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Everson Griffen Bites Back At 105.3 The Fan’s Jeff Cavanaugh

“Even with all the success Griffen has endured during his NFL career, this could not have been the strongest critique he’s noticed on social media, TV, print or radio.”

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Everson Griffen must not have been criticized much during his decade-long tenure in Minnesota. Now with the Cowboys, the four-time Pro Bowler didn’t take well to critique from 105.3 The Fan afternoon host Jeff Cavanaugh. 

“Everson Griffen hasn’t been good for the Cowboys at all yet,” the co-host of GBag Nation wrote on Twitter Tuesday morning. By no means does it fall into the ‘hot take’ category of sports radio opinions, Cavanaugh didn’t even tag Griffen in the tweet which further depicts there was no motive of attempting to trigger a reaction from the NFL veteran. But the 32-year old defensive end still managed to stumble on the tweet and he exploded over the analysis.

“Is this even a discussion right f*cking now. I been producing in the Nfl protecting the shield for 11 mother f*cking years,” Griffen fired back. “So if you feel the need to pick on someone in f*cking week 2. It’s not going to be me. I tell you that. Have a great day.”

Griffen also asked Cavanaugh to expand on the analysis and explain what he’s doing wrong on the field. The radio host politely obliged and even apologized if his critique comes off as an attack, to which Griffen replied, “keep my name out your mouth.”

Griffen further defended his on-field play in response to the radio host, which has so far seen him produce eight tackles and one sack through two games this season. 

Even with all the success Griffen has endured during his NFL career, this could not have been the strongest critique he’s noticed on social media, TV, print or radio. This also can’t be the most critical take ever offered on-air or on Twitter by Cavanaugh. But for whatever reason, Griffen felt someone claiming he hasn’t been good for the Cowboys yet was a line-crossing statement. 

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Andrew Fillipponi: Peter Burns Made ‘Innocuous Joke’ To Ben Watson

“So wait a minute? Because you believe in Jesus Christ you care about your wife more than other people? What are you talking about?”

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The on-air spat between SEC Network host Peter Burns and analyst Ben Watson continues to be bandied about in sports media circles, with 93.7 The Fan hosts Andrew Fillipponi and Chris Mueller discussing the topic Tuesday.

“I’m on Team Burns,” Fillipponi said.

“Forget who’s team you’re on,” Chris Mueller said. “I think you’ve do have to keep the wives and children out of this.”

“What are you talking about, keep the wives and out of it?!,” Fillipponi asked.

“Do we believe this is work or shoot here?,” Mueller wondered.

“Oh, I think this is real,” Fillpponi added, which Mueller agreed.

“Do you think a close fist from Ben Watson hit Peter Burns?,” Mueller asked.

“No, I think he picked him up by the lapels,” Fillipponi said.

When the subject of Watson’s religion was brought up, Fillipponi then pointed out the absurdity of the situation.

“So wait a minute? Because you believe in Jesus Christ you care about your wife more than other people? What are you talking about?”

“I think he might have a shorter fuse and not taking in humor that Peter Burns was giving out,” Mueller said.

“It was an innocuous joke!,” Fillipponi stated. “It wasn’t a joke! Why is it in bad taste?”

Mueller then added the idea of Watson’s wife texting Burns insinuates there’s an inappropriate relationship.

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Craig Carton: Booger McFarland’s Zach Wilson Analysis ‘An Embarrasment’

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ESPN NFL analyst Booger McFarland raised eyebrows on Monday Night Countdown this week by saying New York Jets quarterback Zach Wilson has never been held accountable for his actions because he was a “young man who grew up with a lot of money”. WFAN afternoon host Craig Carton called out McFarland’s comments Tuesday as outlandish.

“It was an embarrasment,” Carton said. “Someone should ask Booger McFarland if his kids — who grew up with amazing wealth — have accountability in their lives or if having a little bit of money in your pocket immediately discounts the possibility to have accountability. He’s an idiot and we learned that last night.”

“It’s funny that Steve Young was on the other side of it,” Evan Roberts noted. “Because a long time ago, Steve Young criticized Chris Simms because he’s the son of a famous quarterback.”

“You don’t have to invent reasons for why Zach Wilson isn’t playing well,” added Carton. “Just watch his tape. He’s not playing well. Maybe he’s just not good!”

Carton later said NFL reporters “will try to make a name for themselves by putting out a story” about quarterbacks who take responsibility for their teams failures, while Wilson wouldn’t accept the blame.

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Greg Hill: Ben Watson, Peter Burns Drama Was A Bit

“Be careful when you’re talking about somebody’s wife and their kids. ‘Cause not everybody jokes the same way.”

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Peter Burns and Ben Watson shared an awkward exchange during the halftime show of an SEC Network football game over the weekend, and many are still debating whether Watson walking off the set was serious or not. Count part of the cast of The Greg Hill Show on WEEI as doubters.

“That was a a bit,” Courtney Cox said. “That was absolutely a bit.”

“Yeah, unlike the Chris Rock/Will Smith thing, I assume that was a bit,” Hill said. “I can’t believe that Ben Watson is really angry about that.”

“I dunno, man. There’s been a lot of speculation that it isn’t,” Jermaine Wiggins added. “There are people who are very sensitive about you clowning on them or joking with them. Especially with joking about their wife. Some people can’t handle jokes like that.”

After a back-and-forth with Cox about the legitimacy of the joke, Wiggins concluded by saying for some folks family is off limits.

“I’ve learned something in my 47 years on this Earth: be careful when you’re talking about somebody’s wife and their kids. ‘Cause not everybody jokes the same way.”

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