Catch This Fade: The Cowboys' Barbershop Pod



Nobody gets into the nitty gritty of the Dallas Cowboys on and off-field antics like Cowboys Wire's K.D. Drummond and 247Sports' Patrik Walker. Get it together and catch this fade!


  • 37: S5 E37 [AUDIO]: Taking Dak Deal back and spinning it forward

    10/03/2021 Duração: 42min

    Subscribe for full episodes!!Dak Prescott is finally on the books for 2021 and beyond. How'd it all come together? How does it impact the team's ability to sign their own players, or better yet, outside free agents? Patrik Walker and K.D. Drummond take a deep dive into the cap implications after speaking on the process to get the deal done that includes a franchise tag being placed before the deadline.  A lot of people deserve fades for how they thought things were going to unfold. How does Dallas create room from here though? Throw in another heated debate on how the Cowboys should spend their No. 1 pick and it's a jam-packed episode to bless your eardrums and eyeballs with. Let's go!  

  • 25: S5 E25: Sticks & Stones, Steele & Bones will hurt; Jerry said what, exactly?

    03/12/2020 Duração: 40min

    The Dallas Cowboys have a bunch of time on their hands following a whirlwind week. K.D. and Patrik return to the airwaves to discuss the NFL's babying of the Ravens and giving all other teams the shaft, and how it impacts the Cowboys. Jerry? Why is he throwing his guys under the bus to save Goodell? As for the Thanksgiving Day game, Patrik zooms in on a favorite target while K.D. stomps over familiar territory too. It's the pod you've been waiting for, pull up a chair so you aren't the one that has to Catch This Fade! Intro/Outro Music: Crank Lucas Post-Production: William "SkyWalker" Steele Image: © USA TODAY ( | 2020 Aug 16

  • 21: Cowboys may have to trade or release serious talent before 2021

    14/11/2020 Duração: 41min

    Subscribe for full episodes!! There's so much up in the air about the 2021 season, but one thing is for sure; NFL clubs are going to have to tighten their purse strings. The Dallas Cowboys are no exception. Heck, the Dallas Cowboys may have more work to do than any other club thanks to their QB situation. If they need cash, might they have to part ways with Amari Cooper to make things work? We examine every aspect of the possibility. Enjoy this free first half and subscribe for the full episodes, two per week! Intro/Outro Music by Crank Lucas Image: © Chris Szagola | 2020 Nov 1 | Associated Press Post Production Work by William "Skywalker"Steele

  • 17: Nucci Mane Time, Dissecting OL Youth Movement

    30/10/2020 Duração: 24min

    Subscribe on for every full episode! This is only a taste! The Dallas Cowboys have nine games remaining to figure out what they will be taking forward with them into the 2021 season. All of the roster changes can spin heads, but we break down what they all mean for snaps, draft picks and cap consequences. Are there any moves left to be made, or will this be the squad going forward? Ben DiNucci may be the last hope of something exciting happening this season. Special guest Voch Lombardi joins the show to expertly dissect the offensive line, current, hopeful and future iterations. Another action-packed episode of Catch This Fade! Intro/Outro Music by Crank Lucas Post-Production by William "Skywalker" Steele Image USA Today Sports/© Geoff Burke | 2020 Oct 25

  • 15: S5E15: Leaky coverage, leaky unity... Cowboys coming apart

    23/10/2020 Duração: 01h01min

    Subscribe on ( to get the full audio and video episodes, behind-the-scenes footage, merch discount and bonus content! In the meantime, check out this free audio mini-episode from this Friday's show. The Dallas Cowboys continue to battle injury issues and the prevailing themes of the first six weeks are coming to a head. It's one thing for the media and fans to speak on the issues the coaching staff is having, but when the players do so, anonymously? Nah. Tank?! Ummm, wut? Nah. Trade? Now we have something to talk about. K.D. and Patrik tag team the leaks, look ahead to the most dangerous player on Washington's roster and play the percentages of the most disappointing members of the team at this point in the season. Post Production from William "Skywalker" Steele Intro/Outro Music from Crank Lucas Image: USA Today Spots/© Matthew Emmons | 2018 Dec 23

  • 13: S5E13: Is the Cowboys championship window open, closed or locked?

