The Kevin Sheehan Show

Kevin Sheehan


Kevin Sheehan is a long-time Washington DC sports-talk radio host. His passion, knowledge, and historical perspective of all things DC sports has created a legion of fans over the years. His podcast is available Monday through Friday and includes his former radio co-hosts Thom Loverro and Chris Cooley. Players, coaches, and many of Kevin's sports media friends pop in periodically as well.

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1258 episodes

Ron's Allen-Payne Plan

Kevin solo today opened with several Commanders' topics including Ron Rivera's plan to improve the team's pass rush, some thoughts on the seasons Daron Payne, Jon Allen, and Terry McLaurin are having, and a CBS Sports report about Josh Harris' GM/Head Coach plan. Kevin talked Eagles-Bills, other NFL, and some College Football as well.

Nov 27
Del Rio Fired After Disaster In Dallas

Cooley back on the show today. The boys talked about the morning firings of Jack Del Rio and defensive backs coach Brent Vieselmeyer from the Commanders. Plenty on the Dallas disaster as well with their respective "game-takes". Jay Gruden made his weekly visit and Kevin finished with his "Smell Test".

1h 46m
Nov 24
Saying There's A Chance

Kevin and Thom today with Thanksgiving wishes, tales, and lots on the Washington-Dallas matchup. Kevin thinks the Commanders have a chance. Thom thinks Kevin is nuts. Kevin's keys to an upset and the guys have their predictions on the game as well. Kevin has a Thanksgiving Day "Smell Test" with two picks. The boys talked about Tom Brady's criticism of today's NFL to finish up.

1h 10m
Nov 22
Sam on Sam

Kevin was joined in a conversation on Sam Howell by Sam Fortier/Washington Post. Plenty on the coaching situation and last night's Eagles win over the Chiefs.

Nov 21
Worst Loss Yet; What's Next?

Kevin and Thom today with their reactions to the Commanders' 31-19 loss to the Giants at Fed Ex yesterday. Will somebody get fired this week? The boys gave pros, cons, and guesses on Rivera, Del Rio, and more. Kevin had his complete "Game-Take" with the few things he liked from the game and a long list of dislikes. The boys picked tonight's Eagles-Chiefs game, talked other NFL, and Kevin had some thoughts on the Maryland hoops loss to Villanova on Friday night and the Terps loss to Michigan on Saturday in football.

1h 35m
Nov 21
Commanders-Giants Preview + Pick

Kevin was joined by Jay Gruden in previewing and picking the Commanders-Giants game. Jay's latest thoughts on Sam Howell included a projection of where Sam will rank among starting NFL QBs. Kevin had 10 "Smell Test" picks to end the show.

1h 4m
Nov 18
The Tony Romo Comps

Kevin today with Fred Smoot followed by ESPN's Stanford Steve. Both of Kevin's guests landed on the same answer when it came to answering a question about Sam Howell's NFL comp. Plenty of other talk on the Commanders and lots of College Football with Steve including his thoughts on James Madison not getting the waiver to compete for the Sun Belt Championship and a bowl game.

1h 28m
Nov 17
What If They Lose To The Giants?

Kevin and Thom today on whether or not heads will roll if the Commanders lose to the Giants on Sunday. A variety show today included the Deshaun Watson injury in Cleveland, the Albert Brooks HBO show, Dan Orlovsky saying he knew where Bill Belichick would coach next year, "You Heard It Here First" bold predictions, and Thom's final score pick for Washington-NY.

1h 11m
Nov 15
All In On Sam?

Kevin opened with an interesting Monday Night Football ending last night in Buffalo before getting to whether he's ready to declare if the Commanders should be "all-in" on Sam Howell. ESPN's John Keim jumped on and talked Howell, Bieniemy, the defense, and a lot more.

1h 21m
Nov 14
No Defense In Walk-off Loss

Kevin with Thom today recapping Washington's 29-26 loss in Seattle. Both had their big takeaways from the game to start. Kevin then broke down Commanders-Seahawks in his "Game-Take". Plenty on other weekend games to finish up.

