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Episode 263 – National Championship Game Ticket Punched & Another Painful Seahawks Reminder

RUNDOWN 

To kick off 2024, Hotshot and Mitch begin the show by catching their breath from watching The Sugar Bowl before mentioning notable Kalamazoo, Michigan natives. Then, the guys dive into their initial takeaways from the Sugar Bowl win for UW and the Seahawks loss to Pittsburgh on New Year’s Eve. Four featured guests are Rick Neuheisel live from New Orleans for a Sugar Bowl recap, Brady Henderson and Brian Nemhauser on the Seahawks No-Table, and Jason La Canfora for an NFL update. The guys close out with the “Other Stuff” segment for a mix of topics and stories they didn’t get to earlier in the show.

GUESTS 

  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst 
  • Brady Henderson | Seahawks NFL Nation reporter
  • Brian Nemhauser | Hawk Blogger
  • Jason La Canfora | Sportsline writer

TABLE OF CONTENTS 

0:00 | Mitch and Scott can’t believe what they just saw as UW wins The Sugar Bowl and moves on to the title game.  

19:56 | Mitch reveals the password for the final week of Beat the Boys matchups presented by Fireside Home Solutions.

23:42 | Washington hangs on to beat Texas and punch their ticket to the national championship against Michigan.

40:49 | The Seahawks are still in the playoff hunt, but are going to need help and probably don’t have a chance to make a run anyhow.

49:28 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel hops aboard in the wake of the college football playoff semifinals featuring wins by the Dawgs and Michigan. 

1:15:48 | GUESTS: Brady and Brian are back for the Seahawks No-Table as the final week of the regular season awaits and Seattle is on life support to make the playoffs following a disappointing loss to the Steelers.

1:47:52 | GUEST: Longtime friend of the show Jason La Canfora from returns to provide his national perspective of the Seahawks among other main topics across the NFL. 

2:05:24 | The “Other Stuff” closes out Episode 269 as Mitch and Scott run down their laundry list of stories that have caught their eye in the past week. 

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Episode 268 – Hawks Control Own Destiny & Neuheisel CFP Preview

RUNDOWN 

Today’s episode begins with Scott providing a recap of the Soden family Christmas before the guys poke fun at the Mitch Garver acquisition by the Mariners. Then, they break down their laundry list of takeaways from the Seahawks win against Tennessee and share their expectations for how the Huskies will fare in The Sugar Bowl. Three featured guests are Brady Henderson in Nashville for the Seahawks No-Table, Rick Neuheisel for a college football playoff preview, and RJ Eskanos for a Kraken catch-up. The “Other Stuff” segment topics range from the rationale behind Mitch’s password for Beat the Boys, crazy money the Dodgers are dishing out, and Hulk Hogan getting baptized in his late 70s.

GUESTS 

  • Brady Henderson | Seahawks NFL Nation reporter
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • RJ Eskanos | Emerald City Hockey

TABLE OF CONTENTS 

0:00 | Hotshot explains his peculiar mindset about how he approaches his marriage.  

2:53 | Does the acquisition of Mitch Garver move the needle for you as a Mariners fan?

8:18 | Mitch unveils the code words for the penultimate week of Beat the Boys presented by Fireside Home Solutions.

13:19 | The Seahawks escaped Sunday’s matchup with the Titans with a win, but how much does it really matter in the grand scheme of things?

25:51 | Do the Huskies match up well against the Longhorns based on the results of Texas in the regular season?

36:57 | GUEST: Seahawks NFL Nation reporter Brady Henderson joins Mitch in the wake of Seattle’s narrow victory on the road against Tennessee with two games remaining

58:49 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel is back as the college football semifinals are on tap this weekend to determine which teams will play for the national title. 

1:17:41 | GUEST: RJ Eskanos hops aboard to chat about the recent spark by the Kraken as they prepare for The Winter Classic and 2024. 

1:31:40 | “Other Stuff” topics include a big splash for Coach Hopkins at UW, more big-money contract news by the Los Angeles Dodgers, and a pro wrestling history lesson by Hotshot in light of Hulk Hogan’s recent baptism. 

