Mack and Nolan jump right in to the chaotic sports day that was December 6th, which included the firing of Texans' head coach Gary Kubiak. The guys discussed what the Texans need to do to get back on track. Mack and Nolan then previewed the potential playoff picture in both leagues as the season heads toward the end.
New York Giants
Kenny Ducey and Nolan Silbernagel disscuss Geno Smith's incosistency and the rollercoaster ride that has been this Jets season. The guys and beat reporter Kris Venezia tell you what to expect from Gang Green going up aginst the 6-1 Saints. While the Giants are on their bye week, beat reporter Eric Mollo delivers his most interesting Giant report of the year.
USA Today's Jim Corbett joins the guys to disscuss the landscape of the league and hand out some midseason awards. Jim also talks about the injury to Cincinnati's Geno Atkins, the return of 49ers' Aldon Smith, and Dez Bryant's sideline pump-up speech/tantrum. They also put the Kansas City's 8-0 start under the microscope.
The Simpsons provided a hilarious example of fan treatment of athletes in the classic episode “Homer at the Bat.” Bart and Lisa are taunting Darryl Strawberry when Marge says to them, “Kids, that’s not very nice.” Lisa responds by saying “Mom, they’re professional athletes! They’re used to this. It rolls right off their back.” It then cuts to Strawberry on the field, wiping away a lone tear.