Stephen A. & Max Kellerman react to the NFL proposing big changes to the playoff format | First Take

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Kommentteja • 80

  • Jah Phooey
    Jah Phooey 12 päivää sitten

    The chick was the smartest of the bunch when it comes to football 😂 yeah just roll out Mason Rudolph Steven a.. dummy

  • Geun Sang Bae
    Geun Sang Bae 24 päivää sitten

    Its funny how SAS said “you are the moderator” when she ALWAYS act like she one of the debater...

  • Tehui
    Tehui Uukausi sitten

    SAS always got to repeat his point like we didn't hear him the first time.

  • Big Papa
    Big Papa Uukausi sitten

    What’s the point of a 17 game season if everyone has to sit a game anyways?

  • 201 Xavier
    201 Xavier Uukausi sitten

    Stephen A’s suggestion is lit

  • NuAira Arts
    NuAira Arts Uukausi sitten +1

    My Question is:
    What teams gets the extra home game?
    Slippery slope...

  • Chris Woods
    Chris Woods Uukausi sitten

    my god Molly please save your comments for Jalen at home.. stfu on this show

  • Camborice
    Camborice Uukausi sitten

    Somebody shut that molly girl up. She never let's them finish

  • Michael Alvarez
    Michael Alvarez Uukausi sitten

    Molly is so annoying! Put Ramona in! Quit interrupting and adding dumb comments. Watch the way Ramona does it. It looked like she even knew how dumb she sounded when Stephen A. presented his point about having players only play 16 games and she still tried to save face. haha!

  • True Savage PlayZ
    True Savage PlayZ Uukausi sitten +1

    Wait their are bye weeks no player plays 17
    games

  • C.Ruivivar
    C.Ruivivar Uukausi sitten

    More games = more money

  • Marcus Kirkland
    Marcus Kirkland Uukausi sitten

    Molly really screws up the identity of this show

  • max shelltrack
    max shelltrack Uukausi sitten

    I think if you're gonna change the format atlease make it a even number just have 18 game season with two preseason games.

  • Davalian Scents
    Davalian Scents Uukausi sitten

    Molly is trying to get her own show. Why else is she always selfishly interrupting like she’s on Stephen A and Max’s level? Molly’s Sports on ESPN. It’s all downhill from there.

  • Davalian Scents
    Davalian Scents Uukausi sitten

    Stephen A: “Be patient Molly cause I’m coming at your idea.” The moderator is NOT supposed to have ideas which the real debaters have to use tv time to break down, cross examine or reject!

  • Greg
    Greg Uukausi sitten

    The controversy if say a back up comes in and absolutely destroys and now there’s a QB competition that wasn’t there before. Hmmm.. intriguing

  • D'Angelo Yates
    D'Angelo Yates Uukausi sitten

    That’s stupid because they’ll just make the first game like a preseason game. Sit all your starters either first game, last game or against your weakest opponent

  • Dream Weaver
    Dream Weaver Uukausi sitten

    The Molly hate is ridiculous. 😞

  • J Stawch
    J Stawch Uukausi sitten

    She's SO DUMB. "whats the point, to protect the players???!?!?!" O.o

  • Edgard Orellana
    Edgard Orellana Uukausi sitten

    The problem I have with the “every player must take a game off” proposal is the fact that having 1 OLineman out from injury already puts your QB in danger. On top of that there’s no way most of the league is going to want to take a game off when they’re in a playoff race. Just put 2 byes in the season already.

  • Don
    Don Uukausi sitten

    I always check the comments to see if people are flaming Molly. And let me tell you. EVERY TIME they are

  • rpandya97
    rpandya97 Uukausi sitten

    Stephen A wants to see coaches win with reserves as if Doug Pederson hasn’t essentially done that for three straight seasons.

  • Phillip Hewitt
    Phillip Hewitt Uukausi sitten

    Any competitor who wants to win would never sit out a game. Making a team sit a main player is stupid. Stop making this world so soft and bring back true sports.

  • Johnny Li
    Johnny Li Uukausi sitten

    more game= more gambling profit

  • Jihad Da God
    Jihad Da God Uukausi sitten

    Stephen A just wants to side with the league. If you sit a player 1 game, they won't get paid for it so how is that making more money for the players

  • Jihad Da God
    Jihad Da God Uukausi sitten

    It should be 8 teams per conference and 4 get byes

  • Jihad Da God
    Jihad Da God Uukausi sitten

    The players was supposed to get 51% in the 2006 CBA for taking 45% in the previous one and still came out with less at 47%. They should get no less that 55% for 15 years of taking way less

  • Cameron Faison
    Cameron Faison Uukausi sitten

    Max can never answer a question straight up he always has to start with some wild quote! Its getting old. skip and shannon looking better and better. Never thought i would say that.

