Conference Call: Joel Hanrahan & AFC playoff seedings
Sun, 23 Dec 2012|
Reporters from around the country discuss topics including the Red Sox trading for Joel Hanrahan, Patriots chances at a playoff bye, the Jets struggles, and the latest on the NHL lockout.
Are not that conference call -- start things off the check in Pittsburgh when -- -- -- the Pittsburgh post -- checks in with us. The Michael Wright stuff that they've acquired goaltender in from the virus we'll tell us but they closer. Well you know he's he's been pretty consistent over the past couple years. -- four unforced say that he the past few seasons a year and -- arm there are different from Pittsburgh recently about his command. Are you look at if you don't call that. -- certainly picked. Has its fastball command really increased. And also going along with that is his fastball velocity tropical mile an hour on average there were some concerns here at first. You know -- but -- so it's it's it's form. Pretty fairly consistent pitcher he's someone who. You know it is -- get on base more often enough hours in extra -- you're stranded. The biggest thing with the jolt is that completely different pitcher we face situations and object situations. You know with the electorate thought you'd hope that you'll need -- and in not very safe situation here in Pittsburgh for the -- here. Others -- are a lot of games that they were. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- I'm Michael appreciate it good Jason -- now national football writer Yahoo! Sports that Jason with that that's what it's tough games without Adrian Peterson. But have a big game against Houston he doesn't they lose this game costly loss for the Texas. Watford -- what you're talking about what happened with the probably air field in Pittsburgh rooting for a boy. But the number one street -- -- -- what happened -- use them. They play at Indianapolis they're quick but couldn't bury the whole bit about -- -- -- -- and come back and be very emotional for the Colts. Are you -- bit loose balls and members of player -- -- property after both ever. And you don't lose both papers -- -- but thought the lot of by coming down there won't recover from the conference. Yeah Denver wins big again I guess you're probably saying out there -- we don't play our schedule that's all good teams have been that aggressive but still Denver certainly has that. Are absolutely comfortable -- number 123 record so far and the other one -- if Peyton Manning got Federer Federer what more -- Live below 13 starter got hurt very bad but yet I don't know which is great such broad that you lose both. -- -- And you -- after a while it will for the power with Barbara but yeah that's true and made a lot of biographies he made it today and looking at certain that. When asked -- the best team AFC's elite group of teams as there once you have particular. I'm not those of you call a credit to their room or going one -- ever uttered about that knowing better in the -- Fact perspective. Right now probably deflated them. Our concerns me a little bit for the Patriots to put it in New England at the picture usually it's a good player and -- are probably -- Slightly with a curveball. -- -- appreciate it'll ever feel joins us now Jets talk confidential. Jets beat Jets confidential and then -- let me ask you this because. McIlroy it's a start Tim Tebow is not too happy the reports he's definitely going to be joining Jacksonville in the off season. They -- report that he refused to go into the wildcat now it's not like Tim Tebow but the question is do we think people refuse to -- do his job. Is out of control and know what was girl that was first in the middle of the week bat. Ability. Release or trade after the year and then Saturday night for us. And at that see it all the certainty. Remember Jack but Jack wasn't sure how that's possible but about a contract. -- immediate effect that Jack built kind of grab the bit -- that whole situation. Both parties that it right now -- -- -- -- -- -- put up at Dixie he bobbled it rover behind the forgotten it that's. The damage could be hurting him below but right now the debate here. Are real big kid Obama being troubling this offseason while Rex Ryan at the end of the go with it. Let that hot start I. You'll get another bill like that but Tony Sparano and a lot of trouble but just not work out with Tony but so -- -- I -- -- bird comes and shortly that sort Cam Cameron. Direct result for a couple more. -- -- -- -- -- -- look at I think we're survive this but that these myriad other changes that happen with the Jets. I don't appreciate bringing Kevin Paul DuPont now the Boston Globe and built. The players vote to dissolve now it's up to -- social date association's executive board to vote. By January 2 it's in the court's what's next year what's next for the fifth. Well they all that out over the owners what next is that they hope he orders actually now. Come back to the table cut the field for fear that it does get to the court. And they end up paying pick a number double treble quadruple damages. You know what I don't know that's the case I don't know that is the scenario. We will see very quickly if the league responses out of fear it's taxes if. -- -- -- the games January 14. The next and then H opens their mouth is going to be to cancel the season where you think the thing that. Thought that a lot -- that they will play technically I got the short strokes out it's really got a two or three weeks. January 14 infield through your. Still came through that. I I have to believe here within two weeks if there is -- -- -- facilities.