Actor and former NFL linebacker Terry Crews joins Adam for this weeks episode of Take A Knee. Terry opens the show talking about growing up in Flint, Michigan and quickly realizing the towns future decline. This, as well as Terry's childhood growing up in a deeply religious household with an alcoholic father, forced him at an early age to focus on any future possible he could take that would help him get out of his situation. This leads into his college days playing football and eventual draft into the NFL. After that, Terry talks about when he first got into acting and how much he enjoyed it right from the beginning. Before they wrap, Adam and Terry get into a long discussion on the importance of failing, as well as the necessity of being forced to achieve success on your own vs piggy backing off someone else's success or getting free handouts.
Adam is joined by good friend Rich Eisen of The NFL Network and DirecTV to discuss his upbringing in Staten Island, New York, his schooling and his eventual path to becoming an on-air sports broadcaster.
Phil Rosenthal joins Adam for this episode and Adam opens the show discussing how thoroughly Phil likes to enjoy his success. Then, Phil talks about his time working on Everybody Loves Raymond, specifically what it was like turning real life experiences into content for the show. Phil gets into his food obsession and his new show traveling the world and sampling different cultural cuisines. After that, Adam and Phil talk about Robin Williams and hidden personas. Later the two get into what it's like having your first audience as a comedian in elementary and high school. Before they wrap, Adam and Phil talk about how crucial it is to not be afraid to quit something and move on when you need to.