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REShow: Dick Ebersol - Hour 2

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September 16, 2022 3:11 pm

REShow: Dick Ebersol - Hour 2

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September 16, 2022 3:11 pm

Rich recaps the Chargers’ Thursday Night Football’ loss to the Chiefs and ponders why the Bolts always seem to be on the wrong side of strange things that happen during their games.

Legendary TV executive Dick Ebersol and Rich discuss his successful launch of Sunday Night Football on NBC with Al Michaels, the inspiration behind his new autobiography ‘From Saturday Night to Sunday Night’ that includes how he went from producing sports to co-creating ‘Saturday Night Live,’ how Eddie Murphy joined the SNL cast and why the real Mr. Rogers wanted them to stop doing the ‘Mr. Robinson’s Neighborhood’ sketch, and shares a story about his fond recollections of the late hall of fame announce Vin Scully.

In his ‘What’s More Likely’ segment Rich weighs in on the Rams, Packers, Carson Wentz, Jared Goff, the Saints vs Buccaneers, Browns vs Jets, Tyreek Hill, Lamar Jackson, Raiders, Broncos, Trey Lance, Geno Smith and more.

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The television took over NBC Sports first broadcaster host the World Series the Super Bowl the NBA finals. The Summer Olympics in the same year. He's a guy who put all Michael's in a booth on NBC after Vin Scully for baseball and Marv Albert for basketball. Responsible for Mohammed Ali lighting the Olympic flame in Atlanta.

Other stories include Jordan announcing his return to basketball the late-night wars between Jay Leno and Conan and the OJ bronco chase just for starters, that my gosh, he's coming up in 17 minutes time and and I'll be honest with you Matt and a couple of negotiations with NF.

The NFL certainly that burst this show get the card out of my contract for the show.

Chris and TJ and everyone else around here. You know, I reached out to for help in some advice. This guy you know who gladly gave it.

This guy Dick Ebersole incentive Lisa he did not send it to voicemail. Thank God, if he did, maybe really talking here today on the Roku channel. I'm glad he did so all he's joining us in about 60 minutes timeouts carrot top of the next hour and then Gerald McCranie be after from NCIS: Los Angeles now but so many folks. No one from Longmire, and Simon and Simon and major dad had wooden house of cards he's joining us in our number three of this program. We started the show.

We chatted with Jill and hurts. If you miss it again, there's the YouTube pages well as again.

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Check it out. We also talked about the opener of this program last night's game where the Chiefs beat the Chargers and the chief did not want to games this year and different fashion boat race can't stop the offense in Arizona and then with the offense sputtering at home last night.

Just stick it in there and hang in there, coming back from 10 points down and winning the football game thanks to a pick six of by Jaelyn Watson, Justin Watson. Not many people have a moment, a fantasy team. He scored going up top on the deep ball that was very difficult for the Chiefs to connect on all night long and then Jaelyn Watson, 1/7 round selection with a pick six to put them up for good. So they won those games and so the last two nationally televised games involve the Seahawks at home in the Chargers and I think you be hard-pressed to find two teams that play the wildest games and the craziest things happen when these things are on the field and certainly Seattle in Seattle at night.

It's just know I've been there. I posted things there. I've watched it there. You just feel like you're in a different planet like dear, you're playing on the moon. Just crazy things happen and the charges last night almost recovered the onside kick. So I've written down. That's one of the thing.

Okay that I've written down here about what happened with the Chargers last night and again the Chargers don't do these things that just happen to them. Sometimes NMA do things that bring them about, put it together and it's very Chargers like second quarter Marques Valdes's canceling of the Chiefs tosses Bryce Callahan out of the way. Like shoves him out of the way these defender this year. Adderley grabs the pass that the homes I guess intended for Marques validus gambling interception flag on the play.

It's not offense of pass interference, which it clearly was. It was a legal contract by, they be the I guess the contact they thought was created by the defender. Even though validus gambling extended and shelved in like removed. Take that interception off the board that led to a homes street ball touchdown by the attack so that the street ball main, was there was no I didn't run around Sadie doesn't call.

It is not the only thing that he does right now is the only thing he's good at that touchdown got a crazy third-quarter offsetting penalties negated another interception thrown by the homes there when James picked that often offsetting penalties negated that and then the next play, Asante Samuel Junior grabs the ball out of the year that by the way he initially could've had cleanly but didn't and kicked up in the air and it had to try and go and collect. It was initially called in interception. I looked at it. I saw it again and again and again I wasn't completely in his arms.