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Episode 267 – Lock Engineers Winning Drive & Mariners Masterplan

RUNDOWN 

To kick off Episode “Levittown, Pennsylvania”, the guys try to wrap their arms about what they just watched on Monday Night Football after mentioning a few area code 267 natives. Mitch and Scott laugh at some Eagles fans postgame commentary, take a look at the current playoff picture, and hand out bouquets to deserving players from Monday’s victory. Three guest segments are resident baseball general manager Steve Phillips on the M’s, Brian Nemhauser for the Seahawks No-Table, and a replay of the interview with Rome Odunze back in February. “Other Stuff” topics include some fine print in Shohei Ohtani’s contract, options for Belichick after the season, and details about UW volleyball’s latest commit.

GUESTS 

  • Steve Phillips | Former Mets GM and current MLB analyst
  • Brian Nemhauser | Hawk Blogger
  • Rome Odunze | UW wide receiver  
    • (Replay from Episode 226 on 2/13/2023)

TABLE OF CONTENTS

0:00 | The guys intended to start the show by talking about Billie Eilish on SNL, but start the show by mentioning a few notables from area code 267 before asking the question if a Seahawks playoff run still warrants a change at head coach.  

9:28 | Mitch reveals the password for the upcoming three games for Beat the Boys.

14:21 | Hotshot happily reads some of the Philly fans message boards after their loss to the Hawks.

16:50 | Mr. Playoffs makes an unexpected visit after the Seahawks pulled a win from the fire on Monday night.

31:16 | GUEST: Former MLB general manager Steve Phillips returns to share his national perspective on the M’s front office moves since the end of the season and their best path forward. 

47:37 | GUEST: Hawkblogger Brian Nemhauser joins Mitch in the aftermath of the thrilling victory on Monday at Lumen Field. 

1:09:33 | GUEST: With the Huskies set to take on Texas in the Sugar Bowl, we replay the interview with Rome Odunze on Mitch Unfiltered back in February. 

1:35:54 | The “Other Stuff” topic includes stories such as an interesting clause in Shohei’s contract, Bill Belichick’s potential next landing spot, and controversial circumstances regarding a Husky volleyball player. 

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Episode 266 – Ohtani Picks Dodger Blue & Time For Change

RUNDOWN 

Hotshot is back from San Diego with Mitch who is battling a flu and received an unlikely cure and they chat about Scott’s rental car adventure with Turo. Then, the guys dive into the downward trajectory for the Hawks, Jamal Adams’ regrettable Tweet, and Shohei Ohtani’s annoucement to move to the Dodgers adding to the ire of Mariners fans. Five featured guests are Jason Churchill and Joe Doyle for the Mariners No-Table, Seahawks insiders Brady Henderson & Brian Nemhauser, and author Kevin Ticen. “Other Stuff” segment topics range from a follow-up to Oregon’s future quarterback search to a local northwest root beer parlor closing down, to notable recent passings.

GUESTS 

  • Brady Henderson | Seahawks NFL Nation reporter
  • Brian Nemhauser | Hawk Blogger
  • Jason Churchill | Prospect Insider
  • Joe Doyle | Director, MLB Draft – ProspectsLive  
  • Kevin Ticen | Author of “When it Mattered Most”

TABLE OF CONTENTS

3:45 | Hotshot rented a car using the Turo app and was pleasantly surprised with the outcome.  

14:15 | Mitch gleefully provides the code word for the upcoming slate of Beat the Boys matchups.

22:02 | Despite a serviceable performance by Drew Lock, the Seahawks losing streak continues.

27:10 | Are the Seahawks overdue for a change at head coach even with all of the success under Pete Carroll’s belt?

32:15 | Is there any path for Jamal Adams to recovering from his controversial social media post last week?

37:04 | Shohei Ohtani finally made his decision to suit up with the Dodgers and will make nearly three-quarters of a billion in the process.

47:07 | GUESTS: Mariners insiders Jason Churchill and Joe Doyle are back to weigh in on the Shohei Ohtani trade and highly criticized front office moves for the M’s. 

1:14:33 | GUESTS: Brady Henderson and Brian Nemhauser hop aboard to wrap their arms around another Seahawks loss to the 49ers with playoff hopes dwindling. 

1:45:22 | GUEST: Kevin Ticen returns to preview the latest update to his book about the Seattle Metropolitans “When it Mattered Most”

2:03:24 | “Other Stuff” topics include Oregon landing their next transfer portal quarterback, the closure of Triple XXX Root Beer in Issaquah, and a handful of RIPs. 

