â‡¥â‡¥During a 2nd Quarter TV timeout, we did not go to commercial, so youâ‡¥could just here Jaws, Gruden and Tirico talking in the booth (thinkingâ‡¥they weren't on air).â‡¥â‡¥The reports that the Redskins are aggressively trying to court Mike Shanahan to be their next head coach despite them hiring Bruce Allen, who worked in Tampa while Gruden coached there lends minor credence to the anecdote. Without an audio or video clip, it's hard to be sure. Still, if true, it's revealing based on the prompt agreement from all involved just how poor Dan Snyder's reputation is within the football world.â†µ
â‡¥â‡¥After a bit of back and forth and laughing with each other about howâ‡¥the hell they give America the impression this is still a contest orâ‡¥that the Skins can come back, Jaws laughing says, "You know what Iâ‡¥think, the Skins are guaranteed to win this game, they are gonna comeâ‡¥back." Next, Jaws and Mike have a go at Gruden for being too negativeâ‡¥(while laughing) and just putting teams down. Gruden then replys:â‡¥â‡¥â‡¥â‡¥"Spend ten minutes with Dan Snyder and you'd be negative all the timeâ‡¥too" to which Jaws and Mike stop chuckling and just sort of solemnly, but completely agree.
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