If was completely in his arms and then it touched the ground through his hands. They would've let it stand but it was moving around as it hit the ground and it sure looked like he was pushing it together with his forearms. I knew it was good be overturned and Terry McCauley was part of the Amazon prime video broadcast is NBC puts it all together on the production side of things he said on the spot. That's can be overturned and it was and that was huge because the Chargers were off by 10 when he got the ball on the 30 yard line of Kansas City and then a minute, 24 to go on the third quarter homes looks like he sacked.

He spends around. He creates time.

He finds a wide over Travis. Kelsey looks like is going in the end zone, but during James not only stops them and throws them down by both strategic wrestling maneuver wasn't flagged as it should be understanding when you see somebody violently found out I thought it should not of been flagged, but you'll see Travis Kelsey is a big boy you if you want use logic to full-time. James stops him and kind of benches and like Kiki clean and jerk from the Olympics. He stands up for sure is around like an Estonian tryout. You don't lift 500 pounds and thrown down. And by the way, that led to the Chiefs not scoring a touchdown. I couldn't believe he started the fourth quarter.

The big took the entire fourth quarter to make a decision on fourth and one from the one and read to the field all the time anything happened homes like great move three points as was the difference you take the points that was a difference eventually at the end because you know with 1029 ago the Chargers are moving in their tight and Gerald Everts try to tap out there going fast in Ohio. For some reason but because I guess that's what they were doing no huddle fast ever to come out of the game. He said after the game. It is hobbled. He's hurt couldn't come out of the game. He and Herbert are on the wrong page. The Chiefs make the right call defensively and switch properly and that is a 99 yard pick six for seventh round draft choice Jaelyn Watson to score the go-ahead that eventually wanting and Herbert. This was wild to he hurt his ribs. It looks like he's really hurt, but he gets off under his own power and then comes right back in. But it's obvious that he still hurt its third-down burn one its third-down tear down by 10. They've got a score and Herbert has a clear easy path to pick up the first down but decides to just throw it away because I guess he figured sliding would hurt. He was in so much pain exactly like or I can't take it.

I'll just give I thought he could got out abound could write all sorts of stuff everything Chris think he was in pain was just weird with. So when I think that's it. Because he can't even pick up 1 yard yard down toward why are you throwing it off like that with him.

It feels like he's going to Canon you can't run the 1 yard slinky through the pull down and just like the perfect spot. It was weird. He threw that pass and another touchdown and then the onside kick to which you refer where it was for a split second grabs like right there Chargers man so cool that's it. That's the name of it that's made at that lunch as they avoid charter like things bingo are they can't charge me to know they should be to know wrote it all down crazy charges okay so I just went on and on and on. I want to be like for Dick Ebersole. You've got fancy stuff coming out right yes on this program and you've got. What's more likely that maybe will do what's more likely after Dick Ebersole great if you don't mind, and then will get your fantasy in our number three and sneaky good games going out the door. How does that sounds great.

We just showed everybody on the sausage gets made. Let's take a phone call to Rich Eisen show Spencer in Florida you're here what's up Spencer can't tell you what's going on doing well first of all, I will be at the Thursday night game next week, so be sure to take a bagel picture brownie DL for yet send if you want. I totally understand what Brown stands her into regional saying. The issue is that was the whole nation will see it. Memories can be wondering who the hell is that elf and why the bra like the Browns and selling cookies is that what's happening, you know it it's it's kind of crazy but you can do that you can do that. I look forward to what's it would also undermine you talking about again. My pain and Herbert absolutely demolished. He had no time last night.

Do you think that more and wine just being that much better or that the Chargers will really need to ask her off at the blind and fix it quick because it looked to me like shape. 40-year-old Brett Favre out there last night before that Bob to be honest with you guys call the coaches answer we want to do with the coaches answer my answer. I want I want coach first tenure and coaches answer is, I haven't seen the tape that I can evaluate and 60 very boring. What's your answer, not looking at the tape and I just figure that there they they just need to protect better in the fourth quarter. That's all I mean about that. I have no earthly idea is it sure looked like they did enough against the Raiders. I didn't see Max Crosby and and and no and one of the guys will cause me to have the Raiders when this division and Chandler Jones.

