Mariotti Show Recap: Monday, Dec. 9th
Missed part of the show? Here’s a rewind of the program on December 9, 2013.
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Hour One on The Jay Mariotti Show: December 9, 2013:
WILD NFL FINISHES, SNOW GAMES
START PLAYOFFS NOW
— Story lines, narratives established
— Can 49ers beat Seahawks in Seattle? No.
— Is Manning’s arm turning to mush in cold weather? No.
— Is Carolina serious? No.
— Can Saints, Brees generate on road what they do in Dome? No.
— Can New England win without Gronkowski, another key loss? No.
— Is anyone else serious in AFC? Cincinnati? Kansas City? No.
— Denver vs. Seattle, bring it on
— Manning ticked off about arm-strength stuff
— Sherman guarantees Seattle will beat SF in playoffs
— 49ers-Seahawks is biggest, most heated NFL rivalry
REVIEW BIG GAMES
— 49ers-Seahawks, Gore 51 yard run
— Kaepernick-Wilson, endorsement wars, different personalities
— Saints-Panthers, Brees records
— Panthers diss Saints afterward, Newton says Carolina better team
— Manning, Denver closing in on records
— Matt Prater, NFL record FG in altitude
— Patriots, win on shaky interference call, just getting by
— Patriots without Gronk
— Bengals on roll, defense and Dalton, offense hot
— Saints 4 TDs have NFL single-day record for TDs, 89 total
— Becoming too easy, safety rules, can’t tackle head, neck or knee
— Turning into Arena League, touch football
— Preview of Super Bowl?
— Something about them that’s fun, cool, bromance
— Philly, Kelly pull it off
— Ravens, Flacco pull off win in crazy 5-TD in 2:05 flurry
— Kansas City romps in DC
— Teams that embrace snow and cold develop unity
— Peterson rips Baltimore fans
— Dolphins win in Pittsburgh, Steelers done
Hour Two on The Jay Mariotti Show: December 9, 2013:
— Going to end ugly for Shanahan after Sunday report
— Did he almost quit before Griffin injury?
— Griffin, preferential treatment by Snyder
— Griffin doesn’t want rap of being a coach killer
— Snyder will fire Shanahan
— Gruden says staying at ESPN through next year
— In addition to feast Rams got, also get No. 1 in ’14, would be 2 overall
THE GAME WE WANTED
— BCS can die peaceful death
— No muss, no fuss — FSU vs. Auburn
— FSU big favorite, Auburn weak secondary
— Ohio State unmasked as fraud, Michigan State to Rose
— Auburn pounds Missouri
— Winston starts slowly, FSU too many weapons
— Stanford in Rose Bowl, Shaw NFL rumors
— Alabama-Oklahoma in Sugar, Stoops called SEC “propaganda”
— Ohio State-Clemson in Orange, Woody Hayes-Charlie Baumann
— Baylor-UCF in Fiesta
— Oregon a gripe?
— Heather Cox interview, never charged
— Race over, though Winston was sluggish
— Only Tre Mason made a run, should get seat
— Lynch just OK in MAC title loss
— McCarron, Manziel may be in NYC
— Derek Carr? Andre Williams hurt, 2102 and 17
Hour Three on The Jay Mariotti Show: December 9, 2013:
— When will teams learn about albatross contracts?
— Yet, Yankees still spending blindly without him
— Ellsbury, Beltran, McCann, Kelly Johnson — where is it going?
— Ortiz, says losing Cano hurts Yankees
— Red Sox must be laughing, sign Napoli
— Most big names gone
— David Price, Seattle?
— Choo, Cruz, Drew, Colon, Santana, Jimenez
KOBE BRYANT RETURN
— Ridiculous, overwrought introduction
— Played poorly, declared himself failure
— Going to take time
— Haters will say old, finished
— Have to fire Woodson after shameful home loss to Celtics
— Calipari next season?
— Kidd, too, on hot seat
— Beat Spurs, Heat tomorrow
— George, MVP?
— U.S. in `Group of Death”
— Are we ever going to break through in WC?
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