one. Booger McFarland did a great job transitioning from booth to studio. Monday Night Football.
After two years of rough play calling, including a year when McFarland for some odd reason made the games from a crane, he found a groove on him. Monday Night Countdown. He presents strong ideas, offers an interesting perspective, and isn’t afraid to mix it up with his co-hosts.
McFarland also provides light moments and sometimes pulls back the curtain for fans.
That was the case during an episode on Green Bay on Monday night about how the actors are coping with the cold weather on the sidelines.
“A little trick,” McFarland said. “We have Gatorade in the summer. But no Gatorade in winter. Here, we’re going to have some chicken stock in our Gatorade cooler. And if you’re like me, I have a little shot here. Maybe something a little stronger, just to give your throat some warmth. Maybe some whiskey. I’m not saying everyone does. I’m just telling you what I do to stay warm on the sidelines.”
This is the kind of insight we want and need from NFL analysts.
2. “I love nipple rubbing” was sung by Eli Manning on Monday night’s ManningCast.
3. After this incident with the Thunder mascot on Monday night, keep Trail Blazers reporter Brooke Olzendam in mind.
4. Niners joked that veterans pay rookies a big bill at dinner. The teens were pretty scared because the “bill” they received was $322,391.05.
However, veteran defender Arik Armstead had to clear things up after many thought the bill was real.
5. Here are the images and sounds from the biggest comeback in NFL history.
6. Latest SI Media Podcast It has three segments.
The show begins with a speech. Sports Illustrated’s Jon Wertheim is about his longtime colleague, Grant Wahl, who died at the age of 49 while following the World Cup. Wertheim talks about Wahl’s love of football, his rise in SI and what kind of person he is.
Following Wertheim, Fox Sports’ Greg Olsen joins the podcast to talk about his first year as the network’s lead NFL analyst, what it was like for Tom Brady to wait in the wings to get his job, what he told Brady when he saw him earlier. season, what they want to develop in their broadcast, their partnership with Kevin Burkhardt and much more.
Following Olsen, Sal Licata of WFAN radio and SNY TV in New York joins me for our weekly “Traina Thoughts” episode. This week we’ll be reviewing some great Bill Belichick stories, Twitter’s new checkmark system, and the stress of holiday tipping.
You can listen to the podcast below or download it from Apple, Spotify and Google.
You can also watch SI Media Podcast on YouTube.
RANDOM VIDEO OF DAY 7: We’ll be using this space to feature some Christmas videos for the rest of the week. Today we remember how gangsters celebrate the holiday.
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