has learned after his first year as a head coach, and how he is preparing for Year 2 (2:04). Finally, we answer some listener emails and voicemails (59...

Part 2: Troy Aikman on 21 Years in Broadcasting, Scouting the 2018 QB Class, Finding the X Factor, and the Highs and Lows of His Career

June 30, 2021 10:00 - 1 hour

Sean and Peter are joined once again by Troy Aikman for Part 2 of their conversation. They discuss Troy being asked to scout QBs for the 2018 draft, including Josh Allen, Sam Darnold, Lamar Jackson, and Baker Mayfield; Sean and Troy’s key to finding the X factor in a QB; the highs and lows of playing QB in the NFL; the QB he enjoys chatting with the most before games; his most embarrassing moment on the field; the lowest point in his career as a broadcaster; and where Troy is at in his life n...

Part 1: Troy Aikman on ’90s vs. Current NFL Culture, Load Management, Broadcasting vs. Playing, and Jimmy Johnson’s Influence

June 23, 2021 10:00 - 1 hour

Sean and Peter are joined by HOF quarterback and Fox sportscaster Troy Aikman to chat about the QB club and the difference between NFL culture in the ’90s and now, including Tom Brady’s recent support of teams getting more days off. Later, they talk about Troy’s experience preparing for games as a broadcaster, interviewing coaches, his struggles in the beginning of his career, the influence coach Jimmy Johnson had on him, and more (2:17). Finally, we finish the show with listener emails and v...

Falcons HC Arthur Smith on Igniting the Tannehill Titans, Unleashing Derrick Henry, Atlanta’s Potential, and Late-Night Bravo

June 16, 2021 10:00 - 1 hour

Sean and Peter are joined by Atlanta Falcons head coach Arthur Smith to talk about Sean’s and Arthur’s similar career paths, interviewing for other teams’ head coaching positions, Arthur’s creative play-calling in Tennessee, their most regrettable play calls, Arthur’s unique family life, boys trips to Nashville, ESPYs stories, unleashing Derrick Henry, and Matt Ryan’s role in Arthur coming to Atlanta (1:59). Finally, we finish the show with some listener emails and voicemails (51:29). Email ...

Bengals HC Zac Taylor on Burrow’s Swagger, Drafting Ja’Marr Chase, Recruiting Peyton Manning, and Coaching With McVay

June 09, 2021 10:00 - 1 hour

Sean and Peter are joined by Cincinnati Bengals head coach Zac Taylor to talk about his days coaching with Sean in L.A. and playing quarterback in practice, drafting Joe Burrow and Ja’Marr Chase in back-to-back drafts, trying but failing to recruit Peyton Manning in Miami, his worst play call as a Bengal, and stories about the McVay coaching tree (2:10). We finish the show with listener emails and voicemails (51:08). Email Sean McVay and Peter Schrager your questions at [email protected]

Kliff Kingsbury on Recruiting Mahomes, Rams-Cardinals Face-offs, Brady in the Bahamas, and the Famous Draft House Photo

June 02, 2021 10:00 - 1 hour

Sean and Peter are joined by Arizona Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury to talk about getting pranked by Sean at dinner, going from losing his job at Texas Tech to becoming the head coach of the Cardinals, and their philosophies on coaching young players. Later they tell stories about facing each other in the NFL, attending a wedding with Tom Brady in the Bahamas, and playing for Bill Belichick (1:56). We finish the show with some listener emails and voicemails (48:08). Email Sean McVay an...

Matt LaFleur and Robert Saleh on Reaching the Pinnacle of the Profession, Coaching for and Against Aaron Rodgers, and a Deep Appreciation for Benihana

May 26, 2021 10:00 - 1 hour

Sean and Peter are joined by Green Bay Packers head coach Matt LaFleur and New York Jets head coach Robert Saleh to talk about how they became friends, their personal philosophies as coaches, how to motivate veterans as a young coach, Saleh’s upcoming first year in New York, drafting Zach Wilson, LaFleur’s first year with Aaron Rodgers, the play calls they regret the most, going out to dinner in their respective cities, and getting pranked by Pete Carroll (6:08). We finish the show by answeri...

Cabo With the Staffords(?), Dinner With Wolfgang Puck, and Being the Youngest Ones in the Room

May 21, 2021 04:00 - 1 hour

Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay and NFL Network's 'Good Morning Football' cohost and Fox NFL insider Peter Schrager kick off Season 2 of 'Flying Coach' to chat about their friendship, how they met, Wolfgang Puck crashing Sean’s interview with the Rams, and Sean’s path to becoming the youngest NFL head coach in history. Later they discuss how Matt Stafford came to L.A., the Aaron Rodgers situation, losing in the Super Bowl, best coach hangs, and much more. Email Sean McVay and Peter Sc...

Welcome to 'Flying Coach' Season 2

May 20, 2021 23:55 - 59 seconds

This season, Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay and cohost on NFL Network's 'Good Morning Football' and Fox NFL insider Peter Schrager are joined by guests from around the sports and entertainment world to discuss the latest NFL news, tell stories from their careers, and break down the game from their unique perspectives. Follow and subscribe here! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Senator Cory Booker on NCAA Reform, Speaking on the Senate Floor, the Criminal Justice System, and Fighting for a Better America

July 13, 2020 10:00 - 1 hour

Steve and Pete provide updates on the upcoming NBA and NFL seasons before welcoming Senator Cory Booker to discuss player exploitation in the NCAA, his fight for criminal justice reform, expanding economic opportunity, and environmental reform. Later he talks about what it was like speaking as a Black man on the Senate floor, his experiences in politics, the complicity of America, and how individuals can help build a better nation. Host: Steve Kerr and Pete Carroll Guest: Cory Booker Learn m...

