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Dirt & Sprague, Tuesday 2-6-17 Hour 2

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The guys wonder if and when Terrell Owens will get into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Swag has some postseason NFL true or false, and MLB wants to make rule changes for 2017.

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Pay its break here really appreciate you listening about to get some podcast excellence has presented by less Schwab tires doing the right things since 1952. Did you ever find Bugs Bunny attractive when he put on a dress and a girl bunny. The whole fourth and you Danks as it's consistent with us. This is stirred and sprayed oh yeah pad. He. Gets the reluctantly goes through one time I got out where sandy dirt Johnson and Brendan Fraser. Knows her stuff out there I was is console that durden spray guns and maybe Diana might drop in money and broadcast footage really played off. No strings. I welcome back did you. Hope you're enjoying your Tuesday and allowed to did you hear any second now over the radio program. If you missed our. One catch and attending to the fan dot com after the show let's talk tires podcasts. We'll talk throw low and here in just a second we'll get some baseball stuff. And a boat tour false LeBron James in the wizards' last night. How about that in the ball game how about that game that was a great I'll give it up and Alex held an NBA game with a wizards are red hot for those who don't follow basketball which is a lot of the audience yeah I think the vast majority of people do not know that the wizards are red hot they're playing really good ball that was is about as playoff type regular season game as you're gonna get that was a good one from start to finish all cell. I'm enjoying this this. I don't know. Quote from Willard and the rest of the team that's basically saying you'll be Ferrell not to laugh again it we need to talk about that at some point like there are claiming revenge tonight against a terrible Dallas Mavericks team how about revenge from the last time they Beecher at home public and you lost again Gary Ferrell went off yeah I can't pretty sure we heard the same stuff on Friday going and a ball game and a man and a losing out hold once again to the Dallas maverick out so well let's kick it off year TERRELL OWENS over these Super Bowl weekend they voted for the hall of fame. And for the second hero. Throw Owens did not make the class we got to give credit to US Seattle safety Kenny easily he made it in. Dallas owner Jerry Jones kicker Morten Andersen. Terrel Davis from the broncos'. Jason Taylor LaDainian Tomlinson. And Kurt Warner made the NFL hall of Famer no Terrel Owens and Peter King is kind of been leading the charge on. Explaining how the process works for people who really don't follow wait. And it starts with you vote from fifteen down to ten from ten down to five. Peter King voted for Owens. And then when he got to attend Owens was not available to vote for because it's a collective and if they're not there you can't vote form anymore they're done. Owens who by the way he is top ten in receptions all time second in receiving yards in third in receiving touchdowns. This is all time. Is not going to be an altering for the second straight year and a lot of people are willing to admit some voters have spoken out. Some of those tasked to do with his off the field team and to support it and stuff like that. He's a good teammate Manny sticking up for Tony Romo you know I'd I do I make sure that we know how old. Awesome it was to watch a lot of these guys that are going into the hall of fame Kurt Warner LaDainian Tomlinson images all Paul great players in but when you have a guy get left doubt like to roll once. It's some also use the baseball analogy it's like Bonser Clemens thing I those that's what's gonna steal the headlines. Coming out of the voting process M. This is one that I wholeheartedly understand the opinion that he was a bad teammate and he was a disrupt her inside the locker room for large chunks of his career basically at every stop at some point. There was an incident something happened a temper tantrum on the sideline him doing crunches without a shirt in his driveway. At some point things went so wrong went to Rollins of the team that he was on. That's a the only hold you out of a hall of fame for so long because it there with when you look at the history in the guys that have gotten in. Are we just picking on TERRELL OWENS in this case they are you are you gonna tell me by not voting for TERRELL OWENS that every guy did is in the hall of fame currently was a good character guy. Was a good teammate. Was never disrupt her in the locker room. That's right I tended jaw line on this like if that was the case and you go back that up with facts and every guy in the hall of fame was not a bad character guy. Then I would say fine leave TERRELL OWENS out but. It almost feels like a bonds and Clemens saying in baseball were picking and choosing like yes I notes Rollins was a bad teammate. But other guys have gotten in that were bad teammates as well he was just the prime example. Of of of that kind of disrupt or I don't think you're wrong on what you're hit non I just I would say this one. If you're gonna drop somebody