I did see him set up in the backfield and it you know what man look good for the Chargers up 17 seven sure did. I mean he was 17, seven after we get this correct year it was 17 to 7 after the Chargers got the opening kickoff to the second half and went 11 play 75 yards in five minutes.

That's it.

That's the way you win games and in our bed.

You go in, you keep picking the homes in the mouth trying get them off scheduled to use. It's the football phrase and then you score touchdowns you don't settle for field goals and make up 10 I know Chargers printer complaint, you thought that was an interception by Asante Samuel Junior he really decided to take a look one more time. Ball is moving in his arms, and I know it's rained all right, but I like to move as long as you have possession and we didn't have complete possession of the ball hit the ground and you could see the ball hits the ground. He kind of pushes is forearms together make the catch. That's where I saw I thought he got his hand under the bulb I thought it was deafening to be overturned and it was I think really what you see is the ball moving is him getting up but I guess he should stay down. 844204 which is the number to do out here on the Rich Eisen show from Saturday night to Sunday night Dick Ebersole will be joining us. We come back here on the Rich Eisen show moving your way towards mild miles Garrett the actor Gerald McCranie in studio.

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A new book that I cannot wait to crack my 40 years of laughter, tears and touchdowns in television and again I will share with you how incredibly open. He is to people who reach out to him for advice on one of them. The show might not exist without his counsel, trying to carve this out of the contract with the NFL. Years ago he was a consul hearing for the lack of better phrase for me but also so many pop-culture moments, sports and entertainment that we've enjoyed over the last half-century courtesy of this man's greatest determination of course vision from Saturday night to Sunday night.

Role books are sold. Right now joining on the Mercedes-Benz ranch phone line in the Rich Eisen show Dick Ebersole how are you sir yes you do violate know what what what color interior you want to reconfigure.

We can work on that we can figure that can forget what docs I think it's called Tahoe. It's called Tahoe color.

How are you doing good to chat with you.

Notre Dame will speaking through a couple groups today.

Okay, just enjoying life and having no, no pressure seen from what you think of when you're seeing Thursday night football streaming on Amazon.

Dick your two cents on that subject matter that we just watched a Thursday night football game a package that was born out of a lot of hands being put on it, including NBC Sports from back in the day what it what you think about the world were living in right now Dick Ebersole will be graded football television producer never walk your trip to go deer hunting at all for me making a good number one show on television and Amazon with very smart in the deal that they made NFL and NBC to require that they get to go and so the game last night was extra special because credibility was doing.

Then Alice called it now without electric bill to tone nuclear discourse.

He doesn't know how difficult was it to Thomas Lee Oswald the rabbit from Michael's trade years ago at Super Bowl XL to help Bertha Madden. Michael's booth for NBC and Sundance football Dick, I pretty far down the line. John and John. The Montag master. I never had any doubt I'll be able to sell it up okay.

John really had said for seven or eight years at that point the one thing he wanted was to football for me and I just wanted to football with him with a match made in heaven. You all doing it together. Collinsworth told me that he was auditioning, or you hang him in a warming up if you will, in the pen. If thou wasn't being if you if I wasn't common and that you you came you went to him and said I think I can get out but you tell me if this is really what you want to do and call play-by-play with Madden in his responses. If you can get out.

That's the end of this conversation, the true only play-by-play I wanted play-by-play.

I think of Chris like a son it was ready to do it, but fortunately enough, John and Sandy got him out of his Dick Ebersole here on the Rich Eisen show. Okay, so what made you want to sit down and finally put in a book your career Dick Ebersole my career and maybe more angry about how blessed I've been to have a life.

Charlie mild degree to lunch in New York about I just three years ago and said enough already sorted back and forth. You got a right not generated written a couple of chapters guided do it and I just somebody who you're really comfortable with to write it with Detroit Aaron: Aaron Conant unbelievably talented young writer who had written Olympic opening, for example, for me for years. The ones that Bob would do well continue the nightly telecast and tell you the story of the stories that were about to unfold and Aaron has been unbelievable me and he still heavily involved for NBC in a number of factors that still working directly for ESPN because of his association with Connor shall so was the I think I know the answer to it, but I'll put it out on the on on the table for you to answer the most influential person to help you get started in your career, Dick Ebersole great room and are the most important sports television producer ever walked the face of your wonderful put all of his young people at which I was on the be storytellers never to have a telecast where you are prepared to have you came on the air just set story of the people who were about to participate in the event that was almost ready to unfold. We came on the air and what was your biggest greatness are highly great great as climate change. Living in Normandy. The family of the check convince them they were. But for like 24 Lobaugh's day, the father of the household mystery funds. The natural law and I think I was about 17 at the time but I went off on my own. All I wanted to find the white mocha sports people I did.

