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