from the class I don't know who you would drop I mean even the kicker Morten Andersen people have comments and opinions on kickers make in Natick said Iraq. And hell of a career he played for what twenty some odd years he was amazing. Jason Taylor is another one people point out of to Jason Taylor get in both Ford TO blocks from Davis and how long he lasts adverse TO. Okay there's arguments to be made I like I'm on file with the class I am as a guy that just. Adding numbers are big part of a hall of fame and what you're able to contribute. That matters to me personally. I don't know how Owens hasn't made it in yet. But I will say if the testament is. Having down years is a teammate or having questionable moments as a teammate. Because that's all Owens that he didn't have off the field problems nobody had a bad word to say about him. Outside of football right he was an outstanding citizen obviously never again with the money but never in trouble right. This is really going to be put to the test next year. With Randy Moss because Randy Moss a lot of people probably see a rainy mosque was a better right that's going to be a popular opinion. Okay but are we gonna overlook the end of Minnesota Oakland years because New England worked out well and Minnesota for a long time was great. But let's not forget how he left Minnesota. How we ended up and Oakland basically quit on his team. And which traded free washer to go to New England yeah it was given up for nothing and so you know I I get it like nobody's perfect. But is this testament to a wins is any indication this seems should apply for any must next year unlike some. It's accident ya remember anybody else showing off from the Dallas star at midfield do we remember the Michael Irvin at one point I believe stabbed one of his teammates in the neck with a Paris as yours. Know what he's talking about but that's not disrupt her in the locker room. Yeah and that's just where guys are getting ready to choose some time that's right if pressure is is I feel like Terrell Owens is almost being made an example. Then I get it he was a bad teammate and is a listener points out you don't wanna vote a man on the first ballot because of that kind of stuff out there I totally understand that. He's not a first dollar guy because he wasn't a good guy off the field I do I agree with that sure the numbers back it up Marvin Harrison his first ballot I'd TO rappers now and he's one of the best statistically speaking and physically gifted wide receivers we've ever seen in the NFL but because of the character stuffy don't want a man on the first ballot. That's fine. But if we if we could realistically get to a point where TERRELL OWENS is in the hall of fame to joke. He's one of the best receivers to ever play any NFL and for a guy like that to not be in the hall of fame would be would be a trap. Like we did this out this weekend and you know I tell people disagree but. I was just thinking alike physical skill set and career. In terms of where he was that statistically and that's a big part of the whole. I can't name three receivers having a takeover Owens like all time. Now you can give me arguments for certain guys and we had to tell me the guy one guy Timmy Tim brownie to Cris Carter over rim now now come. Moss I think is absolutely they're Jerry Rice with out a shot of a doubt I'd Dick moss and rise summerall and I'm sure some would probably take Michael Irvin in their top three some would probably throw Calvin Johnson or Larry Fitz yeah. But Owens for me just physics Talley. Right before the Super Bowl if he was to suffer a further injury on his already broken leg playing in the Super Bowl. The Eagles didn't have to pay him yet decide not to play he did. And then he went out balled out and broke away and there's a lot of former teammates that have come out and supported him like I know Donovan McNabb hasn't had the greatest run of off field story lines here recently but Donovan McNabb came out supported them on number other guys when this news came out that he wasn't in the hall once again this year. As a president cannot have looked. The guy deserves to be in the hall of fame and those were the team it's those aboard were. Supposedly the guys who was so bad dude that's the reason for keeping him out I wanna continue to argue about this because career and really get Tex at the end a fan takes on a 553 a five because there's also another element of this do you like that people attach. Nine playing things. Two players like with TL IDC. Go crazy Darren Sharper OJ would murders precious beyond regardless. Well he was innocent. But with TL off the field antics like in the locker room should that matter in the voting process 55 real filer talk about that next on dirt sprint. Yeah I stay tuned to that some. Point we have another prized right for you for comic con. I wanna check that out this year you're not going to. NB a splendid day drink and don't think I mean I I think so but I know YouTube well you say you'll do it you won't do it now lazy Saturday you'll coming you're like man I missed only I want no part of that they knew a giants fan confesses this weekend along psyched up for that but he extremist. So yeah. Got you got problems stitch. She got serious issues we are talking about TO not getting into the the fate of the NFL hall of fame. A lot of good Tex coming in a five by 30 by the bases on it by the way. Nobody's arguing production. Know that this statistically you can argue against throw he's basically a top three to five wide receiver of all time in almost every category yeah matters yes the problem is voters a couple of not all a couple of them have come out I heard one guy. That advocated for TOD a number of open he was a big voice in the hall of fame. I heard interview with him I think it was today or yesterday he basically told the field he's a hall of fame player guys. We can up it doesn't need to be enough topic that's it the conversations done. And he came back about LX amount of time later for the next round of voting trying to tee it'd make it so those were those writers didn't care whatsoever what that person said. But a couple of writers have come out Peter King not being one of them a couple of c'mon basically said and he was kind of a hindrance on his team he wasn't a great teammate needing help make guys better. Look how many teams he played for look at the track record. And that played a factor in the voting because if you just go production TO is without a doubt a first ballot hall of Famer. And there's no need to even disagree with that. So I think you again this right now and a lot of good Tex coming in of should you should voters be allowed. To count off the field things and by that I mean football related off the field issues like TO hat. Is it should absolutely should be considered. Ending with a case like throw lawns and as a last segment goes from not being a first ballot guy and maybe for guys that are on the fringe of making the hall of fame if you wanna say they were devalued their entire career that didn't treat anybody with respect. I need or want appointment for that reason I'm okay with a two Terrell Owens is unique example. Because of the stats like just there's only one guy and history the NFL with more receiving yards of him. His name's Jerry Rice like that's it he's number two on that list so. I get keeping enough for a couple of years but keeping amount. Altogether is not some than a mile border with but I do think it is it I know it's not the only a lot of listeners taxing and it's not. The whole of a good guys it's the hall of fame and and I understand that to a certain point but. I do think everything should be considered when voting for this that that character is an important part. Being a professional and if you if you just completely throw out the window I think your opening up a bit of a pandora's. Box OK so this next year's class up amongst those with first time eligibility. Ray Lewis Randy Moss and don't think Toro low and if they're gonna add elect those guys in and I don't know the moss is a shoo in by any stretch Ray Lewis should be. And as a guide that had. You know like he's a different example of off the field stuff because all reports are he was a great team made a great leader by wheels and it would murder Georgia State rallied so. Mr. Panetta lined a drop if they're gone head you know if Owens is eventually gonna go when you go in with these guys 'cause otherwise you have to answer. You know a whole bunch of questions okay his issues you know while they were. Inside you know the locker room so to speak. Off the field he wasn't getting into the trouble that so many other these well what do you value more being an upstanding citizen nerve being maybe be in a bit of a diva. And well but it did as my whole point is there's no doubt I I don't defend anything TO. Personality wise says a really does I swanky place for your cowboys who played on the niners for a long time obviously stars are there. You can't argue what he was able to do for dollar your team when he played form penny was frustrating as packed beat no doubt he may join a clear Harold sometimes it's like just shut up and just play ball cleared job but here's the thing. I do it doesn't make any. Feasible sense to me that mosque would make it first ballot in not balance. How does that make any sense the way moss and the gamble maybe gloss over this mosques in Oakland was a leak being a nightmare. To deal with basically quit. On the raiders had Olympic football that much Mehmet go look at the highlights of that year when there will be balls thrown around his knees or ankles and he wouldn't even re allowed to try all that there was none he had bigger issues off the field too but you know I hope we don't on the field I should say as well there are two hall of famers and nobody would argue that like if one makes it vs the other that when may have no sense in my. Am I don't worry if you tech throw quake. We got them cumin and a 55305. When you agree to the hall of fame is like a museum for the sport that you should include all players could damn bad. Just like the steroid guys from baseball. I mean I'd be okay with the Ty cobb's named MOB hall of fame which is I I hate that we. Excludes certain steroid guys Quantico Jeff Bagwell just got in the Barry Bonds can't get an idea be oblique and breaking right on so I'd be okay within I think it's just it is a museum for your sport. There's not going to be great years every year. Show off great players that you had in any generation. Another one there are more teammates that like Tim in Philly then Donovan McNabb that was always stories of the locker room was split between those two in another way I'm not a fan TO but if he does knocked in all claiming guys like OJ should be booted. Another one I don't like attaching non playing things to the hall of fame because it's only when we're talking about negatives. No guys get put in because they're great guys. But we're slowly above average players. That's never gonna be the case you're not gonna get in the hall of fame for being a slightly above average player like that the main determining factor of getting into the hall of fame is. How your caliber of athlete the caliber of the numbers he put up as a professional athlete. So the united get a fringe guy that was a sixth man off the bench that makes an all because he was good in the community but. There there are certain places that I draw the line with the outfield sentiment we just debated as the per Schilling. But some people are saying Curt Schilling is not getting votes because he's available whacko politically president's political what I thought as ridiculous because it doesn't have anything to do with a sporty place that's completely different is completely separate. And while I am 100 for some bullets relish being in the hall of fame. There's a difference or this is about in the locker misses about being a teammate getting along with others abdic being coached ball. All those kind of things those have to do with the options for your plane yet the other thing too is Marvin Harrison was first ballot. Are we gonna overlook the whole car wash and having somebody murder thing which is anti too which is why it's of picking and choosing thing for me with Terrell Owens had this one another all this boils down a one thing it's media it's writers it's reporters that are bought her why leaving Ted Williams is not a first ballot. Stupid selfish self centered egotistical writers. Another one this is the problem with having sports writers as. The voters with all the different types of media they're involved in radio blogs print social media being the voter is a way to create contents. Is very self serving in my opinion. And somebody said if LT is an all seem TO blogs why they committees like you couldn't jump in on this but it. We had examples like this that is been so contentious because of character. Then I'm just not remembering over the last 1520 years I'm sure there's a couple. That took maybe 345. Years on the there are no Harrison was one of whom he was first ball. Harrison was first I was discussion it was diskette there was debate anybody let him in but he made today he never have like a team that's what's interesting to me is how you can. And and Peter king's explain this so there there are allowed as voters. To expand upon not voting you guy in based in football. Terms. Locker room. Teammate that can be part of their criteria what they're not allowed to do according to Peter King. You're not supposed to take off the field non football things. In the factor he got trouble for this a couple of years ago. In the middle of the Darren Sharper rape investigation he said yeah he got corner on Twitter somebody asked him would you still vote Darren Sharper hall of fame. I believe he said yes and he just got destroyed by he said that that's then the bases and they gas from voting I'm not supposed to look at off the field and that just ridiculous. I think it's backwards and that's I'd rather have a bad team made an ad in a rape has been there I'd rather have a guy he made in there than somebody who murdered somebody that cut somebody's head right off yap. It's a pretty easy decision to make. I just let call fame is always I love how fired up we get about it like this is a ball and baseball or the two that we care about we haven't had this issue over the with the NFL like briefed debates is so I'd mention is with a Marvin Harrison somebody Texan Charles Haley Charles Haley was blown a good dude you and good character guy I brings though every team advisories and to study everywhere he played him he got into the hall of fame cell. It's it's agency did this feels like a very baseball debate it's a steroid thing. Do you want a man because he was about character guy because he didn't he wasn't a good team but it's ridiculous that. And I think it's ridiculous that were taxing Internet right because we can all looking like TO terrible team okay. And then you hear of the people take TO was a great teammate underrated there was one Texas stuck out I can't find anymore but. It was a really good point of mosques and I keep using monster because he's eligible next year must have legitimate seasons that he took off in Oakland. Teel can say what you want you can say he's a demon he is not the greatest team in the world. Self centered men when he stepped on the field though. Can use I I it's hard always a more talented players he's in every conversation that she would have he always brought it. He went over the middle he did the deed saying I always did it on Sundays Mondays or whenever else they'd play a game. There that's something you can never say about TERRELL OWENS was he didn't stop competing always competed and Randy Moss had that multiple times and then that's all I'm saying is if we're gonna pick and choose now based on. Attitude and having years were you weren't the greatest teammate actually applied to a guy like moss and I love moss and moss should be a first ballot agree 100% so another year were TO does not make all of him a lot of guys have to wait a long time any easy is a good example of that not happy for Kenny Easley. But TO is the veteran's exception right no doubt yeah yeah yeah yeah but it can also say this is one last thing on Owens I also don't agree necessarily with his stance of like discrediting the whole thing well I think that's ridiculous and tweets were stupid they keep he went on hold we bench it's like did you not helping your cause right now he said getting hair but he kept tweeting about it it's a clearly you Kerry clearly if you get voted in next year you're gonna crime be emotional and go Mac I'm a part of it like. The dole don't bury your name further than it's already mayor of that smiling as he can't defend TO the person and social media etc. What you can defend a steal the football player between those lines man he was. He was as good as they came right so TO snubbed once again from all and we'll see if he makes it next year Randy Moss eligible. Just because the end of Zoellick NFL season is over does not mean our and a coach were false is. So do that next. Vegas are we gonna talk about twelve minutes oh I know I know. I was fired up on line I'm not really me because there's rule change is coming and I'm not necessarily on board with potential rule changes I should say oh I thought we disagreed on this well mobile figured out here coming up a constable talks baseball stuff at time 145 hot and bothered by it you are hot and bothered by this which I like I like the you have pot baseball takes. I ordered my hats yesterday. Did you spring training that's yeah. You ready for the countdown to begin the countdown 67 hours 25 minutes yet we gay is illegal outside the you're looking at spring training countdown dot com it's a website does that really a thing legitimately go to you really training countdown dot com. Tied the whole thing out boom goes the dynamite it even gives you down in the second. God how about that that I just seven hours 25 minutes twenty. He's been on top of its since day one former star telegram. Columnists les coming up at two but now that is true or false. Before I get to this a let's analyze just why guarded super. Bowl week we finally have some true or false is that we can go back and revisit. It dirt it's been tracked in this one on you swagger for a while I save every single one of these true or false but a lot of them are like big picture like whereas a C he's doing some useful if you think we're so and so many coach next year's eating empire like what's going up. So one that your philosophy as it was somebody other than a quarterback be named MVP of the Super Bowl. Like are sent false I think we also at fault still says false that was deemed dangerous like our. Although James why many clothes became ghosts but he set the record and for reception reception jets Brady. Brady had orchestrated when he five point depth I mean I know that Dion got the same thing and granted he got MVP. Symbol 51 will be the highest scoring game and Super Bowl history swaggart century that was miles. And then lastly there will not be internal error for either team that lamps and falls out two and three strike garden untrue and false yet what would their three turnovers total that ball game that fumble by Ryan the formal by blunt and maybe 6633. Turnovers here crackpot is it true or false this week's like all right first up there still part in what fans in Boston this morning after winning Super Bowl 51. True or false the patriots will represent the AFC Super Bowl 52 true. True true true true why would you go false and why would you pick anybody else they already stupid PAT roll away from likely being in the Super Bowl last year as well when they lost 1970 renders him put him in three straight years in the Super Bowl I you look at the landscape of the ANC Big Ben could be retiring. Houston still doesn't have a quarterback I love Kansas City that they have a ceiling what Alex Smith. What I'm glad you finally admitted that it's important I think he needs a lot of help to win I've always senate and a long time for you to publicly admit things you can do a lot worse than Alex no doubt you can also do a lot better. This is true here's the other team that you didn't mention that I forget is Baltimore back. And them running back by Cincinnati and yeah I'm going to I think he kept ongoing true on this one too there there are there's cup there's questionable scenes but you're asking me to ban against New England. Yeah sixteen years no think you can do about. They won four games without Tom Brady they wanna how many games without any without honoring three month without foundry in one area gets up by the bills so. Why wouldn't you say true also on top that's right aren't I saw this that today they have I believe the number was 67 million in cap space which is top five in the NFL and they won't use half. And they can blow it but if you failed to find you ask me what you play they'll finally get like forty players exactly seven million refill the entire roster. And as opposed to you know other teams that will use that to pay for three guys or something get Jimmy geez you know hundred million dollar contract are riding next up number two. The 49ers. Finally got to announce that hire Kyle Shanahan as their new head coach following the falcons' Super Bowl collapsed to a false differences gold will not finish last in the NFC west. 2017. I'm actually gonna surprise you on this one I'm gonna go true. I think the rams are going to be worse than the 49ers. I can't really explain why other than Jared golf being quarterback and it knows who's who's the niners quarterback I trust them to at least get some money I have match job hunt matched jobs delete Jeddah the basement match TJ yeah Ater think I don't know it's going to be it sure does skiing skills got rabbi Slattery tire Mitt maybe Brett Favre at 53 I don't know who it is dirt. But I didn't like what I saw from golf whatsoever I think McVeigh could be good coach. I'm just not finding to a next year I'm gonna go surprise element Palestinian John Lynch get there culture feels different the wind just. I deem more than the really the only chance the niners seven not finishing in last place is if they gave Kirk cousins or Jimmy drop below. I don't think could I don't seed in those happening here hater did back could occur occurs is getting get this franchise tag again in Washington he's not going anywhere they Maurice and they're good Italian and I can let go. And Jimmy gee we'll see with the with the pats and a delay in a similar to give up the second picks up there's gonna be high asking price for him so I don't even getting year those guys depriving drafts embodying an adventure and play. Claris suck next year yet the niners finished in last place. I'm gonna say true I think the rams are are. Have more bottom to hit John man in time next year. Or maybe he's a niner. Yeah I think I think Shanahan can come and then get things organized pretty quickly to give them some semblance of structure offensively no matter who's a quarterback do you run the ball in the second half lead. Yeah. How did you seek wind. When in fact those play calls no regrets JC just bad execution Alaska's he putted from the defensive side of the ball and I say throw it. Siebert Cisco will not finish last. And the NFC west in 27 team number three after being passed over in yet again for the Pro Football Hall of Fame tour false TERRELL OWENS will be a member of of the class of 2018 hall of famers. We got to go true here right I just why he didn't make top ten I know. I know he didn't make top ten finalists like that this is one of those things are this year make beat the amount of backlash that has come from that vote I don't think that matters at all it should. Riders don't beat writers love to go against him when there's back and then how do you then look yourself in the mirror and vote for ray Lewis and Randy mosque as he noble those guys are gonna get a lot of those things are different this your first time on the ballot I think they're both gonna get both subtle force feed available for draw lawns because they won't be able to. They did their conscience at night to I say this is true because he deserves to be an olive and that's why do you know who's eligible not next year the year after that you have that up at all I don't know about 2019. I looked at 2018. Moment ago mrs. When I say here. He will not be a member this is false I I think he's gonna make the top ten but he won't be a finalist. So I think you'll get up. But I think because of the incoming players he won't make it kept. No true. I think everybody will have made their point to the now. But when they have to get down and looked at it with Randy Moss with Ray Lewis with some other big guys that have had. Checkered past in one form or another. I think it'll be harder for them to justify keeping him out and putting others in. With the numbers and what he did on the field. Last one. Given all the press attention of these sliding TV ratings for NFL primetime games this season true or false the NFL through its scheduling. We'll make sure primetime ratings will be increased for the Tony seventeen regular season and. The problem with this is they do this every year and we look at these games and thinks that's a great match up and then by we gate he sucked and their terrible and some networks have to flex him out. So I'm actually getting goal false. Because they do this every season they look at the teams where they finished. They project him out to be the same competitive great team and it never pans out that way so even though we'll make the effort. I'm gonna say false we're still going to be left with some dumpster game yet visited at them like Monday night schedule for example from last year meet fourteen unit pulled some jets. Jets pre season year before won nine games colds and Andrew Luck. View those teams made the playoffs and about the year prior to that scanned Panthers and Redskins cancers in the Super Bowl they want action won the division I and the those teams now we're in the playoffs. The ravens had high expectations they were we fifteen and one night they play the pats ravens didn't make the playoffs is yourself. Guides it just too hard did to look ahead Seneca falls one think as you can flex games and later in the season a Monday and Thursday are set in stone Thursday just Sox Thursday they know socks that Thursday sexy except that it sucks so bad product. And I