If Broncos executive John Elway hadn’t outfought and outsmarted the Cowboys to steal quarterback Paxton Lynch in the 2016 NFL draft and settled for Dak Prescott, would the Broncos be in the Super Bowl this year?
Michael, stirring the pot
Kiz: What are you trying to say here? That the Broncos have Prescott envy? Reminds me of something my dear, old friend Mike Shanahan used to tell me all the time: “You’re a real troublemaker, aren’t you?” The comparisons between Prescott and Lynch will go on forever. But all Trevor Siemian has to do Sunday is be one point better than Prescott. Sounds about right: Broncos 17, Cowboys 16.
As a one-time huge fan of the Dallas Cowboys, I can say you hit the nail on the head, Kiz. Aside from his business success, Jerry Jones is trash and has destroyed the once-admired legacy of the Cowboys. The only reason Jones is in the Pro Football Hall of Fame is he made his franchise one of the most valuable teams in the world. Jones makes money. For that reason, no one can say he’s a loser. Great businessman. Terrible general manager.
Ryan, grabbing bull by the horns
Kiz: When it comes to the Hall of Fame, I believe the more the merrier. It’s a celebration of the sport. A big party. So build a bigger room and buy more beer. But, with all due respect, NFL owners should shut up and buy the beer. Players such as Steve Atwater, Randy Gradishar and Louis Wright are the guys I want to see enshrined.
I love “Thursday Night Football.” It’s freaking football! Don’t watch if you don’t like it. Why whine about it?
W.B., old-school fan
Kiz: Know why the NFL’s television ratings are down? It’s what happens after the national anthem is…
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