Who are the best players to never play in a Super Bowl? Join Nick and Tom for a special, or unspecial, Super Bowl LIII edition to the Epic Week podcast where they chat about the former and current players that never made it to the big game! Some players may not have had the supporting cast, others ran into dynasties like The Steel Curtain and more recently The Evil Empire (name for the New England Patriots a work in progress). Laugh, learn, and look back with another episode of Epic Week!
0:00-0:32 Intro: To kick off some Super Bowl excitement Tom and Nick discuss the best NFL players that never played in the big game!
0:33-1:15 What does it say about a player that does not make it to a Super Bowl?
1:16-6:25 Former players who never played in a Super Bowl: Barry Sanders, Steve Largent, Earl Campbell, Dan Fouts, Dick Butkus, Gayle Sayers, Derrick Thomas, Eric Dickerson, LaDainian Tomlinson, Joe Thomas, Cris Carter, Tony Gonzalez, Randall Cunningham, Andre Johnson, Calvin Johnson, Jason Taylor.
6:26-9:05 Current players who have yet to play in a Super Bowl: Philip Rivers, AJ Green, DeAndre Hopkins, JJ Watt, Adrian Peterson, LeSean McCoy, Khalil Mack, Patrick Peterson.
9:06-10:06 Outro: Thanks for joining us for this Super Bowl Special podcast. Make sure to check out @BaconSports across all social media channels and follow Tom @BaconSportsTom and Nick @Sweetscincy. We are sending you off with some Atlanta music for an Atlanta hosted Super Bowl, it’s Migos “Supastars.” Make it an Epic Week!
Feedback (We want to hear from you):
- You can connect with Tom Pellegrino on Twitter @BaconSportsTom.
- You can connect with Nick Schwietering on Twitter @sweetscincy and on Instagram Sweetscincy
- Did we miss any all-time greats to never play in the Super Bowl? We’d love your thoughts and feedback on our conversation so hit us up!
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