Michael-Shawn Dugar, Seahawks reporter for The Athletic, and broadcast journalist Christopher Kidd host the Seahawks Man 2 Man podcast, an all-access look at Seattle's premier sports franchise, with game previews, postgame breakdowns, exclusive interviews, and more. Get every single episode of 'Seahawks Man 2 Man' by subscribing to The Athletic at theathletic.com/seahawksman2man.
Win Or Go Home
1:13:07Ahead of a must-win game for the Seahawks, Michael-Shawn and Christopher discuss how Seattle’s offense can find success against the Saints and help Geno Smith by diagramming easier throws, the state of the running back situation and more. On defense, the guys the discuss the key to stopping New Orleans’ offense before ending the show with Twitter questions about the fate of the franchise. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
"We Can't Keep Coming Up Short"
1:13:29Geno Smith and the offense come up short again as Seattle falls to 2-4. But is there reason for optimism? Michael-Shawn and Christopher break down where the Seahawks go from here, Jamal Adams’ role and how the defense may have turned a corner, in addition to answering a host of Twitter questions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Jamal Adams Debate w/ Sam Gold
1:07:07NFL film analyst Sam Gold dives into the truth about Jamal Adams’ performance and what changes may need to happen moving forward, what’s causing so many coverage breakdowns in the Seahawks’ secondary, how Seattle can fix its defense, what’s working in Shane Waldron’s offense, how Geno Smith may perform as the starter and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
We Got Sh*t We Need To Fix
1:13:19The Seahawks (2-3) have a bad defense, an inconsistent offense and drastic changes need to be made – immediately. Michael-Shawn and Christopher break down what’s wrong, who is at fault, what needs to change and where the Seahawks go from here on both sides of the ball. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Rams vs. Seahawks Preview w/ Jourdan Rodrigue of The Athletic
1:14:23Rams writer Jourdan Rodrigue goes in-depth on Matt Stafford’s impact on LA’s explosive offense, why it works better with Stafford than it did with Jared Goff and what that means for the Seahawks. Also, Jourdan details how LA is utilizing Jalen Ramsey and how that affects DK Metcalf and the Seahawks, explains what the Cardinals did to contain Cooper Kupp, picks the Rams to beat Seattle and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Seahawks Got Their Sh*t Together
1:13:25The Seahawks bounce back and beat the 49ers in a must-win game. Michael-Shawn and Christopher break down why Seattle needed to ditch Pete Carroll’s philosophy this week, Russ’ impact on Seattle’s victory, the defensive improvements, the offense’s second-half surge, what it all means going forward with the Rams up next and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Seahawks vs. 49ers Preview w/ Matt Barrows
47:0549ers beat writer Matt Barrows previews Seahawks-49ers with a look at SF’s QB situation, whether Trey Lance will play against Seattle, why this is a favorable matchup for San Francisco’s receivers and more. On defense, Matt looks at Seattle’s advantage against SF’s banged-up secondary, how to stop Nick Bosa and picks the 49ers to win the game. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
“We've Got To Get This Sh*t Together"
1:20:40Following a 30-17 loss to the Vikings, Michael-Shawn and Christopher discuss why what was said after the game spells trouble for the defense, what needs to change going forward and why the offense isn’t clicking in the second halves. Mike and Chris also answer Twitter questions about potential personnel/coaching changes, the pass rush, whether it’s time to panic and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Seahawks vs. Vikings Preview w/ Chad Graff
52:01Vikings beat writer Chad Graff joins the show to discuss Minnesota’s 0-2 start; the philosophical similarities between Mike Zimmer and Pete Carroll and why this game may have an old-school feel; DK and Tyler versus the Vikings secondary; how Zimmer defends Russ, Minnesota’s perpetual kicking woes and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
"Sometimes Sh*t Just Happens"
1:33:29Michael-Shawn and Christopher break down Seattle’s second-half meltdown against the Titans, why Seattle couldn’t stop Derrick Henry, what happened to the offense, why Seattle can’t play with a lead and what it all means going forward. Also, an extended Twitter-question segment focusing on play design, pass rush, Jamal Adams, Tre Flowers, the relationship between Russ and Shane Waldron and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices