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TV Timeout: Disorganization In DC?
December 16, 2013 02:48 PM
CBS’ Bill Cowher said of issues surrounding the Redskins organization, “When you look at the bottom line, it starts at the top. ... There is a problem, in my opinion, down there somehow in how that building functions.” Cowher added, “It seems like they walk out of a room and everybody heads their own separate ways” (“The NFL Today,” CBS, 12/15).
LONE-STAR LOSING: ESPN’s Mike Ditka said the Cowboys “ought to fire the general manager, that’s what I think, because he’s picking the players. That is the worst defense in the history of the Cowboys organization.” ESPN’s Keyshawn Johnson added, “I know you know this Coach, but the owner isn’t going to fire himself” (“Sunday NFL Countdown,” ESPN, 12/15).
MIAMI VICE: NFL Network’s Michael Silver said, “One NFL owner on (Dolphins GM) Jeff Ireland’s continued employment: ‘The craziest thing I’ve seen in the NFL, more absurd than (former Lions GM) Matt Millen’” (“NFL GameDay Morning,” NFL Network, 12/15).
PLACING BLAME: NESN’s Dale Arnold, when asked if the NHL is in a better spot as far as player safety in light of all the recent suspensions throughout the league, said, “Absolutely not and it’s the players’ fault. I think the players have a lack of respect for their fellow players. It bugs the heck out of me" (“The Instigators,” NESN, 12/13).