Episode 405 of the “SI Media Podcast”features a conversation with play-by-play legend, Al Michaels. The new voice of “Thursday Night Football” on Amazon prime talks about working with Kirk Herbstreit, what the challenges are for Amazon Prime getting into the NFL business, why it wouldn’t make sense for Amazon to reinvent the wheel and the Thursday night schedule. Michaels also shares his thoughts on how Tom Brady will do as a broadcaster, talks about what Aaron Rodgers is like, reveals the criticism that bothers him and reminisces about his early days in broadcasting.
Following the interview with Michaels, Sal Licata from WFAN radio and SNY TV in New York joins Jimmy for the weekly “Traina Thoughts segment. This week, Jimmy shares his thoughts on legalized gambling websites, Sal talks about a big mistake he made when he recently attended a Mets game and the guys give a best bet for Week 1 in the NFL.