Butting Heads

Steve Rebeiro and Johnny Gomez debate the hot issues surrounding the Los Angeles Rams. They also focus in on fantasy football and give an overarching view of the NFL.

Butting Heads Ep. 34 – Bye Bye Barron, See Ya Sullivan: Steve Rebeiro and Johnny Gomez return for another episode of the Butting Heads podcast, presented by Rams Talk Radio. The guys open the show by saying goodbye to two Los Angeles Rams, who were released on Tuesday, March 5. They send their regards to linebacker Mark Barron, a five-year and one of the few remnants from the team’s days in St. Louis. They also bid adieu to veteran center John Sullivan, who helped elevate the offensive line when he arrived in 2017. Steve and Johnny discuss whether or not these were the right decisions, the impact the players made during their time in horns, and how the Rams should approach replacing them. Date: 3/6/19

Butting Heads Ep. 33 – Free Agent Targets for the L.A. Rams: Steve Rebeiro and Johnny Gomez prepare for free agency by diving into the available pool of players. The guys break down a number of different free agents and whether or not the Los Angeles Rams can realistically make a play at them. Date: 2/27/19

Butting Heads Ep. 32 – Final Grades for the L.A. Rams: Steve Rebeiro and Johnny Gomez are joined by RotoBaller’s Kev Mahserejian for one final look at the 2018 Los Angeles Rams season. The trio hand out final grades to some of the Rams’ most important players. Date: 2/20/19

Butting Heads Ep. 31 – L.A. Rams’ decision: To tag, or not to tag?: Steve Rebeiro and Johnny Gomez discuss whether or not the Los Angeles Rams should use their franchise tag this offseason. They talk about Cory Littleton’s restricted free agency, Zac Taylor’s new gig and the ill-fated task of “finding the next McVay.” Finally, they look at Malcolm Brown’s snub, Luis Perez lighting up the AAF, and the futures of Nick Foles, Antonio Brown, and Kareem Hunt. Date: 2/13/19

Butting Heads Ep. 30 – Taking Inventory of the Los Angeles Rams: Steve Rebeiro and Johnny Gomez break down each position on the Los Angeles Rams roster heading into free agency, including what they should do and who will be back with the team. Did the Rams play a game on Sunday? They might also talk about that. Date: 2/6/19

Butting Heads Ep. 29- Rams Talk Super Bowl Preview Roundtable Part 1The Rams Talk team comes together to preview Super Bowl LIII between the Los Angeles Rams and the New England Patriots. They focus in on the important matchups between the Rams’ offense and the Patriots defense as well as addressing anything else relevant about the game. Date: 1/29/19

Butting Heads Ep. 28 – Let’s Eat Gumbo: Steve Rebeiro and Johnny Gomez dive into the Los Angeles Rams’ victory over the New Orleans Saints in the NFC Championship, including Jared Goff’s performance and Todd Gurley’s lack of one, the officiating and the takes that followed. Date: 1/22/19

Butting Heads Ep. 27 – Marching to Victory: Steve Rebeiro and Johnny Gomez celebrate the Rams’ first playoff win since 2005 in style. They discuss the dominating performances from Todd Gurley and C.J. Anderson, the not-so-dominating performances of Marcus Peters and Lamarcus Joyner, Sean McVay’s aggressive style, the team’s ability to contain Alvin Kamara and Michael Thomas, and more before giving final predictions on the NFC Championship game. Date: 1/16/19

Butting Heads Ep. 26 – Bye Bears, Hello Cowboys: Steve Rebeiro is joined by Derek Ciapala to discuss whether or not they’re relieved by the Bears being eliminated. They also look at the history of the Rams with a first-round bye before getting into a wide variety of topics revolving around the showdown with the Dallas Cowboys. Date: 1/8/19

Butting Heads Ep. 25 – Regular Season Report Card: Steve Rebeiro and Johnny Gomez hand out letter grades to each L.A. Rams position group for the 2018 NFL Season. Later, they discuss CJ Anderson’s role with a returning Todd Gurley, the Wild Card Weekend matchups, and Steve delivers a special film study of every pass thrown by Sean Mannion during the 2018 season. Date: 1/3/19

Butting Heads Ep. 24 – The 2018 L.A. Rams are Back!: Steve and Johnny return to normalcy as the Los Angeles Rams have finally won a game. On this week’s Butting Heads, they analyze C.J. Anderson’s heroic performance, Aaron Donald’s case for (and against) winning the MVP, and the NFC Playoff picture. They also discuss how sick of Nick Foles one of the hosts is, more Suh antics, and the potential trap game against San Francisco. Date: 12/27/18

Butting Heads Ep. 23 – Rams on a Cold Streak: Steve Rebeiro and Johnny Gomez put the nail in the coffin on the Rams’ embarrassing loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday Night Football. They also discuss Marcus Peters chirping fans, Pharoh Cooper being released, C.J. Anderson joining the team, the state of the running backs, and the 2019 Pro Bowl selections. Later, they look ahead towards the Rams matchup against the struggling Arizona Cardinals. Date: 12/19/18

