Odell Beckham says he isn’t having any fun playing football. Colin knows another person that wants to have fun all the time, his 10-year old. The reality is, work isn’t always fun, even in the NFL. Deal with it.
“You [Beckham] are not a 10-year old. The league and your franchise was not created so you’re gonna have fun. And in the process of whining about it, what you’ve really done is undermine everybody with the Giants because you’ve put a big label on your helmet ‘You can mess with me. You can get in my head.'”
Kevin Durant to the Warriors is great for the NBA, because all sports need villains. The Warriors are the NBA’s new villain, and it will be great for ratings and the league.
Buck Schowalter knows baseball, but he’s a stubborn “baseball guy” who is resistant to change. It just cost the Orioles a chance to extend the season. Sabermetrics said play the percentages and put in his shutdown closer. Schowalter went with his “hunch”. Now their season is over.
Colin thinks Rex Ryan’s recent one-man standup comedy routine is really an audition for a TV analyst job. His days are numbered in Buffalo, and the only job that he can keep pulling in $5 million a year is in TV. Monday Night Football and CBS may have openings. Don’t be surprised if Rex ends up in one of those spots is in TV.
Also, Les Miles is in-studio, talking for the first time since his firing from LSU. He breaks some news about when he might be on the sidelines again.
“The right opportunity, the right school, the right place, you betcha. I don’t play golf, I’m not a fisherman.”
Les Miles – Former LSU Head Coach joins the show to talk about leaving LSU, how he’s dealt with life on the hot seat, his experience coaching Odell Beckham in college, and when he plans on returning to the sidelines.
John Lynch – NFL Hall of Famer and Fox NFL Analyst discusses why he actually likes Beckham’s fire, why he’s impressed with Seattle, if the Cowboys should stay with Dak when Romo is healthy, and previews this weekend’s Falcons/Broncos Game of the Week that he’ll be calling for Fox this Sunday.
Ray Lewis – 2-time Super Bowl Champ is in-studio talking Odell Beckham and Dez Bryant, not letting their play be overshadowed by on field distractions, why the NFL has a problem with crowning players as stars before they deserve it, whether Andrew Luck needs to speak up, what it’s like to take a 6-hour flight after a win, and after a loss.
Peter Schrager – Fox NFL Insider joins the show to talk about why the Rams have what all successful teams have, an identity, why teammates will turn on Odell Beckham because his meltdowns are affecting wins and their own wallets, and another humble victory lap on his Carson Wentz prediction.