1h 41m
Nov 13
George Allen: A Football Life

Kevin's Part 2 of his interview with Skins' historian and author Mike Richman about his new book, "George Allen: A Football Life". Mike shares stories from the book about the life and accomplishments of one of the most successful NFL coaches of all time and one of the greatest innovators in the game. Allen brought winning football to DC in 1971 and his success resulted in one of the most passionate fan bases in the NFL for decades. The stories of Allen's early life which included an unannounced visit to Albert Einstein's house are priceless. Allen's football coaching career in the NFL started with George Halas in Chicago where he was instrumental in leading the Bears to a 1963 NFL title. His Los Angeles Rams teams in the late 60's are some of the most memorable teams in NFL history. And then he came to Washington where he created an immediate winner.

Nov 11
Seeking A Signature Win In Seattle

Kevin opened with his Washington-Seattle preview and upset prediction. Jay Gruden jumped on with his thoughts on Sam Howell, the Commanders-Seahawks matchup, his NFL "lock of the week", and more. Kevin finished up with some thoughts on Maryland-Nebraska and 11 "Smell Test" picks.

1h 18m
Nov 10
Can Sam Save Ron?

Kevin and Thom with an eclectic menu of excellence today. It starts with Commanders' talk. Lots on Ron Rivera continuing to hitch his future wagon to Sam Howell and whether or not it will work. Can Howell save Ron's job if he continues to play well? The boys talked about that while also putting a bow on the Chase Young conversation. Then came pinball machines, Netflix's "All The Light We Cannot See", Frank Howard's funeral, Harbaugh to Washington, Tomlin to Washington, Jokic, the Wizards, Thom's Commanders-Seahawks prediction, and more.

1h 14m
Nov 09
Portis' Take On Howell

Kevin welcomed on Clinton Portis to talk Commanders, Sam Howell, the NFL, College Football, and the QBs he likes in the 2024 NFL Draft.

Nov 09
"A" or "The" Quarterback?

Kevin and Thom today on whether or not Washington has found "A" quarterback or "The" quarterback. The boys talked about how they feel when Ron Rivera's answer to everything even when not asked about him is Sam Howell. Thom believes and explains why he thinks Magic Johnson is using A.I. to tweet. Kevin previewed the Maryland Basketball season and the guys finished up discussing the news that Carson Wentz signed with the Rams.

1h 10m
Nov 07
Howell Shines Again In Win Over Pats

Kevin opened with his big takeaway from Washington's 20-17 win over the Patriots in Foxboro. His complete breakdown of the game came next and included his list of favorite Sam Howell plays from the game. Doc Walker jumped on with Kevin to talk about a Commanders' team that is 4-5 and a game out of the NFC's last wild-card spot.

1h 46m
Nov 06
Mike Richman Talks Washington Football History

Kevin is joined by Washington football historian Mike Richman, who just released the book George Allen: A Football Life. They discuss Allen, and talk through major moments, players, personalities and more in Washington football history.

Nov 04
Commanders-Pats Preview & Picks

Kevin opened today with Washington's game Sunday in New England and his feeling that a win could result in the feeling of a Commanders' season reset. He gives his keys to a win and prediction before getting to his weekly visit with former Redskins' Head Coach Jay Gruden. Jay weighed in on the Washington trades this week, talked about why Bill Belichick is so good against young quarterbacks, + he previewed and picked the game. Jay gave out his NFL "Lock of the Week" which is 3-1 ATS the last four weeks as well. Kevin finished up with 14 "Smell Test" picks.

1h 0m
Nov 03
Trade Talk + Belichick To DC?

Kevin and Thom with a bit more on the Sweat and Young trades. The boys discussed Mike Florio hearing Washington will make a run at Bill Belichick in 2024. Thom had his Commanders-Pats prediction and Kevin's "You Heard It Here First" bold prediction was a major college football upset on Saturday.

1h 14m
Nov 02
Commanders Low Road Goodbye To Chase

Kevin opened today with more reaction to the Commanders' busy Tuesday trades of Montez Sweat and Chase Young. Kevin felt the team leaking negative information about Chase Young on his way out was another low road taken by an organization known for that over the years. Ben Standig/The Athletic jumped on with his thoughts. Santana Moss followed with his thoughts on the trades and the team so far this year including his long-term Sam Howell prediction.

