Necessary Roughness

60 EpisodesProduced by FCB Radio Network

Necessary Roughness is a funny, irreverent “morning show” styled sports talk show, bringing the energy and the fire on all of the topics that you care about! The show is hosted by Eric “E-Will” Williams, Cj Cobb and Christie Maggard

60 Episodes | 2017 - 2019

Ep. 60 - the NFC and AFC championship game debacles, Super Bowl picks, Adrian Broner loses it & more

January 30th, 2019

55:13

Topics include: the NFC and AFC championship game debacles, Super Bowl picks, Adrian Broner loses it & more. (original airdate: 1/24/19)

Ep. 59 - Freddie Kitchens is the new Browns head coach, College football championship disaster & more

January 15th, 2019

55:18

Topics include: Freddie Kitchens is the new Browns head coach, College football championship disaster & more (original airdate: 1/10/19)

Ep. 58 - Interview with Mac Robinson from USA Today's Brownswire, Josh Gordon's out of the NFL again & more

December 23rd, 2018

56:08

Featuring an interview with Mac Robinson from USA Today's Brownswire. Also talking: Josh Gordon's out of the NFL again & more (original airdate: 12/20/18)

Ep. 57 - A lot of people getting fired in sports, who is your fantasy team of NBA all stars? and more

December 17th, 2018

55:39

Topics include: A lot of people getting fired in sports, who is your fantasy team of NBA all stars? and more. (original airdate: 12/13/18)

Ep. 56 - Big Ben criticizing his teammates in public, Baker Mayfield vs Hue Jackson and more

December 3rd, 2018

57:41

Topics include: Big Ben criticizing his teammates in public, Baker Mayfield vs Hue Jackson and more. (original airdate: 11/29/18)

Ep. 55 - Kyrie's meltdown, Cavs vets being hard on Collin Sexton, turmoil in Lakerland already & more

November 9th, 2018

56:03

Topics include: Kyrie's meltdown, Cavs vets being hard on Collin Sexton, turmoil in Lakerland already & more. (original airdate: 11/8/18)

Ep. 54 - Turmoil in Cleveland sports, What to do next and more

November 4th, 2018

55:30

Topics include: Turmoil in Cleveland sports, what to do now and more. (original airdate: 11/1/18)

Ep. 53 - Lakers/Rockets brawl, Baker Mayfield blatantly hit in the head and ref does nothing & more

October 26th, 2018

54:48

Topics include: the Lakers/Rockets brawl, Baker Mayfield blatantly hit in the head and ref does nothing and more (original airdate: 10/25/18)

Ep. 52 - Jimmy Butler acts a fool, McGregor & Khabib suspended, What happened to the Indians & more

October 15th, 2018

55:01

Topics include: Jimmy Butler acting a fool at practice, McGregor & Khabib suspended, What happened to the Indians & more. (original airdate: …

Ep. 51 - Browns talk, MLB playoffs, Le'Veon Bell and more

October 5th, 2018

54:11

Talking Browns, MLB playoffs, the issues surrounding Le'Veon Bell's pending return to the Steelers and more. (original airdate: 10/4/18)

Ep. 50 - 50th episode special, from "Thursday Night Football" Browns tailgate

September 23rd, 2018

59:33

50th episode special, from the Browns tailgate at Thursday Night Football. (original airdate: 9/20/18)

Ep. 49 - the Nike/Kaepernick controversy, Le'Veon Bell hold out and more

September 10th, 2018

58:23

Topics include: the Nike/Colin Kaepernick controversy, Le'Veon Bell holding out and more. (original airdate: 9/6/18)

Ep. 48 - Cleveland Quad Squad interview, "The Rundown" and more

September 2nd, 2018

53:43

Featuring an interview with the Cleveland Quad Squad drone racing team, Christie Maggard's "The Rundown", Eric tries to fly a drone live on the air and more. (original airdate: 8/30/18)

Ep. 47 - Was Kaepernick offered a deal?, Update on the Browns, Josh Gordon's baby mama drama & more

August 27th, 2018

54:31

Topics include: was Colin Kaepernick offered a deal? Also discussing the Browns, Josh Gordon's baby mama drama and more. (original airdate: 8/16/18)

Ep. 46 - Lake Erie Sharks interview, Trump's Twitter attack against Lebron and more

August 13th, 2018

1:05:51

Featuring an interview with Coach Tamika Fullerton, Coach LeRon Fullerton and members of the Lake Erie Sharks youth football team. Also featuring …

