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Oct
21

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Jason Bridge/USA TODAY SportsColin reacts to Texans-Steelers and much more.

Colin will be joined by SI's Peter King (11:00 a.m. ET), ESPN TrueHoop Blog's Henry Abbott (11:30) and ESPN NFL analyst Brian Dawkins (12:15 p.m.) on Tuesday.

As always, email the show (theherd@espnradio.com) or tweet us at twitter.com/theherd -- we'll be with you from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET on ESPNU, ESPN Radio and ESPNRadio.com.

Heard in the Herd

Oct
20

Percy HarvinAP Photo/Gregory BullTrent Dilfer tells Colin about how Percy Harvin's arrival affects Geno Smith's future and much more.

ESPN NFL analyst Trent Dilfer covers the Jets' acquisition of Percy Harvin, concerns for the Seahawks, Geno Smith's future, Jay Cutler's abilities and the state of the 49ers. Dilfer

ESPN NFL analyst Tim Hasselbeck discusses Jay Cutler's potential, Peyton Manning's performance against the 49ers and the trade between the Jets and the Seahawks. Hasselbeck

ESPN CFB analyst Jesse Palmer weighs in on Jameis Winston's performance against Notre Dame, contenders for the College Football Playoff and the state of the SEC West. Palmer

Colin shares his thoughts on the Jets' acquisition of Percy Harvin and Peyton Manning's celebration after setting the record for career passing touchdowns. Listen

Heard in the Herd

Oct
17

Steve SarkisianKelvin Kuo/USA TODAY SportsSteve Sarkisian tells Colin about USC's development, challenges at prominent programs and more.

USC coach Steve Sarkisian dishes on his team's development, the Trojans' offense, challenges coaches face at prominent programs and the end of NCAA sanctions against his squad. Sarkisian

ESPN NFL analyst Tedy Bruschi weighs in on Rex Ryan's future, the outlook for the Jets, whether Tom Brady will end his career with the Patriots and J.J. Watt's value. Bruschi

The New York Daily News' Manish Mehta discusses the state of the Jets, Rex Ryan's future with the team and Ryan's preference for starting QB at the start of the season. Mehta

Colin makes his picks for Week 7 of the NFL season in the "Blazing Five." »

Pregame.com's RJ Bell reacts to Colin's "Blazing Five" picks. Bell Insider

Colin shares his thoughts on Rex Ryan's coaching, the Patriots' win over the Jets, the outlook for New York and broadcast networks' treatment of the MLB playoffs. Listen

Heard in the Herd

Oct
16

Jimbo Fisher, Jameis WinstonRonald Martinez/Getty ImagesBill Polian tells Colin about Jameis Winston's draft stock, Bill Parcells' coaching abilities and more.

ESPN NFL analyst Bill Polian talks about whether college coaches have advised him against drafting certain players, Jameis Winston's draft stock and Bill Parcells' coaching. Polian

ESPN.com's Kevin Arnovitz weighs in on Kobe Bryant's #NBARank, the #NBARank voting process, underrated players and Jeremy Lin's journey to the Lakers. Arnovitz

NFL Films' Greg Cosell discusses the Giants' offensive line, the abilities of Matt Ryan and Brian Hoyer, Aaron Rodgers' arm strength and the Seahawks' offense. Cosell

Three-time Super Bowl champion Daryl Johnston offers his insight on the state of the Cowboys, the Seahawks' offense and whether it's possible for teams to peak too early. Johnston

Colin shares his thoughts on the Royals' return to the World Series, Kansas City's chemistry, the role talent plays in team success and the state of the Jets. Listen

Heard in the Herd

Oct
15

Jim MoraJoe Robbins/Getty ImagesJim Mora tells Colin about UCLA's schedule, the football culture on the West Coast and much more.

UCLA coach Jim Mora the Bruins' schedule, his argument with DC Jeff Ulbrich during the loss to Oregon, the football culture on the West Coast and the no-huddle offense. Mora

ESPN NFL analyst Keyshawn Johnson weighs in on USC's performance this season, the state of the Jets, Jameis Winston's off-field issues and Winston's draft stock. Johnson

ESPN NFL analyst Damien Woody talks about his experience on The Biggest Loser and shares his thoughts on the Cowboys' rebuilt offensive line. Woody

Colin ranks the top 10 teams in the NFL in the "Herd Hierarchy." Listen

Colin shares his thoughts on all of the hype surrounding the Royals and why he is reluctant to buy into Kansas City. Listen

Heard in the Herd

Oct
14

Jameis WinstonGrant Halverson/Getty ImagesLouis Riddick tells Adnan about Jameis Winston's draft stock, the Rams' future at QB and more.

ESPN NFL analyst Louis Riddick talks about Jameis Winston's draft stock, the state of the Cowboys, the best team in the NFC West and the Rams' future at QB. Riddick

ESPN CFB analyst Mark Schlabach weighs in on the autograph investigations concerning Jameis Winston and Todd Gurley and Florida State's handling of discipline. Schlabach

ESPN.com senior MLB writer Keith Law offers his insight on Ned Yost's decision-making and the Giants' starting pitchers. Law Insider

Sports Illustrated's Peter King discusses Geno Smith's struggles, the Cowboys' use of DeMarco Murray, the Browns' recent success and Cleveland's future at QB. King

Heard in the Herd

Oct
13

Tony RomoAP Photo/Elaine ThompsonTrent Dilfer tells Colin about the Cowboys' victory over the Seahawks, 49ers-Rams and much more.

ESPN NFL analyst Trent Dilfer weighs in on the Cowboys' win over the Seahawks, the Panthers' strategy against the Bengals, Geno Smith's future with the Jets and 49ers-Rams. Dilfer

ESPN NFL analyst Tim Hasselbeck covers Aaron Rodgers' performance against the Dolphins, Rodgers' throwing velocity, the outlook for the Patriots and the Browns' start to the season. Hasselbeck

ESPN CFB analyst David Pollack talks about his expectations for Mississippi State, the state of Notre Dame, the outlook for Alabama and Michigan's future at the head coach position. Pollack

Colin shares his thoughts on the impact of a solid offensive line, the Cowboys' win over the Seahawks and what struggling NFL teams have in common. Listen


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