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by The Ringer & Bill Simmons
The Bill Simmons Podcast

RIP, Norm Macdonald. Plus, the McCourty Twins and Bill’s Favorite Actor, Jon Bernthal

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The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by his longtime friend Daniel Kellison to remember Norm Macdonald (4:40). Then Bill talks with Super Bowl champions Devin and Jason McCourty about about going head-to-head in Week 1 in Foxborough, Mac Jones’s NFL debut, playing for coaches Bill Belichick and Brian Flores, the best QBs they’ve been on the field with, the hardest WRs to cover, their charity work in the fight against sickle-cell anemia, and more (35:00). Finally, Bill talks with actor Jon Bernthal about his beginnings on ‘The Walking Dead,’ preparing for ‘The Punisher,’ working with A-list stars like Leonardo DiCaprio and the Rock, as well as some of his current projects like ‘The Many Saints of Newark’, ‘Small Engine Repair’, ‘The Premise’, and more. They also have a lengthy discussion about their favorite sports movies (1:06:00).

Host: Bill Simmons
Guests: Jon Bernthal, Devin McCourty, Jason McCourty, and Daniel Kellison
Producer: Kyle Crichton
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by The Ringer & Bill Simmons