Authors Mark Fainaru-Wada and Steve Fainaru joined The Fred & Ted Show to discuss their new book “League of Denial” about concussions in the NFL. They talked about what brought the issue to the forefront was largely the suicide of Junior Seau. They discussed the tipping point that lead the league to take more preventative measures for concussions. They also touched on their disappointment that ESPN dropped out after first partnering with them. They said they love the game and just want to see the players better protected.
Al Groh, former coach of Matt Schaub at UVA, joined The Fred & Ted Show to talk about his former player. He gave his opinion on what’s been going on with Schaub and the Texans lately. He attested to Matt Schaub’s past mental toughness and said he is proven to be a “tough” and “competitive” guy as long as he’s known him. Groh said that each player needs to focus on their own performance in order to turn the team around and move forward.
Kevin Haskin, Topeka Capital Journal, joined The Fred & Ted Show to give some perspective on the Kansas City Chiefs team. He discussed Andy Reid as the coach and what that has meant for him and the team. Haskin discussed the offense and how it is developing this season with Alex Smith. He speculated on the chances the Chiefs have to get to the Super Bowl this time around.
USA Today writer Jarrett Bell joined the Fred & Ted Show to talk about his article on the most recent win of the Patriots against the Saints. He discussed whether the Patriots win because of or in spite of Bill Belichick. Bell also talked about some interesting comments by Jim Irsay about Tom Brady. He also commented on the Texans and their recent difficulties.
It’ll take Case and some much-needed D to win in KC this weekend.
Former Giants coach Jim Fassel joined The Fred & Ted Show to talk about Matt Schaub’s troubles. He talked about his experiences with quarterback troubles in the past. Fassel speculated on what issues Schaub is having right now and how he can move forward. Fassel encourages quarterbacks who aren’t doing well to be made part of the play making decisions because it can help fix things the coach could have over looked. As someone who knows Jeff Fisher, Fassel speculated what he is thinking going into this game.
Rams sideline reporter Tony Softli joined The Fred & Ted Show to talk about this Sunday’s game of Rams versus Texans. He talked about the tough time the Rams have been having and why that is. Softli broke down what to watch for with key players like Sam Bradford. He talked about the decrease for the Rams defense this year with inconsistencies and says they will need to be on the ball this week against Arian Foster. He also commented on Jeff Fisher’s attitude as a coach going into this game.
Houston – (CBS HOUSTON): A source close to law enforcement told The Fred and Ted Show late Tuesday evening that Houston Police were contacted by the NFL after fans approached Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub […]
Kubes can still get this thing turned around – but he’ll have to show some stones if he’s going to do it.
Matt Barrows, covers the 49ers for the Sacramento Bee, joined The Fred & Ted Show to talk about Sunday’s match up between the Texans and the 49ers. He said the 49ers are looking to do better as they haven’t been playing up to their high standards from last year. Barrows discussed why the read option has been used less frequency this season due to teams practicing to combat other teams using the read option.