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October 19, 2022 6:08 am

Padres pre/postgame host Sammy Levitt joins the show | Roger Goodell pressed again about Daniel Snyder | Colts owner Jim Irsay calls for removal of Dan Snyder.

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Download the Odyssey app today. One of the crazier atmospheres I have seen in sports in a long time. Petco Park. As they were taking out the Dodgers in the NLDS, the way that they were able to squash those Dodgers bats and eliminate a 111 win team against which they'd had very little regular season success going back what 30 games or so. The Dodgers had had their number. To be able to exercise those demons against the big bads in their own division but then to have a playoff game in their park with fans for the first time in forever. It was amazing to watch that play out and now the Padres hosting the first two games of the NLCS and into this round of the playoffs for the first time since 1998. It's after hours with Amy Lawrence on CBS Sports Radio. We're live from the Rocket Mortgage Studios.

When you need cash out of your home and a simple way to get it, Rocket can. So Phillies and Padres in game number one in San Diego on Tuesday evening. So now the Padres down to their final strike with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning. One and two to Josh Bell. Here's the pitch from Alvarado and a swing and a miss. The Phillies shut out the Padres in game one by a final of two to nothing as Wheeler, Dominguez and Alvarado combine on a brilliant one hitter.

They don't need a message. They know we need to come out and take one of them at least one of these at home. Tomorrow's a big game for us. So I mean I know it's a seven game series but you know when you start out at home you like to try to win that first one. If it doesn't happen you certainly feel like a little more importance on the second game. So we need to come out and swing the bats a little better.

It doesn't get much easier. You know their guy tomorrow is pretty good too but we need to to be better with our bats. That is the voice of Bob Melvin. With the Padres this season certainly a major reason why they were able to take all the various moving parts of the trade deadline and bring it together and as one of the final teams into the playoffs now still alive hosting the NLCS. Right now we're pleased to welcome Sammy Levitt who is part of our San Diego affiliate 97.3 The Fan and was at the ballpark for the opener of the NLCS does pre and post for the Padres. So Sammy what were your impressions of game number one? Not a lot of offense at all for either team. The problem for the Padres was that Hugh Darvish was mostly terrific. He gave up three hits but two of those were solo home runs. One to Bryce Harper and one to Kyle Swarber and on the offensive side of things for the Padres they had only one hit. They didn't have a runner on second base until the ninth inning and obviously it's hard to win games when you don't produce hits or runs.

So one of those one of those nights that offensively just nothing happened. Now I think there's certainly a tip of the cap to Zach Wheeler what he did but frustrating for the Padres tonight in the sense that Hugh Darvish was actually really good. So I've been giving up a couple of solo home runs and you hope you can you can kind of work around that in the postseason game but it didn't happen for the Padres offensively here tonight and that was really the the story of game one. When I was listening to Jesse, Jesse Agler closed out this game because I actually was listening to Padres radio the last few innings. I knew it of course because I've been watching the game but to hear him say that the Padres have only had two runners on base in the first eight innings was really a stark reminder.

Finished with just the one hit. Now as you point out Hugh Darvish did his job very well because the Phillies didn't have that many opportunities with runners in scoring position or guys left on base either. But what did Bob Melvin and some of the Padres say about trying to generate offense and figure out how to break through?

Yeah you know Amy I think it was it was pretty much you know what let's show up tomorrow and and it's a new day. I mean it was such a an emotional exciting whatever adjective you want to use to describe it what happened at Petco Park on Friday and Saturday as this team took down the Dodgers. You know I don't know that what we saw tonight was a quote-unquote Dodger hangover rather than the Padres running into a really good starting pitcher and just not having it offensively. But the sense we got from from Bob Melvin and playing sounds from the clubhouse on our postgame show was that there was the mindset of hey it's one game.

And I agree with that. I mean you know obviously it sets up a very crucial game too coming up and it's a bit of a weird schedule with local time tomorrow well now today. The game's at 135 so by 5 p.m. local time tomorrow you know the Padres could be down 0-2 in this series going back to Philadelphia. So a lot's going to happen in the next half day or so by the time we get to the early evening tomorrow.