Ep. 45 - Chris McGinnis interview, Kevin Love's extension and more

July 30th, 2018

59:34

Featuring an interview with Chris McGinnis from the Warrior games. Also discussing Kevin Love signing an extension with the Cavs and more. (original airdate: 7/26/18)

Ep. 44 - Diauntae Morrow interview, "Should college players get paid?" and more

July 23rd, 2018

1:04:48

Featuring an interview with former NCAA football player (Iowa and University of Toledo) and CEO of The Morrow Group & Co. Diauntae Morrow. Also …

Ep. 43 - What's Next for the Cavs, "Way Too Early Predictions" and more

July 16th, 2018

1:06:48

Talking Lebron's departure, the next moves for the Cavaliers, Way Too Early record predictions and more. (original airdate: 7/10/18)

Ep. 42 - Harry Lyles Jr interview, Lebron Watch, head injuries in football and more

June 29th, 2018

1:00:37

Featuring an interview with Harry Lyles Jr from SB Nation. Also discussing "Lebron Watch", head injuries in football and what to do about it and more. (original airdate: 6/29/18)

Ep. 41 - Lebron Watch, Moves Cavs should make to stay competitive and more

June 21st, 2018

59:28

Topics include: Lebron watch, the moves the Cavs should make to stay competitive, the draft, and more. (original airdate: 6/19/18)

Ep. 40 - NBA finals aftermath, "Is it fair to blame the game 1 loss on JR Smith?", the future and more

June 18th, 2018

1:03:35

Topics include: the NBA finals aftermath, "Is it fair to blame the game 1 loss on JR Smith?", moving forward, NBA draft, Lebron and more. (original airdate: 6/12/18)

Ep. 39 - NBA Finals, Addressing concussions in the NFL and more

May 30th, 2018

1:00:22

Topics include: the NBA finals: Cavs vs Warriors 4, addressing concussions in the NFL and more. (original airdate: 5/29/18)

Ep. 38 - NBA playoffs, NFL considering punishment for Anthem protests and more

May 23rd, 2018

1:15:49

Topics include: the NBA playoffs, the NFL considering punishment for players protesting during the National Anthem, "The Rundown" and more. (original airdate: 5/22/18)

Ep. 37 - "Will legalized sports gambling hurt the game?", NBA draft lottery, playoffs and more

May 18th, 2018

59:11

Topics include: "Will legalized sports gambling hurt the game?", NBA playoffs, NBA draft lottery and more. (original airdate: 5/15/18)

Ep. 36 - NBA playoffs, Brett Flowers interview and more

May 13th, 2018

59:56

Featuring an interview with Brett Flowers, a young former Lacrosse player who recovered from a serious injury. Also featuring NBA playoffs talk and more. (original airdate: 5/8/18)

Ep. 35 - NFL draft recap, Baker Mayfield, NBA playoffs talk and more

May 4th, 2018

53:53

Topics include: recapping the NFL draft, Baker Mayfield, the NBA playoffs and more. (Original airdate: 5/1/18)

Ep. 34 - NFL Draft preview, "Who will the Browns pick at 1?" and more

April 25th, 2018

55:41

Topics include: NFL draft preview, Who will the Browns pick at 1?, The Rundown and more. (Original airdate: 4/24/18)

Ep. 33 - Michigan State assault allegations, Tristan Thompson insanity and more

April 16th, 2018

53:49

Topics include: sexual assault allegations at Michigan State, Cleveland Indians name controversy, Tristan Thompson madness and more. (original …

Ep. 32 - Jack Cleveland Casino special. Indians preview, Browns draft & Cavs playoffs talk & more

April 8th, 2018

1:56:11

Taped at Jack Cleveland Casino, in the heart of downtown Cleveland. Previewing the Indians season, Browns draft talk, Cavs playoffs, Conor McGregor's nonsense, "The Rundown" and more. Featuring appearances by Darvio …

FCB Radio Network 300th episode special

March 29th, 2018

1:18:32

FCB Radio Network 300th episode special. Featuring appearances by Darvio "The Kingpin" Morrow and Jessica "Lavish" Fleming from The Outlaws, Eric "E-Will" Williams from the Outlaws and Necessary Roughness, Christie …

Ep. 30 - Ty Lue temporarily steps down from the Cavs, Christie loses it over Michael Phelps and more