  • Eyem Dunn
    Eyem Dunn Uukausi sitten

    Browns will find new and embarrassing ways to miss the playoffs with this new format.

  • Lonnie Edwards
    Lonnie Edwards Uukausi sitten

    Sounds stupid

  • Marsha Julessa
    Marsha Julessa Uukausi sitten

    would have *went* um molly lol - you mean would have *gone*, who is telling you words on that mic? they need to use grammarly app! LOL. as for the format, i mean i agree with an extra team, b/c there are some divisions where 3 teams are really good but b/c of the playoff format and seeding they don't even make it unless they have 12 wins+ b/c only 6 make it. however the whole thing about #2 seeds playing WC? yikes, b/c some teams have 14-3 record and they are tied, but the head-to-head breaks that tie, so the loser becomes #2 seed, you mean they gotta play some team that's likely 9-8? as for max saying they could get bounced, this is true, but a #2 seed should NOT be losing to a team that far down the line. you should never overestimate a hungry NFL squad! LOL

  • Logan Hunsucker
    Logan Hunsucker Uukausi sitten

    I liked the idea to sub out molly but lets expand on that and make it the whole year instead of just a day

  • TheDCGuitar13
    TheDCGuitar13 Uukausi sitten

    I feel like the new format is brilliant. The best team should be the only one getting a week off. That’s real home field advantage.

  • Mugiwara Reaper
    Mugiwara Reaper Uukausi sitten

    I like when Molly bullies them to get her questions or point across

  • SLICENSLASH
    SLICENSLASH Uukausi sitten +1

    Ppl are hating on Molly, but her argument vs Stephen A's proposal was actually sound.
    Stephen A's idea is very interesting & even impactful in terms of the Big Picture of the NFL labor agreement, but in terms of a single game or single season outlook it's Not practical. Teams are playing for their playoff lives during a season. You can't imagine them technically forfeiting a game by sitting one of their best players vs a team that isn't doing the same. Additionally would fans accept Not seeing the best players compete against one another especially when you rarely get to see those matchups in a limited NFL schedule.

  • keshon marshall
    keshon marshall Uukausi sitten

    Dallas fans wish they had this format last season

  • keshon marshall
    keshon marshall Uukausi sitten +1

    2:25 sas tryna bring load management to the NFL

  • Fanboy 3k
    Fanboy 3k Uukausi sitten

    It's a terrible idea the current format is optimal

  • Jerry Kelly
    Jerry Kelly Uukausi sitten +1

    This sitting a player "ish" won't fly, when I'm setting my fantasy football line-up!

  • MyUserName
    MyUserName Uukausi sitten

    Honestly why does Molly still have a job. It’s pretty clear no one likes her

  • Johnny Hernandez
    Johnny Hernandez Uukausi sitten

    Football needs change and I think this is a good one

  • SuperRoloTomasi
    SuperRoloTomasi Uukausi sitten

    Nice 1 Vince!

  • Jay Will
    Jay Will Uukausi sitten

    Molly STF UP

  • Dallas Cowboys 1st & 10
    Dallas Cowboys 1st & 10 Uukausi sitten

    Look, if we aren’t talking about GUARANTEED CONTRACTS and LIFETIME BENEFITS/LIFETIME HEALTH INSURANCE, then the NFLPA should throw the new CBA in the freakin trash!!!😡😡😡

  • bossaliniem$B tv
    bossaliniem$B tv Uukausi sitten

    Thats a dumb idea !! Molly's the only one with some sense

  • Mario MOE_1999 Encinas
    Mario MOE_1999 Encinas Uukausi sitten

    She knows nothing but what she listens to and hears

  • Mario MOE_1999 Encinas
    Mario MOE_1999 Encinas Uukausi sitten

    I stopped watching when molly added her comments 🙅🏽‍♂️😂😂😂😂

  • Dirk Diggler
    Dirk Diggler Uukausi sitten

    Wack

  • Star Lord
    Star Lord Uukausi sitten

    This format change would basically make it impossible to pass Brady as the GOAT since Brady lived off of the 1st round Bye. This change is just idiotic.