But it should be really interesting but the sense I got really was you know was it was kind of okay we lost one and let's go back and get them tomorrow and obviously it sets up a very very important game too especially for San Diego. I could not believe even going back and looking at the numbers that the three Phillies pitchers only threw 109 pitches total. That's it. I mean you want to talk about economical.

You can't get much more efficient than that. No you can't and I was you know pretty surprised that Zach Wheeler came out after 83 pitches. You know he was cruising I mean you know like we've been talking about he allowed a walk a single that was it. He didn't have a runner in scoring position against them the entire outing.

So I was pretty surprised when Wheeler came out. Sir Anthony Dominguez came in for the eighth inning did a good job and then it was Jose Alvarado in the ninth and the Padres finally had a little rally and had a good opportunity. He had the winning run at the plate and Manny Machado with one out he flies out to right field Josh Bell strikes out and that's the ball game. But really on both sides pitching wise it was really impressive. I mean Darvish was good aside from the two solo home runs and the Padres bullpen which has been a massive strength for them in this postseason again two scoreless innings.

So I think to me that's what's frustrating about this game one beyond just chalking it up to an offense that didn't do anything tonight. The fact that they pitched really well this was a winnable game you know if you score a few runs but it just didn't happen. But you're right on the Philly side of things between Wheeler and the two guys out of the bullpen it was very efficient and impressive. Sammy what was your perspective on the Kyle Schwarber home run? Well I was in the I was in the press box at that time I heard the crack of the bat I looked up and I said whoa and then it ends up landing in the second deck. Now this is my first year with the Padres so I did not know that was the longest home run ever hit at Petco Park.

Oh my gosh. I know some people around me said I don't think I've ever seen a ball hit into the second deck in right field and then when we got the number of 488 and then found that it was the farthest home run ever in the history of the stadium it all kind of made sense. I think there were a lot of people there tonight and I can't say for sure if nobody's ever done it although I would assume considering where it went but I won't go out on the limb because I don't know but I think there were I think the great majority of people there tonight did not think it was possible to get one into the second deck because that deck's pretty far back you know kind of it's if you just look at the way right field is laid out so I knew it was far I did not know it was 488 but it was 488. I mean who was maybe Zach Wheeler was the one who said that he'd never even seen a BP ball hit that far.

Oh and not only was it 488 it was 119.7 miles an hour off the bat well it's pretty impressive. Really Sammy Levitt is with us from San Diego 97.3 is our affiliate there and he's also part of the Padres radio network doing the pre and post. Before we talk about the pitching Sammy I'd love to hear what this playoff run has meant to San Diego sports fans so far and the atmosphere has been evident even on tv but you're right in the middle of it what's it been like for these fans to see their team kind of revived and taking out the big bad Dodgers along the way?