just. Next job really fascinating to watch what happens with prime time ratings to see if it was the political cycle and that's in what did excuse was that we've heard all year that. Because of the presidential election people did not watch money Thursday night football. But that the examples is the fact that upper cowboy games the right after the election the cowboys run primetime like three times the cowboys are always gonna get good ratings. Whether there's elections or not I I will think they're gonna try and have great scheduling but I don't think the ratings are gonna go from there they were. This year unless a team like the cowboys or patriots are invulnerable. Not household name I think now. I think the ratings will get better. But in terms of like the NFL. And the ratings won't get better rating because of the gate thing the ratings improve because what you just said there. The presidential election we'll see if that was the determining. I think they're gonna do better with the Monday night games I think they're going to find a way to do better with the Thursday night game and he's. He had a visit to crap shoot me no clue that these teams are looked like. To change Thursday everybody plays Thursday if there's are fifteen and want him in the Super Bowl thank you that's good that's gonna be great primetime game this year right. And won six games I think Phil I think they'll go back to rich teams traditionally just draw crowds Pittsburgh. Allison during the sirens they how bad now Broncos Green Bay yet you have some thoughts LL and on today's show no true they stay well can tell you pull every lever to make sure the TV ratings go up next here. Now it's amazing guess what you were to Thursday gains from salt I mean I'm with you on that one with him now we talk about that the evident I don't know where there's been a culture of falsity that segment every single Tuesday. At 113 to echo throughout the offseason it's fun said well look it's not just thought it stops me NFL's they a year round sport folks we're gonna do that segment. Continuously at 130 on Tuesday don't get Mac Ingle for our star telegram coming up top the hour. We'll talk to Baylor situation but. Some baseball track next RUN role are you in favor any smaller strike zone and no more intentional walks. Year and a 55305. Press times next time tended to pressures on the us. What's different from. 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If you're a west yet maybe year or niner fan or the CR testing get to the NFC title game the blazers are the blazers are god awful like there's a lot of elements in sports although it was a great sports year. That lead you to believe a lot of people are friends teams that were very good yet so the base also it's gone this we give you missed it the Major League Baseball has officially. Formally proposed two broad changes to the player union are you ready for these two rule changes. First and foremost they. Want to shrink the strike zone. I'm OK without so the current bottom of the strike zone if you Don Elena Philly and it is defined as the hollow all of the kneecap right below many captains were the bottom of the strikes on supposed to be the new rule change proposed. Brings it up above the knee. Rule change number two. Is to get rid of throwing intentional walk pitches therefore when you wanna intention lock somebody up to throw the ball the plate four times catcher stands up the whole thing. Guy goes to first base of the rule change would eliminate that you basically say that guys intentionally watch you don't throw the pitches he walks to first base I got a problem. And I and the exact opposite abuse adjusted to be clear though the players union is gonna have to vote to support d.s in uphold these rule changes ambles see if the strike someone stands I don't think that it will. But you're in favor of is smaller strike zone but not in favor of getting rid of the intentional walk towards yes the strike zone will help hitters will get more offense will get more dinners. Or you're gonna have more walks. Guys there's a lot of selective hitters. Yeah but I still tend to believe we'll get a little more offense because what is the hollow the knees I've never really understood what that meant because that's different world than trying to umpires they're trying to help the umpires because they noticed the umpires are calling strikes like. Mid Sheehan. Because it's tough from where they're angle is. Sign up so isolated stadium they changed this rule change that in a hole all right well will be calm. The guys will swing more there'll be more balls in that's what I'm that's the theory while that's what's gonna that's not for its us factually I got the umpires to do it which is never easy while the National League umpires have the pictures of the players union and the hitters in the players' union agreed to all the hitters will Gregory the pitchers why would you wanna sleep why would you vote for a smaller strikes on as a pitcher Paul there's only eleven pitchers on our roster and you know fourteen hitters so. A second ago the intentional walk thing. It doesn't (%expletive) me off I'm a final rule change now here's the problem. Why are you OK with that. He's boring it slows the game down. This and until there's one intentional walk every 46. In a third innings