  • Buffed Up
    Buffed Up Uukausi sitten

    Yall gone stop comming at Molly she just want to be acknowledged and not like she there to be seen and not heard

  • Richard Penney
    Richard Penney Uukausi sitten

    Can they please get rid of molly. She is so terrible

  • Wally Byers
    Wally Byers Uukausi sitten

    My dog just left a steaming pile of steven a on the 30 yard line.

  • Daniel Bamigbade
    Daniel Bamigbade Uukausi sitten

    Stephen a suggestion makes no sense 😂

  • Jordanmusikwerks
    Jordanmusikwerks Uukausi sitten

    It’s gonna water down the offense. It’s gonna be all pro play for 17 vanilla games. It’s gonna suck.

  • Joe Schmo
    Joe Schmo Uukausi sitten

    Molly is too dumb to be talking. Please fire this dummy.

  • RandyS8410
    RandyS8410 Uukausi sitten

    I’m sorry but matriarch of what? Steven and Max are why people watch the show. Molly is a replaceable cog. Doesn’t mean she does a bad job. Just means she’s not the reason people tune in.

  • JAKE the KANGAL
    JAKE the KANGAL Uukausi sitten

    Molly is the perfect example how the p.c culture is ruining everything.

  • Q _Heartless
    Q _Heartless Uukausi sitten

    We ain't never getting a show where all 3 agree on something. Molly just gotta be different

  • Mr Tony 19
    Mr Tony 19 Uukausi sitten

    The NFL is the only league to change rules this often. They will never stick with anything and that's why it sucks.

  • Reid Cooper
    Reid Cooper Uukausi sitten

    I disagree with the regular season and post season changes. What they should do is do and 18 week season with 16 games so teams can have an extra bye week. Post season should stay with 12 instead of 14 teams.

  • Nathan Highley
    Nathan Highley Uukausi sitten

    Molly is right, there is no way that would ever happen.

  • Tr96
    Tr96 Uukausi sitten

    Get rid of Molly

  • N Wong
    N Wong Uukausi sitten

    This show doesn't need a moderator when more than half the time they ignore the loud useless moderator

  • Seraphim Watson
    Seraphim Watson Uukausi sitten

    Does molly think think before she speaks 😂

  • Sam Davis
    Sam Davis Uukausi sitten

    The browns playoff chances just went from 5 percent to 7 percent now!!

  • sam hawkz
    sam hawkz Uukausi sitten

    Molly is the best host on this show**

  • Abiodun Osayi-Osazuwa
    Abiodun Osayi-Osazuwa Uukausi sitten

    Do I even need to say it?

  • Aaron Rueda
    Aaron Rueda Uukausi sitten

    Sas finally said something smart

  • dieter delvaux
    dieter delvaux Uukausi sitten

    Good job Molly. If you just kept silent, people wouldn't actually hear how dumb you are.

  • Marcell Bennett
    Marcell Bennett Uukausi sitten

    that girl in the middle annoying asf but I completely agree with Stephen

  • Matto 5000
    Matto 5000 Uukausi sitten

    I've been watching first take on FIchannel for a minute and got to say I'm very disturbed with all the Molly comments. I'm not going to jump to any conclusions or call people names but what is wrong with people

  • eddiezamora1986
    eddiezamora1986 Uukausi sitten

    Molly talk to much! I here to hear a debate not hear molly talk smh

  • Frank Smith
    Frank Smith Uukausi sitten

    Molly needs her own show. She's too hot

  • _ Certified
    _ Certified Uukausi sitten

    even the audience wants molly to stfu. this woman is so annoying smh...

  • zaknyfein z
    zaknyfein z Uukausi sitten

    I agree with Molly! Billion dollar franchises playing without their preferred QB?

  • BoppnSZN
    BoppnSZN Uukausi sitten

    i don’t see why everyone hates molly.......

  • MT NENO
    MT NENO Uukausi sitten

    Molly makes me want to delete FIchannel completely 🤦🏽‍♂️

  • Cloud GAMING
    Cloud GAMING Uukausi sitten

    I hated the 17 game idea.. Until I heard Steven A's proposal of no one playing more than 16.. That keeps records from being smashed easily by players getting an extra game and also makes it so no player is doing more than they are now.. Do you put your backup in against a bad team or try and only rest your stars in game 17.. Great idea

  • Shareef King Jr
    Shareef King Jr Uukausi sitten

    Fire Molly pls.. I miss Kari Champion

  • KnownAsMvP
    KnownAsMvP Uukausi sitten

    Molly has a point idk what tf Stephen a is talking about.