I became a gopher go for coffee go for ice cream, gopher cigarette, you name it and by the time that long weekend at the mall is over when you're back in the state governments in your commute room. But most importantly check with some of the producers there and for various events. You can be a gopher and gopher expanded usually the are going for cigarette coffee ice cream to being the guy who advanced many of the things that were about the whole and more importantly lined up interviews for the announcers to donate your athletes affair with foreign language arranging translation was all great Facebook friends. That's why was there on extension and and so the Olympics were your first gigs is that present the first big gigs for you yell at your and every weekend I would to get the carburetor drive.

Kennedy most time Kennedy and fly to Europe and hook up, usually with an event that Jim McKay was the lead announcer on Jim is the father of storytelling that American sport. Already a great storyteller, but I became a guy who would give him the my my bios and he taught me over a year how to really know the story behind it.

A particular current announcer edited number of words so that that announcer would have to sorted and didn't mind it would sound like he was reading something.

So how did you Ebersole here in the Rich Eisen show from Saturday night to Sunday night raw books can be acquired. How did you go from ABC sports two on the radar screen to create co-create with one Michael Saturday Night Live. How did that happen. Dick ran in a number of years and he tried it one point to get me to be interested in being there NBC sports.

I was still a kid and I was wise enough to not contribute in starlets. First of all, I might know little bit about producing but I'm just not negotiating, then you can be that television work until you know how to acquire that right.

You don't have the right matter how good you think you are good you are. You have to have the right event to either end of the able to cover produce and so you wind up with SNL for you so author having had me under that NBC attempt to get me to do sport that led him to inquire whether or not a sport that never really wasn't interested in doing that one day through in which you create a new show late-night show that where there on Saturday night and after about a week of thinking about it. I accepted a drought that you, my parents were out west on the first one after Henry. Johnny didn't want reruns on Saturday night and that's why that time. His open mind and I began almost right away what happened with lots of Johnny didn't want the johnnies I got all my rear Zen center at that time slot opens up and you get a big down from five nights a week. Four nights a week doing a show and so it's a free ball for me to find something I roamed around comedy clubs in the United States and Canada looking at young comedy tell wasn't really getting anywhere one day out payment Hollywood manager's office and out of the door to this young man and he came over and introduced himself. He was Lorne Michaels and he invited me to go to dinner for thoughts to a comedy club in LA with Emily at dinner was over serendipity struck again. We went to the polo much of the Beverly Hills Hotel. I lived in the Beverly Hills Hotel in those days because I have my deal with NBC guaranteed me a ring. There and warning as we walked in the door. Isn't that your father figure over there and I look at my bed patient and sure enough the rumor sitting there with his wife Howard fell and his wife. I walked over ring stood up with open arms. I walked over to the development you charge at that Howard is very rare and I sat with them for a while I realized that Rachel no hard feelings of the fact that I did last and I just felt real comfortable. From that point on and about where I was with my life and what I wanted to do and off I went, continuing to look for people with Lorne and we found some of the production people Chevy. Originally we found as a writer, not as a performer, but he kept pushing Lorne that he had great idea to do on the show which led to one incredible nightmare couple months to a month later and we are coming out of a comedy club Way downtown in New York is a driving rainstorm. Rich and Chevy have been pushing pushing Lorne and me for this thing the fall of the week you wanted and I thought it was nuts. Lorne was willing to try all the sudden Chevy took off and was driving rainstorm down the middle of third Avenue and he must have some idea what to tell you there is probably 30 feet in front of us and suddenly he kind of appeared and he'd fallen into. As we learned later than normal bodily sopping wet he got out of the pot will probably 30 or 40 feet away, turn back electrical power and Lorne what the now, aren't you really willing to give a guy crazy enough that Ray can do it on our shelf is the President of the United States, Gerald Ford, right, like pretty much eventually that's that's that's maybe you got involved with that that since probably an inmate thinking probably of every pregnant that we had up to that point Gerald Ford was legitimately that the applicant are Democrats That sort of involving the kind that we want to find out morning. I am Chevy with other people. Show opening five New York Saturday night. I'm Gerald Ford, and you're not. And the real ultimate irony is that if he finished the last thing that he had the record which had been an acute started to walk away. Forgetting the carryforward camera everyone flying all over the Florence we never showed that piece of tape die. We were not going to add the following without ever saw here on the Rich Eisen show unbelievable all in a few minutes. I have left while the summit was different ways to go.