March 28th, 2018

51:49

Topics include: Coach Ty Lue temporarily steps down from the Cavs, latest NFL trades, Christie loses it over Michael Phelps and more. (original airdate: 3/20/18)

Ep. 29 - NFL moves being made, trades and more

March 18th, 2018

50:20

Topics include: new NFL moves, trades, CJ Cobb joins and more. (original airdate: 3/13/18)

Ep. 28 - Kevin Love's confession, NCAA payment debate continued, Jeff Brown visits and more

March 10th, 2018

51:42

Topics include: Kevin Love's article sharing his struggles with panic attacks, NCAA college athletes pay debate part 2, guest appearance by Jeff …

Ep. 27 - NCAA scandal, "Should college athletes get paid?", the tragedy in Florida and more

March 4th, 2018

52:21

Topics include: the NCAA scandal, "should college athletes be paid?", the Florida shooting and more. (Original airdate: 2/27/18)

Ep. 26 - Cavs blockbuster trade, the situation in Green Bay and more

February 16th, 2018

52:48

Topics include: the Cavs making a blockbuster trade, the situation with the Green Bay Packers, CJ Cobb guest co-hosts and more. (Original airdate: 2/13/18)

Ep. 25 - Super Bowl reax, "What's Wrong with the Cavs?", CJ Cobb guest co-host and more

February 7th, 2018

56:11

Topics include: the Philadelphia Eagles winning the Super Bowl, Kevin Hart trying to storm the stage, "What's wrong with the Cavs?" and more. Guest co-host: CJ Cobb, formerly of the Cleveland Gladiators. (Original …

Ep. 24 - Indians abandoning Chief Wahoo, Kevin Love's injury, Blake Griffin trade and more

January 31st, 2018

59:10

Topics include: the Cleveland Indians abandoning the Chief Wahoo logo, Kevin Love's hand injury, Blake Griffin being traded to the Pistons and more. (Original airdate: 1/30/18)

Ep. 23 - NBA fights, NFL playoffs review and predictions, guest co-host and more

January 19th, 2018

51:36

Topics include: the recent rash of fights breaking out in the NBA, the NFL playoffs so far and predictions for the championship games and more. (Original airdate: 1/16/18)

Ep. 22 - Alabama wins Championship, Jon Gruden's $100 million contract, Johnny Manziel trolls Browns & more

January 11th, 2018

55:25

Topics include: Alabama winning the CFB Championship (and Christie's not happy), Jon Gruden gets a $100 million contract from the Raiders, Eric and …

Ep. 21 - Recap of the Biggest Stories of 2017

January 4th, 2018

51:09

A recap of the biggest stories of 2017 and more. (Original airdate: 12/28/17)

Ep. 20 - Sean 'Diddy' Combs wants to buy the Carolina Panthers, LaVar Ball's new basketball league for players and more

December 24th, 2017

51:25

Topics include: Sean 'Diddy' Combs wants to buy the Carolina Panthers (along with Steph Curry and Colin Kaepernick), LaVar Ball starting a new …

Ep. 19 - John Dorsey changing things at the Browns, Rodney Anderson won't face sexual assault charges and more

December 17th, 2017

51:45

Topics include: John Dorsey shaking things up at the Browns, Oklahoma running back Rodney Anderson won't face charges in sexual assault case, the …

Ep. 18 - Sashi Brown fired from the Browns, Ryan Shazier injury and more

December 17th, 2017

51:31

Topics include Sashi Brown getting fired from the Browns, Ryan Shazier of the Pittsburgh Steelers suffering a severe injury, the Fantasy Pick 6 and more. (Original airdate: 12/10/17)

Ep. 17 - Grizzlies woes, Josh Gordon returns, Lebron's ejection and more

December 3rd, 2017

51:19

Topics include: Memphis Grizzlies in turmoil, Josh Gordon's return game with the Browns, Lebron James ejected for the first time in his 15 year career, the Fantasy Pick 6 segment and more. (Original airdate: 12/3/17)

Ep. 16 - Colin Kaepernick named "Citizen of the Year", Lebron James calling himself "King of New York" and more

November 19th, 2017

51:12

Topics include: Colin Kaepernick named "Citizen of the Year" by GQ, Lebron James declaring himself "King of New York", the Fantasy Pick 6 segment and …

Ep. 15 - Josh Gordon talk, Ezekiel Elliott's situation, LiAngelo Ball stupidity and more

