Mariotti Show Replay: Wednesday, Jan. 29th

Missed part of the show? Here’s a rewind of the program on January 29, 2014.

The Mariotti Show streams live M-F noon to 3 ET.

Hour One on The Jay Mariotti Show: January 29, 2014:
BEAST MODE GOES LEAST MODE
– Once again, Lynch a media sourpuss
– Teammate Robinson tries to add levity
– Out after six minutes, climbs over chairs
– Most important Seattle player in matchup
– Does this help or hurt Lynch’s preparation?
– Has had off-field issues, trying to avoid
– Making headlines for not talking
– Sherman made headlines for too much talking

PLAYERS AVOIDING SCANDALS
– Bunch of Broncos clubbing until wee hours Tuesday
– No problems, though not back until after 3 a.m.
– Last night before 1 p.m. curfew
– Nothing to do in Jersey CIty

CONTRAST OF SEAHAWKS, BRONCOS
– Seattle more brash and freewheeling, more headlines
– Lynch, Sherman, Carroll
– Denver has grounded equilibrium
– Manning, Elway, Fox
– How does that play into Sunday night?

WEATHER REPORT
– Projected temperatures warming a bit for game
– Looks like Snowsteria was overblown
– Want a game not overwhelmed by weather
– So Manning vs. Legion of Boom can play out

DON’T FORGET: GREAT MATCHUP
– Most prolific of all QBs vs. brute-force defense
– Can’t think of more tantalizing SB matchup

 

Hour Two on The Jay Mariotti Show: January 29, 2014:
ELWAY AND MANNING ATTACHED AT HIP
– Not enough made of Elway’s brilliance as football man
– Three years, phenomenal job
– Spent much too long selling cars and steaks
– Surrounded Manning with weapons and decent defense
– Possible history: First to win SB MVP and title as executive

CONCUSSION CRISIS
– How does Goodell handle it at State of League address?
– Risks public-relatons problem if defends $765 m settlement

INTERVIEW WITH JIM LITKE, ASSOCIATED PRESS

JONATHAN MARTIN SPEAKS
– There can be no defense of Incognito
– Racial, sexual taunts, incorporating mother and sister
– He’ll be traded, Incognito run out of NFL
– League needs to issue official response

 

Hour Three on The Jay Mariotti Show: January 29, 2014:
SHOULD NFL RETURN TO COLD-WEATHER CITY?
– Have no problem with cold-weather game
– A cold-weather week is a different story
– Can’t do this in brain-freeze places: Chicago, Minneapolis
– Media sound miserable, traffic and logistics difficult
– No one sympathizes with media

DURANT VS. LEBRON
– Finally, relief from Super Bowl
– Must-watch game
– Durant phenomenon amazing, without Westbrook
– LeBron challenged, Durant is MVP at moment
– Heat strategically resting Wade, health in playoffs?

INTERVIEW WITH STAN VAN GUNDY, NBC SPORTS RADIO
– Durant
– LeBron, Heat
– Are teams tanking?
– Is this draft worth tanking for?
– Stern’s legacy
– Why should Kobe return this season
– When is Stan returning to coaching?

ANOTHER NHL OUTDOOR GAME
– Yankee Stadium, Part 2
– Overkill, Gary Bettman

SUPER BOWL RECAP

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