When you first meet the morning. The Murphy crusher screen when you first meet him when it had ever happened for you. Well after Lorne left, they give it to somebody else and that person could not have much luck but she did, she did hire Eddie when I got there Saturday night live about two months after you retired. It took me about four seconds to realize you about the most counted young person and calmly I had ever met. On top of that he really could conceptualize all kind of thing to writer Lynn later about this movie blasting in Sheffield, they began to write sketches for me and almost everyone of them were every one of them or none number: my favorite which was a fascination of Buckley's idea character is the hiking American society came in the picture to America that you realize not only are you maybe committing a big mistake here for making my life really difficult to come on deck for 50 really good idea's excuse me, I said yes and the three of them blasting Chatfield and Eddie sat down, wrote the fascination of buckwheat two hours later than back in my office in the we can do the follow-up with the follow-up, the assassination of John David Spencer John Davis that's what his BFF is that the names Nick Jack Ruby or silica. Spelling is always the only admission that story is about day and 1/2 before it was done on the itinerary century came to see me.

Can can't do that too many people will think that were really having an assessment you guys have your mind, Eddie Murphy, the hottest comic is taking it character and late they kinda realize their folly and stop doing just that. The real Mr. Rogers. Fred Rogers asked you to please have Betty cease-and-desist of Mr. Robinson's neighborhood is a true and yet the same year that Fred Rogers character. Anyway, I bring them up for came up that with me and I think Bob Kistler my coproducer at the time and we heard about and he said he thought it was sacrilege, and Mr. Rogers. At this pure reputation. All that I said Mr. Rogers, a lovable comedy just somebody who loves you no matter how I try returning never expect that Mr. Wright encumbered man walking down the hallway with me into the writer's offices and where Eddie was there alone. I think particularly Eddie would romance the hello anyway little while later Mr. Rogers stopped by my office to say goodbye and said he was sorry it had worked out. I quickly went back down the hall and that'll happen. They said we tried everything but he just doesn't want it done-what were doing it over to the negative talk. Mr. Rogers, a monster character that we can Sensation. And since it was such a went to Mr. Rogers. Nobody in the media or anywhere else ever said a word about I never heard from again before I let you go in Scully as we know, passed away recently.

You getting him on the microphone for some of the most incredible moments in the history of baseball. I mean, is passing was was just unleashed so many incredible memories.

You got a good thin story for me.

I I got the job. It just struck me. Having followed many years and knowing them a little bit. I was sure I could convince him to come to the telecast with within and what, without what she just needed to be really comfortable and he agreed to do the color convince play-by-play and Reagan had already agreed to party to it because I take in math within. When I went to meet with Scully the first time about all of the teacher and it was the again. My favorite word under the circumstances serendipity everybody getting off now on the day of that telecast about two hours before air. I got a phone call that it was going to be late so I went downstairs to wait for minute brought them into a waiting room under the stands behind home plate and he said I want to my rig and a Christmas Carol had basically correct I'm here only because I was able to persuade mommy to let me calm talking about Nancy Reagan. He said I had a fall and DeeDee had had a call of the horse the day before, but he did that telecast and I don't think anybody out there saw anything terrific. For the two innings she was up there and the only thing was unbelievably All-Star game the previous years were immediate.

Craig is been a good and in that All-Star game. I'll probably be off by Lund I think there are either four or five homeruns for the first two or three and it was not just that it was the homerun that Bo Jackson hit on the names and as you know, obviously throughout all the years, having a moment that the country would love to see and then it happens is to use your word serendipity to the nth degree. I mean you got in and Ronald Reagan and Bo Jackson homers off Rick Russell, I mean that is unbelievable that it was you read my book you know continued to happen for me. I've been I have never said I didn't work hard, but I was blessed by good friend, and almost always the ability to get into the room. I always say to people thing that matters most is being there.

I managed to get into the room whether it was the office where the president Reagan was retired into Century City or to constantly be able to get into occipital sports leaders in Europe and once I got in the room.