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Episode 265 – Dawgs Are In & Seahawks Leaking Oil

RUNDOWN 

To kick off the show, Mitch and “The Groz” catch up since their last episode together, specifically the current state of football in Seattle. Next, the fellas dive into the winnable game for the Seahawks against the Cowboys before weighing in on the college football playoff selection order. Four featured guests are CBS Sports college football analyst Rick Neuheisel, writer of The Dang Apostrophe Danny O’Neil, and Seahawks insiders Brady Henderson and Brian Nemhauser. The “Other Stuff” segment covers the options for DeBoer at quarterback next season to the possibility of bringing Ohtani to the M’s to Tiger’s unprecedented impact on his sport!  

GUESTS 

  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst 
  • Danny O’Neil | The Dang Apostrophe
  • Brady Henderson | Seahawks NFL Nation reporter 
  • Brian Nemhauser | Hawk Blogger 

TABLE OF CONTENTS 

0:00 | Mitch and Dave provide initial thoughts on the CFP announcement on Sunday and the Seahawks loss in Dallas on Thursday.  

4:33 | Mitch shares the password for this week’s trio of Beat the Boys games.

10:35 | The Seahawks had a golden opportunity to pick up a crucial win in Dallas if not for an untimely Lockett drop and failed fourth downs.

23:26 | Did the college football playoff committee make multiple mistakes in their final vote for the four teams advancing?

36:08 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel returns with conference championship weekend in the books and major controversy at the number four slot and a thought on UW’s position at two. 

1:05:55 | GUEST: Danny O’Neil joins Mitch to chat about his Huskies snagging the two seed in the college football playoff with a matchup with Texas on tap. 

1:31:21 | GUESTS: NFL Nation reporter Brady Henderson and “Hawkblogger” Brian Nemhauser hop aboard for a recap of Thursday’s loss to the Cowboys and a look ahead to Philly on Monday Night Football. 

1:58:43 | “Other Stuff” topics include potential transfer portal targets for UW’s 2024 quarterback, the chances Shohei Ohtani shocks everyone and ends up in Seattle, and gauging the magnitude of Tiger’s impact to the game of golf. 

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Episode 264 – Ducks Seek Revenge & Seahawks Slip-Sliding

RUNDOWN 

At the top of the show, the guys recap their Thanksgiving weekend featuring delicious turkey and a nerve-racking Apple Cup for Dawg fans before reading listener letters about Mitch’s foul language. Then, the guys discuss the tall task facing the Dawgs in the conference championship game before Mr. College Football playoffs weighs in and the current frustrations facing Seahawks fans about the apparent sinking ship. Four featured guests are CBS Sports college football analyst Rick Neuheisel, Seahawks insiders Brady Henderson and Brian Nemhauser, and Matt “Slickhawk” Mikolas. “Other Stuff” topics range from Seattle wooing local pitching superstar Blake Snell, relations souring between music icons Hall and Oates, and Dolly Parton’s cameo on the Thanksgiving football broadcast!  

GUESTS 

  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst 
  • Brady Henderson | Seahawks NFL Nation reporter 
  • Brian Nemhauser | Hawk Blogger 
  • Matt “Slickhawk” Mikolas | Shootin’ the Shit with Slick & Mitch  

TABLE OF CONTENTS 

0:00 | Hotshot’s weekend featured food and his first Apple Cup at Husky Stadium.  

6:32 | The guys read listener emails primarily calling out Mitch’s cursing. 

14:46 | Mitch reveals the code word for this week’s lineup of Beat the Boys matchups.

19:45 | UW barely snuck past Washington State in the Apple Cup which contributes to them being double digit underdogs to the Ducks.

25:03 | Mr. College Football Playoff returns with a rundown of scenarios for the Huskies among other top-ranked teams to make the CFP. 

31:55 | It’s like Groundhog Day with the Seahawks as another year of mediocrity unfolds before us.

41:09 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel is back to weigh in on the upcoming week of the regular season ahead before conference championship weekend. 

1:13:18 | GUESTS: Seahawks insiders Brady Henderson and Brian Nemhauser join Mitch to recap the Thanksgiving Day loss to San Francisco at home. 