1h 24m
Nov 01
Sweat & Young Traded

Kevin and Thom opened the show with the news that Montez Sweat had been traded to the Bears for a 2nd round pick. Then during the show, the news broke that Chase Young had been traded to the 49ers for a 3rd round pick. The guys reacted in real-time on the Young trade. Thom also with thoughts on the passing of Washington Senators great, Frank Howard.

1h 24m
Oct 31
A.J. Browned At The Deadline

Kevin solo today with his recap of Philadelphia's 38-31 win over the Washington Commanders. Plenty on the trade deadline too.

1h 17m
Oct 30
Jay Gruden's Sack Reasons & Solutions

Kevin had his weekly conversation with Jay Gruden and Jay discussed the reasons for the sack/pressure problem and proposed some solutions. He also discussed the 8-year anniversary of the "You Like That" comeback game against Tampa Bay that he believes saved his job. Kevin's preview of the Eagles game opened the show along with his thoughts on the Commanders' hiring of a Senior VP of Football Strategy. Six "Smell Test" picks from Kevin as well.

1h 7m
Oct 28
Sack Talk

Kevin and Thom today with some Commanders' sack talk to start. Plenty on Ron's comments yesterday on potential O-line changes and the trade deadline. Thom made his Washington-Philly prediction along with a World Series pick too.

Oct 26
Young-Sweat Trade Talk

Kevin on the Wizards' season opener and the recent Chase Young/Montez Sweat trade reports to start. Nick Akridge/Pro Football Focus jumped on to talk Commanders trade talk, Sam Howell, the O-line, the wide receivers, and more. Mark Zuckerman/MASN was a guest to talk about the Phillies loss to Arizona and the inability for Bryce Harper to come through in the biggest game of his career.

1h 41m
Oct 25
Rivera's Commitment To Howell

Kevin and Thom today on Ron Rivera touting the future of Sam Howell and the plethora of great talent assembled while also hesitating to guarantee Sam Howell the rest of the season. Lots on Eric Bieniemy, Chase Young, Montez Sweat, trade reports, Kirk Cousins, the MLB Playoffs, and the start of the NBA season.

1h 23m
Oct 24
Commanders Caught Napping Again

Kevin opened with his complete recap of Washington's 14-7 loss to the Giants in the Meadowlands. Doc Walker jumped on as well with his thoughts and then Kevin closed with a Monday Night Football "Smell Test" pick after going 9-1-1 ATS this weekend.

1h 36m
Oct 23
Commanders-Giants Preview + Jay Gruden

Kevin opened with a preview of Washington's game Sunday in the Meadowlands against the Giants. He gave out his 'keys to a win' and a prediction before getting to his weekly conversation with former Skins' coach Jay Gruden. Jay talked in length about why he thinks Sam Howell is taking so many sacks. He also previewed and picked the Giants' game while giving out his weekly "NFL Lock of the Week". Kevin had eleven "Smell Test" picks to finish up the show.

1h 28m
Oct 20
What If...Belichick To DC?

Kevin and Thom today on a poll that indicated overwhelmingly Commanders' fans would prefer Eric Bieniemy to be the team's next head coach rather than Bill Belichick. Thom had his Washington-Giants prediction and they also weighed in on a few of Bieniemy's comments earlier today about Sam Howell. The boys talked about one of the most famous plays in the Redskins-Cowboys rivalry in the wake of Walt Garrison's passing. MLB Playoffs, "You Heard It Here First", and more on the show as well.

1h 12m
Oct 19
"A Very Good NFL Back-up QB"

Kevin today on former PFF and now SumerSports analyst Eric Eager's comment on Kevin's radio show that Sam Howell is a "very good NFL back-up quarterback". You'll hear Sam Howell's thoughts from today's press conference on the sack totals as well. Kevin finished up with an Iraq-war veteran's story of survival and using golf as a way to deal with the aftermath.

Oct 18