    16/10/2020 Duração: 31min

    Subscribe on ( to get the full audio and video episodes, behind-the-scenes footage, merch discount and bonus content! In the meantime, check out this free audio mini-episode from this Friday's show. The reality has sunk in that Dak Prescott isn't going to be around to lead the team back from the abysmal start. So where do the Dallas Cowboys go from here? Patrik and K.D. chop it up about everything from the return of defensive stars, to how the team must adjust their offense given the circumstances. With the trade deadline in three weeks, should they be buyers, sellers or stand pat? The Cardinals are coming to town, or should we say Kliff and Kyler and coming home?  Dissecting the Top 10 player rankings, predicting the headlines from Monday night's game and... hmmm... what did we forget... oh yeah, FADES! Show, commercials produced by William "Skywalker" Steele Intro/Outro Music by Crank Lucas Image © Matthew Emmons (

  • 11: S5E11: The Jason Garrett Revenge Tour (Mini Episode)

    09/10/2020 Duração: 20min

    Another action-packed episode as the Browns game is finally in the rearview mirror. Unfortunately the tire marks can still be seen. As we look ahead to the Jason Garrett Revenge Tour and what that might look like, we dissect what is and isn't working for the Giants.  Subscribe to for the full 60m episode every Monday and Thursday! You'll get: A deep dive into several of the Cowboys contract decisions made and looming in the future, what the best OL configuration is with what they will have available and of course... FADES! Show Intro Giants Game Preview: JG, Golden Tate, Daniel Jones Monday Fade review Fade No. 1 Trade or move away from players Fade No. 2 Escape Clauses from big deals Giants Preview II: OL Shuffle, Giants' pass rush, point spread Predict the Headline Image credit: Quinn Harris, USA Today Sports Images  Intro/Outro Music by Crank Lucas Produced by Skywalker Steele (@SkywalkerSteele)

  • 4: Here's why Mike McCarthy wasn't wrong to nix pre-snap motion

    18/09/2020 Duração: 22min

    There's been a lot of handwringing about the Cowboys offensive gameplan against the Rams, but here's a different way to slice the pie. Our mini-episode from Friday's full ep available on

  • 2: FREE SAMPLE: Catch This Fade! S5E2: Zack + Cap, Dak + Depression

    11/09/2020 Duração: 34min

    K.D. and Patrik tackle the very serious topic of depression and the stigma that has to be lifted from men who suffer. They also take on the Cowboys' salary cap moves and what they are creating room for, analyze the club's offensive personnel, predict the headlines for Monday morning after the Rams game and predict Dallas' final record and how far they will go in the playoffs. Show Rundown Intro Mike McCarthy changes to WWGD Zack Martin restructure and salary cap primer Dak Prescott, depression and his brother’s suicide Outro of Free Period

  • 1: 2020 Defense Preview

    10/09/2020 Duração: 24min

    K.D. and Patrik take a look at what they like about the new Dallas defense, and what are some things that still have them concerned. Going through the free agent additions, rookies, coaching changes and injuries; there's a lot that should be different about the unit in charge of getting a powerful offense the ball back.  (Intro and Outro music by Crank Lucas) (AP Photo/LM Otero) DON'T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE TO OUR VIP FEED WITH TWO 1-HOUR EPISODES A WEEK, VIDEOS AND BONUS CONTENT! PATREON.COM/CATCHTHISFADE

  • 1: Even in training camp, people deserve to get faded!

    02/08/2019 Duração: 51min

    Early injuries, idiots who run over team owners, long shots getting cut and a slew of young quarterbacks looking to make their mark. The 2019 season is upon us and the NFC East is as interesting as ever! Season 5 Premiere and Catch This Fade expands to NFC East coverage. With beat writers covering the Cowboys, Eagles, Giants and Washington, K.D. Drummond hosts a roundup of the latest news from the best division in football.  Joined by Patrik Walker, Emory Hunt, Lake Lewis and Glenn Erby, this star-studded line-up keeps the action going and keeps you locked in for the razor-sharp fade!

  • 8: Earl Thomas, Cole Beasley markets set on Free Agency Day 1

    12/03/2019 Duração: 21min

    The Cowboys haven't dipped their toes into the free agency market just yet, but their fans sure have. The free agency frenzy set the markets for both safeties and slot receivers in a major way. How does that impact what Earl Thomas and Cole Beasley could expect to get, and how will it affect whether or not the Cowboys will be in on the bidding? Catch This Fade checks in from Free Agency's first day!

  • 7: Bashing bad offseason narratives & the public school system

    08/03/2019 Duração: 48min

    Friday editions of Catch This Fade round out the barbershop talk. After destroying a couple bad narratives about what the Dallas Cowboys must do during the 2019 NFL draft, K.D. Drummond and guest Landon McCool turn their attention to the fun and difficult parts of fatherhood. How do you properly submerge your kids into the Dallas Cowboys culture? And why does it have to be so life-altering to get a solid education for your young ones? Take a trip through all of it, from Jason Witten's return to Randy Gregory's suspension, from KD3's "Go Cowboys!" to moving because of public schools. No show runs the gamut like Catch This Fade. (Photo Cred: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports)

  • 6: Who bombed the 2019 combine and fell off Cowoys radar?