1:39:21 | GUEST: Slickhawk is licking his chops as the red-hot Oregon Ducks are ready for payback against the Huskies in the PAC12 championship game. 

2:01:55 | The “Other Stuff” segment features topics ranging from Blake Snell getting attention from hometown baseball fans, a lawsuit between music duo Hall and Oates, and Dolly Parton’s outfit during the Cowboys game on Thanksgiving. 

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Episode 263 – Slipped Through Their Fingers & Dawgs Punch Ticket To Vegas

RUNDOWN

Today’s show begins with the guys venting spleen about the incompetent clock management by the Seahawks contributing to their loss on Sunday before sharing some Mitch Unfiltered history. Next, Mitch and Scott chat about rampant penalties for the Hawks and Dawgs and Mr. College Football Playoff paints the picture for the CPF candidates still on the board. A four pack of guests are Brady Henderson and Brian Nemhauser, Rick Neuheisel, and Auburn City Councilperson Tracy Taylor-Turner. 
The “Other Stuff” segment closes out the episode with a variety of odds and ends.

GUESTS

  • Brady Henderson | Seahawks NFL Nation reporter
  • Brian Nemhauser | Hawk Blogger
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • Tracy Taylor-Turner | Auburn City Council 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

0:38 | When will Pete Carroll learn how to manage a freakin’ clock in the closing minutes of a game? 

20:00 | Mitch reveals the password for the upcoming slate of Beat the Boys matchupss.

28:19 | Will the Seahawks and Huskies ever not be the most penalized and frequently inept on offense?

40:53 | Mr. College Football Playoff is back to break down paths to the CFP for the remaining contenders.

59:55 | GUESTS: Brady Henderson and Brian Nemhauser hop aboard to break down the defeat to the Rams on Sunday.

1:27:42 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel is back to weigh in on the upcoming week of the regular season ahead before conference championship weekend.

1:51:54 | GUEST: Auburn City Council elect Tracy Taylor-Turner joins the show to chat about her winning campaign.

2:10:51 | In honor of the five year anniversary of Mitch Unfiltered, we replay Episode 0 of the show with Jason Hamilton.

2:32:53 | As always, the guys wrap up with the “Other Stuff” segment for remaining topics they didn’t get to during the tease and first segment.

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Episode 262 – Mr. College Football Playoff & Seahawks Outlast Commanders

RUNDOWN

Episode “Kensosha, Wisconsin” begins with a rundown of the notable figures from the midwest city before Mitch consults Hotshot for some video streaming advice. Then, the guys run through a plethora of questions about the Hawks and Dawgs before Mr. College Football Playoff drops in. Five guests are Seahawks insiders Brady Henderson and Brian Nemhauser, CBS college football analyst Rick Neuheisel, and Darren Brown & RJ Eskanos for the Kraken No-Table. “Other Stuff” topics range from the general public’s reation to Matthew Perry’s death, Auburn’s newest elected official Tracy Taylor-Turner, and another piece of unfortunate news for former Seahawks Earl Thomas.

GUESTS

  • Brady Henderson | Seahawks NFL Nation reporter
  • Brian Nemhauser | Hawk Blogger
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • Darren Brown | Sound of Hockey 
  • RJ Eskanos | Emerald City Hockey  

TABLE OF CONTENTS

0:38 | The guys review the who’s who of notable figures that hail from Kenosha, Wisconsin.

6:11 | Mitch asks for Scott’s reassurance he can try a new television series on Netflix.

11:31 | Mitch provides the code word for next week’s trio of Beat the Boys games.

16:09 | Hotshot is peppered with eleven questions about the Seahawks and Huskies.

36:25 | Mr. College Football Playoff swings by to analyze the various scenarios for team vying for the final four slots.

53:41 | GUESTS: Brady and Brian join Mitch for the Seahawks No-Table to discuss the three-point win over Washington on Sunday at home.

1:28:28 | GUEST: College football analyst Rick Neuheisel joins Mitch for the weekly discussion to assess the Harbaugh suspensino and the remaining contenders for the playoff.

1:53:31 | GUESTS: Kraken writers Darren Brown and RJ Eskanos hop aboard to break down the state of the team amidst mixed results on the ice.

2:15:46 | The “Other Stuff” segment feature stories such as the obsession of awaiting Matthew Perry’s toxicology report, Tracy Taylor-Turner’s winning campaign, and the latest news for Earl Thomas.