of that. There's literally going to be no difference in time both of game pace of play within not at all and here's my only other thing this is is this is a self bodice they were speeding the game. Yet they're trying to status and any game up what are you but we're being proactive my only problem with this is. What about that one time. Of a guy on the third and the pitcher gets the aunts and over throws him. It just fell one or two times that's the only reason that I don't like this is your basically taking that away from a player. You know at this is to me this is no different in the discussion of free throw shooting for NBA players. Make these guys. Have to go and throw four pitches to the side because some guys get the Epps ice I get your point I guess you're going I was I did get your point now is somebody who watches. Far too much baseball you re watched games in one day easy that's very few circumstances are okay but it happens and a look we're trying to get him to Valentine's Day. And carry out our shots really getting tested this year and she's ready to go she owns a giant shirt camp she's ready to Iraq and all she knows six days so pitcher's got to deport. Then for that case in just for the fact I watched entire season I don't mind it may that you're not making me watch four pitches being thrown in the grand scheme of things doesn't. Ruin my phantom know now I what are you doing those town guests when you've got to the playoffs are you make him throw it in the playoffs yeah yeah. But what's and it is different story right here anyway are you doing in the playoffs there's a lot of line and they might free and what about the air this season and what if you would if you could a loss to division and game 160s right what I'm saying though I understand that this strike someone I am 100% absolutely. 100% against I think it's a terrible idea to shorten the strike zone what if he gives you more offense two things number one we always complain this always tries and as we always complain about how long baseball games take right that's the number one complaint I don't like to watch because the games take too long I hear that nonstop you know more offense does. It Lincoln's big game the more often you're assuming there's going to be moral offense that you just when anti more confidence. There don't I'm not I'm guessing there'll be more balls in play by. That is a way of correlation more offense is. I do believe it is I do I think you're gonna have more offense and I think you're to have more walks which isn't gonna do nothing but lengthen the game chicks dig the long ball on hand and so to guys in only four are as good as the argument that I'd be willing to listen to because I. I'm not sure the umpires are going to be fully on board. Mike and that's my biggest concern how often we sit around complaining that would cost me complain about the strikes and make every umpire has a difference only get that if you watch enough baseball you know some guys go low some guys go hi Suzanne are we need to just annoying old robotics custom how the human elements fine we're doing okay use in baseball don't dog robot umpires there are our guy we Tony robot umpires I'd be okay with them by the way. Junior robot umpire admit consistent one so it so if you would be willing to sacrifice another forty minutes a game time for a little more action. Yeah I just I know you minutes what are you working your number then I'm just thrown it out there well that's a big number though my 90 god that's that that's what all hyperbole there okay what you really talked in the more runs in the more hits in the more often see you have the more pitching changes are gonna have. Pitching changes will be effective on give you that absolutely they will be the more walks you have the more pitches you're gonna throw the court you're gonna pull starting pitchers out of the game or we get an accolade is succeeding years that Lincoln's became. We always complain about the game being too long and now we want more offense we want to games to go longer say is that you knew more home runs are still complain about the links. You can't have a way but why not you can't. Other let me have it both ways what's the problem now convinced that the changes to the strikes and will result in more offense this every line drive hits gonna find somebody 'cause of a shift. You to die hard base and all I can make more guys will be forced to swing the bat. I don't think he'll be laying off I disagree completely guys' sisters will be forced to dip into the strike so I disagree completely I think there's gonna be pitch is right below the easier to continuously be called balls are gonna see more you guys are overlooked in the bigger deal here I think the intentional walks a bigger deal. Out of Hollywood studio he's on the ball the first face to kick Danny doesn't glow so imagine like another pitcher game on the line playoff game. Yeah I just hit the button item on first game's fine and we needed change it. Well they wanna speed it up and they find more offense me feel like based on size and numbers have dropped what the last three years you don't like lobster your packet needed. But a little special sauce on their snack and Mickey are you want more people to eat lobster. 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