Today’s guest is Matt Waldman, the tape-breakdown guru of Football Guys, the RSP Blog, and Football Outsiders. Feel free to follow him on Twitter at @MattWaldman. We cut about 20 minutes of talk about cats from this episode, so consider yourself fortunate.
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Subject: The story-telling of Mr. Matt Waldman
— Matt’s story about running out of gas in Alabama on his way to the Senior Bowl. In a Prius.
— What does Matt pay attention to when it comes to the NFL Combine? Should players run 40s with full pads?
— How much of being a writer is content, and how much is self-promotion? Matt does an excellent job of Tweeting out old links.
— Has Matt ever taken an ego hit while trying to interview a player?
— When was the last time Matt was honestly surprised by a player on film?
— Who is the most entertaining player he’s watched this year? Who is the most entertaining person to watch tape with in the RSP Film Room?
— Karlos Williams out of Florida State is the Speed Score champion. Matt was very high on him last year. Is he still?
— Would Matt be comfortable with Johnny Manziel as his franchise’s quarterback of the future? Over Jameis Winston or Marcus Mariota? What about Blake Bortles?
— How much impact can a good coaching staff have on a team?
— What is there to do in Athens, Georgia?
— When is the second-most exciting moment to be Matt Waldman?
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