Meanwhile, it’s now clear WFAN wants to be done with Francesa, his grandstanding public offer to stay on to rescue “the company” from ruin after Carton’s arrest dismissed as more self-inflating megalomania.
Still, his colossal self-delusions continue. Tuesday he claimed, “I’m a very good horse handicapper.” For all his years of on-air big-race handicapping, no one can recall him touting even one winner — before the race. Around New York’s tracks, where “my seats are on the finish line,” he’s regarded as a bad joke.
Based on his recent we-know-better boastful gambling talk, I sense his next stop will be on former CBS colleague Brent Musburger’s SiriusXM radio gambling show.
14. Dak Prescott, quarterback, Cowboys (NR): A fourth-round pick who comes out of nowhere to play flawlessly in the preseason and then lands the starting job when the veteran (in this case, Tony Romo) gets injured. You probably couldn’t have scripted a more interesting scenario, and the fact it’s the Cowboys only magnifies the curiosity factor.
Harris, freshly signed off the practice squad, freed himself from blanket coverage by Minnesota’s Trae Waynes, laid out, caught Kirk Cousins’ pass with one hand and landed on the pylon. His initial reward was to see the nearest official call the pass incomplete, but he rightly was awarded the touchdown on review.
Lynch was arrested in 2008 and 2012 for separate incidents, but that’s not the reason he’s here. He became a heel late in his career with Seattle, whether it was a crotch-grab during a touchdown run or an outright refusal to speak to the media. Who could forget “I’m here so I won’t get fined” before Super Bowl XLIX? He’s one of the most physical runners in NFL history, even if he had a fair share of haters.
Gronk is the ultimate frat boy. He drinks. He dances. He directs his own party-boy cruises. He gets away with all of it because, well, “Who doesn’t love Gronk?” Give credit to Gronkowski. He doesn’t apologize for any of it, and he doesn’t care what anybody thinks. For the haters, it’s just another reason to loathe the Patriots.
Elliott’s suspension comes at a time when the Dallas offense has been flying, scoring at least 28 points in each of the past three games.