Nate begins the final show before the new year by saying Jeff Fisher never really had a future in LA. Nate insists that Fisher was brought in to be a transitioner not a coach. He points to the fact that in his career he's been able to successfully move an operation but not motivate a football team. Nate says, sometimes in life, things just happen and you either roll with it or you don't. He says Fisher never saw the signs but we did. In the second segment, Nate makes his week fifteen NFL picks before closing out the show with the final card of the day of 2016 in the third.
Nate gives you his take on Tom Brady reaching 201 wins and he tells you why he believes Tom is the greatest quarterback of all-time despite the certain elements of controversy that surround his career. He also explains the real reason people dislike Tom Brady and he says it doesn't have a whole lot to do with deflategate or spygate. He points to the fact that Tom is a winner and he uses examples of other teams and players that win to make his case. In the second segment, Nate continues to push Dak and he gives you his week fourteen NFL picks before closing the show out with a special Card of the Day.
Nate spends the first segment telling listeners about how every football player has a story and he compares Tom Brady's story to Dak Prescott's story. Nate says that a potential Cowboys vs Patriots Super Bowl would have the feel of the St. Louis vs New England 2001 Super Bowl but with reversed roles. He calls Dak the 2016 Tom Brady. In the second segment, he says "The Game" was sloppy and he gives you his week thirteen NFL picks. He closes the show with Card of the Day.
Nate opens the show by saying that the Thanksgiving games this year are the most exciting Thanksgiving games in a very long time. He points to the fact the Detroit and Minnesota are playing for a spot a top the division while Dallas and Washington are playing a meaningful division game. Nate also takes a moment to encourage listeners to help come together as a country on this Thanksgiving. In the second segment, Nate does his week twelve NFL picks and opens the segment by praising the Cowboys success. He closes the show with the mail bag.
The Nate's Take one year anniversary edition opens with Nate talking about Jeff Fisher's decision to start Jared Goff this Sunday. Nate thinks Jeff waited too long. Nate says if you draft a guy #1 to be your future, you need to play that guy right away. He points to mistakes in Cleveland and a success story in Tennessee. The show also contains two audio montage's between breaks and in the second segment, Nate spends time talking about the show, taking risks, and making ideas happen. He closes out the show with Card of the day.
Nate spends the first segment talking about the Dallas Cowboys and how Jerry Jones can't mess it up. He says the big problem is Jerry and Romo have a friendship that's impacting Jerry's decisions. Nate thinks Jerry should take a step back and give Jason Garrett full control. In the second segment, Nate says the Patriots will be just fine and he does his week eleven NFL picks. He closes the show out with the mail bag.
Nate discusses the Golden State Warriors and he puts fan rumbles to rest by saying that despite the slow start their record doesn't show, the Warriors will be just fine. He says when you bring in superstars to play with other superstars, it takes time to build chemistry. In the second segment, he discusses the fact that NFL teams want to offer Jim Harbaugh mega money to go back to the NFL. He points out the fact that there are a lot of great teams but not a lot of great coaches. He closes the show with another edition of Card of the day.
Nate gives his take on the election results in a special night time edition of Nate's Take. He says that regardless of opinion, now's the time to come together. Now's the time to become one again. He says we're all a team. He also uses the opening segment to talk about the Dak Prescott/Tony Romo situation in Dallas. He says that Jerry Jones is poised to make the ultimate mistake by removing Dak for Romo if they don't do well in Pittsburgh. In the second segment, he talks about how coaching is like parenting and he says we all need to be role models. He closes the show out with the mail bag.
Nate says the NFL is going down a dangerous road when it comes to their work on player conduct and domestic violence. He says similarly, our country is also going down the same dangerous road and he gives you his thoughts on the course of the election. Nate says in the end, nobody will win this election. We've all already lost. He encourages listeners to get out and vote third party. He warns that every great empire falls and he points to the NFL and the US as being those great empires of today. In the second segment, he gives you his week ten NFL picks and he closes the third segment by answering mailbag questions.
Nate opens the show by talking about the new Major League Baseball World Champions! He briefly reviews the game and says that it was great for the sport of baseball. He reiterates his belief that leadership starts at the top and he talks about how the Cubs front office put together something that only many dreamed about. He says last nights game was more than just a game. Outside of being the greatest game of our time, it was a story, a story we can all relate too. In the second segment, he discusses Belichick potentially trading Tom Brady and some of the things Jamie Collins said when he got to Cleveland. He closes the show with a mail bag question.