It's been extremely special I mean I said it to a few people earlier today you know I've seen a lot of baseball games you know I grew up in New York and went to lots of Mets playoff games as a fan and I've been fortunate to be at some big college football games basketball games and it may have been the best sporting event I've been to Saturday night especially at Petco Park. Yeah it's been an extremely special run I think for a variety of different reasons number one here in San Diego you know there have not been many seasons of success I mean you said it earlier right this is the team's first nlcs since 1998 same year they went to the world series but this team this organization this fan base has really been revitalized and I think it starts at the top you know with the owner Peter Seiber who's really committed to spending and trying to win AJ Preller who continues to be aggressive you know a great example is what he did at the trade deadline with the Juan Soto move they spend money the organization in really every aspect I think is really impressive and the fans have responded to it I mean they set a record for sellouts in the regular season this year so that was well before this playoff run it was very up and down regular season with highs and lows and big trades and some drama with the Fernando Tatis Jr. situation all kinds of kinds of aspects to the regular season but people showed up and I quite honestly Amy I've been blown away by the support here all year and then it really hit a crescendo over the weekend and the Dodgers in town and they win game two in LA then that's after what was a really impressive wildcard series win in New York which a lot of people didn't think they would do and they win game two in LA they come home Friday night the place is rocking they get just enough off in some great pitching and then Saturday they're in game four they're trailing three nothing in the seventh inning and they erupt and I mean the place was just rocking it's raining people are dancing people are singing I really hadn't seen anything like it and I think I think Amy no matter how this run ultimately ends I think there will be a sense of satisfaction for beating the Dodgers and feeling like the next step has been taken and I'm really excited to see what's ahead for this for this city for this organization they there's just a lot of really good things going on and a lot of commitment to winning that I think bodes really well for this team and for this fan base and the fans have really responded to it. You mentioned the Fernando Tatis that was all about the same time as the lineup was changed drastically with the moves that were made at the trade deadline and it was a bit of a head scratcher for a couple of weeks because it didn't seem to gel or at the very least the production wasn't there. Sammy what did it take how did they get to the point where okay moving forward again and then a bit of a meteoric rise into the playoffs and and now obviously into the NLCS. Yeah it was a very up and down experience after the trade deadline you know I think I think a lot of people here thought that the moves would really propel this team and you know Amy I don't think in the regular season they ever got super hot you know they didn't have a win streak of more than I want to say five games it could be six I'm forgetting now I do this better during the regular season it's either it's either five or six but here at here at the past midnight on the west coast I'm forgetting but it's five or six you know they never had reeled off 10 straight wins or 13 out of 14 it just didn't happen and that still was true after they made the the trade deadline deals now they had a really bad loss in Arizona in September and there was kind of this moment and address that Bob Melvin had of the team where he got angry and it was something you know Bob Melvin's a very steady personality a steady manager and I think he deserves a lot of credit for what's happened here over the past couple of weeks and the success they've had in the postseason he's done a great job but when he got angry at the team I think a lot of players took notice and there was a players only meeting the next day and from that point on they finished 11 and 7 in the regular season again not super hot but playing some good baseball and Amy it has really come together you know in the postseason you know again it was a very up and down kind of year I think even into September and into the final home stand but this team really came together in New York with what they did they really came together with what they did against the Dodgers and I think they've played their best baseball in the postseason which is obviously what you want to do and the Phillies right now we're doing it as well which makes it such a an intriguing series but a lot of players have pointed to that night in Arizona in September when Bob Melvin addressed the team as a moment where they really started to come together and and that that's been a pretty consistent answer so when you talk about turning points that night in Arizona after they had a really bad loss and a series opener that that seems to be the consensus about when this team could kind of feel the turning point. How have you seen Manny Machado step into a role where he is a leader in the clubhouse and yes Bob Melvin has had a massive impact but what about Manny? He's been terrific I mean he's a he's a tremendous player and this is my first year you know watching Manny day in day out and seeing every at bat he has and he's just remarkably consistent you know he had an ankle injury that he suffered on on Father's Day in Colorado really aside from about a month span where he struggled after that he kind of you know came back quickly he was playing through it and it took him a while to get right again aside from about a month span where his numbers dipped I mean he's been so consistent and so reliable he's got a flair for the dramatic he comes up with big hits his defense you know it's either him or Nolan or Renato the best defensive third baseman in baseball take your pick between those two guys he's just remarkably consistent and from an offensive standpoint this was a very up and down team you know you talked about this team really not gelling after the trades well part of that was the offense I mean their starting pitching has been very consistent for the most part all year offensively they would go through stretches where it was it was just sort of inexplicable about as to why they they they couldn't score so Manny's been the the you know the consistent part of it and in truly carried this offense now is he going to be the MVP who knows you know I I get the sense that a lot of people aren't leaning that way maybe in a different year maybe had he not got