1. Ron Rivera 1-on-1 Ben Standig 41:15

The Athletic’s Ben Standig spoke with Washington Football Team coach Ron Rivera for a 1-on-1 interview. After Ben opens the show with some podcast updates and notes on his name-change article for The Athletic, Rivera joins the conversation (6:50). Topics include the two-man battle for QB1, challenges with keeping all of those defensive linemen for the long haul, and how to deploy safeties Landon Collins and Kam Curl without causing friction. They also discussed possible free-agent additions before the season, Rivera wearing the coach and front office hats, and more. Then Ben recaps the interview and addresses the big Wizards news of the day as Scott Brooks is officially out as head coach (26:10)