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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1266 episodes

More Maryland For Washington?

Kevin opened with a few thoughts on the Commanders' announcement today that they're moving business operations to the University of Maryland. Jay Gruden jumped on with thoughts on Washington's blow-out loss last week to Miami, the NFL games this weekend, and his "Lock of the Week". Kevin finished up with his "Smell Test" picks.

Dec 08
Top Golf Thom!

Kevin and Thom today with the breaking news that Thom went to Top Golf. The boys talked about the Commanders raising ticket prices as well. The NBA's In-Season Tournament, yesterday's ESPN story on the Commanders, the Terps' win over Penn State all part of the show as well.

1h 14m
Dec 07
Washington's Pro Bowl Vote Leader

Kevin with a surprising Washington Commander NFC Pro Bowl vote leader to start the show. He also hit the highlights of in-depth, behind-the-scenes ESPN story on the Commanders' season so far. Then it was Fred Smoot jumping on to carve it up with Kevin on how they got to 4-9, what's next, and plenty on the looming off-season QB discussion. RG3, Tyreek Hill, and Santana Moss also part of the show today.

1h 18m
Dec 07
Washington's Worst Season Ever?

Kevin and Thom today on whether or not this 2023 Washington Commanders season has a chance to go down as the franchise's worst-ever. Plenty on Ron Rivera, Sam Howell, Jon Allen, Eric Bieniemy, Monday Night Football, and the College Football Playoff exclusion of Florida State.

1h 5m
Dec 05
Flogged By Fins

Kevin opened with his thoughts on Washington's 45-15 loss to the Dolphins. He had plenty on the College Football Playoff Final 4 to discuss as well. He got to his Commanders-Dolphins "game-take" which included a lot on Sam Howell including a grade. Doc Walker jumped on to share his thoughts on the sinking Commanders at the end.

1h 26m
Dec 04
Washington-Miami Preview & Pick

Kevin with a preview of Sunday's Washington-Miami game along with a final score prediction. He also talked Cowboys-Seahawks and reacted to something Eric Bieniemy said before Jay Gruden jumped on. Jay previewed Commanders-Dolphins, had thoughts on the big 49ers-Eagles match-up, and gave his "Lock of the Week" which is 7-3 ATS on the show. Kevin finished up with nine "Smell Test" picks.

1h 15m
Dec 01
It's Ron's Defense Now

Kevin and Thom today on Ron Rivera taking over the defense just in time for the Miami Dolphins' visit to Fed Ex Field. The guys discussed what the reaction would be to a much improved defense under Rivera's watch. Plenty of other Commanders' topics including Thom's Washington-Miami final score prediction. Also on the show, Henry Kissinger's description of his love of soccer, a greatest NFL RB conversation, Thom's MLB Hall of Fame ballot, bold predictions for the week including Kevin's on Maryland's Big 10 basketball opener tomorrow night at Indiana, and lots more.

1h 2m
Nov 30
Two Views Of EB

Kevin and Thom today with a full menu of post-Thanksgiving thoughts that included the direction of Eric Bieniemy's career here in Washington or elsewhere. Kevin also talked about the piece CBS did on Sean Taylor featuring his daughter prior to the game last Thursday.

1h 22m
Nov 29
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