I was pretty persuasive and usually Jack Welch that a GE that owned NBC at the time and always entrusted me with tens of millions of dollars to buy the rights or to hire somebody in I just kept getting P: Building the reputation of NBC Sports to a level that no sports department never been in since the halcyon days of you are the best simply the best from center in Atlanta Sunday night. A book by you, sir, and nine: you mentioned and thanks for everything. Say how your entire family. Thanks for much but you're right right back at you. That is Dick Ebersole. This book mean we just barely scratched the surface and then interview right here in the Rick Johnson show is awesome. Let's take a break right here on the program. What's more likely when we come back week number two of the NFL weekend miles get out of the Browns. The actor Gerald McCranie and more we could talk about how complicated other banks make it to redeem credit card rewards like how they require minimums and works how their awards flat-out expire or we could talk about how we discover, you can redeem your rewards for cashing any amount at any time. I mean talk about amazing. Now that we've talked about that.

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Mike Thomas Alvin Kammerer Mike Evans letter for net. Although Thomas Kammerer to say that the saints defenses got the box number offensively and I think go Thomas Kammerer, that's what I'll do until I stop I need to see to believe that Kimberly run believe I'm sitting in about Tom Brady really struggled against except in the playoffs except right except in the playoffs. Regular yeah what else Chris about the team most unlikely to be to a no unlikely to know team giants or Browns all I think it's unlikely or for the Giants should be the chance man talking about the Browns and home should beat the Jets Kevin Stefanski you want to get the quota guideline always feels like a light get upset about Joe canceling Prensky's comments on Joe Flack oh would make Lou Holtz trying to get rice in a top-five status before rice would come at an hour ago called Joe Flack a great player. Unbelievable arm talent guided very very gifted, will the brown should witness the project with us in the Panthers, and NRR are much more stout team than the Jets going into Cleveland really sneaky good game in Baltimore, Miami and the ravens was more likely.

Tyree gets over 100 yards and scores or Lamar 300 total yards and three touchdowns, although Talarico Jericho, only 94 yards unlikely time I got all say it's more like Easter such a big gamer, Erin. Total yards and three touchdowns as 30 totally artillery I think was rushing sites are a kill that guy so I think the ravens win but I still think Terry can get his yards AFC West team to avoid all into Broncos or Raiders was more likely, I think out. I'll choose the Raiders.

The Raiders the way that Arizona just looked bad.

I was always coming in.

The bronco had another Broncos are taken on Houston. They should when that game is to should've won their game and we can, I got it.

I think they both would I know that that's not answering your question that you plan.

I'll take you step I'll take Denver than maybe Arizona is going to be like embarrassed by what happened. Denver should come in and they should even send out McManus and they should go forward on McManus shouldn't take one sorry Brandon, everything worked out.

Should be like an eight-year-old plan. Madden hopped up on a bag of skittles would be great that way.

Say we shouldn't see him once, so I'll take Denver in that equation can.

What's more like my house. Now I'm coming up with Gerald McCranie here on the rich eyes and showed for those those on Roku. He got one more move. Thank you. Thanks George appreciate that. When I got over there big match up in the bay divisional first-place Seattle and San Francisco. More likely quarterback with more passing yards, Gino, or Trey Lance, Gino, Gino, Gino and Alan if Seattle wins this game and then allowed how loud are the cries for Jimmy James Loewen start and owing to start would be the exact Senate with losing the Bears and home and then see the Bears at on the road and in Seattle at home would be that but II think they might run it. Jeff Wilson and everyone else kills looks like it's can be a gametime decision does not look good for him that I know it good for now, but also to Gino Baskerville to glance contrary to go to Jimmy Gmail, the bench we saw the yellow Trey Lance Ryan what he was doing this free time please tell me the weather is on patching, telephoning what you do what he was in an establishment. Are you sure it's what he was doing.

It was clear if he was reinvesting into the community is what is this that that you know Feller and TJ like a freak or when are you. How can you thing on all God is 70% chance of rain Sunday to get a ring on his parade again to thank you, Gina, Trey, for the real story behind some of wrestling's biggest moments. It's something to wrestle with Bruce Prichard and Conrad Thompson to all-time high opponent sponsor Ms. Natalie in a conversation where is Andre free mouse and Andre was number one because not even going back before you know Holcombe was a baby face Holt and Andres were able to go in headline the New Orleans Superdome at Shea Stadium in Japan wherever they went.

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