Missed part of the show? Here’s a rewind of the program on January 3, 2014.
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Hour One on The Jay Mariotti Show: January 3, 2014:
READY FOR SNOW, FROSTBITE, FROZEN TUNDRA
— Green Bay braces for epic, all-time cold game
— Maybe Cincinnati and Philadelphia, too
— Something about snow game that separates men from wimps, rallies city
— All feeding into NY snowsteria about Super Bowl
— Green Bay, Ice Bowl revisited? Could be -10 to -15
— You’d think Packers would have edge, but Harbaugh, 49ers, defense tough
— Kaepernick, who plays great vs. Pack, grew up in Wisconsin
— Like Gore over Lacy in this game
— Rodgers, might be limited by weather
DOES NFL HAVE A TICKET ISSUE?
— Bengals, Packers, Colts didn’t sell out until NFL grants extension
— Bigger issue — backlash from fans tired of stadium experience?
— Yes, home viewing on HD is great, but prices, weather, drunks
— Who wants to sit out in that weather?
— Briles pulls out
— Is it possible this isn’t as sweet a job as good old boys think?
— Or secretly waiting on Fisher, Malzahn?
— Mora also pulls out
— Kansas City and Charles over Indy
— Road-phobic Saints have no chance in hostile Philly chill
— Cincinnati too balanced and home-dominant for Chargers
— Take Harbaugh, Gore and SF physicality vs. shaky GB defense
Hour Two on The Jay Mariotti Show: January 3, 2014:
— Winston says he’d join Fisher at Texas, think he’s kidding
— Contract extensions are dubious
NON-TITLE BCS GAMES
— Have been entertaining, in last year of bad system
— Michigan State-Stanford good to last drop
— Loved Central Florida upset
— Amazing to see Saban embarrassed two games in row
— Wall Street Journal breaks down The Play vs. Auburn, Saban outcoached badly
— Stoops backs up words after criticizing SEC
— Sooners, Trevor Knight could be national contender
— Accuses special teams coach of mocking gays
— Former Vikings punter says anti-gay views got him cut
— Wrong. He wasn’t a good punter anymore, and he was a distraction
— Allowed social media and Deadspin affiliation to jettison career
— Kicker Blair Walsh and other Vikings players defend coach
— Is Kluwe lying just to get attention? Desperation?
Hour Three on The Jay Mariotti Show: January 3, 2014:
— Should know better than to deal with scummy websites
— He ruined career, and what is he left with?
— Could lose lawsuit if special teams coach files one?
— Walsh and other Vikings not backing Kluwe
— Lesson for players: Time and place for activism
— Also use credible forum, not amateur creep site
NATIONAL TITLE GAME
— Auburn will hang early with potent running game
— FSU will wear them down with complete, dominant team
— Name score in second half: Say, 48-24
— Possible dynasty, but will Jimbo stay?
— How does he turn down $8 million from Texas?
OHIO STATE VS. CLEMSON
— Miller vs. Boyd
— Otherwise, Disappointment Bowl
— Wearing parka just to watch on TV, that cold in GB
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