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Episode 261 – Baltimore Blowout & Penix Prevails In Heisman Showdown

RUNDOWN

Today’s show begins with Hotshot describing the controversy at his daughter’s AAU basketball tourney including an ejection of Nate Robinson before the guys briefly summarize the Hawks beatdown by the Ravens and the path ahead. Next, Scott explains how he riled up Husky nation on social media by casting doubt on UW’s chances to win a national championship. They assess the final three games on the schedule before the PAC12 championship game and their chances to run the table. 
Four guests are Brady Henderson and Brian Nemhauser for the Seahawks No-Table, Rick Neuheisel, and former Mitch Unfiltered co-host and UW hoops guard and broadcaster Jason Hamilton. The “Other Stuff” segment features topics such as the embarrassing ratings during this year’s Fall Classic, the impressive start for Victor Wembanyama, to a strange trick-or-treating law!

GUESTS

  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • Jason Hamilton | Former UW point guard & broadcaster
  • Brady Henderson | Seahawks NFL Nation reporter
  • Brian Nemhauser | Hawk Blogger

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1:10 | What did Nate Robinson do to get booted from an AAU basketball game?

12:06 | The Seahawks were decimated by the Ravens, but the schedule appears to favor the prospects of getting back on track.

17:16 | Mitch reveals the code word for the trio of Beat the Boys games this week.

21:17 | Can UW make a run at a national title with the current state of the Huskies defense giving up so many points?

32:00 | Mitch asks Hotshot the simple question if he sees the Dawgs winning the final three games of the regular season.

44:56 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel hops aboard to answer a series of scenarios painted by Mitch of teams paths to the CFP.

1:10:08 | GUEST: Jason D. Hamilton returns to provide an update on his whererabouts and some thoughs on the late Bobby Knight before a preview of the 2023 Huskies hoops team.

1:39:08 | GUESTS: Brady Henderson joins from Baltimore and Brian Nemhauser drops in for the Seahawks No-Table after a blowout loss on the road.

2:10:10 | “Other Stuff” topics range from the poor World Series ratings, to the statistical feat of San Antionio’s NBA phenom, to an odd law related to a Halloween tradition!

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Episode 260 – Catbird Seat Sitters & Huskies Escape Stanford Scare

RUNDOWN

At the top of the show, the guys assess the validity of the no-call for holding against DK which help set up the winning touchdown for the Seahawks. Then, Mitch and Scott discuss the current state of the Hawks after Week 8 before pondering whether or not the Huskies are playing with fire or they’re intentionally playing down to lesser opponents. Four featured guests are Seahawks insiders Brady Henderson and Brian Nemhauser, CBS Sports college football analyst Rick Neuheisel, and author Matt Singer on his latest release Opposable Thumbs: How Siskel & Ebert Changed Movies Forever. “Other Stuff” topics range from trade prospects for the Seahawks before the deadline, Mitch’s memorable trip to Denny’s after a long flight years ago, and United Airlines being sued for targeting a certain look for its employees!

GUESTS

  • Brady Henderson | Seahawks NFL Nation reporter
  • Brian Nemhauser | Hawk Blogger
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • Matt Singer | Author Opposable Thumbs: How Siskel & Ebert Changed Movies Forever

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1:07 | Did DK Metcalf deserve a penalty for his apparent hold during Jaxon Smith-Njigba’s game-winning score?

9:54 | Mitch shares the password for this week’s slate of Beat the Boys matchups.

22:03 | The Seahawks are 5-2 and leading the division, but how much does it really matter at this point in the season?

36:45 | Are the Huskies flirting with dropping a conference game or are they saving their best plays and in total control?

47:02 | GUESTS: Brady Henderson and Brian Nemhauser hop aboard to provide their analysis on Sunday’s 24-20 win over the Browns.

1:17:54 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel joins Mitch to recap the weekend slate of college football action as the College Football Playoff contender list continues to narrow down.

1:44:34 | GUEST: Author Matt Singer shares the inspiration behind his latest book Opposable Thumbs: How Siskel & Ebert Changed Movies Forever.

2:11:24 | The “Other Stuff” segment features topics including potential trade targets for the Hawks, the Levy family tilapia Denny’s story, to a lawsuit against United Airlines for its hiring practices!