November 16th, 2017

50:43

Topics include: Josh Gordon's pending return, the Ezekiel Elliott drama, LiAngelo Ball's stupid decision making in China and more. (Original airdate: 11/9/17)

Ep. 14 - Cavs struggles, the failed Browns-Bengals trade, "Stay or Go" and more

November 6th, 2017

51:02

Topics include: the failed Browns-Bengals trade, Cavs struggles, a new game with Browns players and executives called "Stay Or Go" and more. (Original airdate: 11/5/17)

Ep. 13 - Mia Khalifa interview, Will Hue Jackson still have a job after London and more

October 27th, 2017

51:28

Featuring an interview with Mia Khalifa from the new sports show "Out of Bounds" on Complex News, "The Rundown", Should Hue Jackson stay on as Browns …

Ep. 12 - (10/22/17) Christie shares life as a mom of a special needs child, Browns futility, Cavs talk and more

October 22nd, 2017

51:07

Topics include: Christie shares her experiences as a mom of a special needs child, "Why are the Browns so bad?", Cavs talk, The Rundown and more. (Original airdate: 10/22/17)

Ep. 11 - (10/15/17) Indians choke in the playoffs, Kyrie's Cleveland comments and more

October 16th, 2017

51:08

Topics include: Indians choking in the playoffs, Kyrie Irving talking trash about Cleveland, "The Rundown", "Fantasy Pick 6" and more. (Original airdate: 10/15/17)

Ep. 10 - (10/8/17) Browns recap and preview, Cam Newton controversy, "The Rundown" and more

October 10th, 2017

50:55

Topics include: the Vegas tragedy, Browns recap and preview, Cam Newton's controversy, "The Rundown", "Fantasy Pick 6" and more. (Original airdate: 10/8/17)

Ep. 9 - (10/1/17) Trump's NFL comments and the response, Browns preview, "The Rundown" and more

October 1st, 2017

50:44

Topics include: President Trump's comments about the NFL and the response of players, preview of today's Browns game, "The Rundown" and the "Fantasy Pick 6" and more. (Original airdate: 10/1/17)

Ep. 8 - (9/24/17) Browns vs Colts preview, "The Rundown" and more

September 24th, 2017

51:00

Topics include: Browns/Colts preview, "The Rundown", GGG talk with Khalid Namar, the Pick 6 and more. (Original airdate: 9/24/17)

Ep. 7 - (9/17/17) Browns home opener, "The Rundown" and more

September 17th, 2017

51:14

Topics include: the Browns home opener, The Rundown and Pick 6 segments and more. (Original airdate: 9/17/17)

Ep. 6 - (9/10/17) Myles Garrett's injury, "The Rundown", Christie Maggard joins the team and more

September 10th, 2017

51:39

Topics include: Myles Garrett's injury, a new segment looking at news across the NFL called "The Rundown", Christie Maggard joins the on-air team at Necessary Roughness and more. (Original airdate: 9/10/17)

Ep. 5 - (9/3/17) the Mayweather-McGregor fight, the Q deal back on the table and more

September 3rd, 2017

49:48

Topics include: the Mayweather/McGregor fight, the Cavs-Celtics trade being finalized, the Quicken Loans Arena deal back on the table and more. (Original airdate: 9/3/17)

Ep. 4 - (8/27/17) the Kyrie Irving trade to Boston, Browns kneeling during the anthem and more

August 27th, 2017

51:09

Topics include: the Kyrie Irving trade to Boston, the Browns kneeling and praying during the National Anthem and more. (Original airdate: 8/27/17)

Ep. 3 - (8/20/17) Browns first preseason game, Lebron's comments on Charlottesville and more

August 20th, 2017

49:43

Topics include: the first pre-season game of the Cleveland Browns, the drama surrounding Ezekiel Elliott, Lebron James' comments on the Charlottesville tragedy and more. (Original airdate: 8/20/17)

Ep. 2 - (8/13/17) Indians trade for Jay Bruce, a passionate discussion on Kaepernick and more

August 13th, 2017

49:01

Topics include: the Cleveland Indians trading for Jay Bruce, the debut of the "Breeze Thru" segment, a passionate discussion on the Colin Kaepernick …

Ep. 1 - (8/6/17) the Kyrie Irving mess, Brian's experience at Smackdown and more

August 6th, 2017

50:27

Debut episode. Topics include: whether the Cleveland Browns should start their rookie quarterback from day one, the Kyrie Irving mess, Brian's …

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