    06/03/2019 Duração: 30min

    The 2019 NFL combine is over and now it's time to sift through the rubble and figure out what all of the poking, prodding and drilling actually means. K.D. Drummond and Jonah Tuls go through some key results for players the Cowboys could be targeting with their first pick in the 2019 NFL draft and comb over who impressed and who had such horrific athletic displays that evaluators have to be wondering if there was something medically wrong.Find out how much weight should be put into the combine results, who was a riser, and who is making people go back and pour through hours of tape to see what they missed. Which prospects had bad enough performances that they had to Catch This Fade!?

  • 5: FLASHBACK: Jason Witten Interview 9/13/18 talks difficulty walking away

    01/03/2019 Duração: 16min

    Last year, we had the chance to talk with Jason Witten. At the time, he was just one week into what would turn out to be just a one-year stint as the analyst on ESPN's Monday Night Football. In this candid talk we discussed: * Leaving the team in the middle of the draft * Walking away from the game without a championship ring * Thoughts on the Cowboys passing game, which struggled out the gate * Cole Beasley's importance * Need to get Elliott involved in passing game (Image from USA Today Sports © Aaron Doster)

  • 4: Top 10 Offseason Needs for Cowboys

    05/02/2019 Duração: 34min

    The one podcast you need to guide your offseason! Dallas doesn't have anything they desperately must have to be competitive, but they have numerous needs if they want to take the next step from playoff team to championship caliber. We go through the positions that need the most help heading into the offseason, handicap whether they would be better as free agency fills or in the draft, and talk about the overall picture.

  • 3: Amari Cooper says chemistry with Dak didn't have enough time to gel

    01/02/2019 Duração: 17min

    The Cowboys No. 1 wideout calls in to discuss a myriad of things about his game and the time with the Cowboys. We discuss chemistry with Dak Prescott, his favorite routes and how the hell he gets so damn wide open all the time. Also, what's the latest on his contract negotiations with the club, does he have any clue what Kellen Moore has in store for him and what would happen if he ever received the kind of volume receivers like Julio Jones and DeAndre Hopkins see. It's all pre-empted by a wide-ranging discussion about the Cowboys 2019 needs at the wide receiver position. Buckle up because there's plenty of intel crammed into 15 minutes. Catch This Fade! (photo credit: Matthew Emmons - USA Today)

  • 2: O-ver-rated! 2019 Draft Prospects who "Ain't it, Chief"

    31/01/2019 Duração: 30min

    It's not their faults, not at all, but there are two draft prospects whose hype machine has forced a large portion of the draft community to have to Catch This Fade! K.D. Drummond is joined for the first of several draft podcasts this offseason by NFL Draft analyst Jonah Tuls and the range of topics covered is dizzying. From first-round grades vs first-round slots to which positions are deep early and which ones will still have starting-quality talent once Dallas hits the clock at No. 58. Which two Cowboys should slide inside and make room for new blood? Get your toes wet in the 2019 draft season the best way known... dive right in and Catch This Fade.

  • 1: Kellen Moore. Kellen Moore??? Romo wants to coach!

    30/01/2019 Duração: 31min

    After the catastrophe of an offensive showing during the Pro Bowl, Jason Garrett's staff should've had to walk home to Dallas. At least according to some fans. K.D. Drummond is joined by Patrik Walker as the two dissect the foolishness of caring one iota about an all-star game, dive into Tony Romo's admission he'll coach one day and what he had to say about the pending offense, coordinated by hipster Kellen Moore. All this and more on the first episode of a brand new season of Catch This Fade!

  • 11: Who needs to go bye-bye during Cowboys' bye week?

    26/10/2018 Duração: 01h04min

    Another road game, another disaster loss for the Dallas Cowboys. This one came with a twist, though, as Dallas owner Jerry Jones went out and grabbed himself a No. 1 receiver soon after the game was over. KD and Patrik go to work in breaking down how Amari Cooper can help Dallas' offense now that he's been brought in from Oakland. Of course, we fine-tooth the transaction, as well as the reasons why the Cowboys continue to struggle, handing out well-deserved fades to many. Sit back, tune in and laugh as Catch The Fade drops that science.

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