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.
Nate tells you why he's not surprised that the Patriots traded away Jamie Collins. He says that Bill Belichick is old school and he expects every player to do his job. If he feels they're not he is not afraid to move on. He attributes this to not becoming friends with his players. In the second segment he says the Cowboys need to stcik with Dak and he gives you his week nine NFL picks. He closes the show out with his thoughts on game six of the World Series and Card of the day.
Nate says that the world is not as dangerous as the media makes it out to be and he says similarly like we shouldn't be influenced by the media, Pat Riley wasn't influenced by the fans and history in Miami. Nate says Riley didn't want Dwayne Wade back because he didn't want what happened in LA to happen in Miami. In the second segment, he talks about the World Series and he says like in Chicago, leadership and the trickle effect is also true for the Indians. Nate closes the show by answering a mail bag question.
Nate explains why having leadership at the top is crucial and he says that leadership at the top and culture go hand-in-hand. He credits Chicago's run to the World Series as a result of a positive culture change and leadership at the top that trickles down throughout the organization. He explains that successful people in positions of power always have a blue print and know the organization before they come in and he says we need to move away from national searches and look within our own communities. In segment two, he makes his week eight NFL picks and he closes the show out with the results of 50, 75, 100 Hope and card of the day.