Doc Rivers on Player Empowerment, Growing Up the Son of a Chicago Cop, Where Our Country Is Going, and the NBA's Return

June 16, 2020 10:00 - 53 minutes

Steve and Pete are joined by Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers to talk about how players balance being an athlete with their role as role models and icons, growing up in Chicago in the '60s and '70s as the son of a police officer, and the importance of voting in the upcoming election. Later, they discuss how promoting and facilitating openness in the locker room is essential to bringing a team together, as well as the return of the NBA season and preparing for the unusual circumstanc...

Gregg Popovich on America in 2020, the Leadership Void, and What Needs to Change

June 03, 2020 04:00 - 1 hour

Steve and Pete are joined by San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich to have a conversation about the state of our nation, how we got here as a country, our absence of leadership, and how we can take action to grow and bring about change following the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer. Host: Steve Kerr and Pete Carroll Guest: Gregg Popovich This show is raising money for COVID-19 relief. You can help! Donate here! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoice...

Coaches vs. Agents, the Keys to Negotiating, and Baseball’s Return With Sports Agent Scott Boras

May 29, 2020 10:00 - 44 minutes

Steve and Pete are joined by Pete’s former college housemate and baseball super agent Scott Boras to chat about helping players overcome fear, the similarities and differences between coaches and agents, and understanding how to negotiate for a player. Next they get into the necessary measures being taken to begin the process of bringing sports back amid the COVID-19 outbreak.  Hosts: Steve Kerr and Pete Carroll Guest: Scott Boras  This show is raising money for COVID-19 relief. You can help!...

Bill Murray on Golfing With MJ, ‘Ghostbusters’ Stories, Improv in Chicago, and Comparing Sports to Moviemaking

May 22, 2020 10:00 - 1 hour

Steve and Pete provide an update on their respective sports, express optimism on a possible NBA return, and discuss how the NFL is managing in the offseason (1:15). Then they are joined by the one and only Bill Murray to talk about filming 'Space Jam' and playing golf with Larry Bird and Michael Jordan, the similarities between sports and filmmaking, stories from the set of 'Ghostbusters,' how he got his start in comedy, and more (14:30). Hosts: Steve Kerr and Pete Carroll Guest: Bill Murray ...

How a Book About Tennis Changed Everything, and How ‘Moneyball’ and ‘The Blind Side’ Influenced Sports With Michael Lewis

May 15, 2020 10:00 - 51 minutes

Steve and Pete are joined by author Michael Lewis ('Moneyball,' 'The Blind Side,' and 'The Big Short') to talk about how he gets the ideas for his books, and the background story of ‘The Blind Side’ and how it influenced the NFL’s view on the left tackle position. They discuss how advancements in technology are affecting sports and whether or not a coach can change a player's natural ability. Finally they discuss the extraordinary influence of Timothy Gallwey‘s book ‘The Inner Game of Tennis....

Buying Into Analytics and The Advantage of the Multisport Athlete With Dave Roberts

May 07, 2020 10:00 - 50 minutes

Steve and Pete are joined by manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Dave Roberts, to discuss how they look at and assess multisport athletes, and how a player's expertise at one sport can translate to another. Later the guys chat about how analytics factor into their respective coaching strategies, how analytics are being utilized for player development, and getting players to live in the present. Hosts: Steve Kerr and Pete Carroll Guest: Dave Roberts This show is raising money for COVID-19 reli...

NFL Draft Recap, Handling a Championship Loss, and Vulnerability in Sports With Brené Brown

April 28, 2020 10:00 - 55 minutes

Pete Carroll gives an inside look at how the NFL draft went for the Seahawks, talks about a few of their picks, and discusses how college experience affects a player's draft stock in the NBA and NFL. Pete and Steve reflect on losing a Super Bowl and an NBA Finals in devastating fashion and how to learn and move forward from it (0:15). Then author and speaker Dr. Brené Brown joins the show to talk about turning vulnerability into strength as a coach, preparing players for public scrutiny, and ...

Virtual Draft Strategies, Past Draft Stories, and Game-Changing Coaches

April 17, 2020 10:00 - 53 minutes

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr and Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll discuss all things draft, including how they are preparing for a virtual draft, how they scout players, and drafting late-round guys like D.K. Metcalf and Draymond Green (3:25) before talking about the coaches in both the NFL and NBA who innovated the game like no one before them (39:30). Hosts: Steve Kerr and Pete Carroll This show is raising money for COVID-19 relief. You can help! Donate here! Learn m...

Two Champions on Mentors, Philosophies, and Why They Coach (Premiere Episode!)

April 13, 2020 17:00 - 38 minutes

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr and Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll sit down for the premiere episode of their new podcast ‘Flying Coach With Steve Kerr & Pete Carroll,’ in which they offer up their unique perspectives as championship-level coaches in the NBA and NFL. Hosts: Steve Kerr and Pete Carroll This show is raising money for COVID-19 relief. You can help! Donate here! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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