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Comcast Morning Show Live Blog (9/24/09)

Posted on 24 September 2009 by Jack McManus


Sean Salisbury is now on the show. He believes that the New York Giants will be a contender throughout the season. He goes on to talk about Rex Ryan and Mark Sanchez’s impact on the Jets. He calls Ryan one of his favorite coaches in the league and Sanchez a special talent. He next talks about how Matthew Stafford’s arm strength is one of the most impressive in the league. Sean also talks about Josh McDaniels has set the tone in his first few weeks in Denver. He has demanded the respect from his players. Also, despite the Packers loss to the Bengals this past week, Sean believes the team can still win the division. He explains that the NFC North has quickly become a much stronger division. Finally, Sean describes how even though it is only week 3, the Tennessee Titans face a must win game. He thinks the team is overrated and will miss the playoffs. Make sure you check out Sean on Facebook and twitter.


Pro golfer and member of the Champions Tour, Chip Beck is the next guest. Beck states that he is beginning to hit the ball well, and if he can sink his putts at the Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship he will be on track. Beck calls the Champions Tour the “greatest mulligan in life.” Beck talks about the time in his career when he was driving poorly. He explains that this hurt his confidence and led to much of his struggles. Beck remembers that day he shot a 59 in Las Vegas. He describes the importance of the day to him.


Charley Casserly is next up. He is currently an analyst for CBS Sports. He talks about the situations of some NFC teams. He talks about how the Packers have struggled this far, and need to turn it around. He also believes that the Bears’ win over the Steelers was very important. Casserly moves onto the improvement of the Cincinnati Bengals. He explains that the defense is healthy and improved this year. The wide receiving core is also more dangerous. Casserly states that Mike Singletary has done an excellent job coaching his team and getting them ready for the season.


Brian Billick makes his weekly appearance. Brian will be calling the Washington-Detroit game this week. This game reminds him of the Ravens’ loss to the Miami Dolphins when the Dolphins were winless a couple years ago. Brian names the Ravens’ victory over the Chargers as the biggest win of the week. He thinks the team is a legitimate contender. He also talks about how the New York Jets must maintain their momentum and focus as much for the rest of their schedule as they did for the Patriots game.


A caller questions the status of LJ Smith. Glenn states that Smith will most likely return to the field on Sunday. The next topic is the increase in offense throughout the NFL. Drew mentions that the number of shutdown cornerbacks in the league has greatly declined.


Ravens linebacker Jameel McClain makes an appearance this morning. McClain talks about the loss of Prescott Burgess. He feels that the team’s linebacking core is like a family. However, he knows that football is also a business, and the players have to take events as they happen. McClain emphasizes Ray Lewis’ role as a mentor. He believes that Lewis is the best player and person to learn from in the NFL. He goes on to stress that the team is not over-looking the Browns this weekend, especially since they are a division rival.

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