Friday, January 8th 2010
Tony and the crew enjoyed a Red Wine Friday. The wine was flowing and so was the Pete Carroll talk. With the Seahawks firing Jim Mora Jr, a rumor circulating that Pete was leaving USC to take over as head coach in Seattle. FOX NFL Insider, Chris Landry talked with Pete Carroll then joined Tony with the latest. Chris reported that the rumors were true, the CEO of Seahawks, Ted Leweki, meet with Pete last week and will meet again this weekend. Barring a disaster in talks, Pete Carroll will be the new head coach of the Seattle Seahawks in a deal with $7 million a year.
The NFL Playoffs kick-off on Saturday with two great Wild Card games: Jets-Bengals and Eagles-Cowboys. NFL Network Insider, Jason LaCanfora, stops by to preview all the games and has all the latest news/notes from the National Football League, including the coaching situation in Seattle.
It’s Friday, that means we go to Las Vegas and check in with the Wynn’s Johnny Avello. What are the odds on the 4 NFL Wild Card games? How did Vegas hold up after a busy Bowl Season? Our man Johnny has the answers and the latest odds from the sports book!
Tony’s Stone Cold Lead pipe Wild Card Weekend Locks
Bengals -2 1/2 vs Jets
Eagles +4 @ Cowboys
Patriots -3 1/2 vs Ravens
Packers -1 @ Cardinals