Butting Heads Ep. 22 – L.A. Rams Feed the Chicago Bears: Steve Rebeiro returns from a cold trip to Chicago to discuss the Los Angeles Rams’ Sunday Night debacle with Johnny Gomez. They give their thoughts on Jared Goff’s performance, Sean McVay’s playcalling, and how the defense looked in a cold loss to the Bears. Later, they look at the path to the playoffs for potential six seeds and preview another primetime matchup against the Philadelphia Eagles. Date: 12/12/18

Butting Heads Ep. 21 – Jared Goff Gets Cold: Steve and Johnny break down a sloppy NFC West-clinching victory in Detroit, including the brutal day from Jared Goff and the even more brutal attempts by Detroit to stop Aaron Donald. They also discuss the Rams winning back-to-back titles, the loss of Malcolm Brown, and how the Saints losing affects the NFC. Later, Steve relives his scouting trip to Metlife Stadium last week and the guys preview the showdown in Chicago, where Steve brings up a long-forgotten topic: can Jared Goff play in the cold? Date: 12/5/18

Butting Heads Ep. 20 – Back from the Bye: Steve and Johnny are back to break down the path to the playoffs for the Los Angeles Rams, NFL power rankings, Aqib Talib’s return, and what to expect from the Rams as they travel to Detroit in Week 13. Date: 11/28/18

Butting Heads Ep. 19 – MNF Victory Lap, plus Who’s Back in 2019?: Steve and Johnny discuss lingering thoughts from the Los Angeles Rams’ impressive victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday Night Football, including Sean McVay’s playcalling and the ‘lack’ of defense. Later, they discuss what upcoming free agents will or will not be returning to Los Angeles for the 2019 season. Date: 11/21/18

Butting Heads Ep. 18 – L.A. Rams’ defensive question marks, losing Cooper Kupp: Steve and Johnny give some final thoughts on the Rams’ ugly win against the Seahawks, improvement by the pass defense, regression from the run defense, and if the surprising number of avoidable penalties is a concern. Later, they discuss the impact of Cooper Kupp’s injury, the possibility of the Rams clinching the NFC West this week, and preview a marquee matchup with the Kansas City Chiefs in Mexico City. Date 11/13/18

Butting Heads Ep. 17 – The Los Angeles Rams Lost a Game!: Steve and Johnny mourn the loss of the Rams undefeated season. The guys breakdown everything about the battle in New Orleans, including the decision on the fake field goal, Goff’s performance, Marcus Peters and the secondary troubles, overcoming adversity vs creating adversity, and whether or not fans blaming the loss on the refs is justified. Later, they discuss Ogbonnia Okoronkwo being activated and expectations for a rebound game against Seattle. Date: 11/6/18

Butting Heads Ep. 16 – Fowler Arrives, Rams Prepare for Saints: Johnny Gomez returns from his vacation to join Steve and break down the Dante Fowler trade, Jamon Brown being cut, and Sean McVay being the “favorite” for the Cleveland job. Later, they discuss whether the showdown with New Orleans is the biggest game of the year and discuss their confidence in the defense going up against studs like Michael Thomas and Alvin Kamara. Date: 10/31/18

Butting Heads Ep. 15 – Undefeated L.A. Rams prepare for Green Bay: Steve Rebeiro and Norm Hightower discuss lingering thoughts from the victory over the 49ers, expectations for Marcus Peters and the Los Angeles Rams cornerbacks moving forward, and whether or not the team should make a trade at the deadline. Later, Steve is joined by WBKB11’s Mike Beiermeister to discuss the roller coaster of a season for the Green Bay Packers and how they matchup with the Rams. Date: 10/24/18

Butting Heads Ep. 14 – Chilling Wins, Trap Games, and NFL Outlooks: Steve Rebeiro is joined by Derek Ciapala to share some final reactions on the Los Angeles Rams’ 23-20 win in Denver, including how confident they are in Josh Reynolds and if the cold is a concern for Jared Goff. Then, Steve is joined by his Tejas & Lil Stevie co-host Chris Steiner to discuss the L.A. Rams experience from an outsider as well as surprises and disappointments from around the league. Later, they preview a potential trap matchup in San Francisco. Date: 10/17/18

Butting Heads Ep. 13 – Survival in Seattle: Steve and Johnny break down the Los Angeles Rams’ escape in Seattle, including the defensive woes, injuries, and Sean McVay’s bold play-call at the end of the game. Later, they discuss potential threats in the NFC and look into the Rams’ Week 6 matchup against a struggling Denver defense. Date: 10/9/18

Butting Heads Ep. 12 – Farewell Ficken, Hello Seattle: Steve Rebeiro and Johnny Gomez discuss the departure of backup kicker Sam Ficken and the arrival of Cairo Santos, the state of the NFC West, and preview the Rams’ return to Seattle in Week 5. Later, they hand out quarter-season fantasy football awards. Date: 10/2/18

Butting Heads Ep. 11: L.A. Rams – Minnesota Vikings Live Postgame: Steve Rebeiro and Johnny Gomez go live to breakdown the Los Angeles Rams’ epic 38-31 victory on Thursday Night Football against the Minnesota Vikings. Date: 9/28/18

Butting Heads Ep. 10 – L.A. Rams Week 2 Performances, Plus Neary’s Arrest and Ficken’s ReturnSteve Rebeiro and Johnny Gomez break down the Los Angeles Rams’ 34-0 obliteration of the Cardinals in Week 2, including great performances on special teams and not-so-great performances from Arizona. They also address the logistics of Aaron Neary’s arrest, the itchin’ for Ficken, say goodbye to Brandon Allen, discuss the implications of their first real matchup of the season with the LA Chargers, and look into Josh Gordon, Carson Wentz and more in the Fantasy Five. Date: 9/19/18

Butting Heads Ep. 9 – L.A. Rams ‘Cook’ the Oakland Raiders: Steve Rebeiro and Johnny Gomez return to soak in a Week 1 victory for the Los Angeles Rams. They break down the tale of two halves, linebacker struggles and triumphs, and Steve gets PTSD discussing a former Ram who had a field day on Monday night. Later, the two discuss Pharoh Cooper’s injury, the Khalil Mack trade that almost happened, and preview the Rams’ Week 2 matchup with the Arizona Cardinals. Date: 9/12/18

Butting Heads Ep. 8: L.A. Rams Getting Ready for Week 1: Steve Rebeiro and Johnny Gomez discuss all of the Rams news over the past few days, including the Aaron Donald signing, roster cuts, and the potential uses of the fresh $7 million in cap space. Later, they discuss the Khalil Mack game and what to watch for in the Rams/Raiders game, and end the show with a Fantasy Five that includes Jerrick McKinnon’s injury, Nick Foles starting, and Alvin Kamara’s new situation in New Orleans. Date: 9/5/18

Butting Heads Ep. 7 – Predicting the L.A. Rams’ 53-man roster: Steve Rebeiro and Johnny Gomez give their predictions for the Rams final 53-man roster, which includes breaking down the depth at each position on the team and which preseason all-stars deserve a spot on the team. Date: 8/30/18

Butting Heads Ep. 6 – L.A. Rams’ Contract Extensions, Young Players, and Sean Mannion: Steve Rebeiro and Johnny Gomez break down Rob Havenstein’s contract extension and what it means for the team in the short and long-term. Later, they discuss John Kelly, KhaDarel Hodge, Mike Thomas, and whether or not Sean Mannion should actually be the team’s backup quarterback. Steve closes out the show with his fantasy five, including what to make of the new situations for Josh Gordon and Adrian Peterson. Date: 8/23/18

Butting Heads Ep. 5 – Should the L.A. Rams overpay Aaron Donald?: Steve is joined by Blaine Grisak. The two discuss the rumors of an impending Aaron Donald deal and the on and off-field reasons why it may be necessary for the Rams to overpay him. Later, they discuss the performance of the team’s quarterbacks and running backs in the Rams loss to the Ravens. Finally, Steve introduces the “Fantasy Five,” which includes how fantasy players should handle the injuries to rookie running backs and more. Date: 8/16/18

Butting Heads Ep. 4- Previewing the L.A. Rams’ last four games on the 2018 schedule: Steve Rebeiro and Johnny Gomez complete their four-part series breaking down the Los Angeles Rams’ 2018 schedule. They take a look at the matchups with the Chicago Bears, Philadelphia Eagles, Arizona Cardinals and the hated San Francisco 49ers. Where do they think the Rams will finish? Check it out! Date: 8/9/18

Butting Heads Ep. 3 – 2018 L.A. Rams Season Game-By-Game Preview Part 3: The Butting Heads podcast is back from their brief hiatus! Steve and Johnny get into part three of the 2018 schedule preview by looking at matchups with the Saints, Seahawks, and a Mexico City showdown with the Chiefs. Later, Steve is joined by RotoBaller’s Pierre Camus to discuss some Rams fantasy football topics, including whether Todd Gurley is the top overall player and if Robert Woods or Cooper Kupp is the late-round receiver you want to own. Date: 8/2/18

Butting Heads Ep. 2: Breaking Down Weeks 5-8 of the L.A. Rams’ 2018 Schedule: Steve Rebeiro and Derek Ciapala analyze Weeks 5-8 on the Los Angeles Rams’ schedule. Will the team falter in Seattle? Are the 49ers for real? Can the Rams beat Aaron Rodgers’ Green Bay Packers? The guys give their thoughts. Then they take a quick look at fantasy football. Specifically, they break down where to draft impact players coming back from injury. Date: 7/12/18

Butting Heads Podcast: Inaugural Episode Ft. L.A. Rams TE Codey McElroy: Steve Rebeiro and Johnny Gomez launch the second Rams Talk podcast: Butting Heads. This inaugural episode features Los Angeles Rams rookie tight end Codey McElroy. Listen in to learn about McElroy’s long journey to the NFL. Steve and Johnny also touch on Jamon Brown’s suspension and the team’s upcoming schedule. Date: 7/6/18

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