injured and the numbers were a little bit more impressive obviously they already are impressive but he's just Amy he's remarkably consistent and he he plays through injuries and he's there every day and he leads by example in that sense so I've been I've been really impressed with Manny Machado what he's brought to this clubhouse through again some of the real ups and downs of this season and everything that's gone on well adversity and losing generally do force the leaders to step up and he has been one of those guys that has shown truly what he's made of and also how much he cares and I love the quote that you put on your Twitter Sammy we got to stay focused on what the real goal is and it's to bring a championship to this city that's from Manny Machado on the eve of the NLCS all right so last thing before I let you go because as you point out it's been a long day you're at the ballpark for a lot of hours how does the pitching stack up then for a long series for the Padres it I mean it stacks up well they got a great start from you Darvish tonight again I think that's part of the frustration of tonight is you Darvish was you Darvish I mean he was really good and you would like to think I said this during my post game today you would like to think that two solo home runs don't doesn't lose you the game but it did tonight and that's not you Darvish's fault so he delivered tonight as he's done all year you know tomorrow Blake Snell Blake had a terrific second half he started New York in the wild card series was was not good but it started against the Dodgers was it was what version of Blake Snell are you getting tomorrow I guess to put it more broadly I think the Padres have plenty of starting pitching their bullpen has been outstanding in the postseason they've got Darvish and Snell and Musgrove and they they line up well for a long series as do the Phillies with you know what we alert you tonight and having Nola going tomorrow from the pitching standpoint I think the Padres are good enough to win a world series I really do especially with what their bullpen is doing right now can they get there we're gonna find out but you know tonight you Darvish did a great job and the pitching side of things both in the rotation and in the bullpen is has been one of one of if not the key of this of this team's run here in the postseason so I think pitching wise they they can go to the world series off what they've got and we'll see how the rest of the series plays out first time in the nlcs since 1998 and Bob Melvin says they're already anxious to get back out there for game number two which happens on Wednesday afternoon at Petco Park you can follow Sammy on Twitter at Sammy Lev Sammy Levitt with our San Diego affiliate 97.3 the fan he's got the pre and post on Padres radio he's posted up at the ballpark these days it's great to connect with you for the first time enjoy the ride thank you so much for the insight absolutely Amy thank you so much for having me I love what I love what he had to say about Manny Machado because he needed to step into that role and for a guy who's got the huge contract and obviously now they're more than one a member of the Padres that have big contracts but for him to assume responsibility and to assume that leadership role and to recognize how critical it is for him to set an example both in word and deed um and wanting to have ownership of it right this is not somebody else's job this is my job and that's part of being mature that's part of growing up it's part of recognizing that how you conduct yourself how you lead has a direct impact on whether or not you do meet your goals and so I love what we've seen from Manny Machado um over the course of the last couple of months but even through the Fernando Taty situation and everything else he has been a guy that obviously the rest of the Padres look to when he's setting a tone you can find us on twitter after our cbs you got a couple minutes left vote for TD of the week or you can do it on our facebook page you can send your questions for ask Amy anything so that comes up about an hour and 15 minutes from now uh straight ahead well Jim Erce did not hold back at the NFL owners meetings and in addition to that Roger Goodell weighs in about the Daniel Snyder investigation as well as the other topics that right now are lighting the NFL on fire it's always that way right it's always a three alarm fire in the NFL how's your mental health I'm listening with Billie Eilish I feel like I spent a lot of time thinking about 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once again Daniel Snyder and the investigation into commanders workplace culture and some of the allegations that have been levied against him workplace misconduct all became the number one topic of conversation it's After Hours with Amy Lawrence here on CBS Sports Radio we'll hear from Jim Irsay coming up the owner of the Colts and why he believes that there is merit or is reason is a movement even to vote to remove Daniel Snyder as an NFL owner I think it's fairly obvious that the report that came out last week in which sources quoted by ESPN sources indicated that Snyder is compiling all kinds of dirt on other NFL owners as well as Roger Goodell that seemed to shake up the ownership a little bit if you believe what Irsay is saying now Snyder and the commanders have come out and denied that that report is true but of course everyone's denying everything now so it's just hard to know no votes taking place this week and the league does have a mechanism in place where it can force an owner to sell it requires 24 of 32 owners to vote they've never done this before jerry richardson was the owner of the panthers and after a bunch of allegations came out about him he decided to sell so it never did go to a vote although it might have but there are still ongoing investigations into Daniel Snyder and into misconduct and and the the workplace atmosphere that he oversaw and that he allowed and maybe directly contributed to for years and so there's all kinds of stories out there that you could go and you could read a lot of it's fairly disgusting I would say I've been in workplaces where it has seemed like that the way that women were treated and the types of comments that were allowed and just the the treatment from superiors to underlings so to speak just this is not a unique story nor are these isolated allegations right we're hearing it more and more and it's not even the only place in professional sports that we're hearing these types of allegations so it's not even the only place in professional sports that we're hearing these types of allegations and so maybe you'll hear the name Mary Jo White she's investigating all of these accusations of workplace misconduct and also misappropriation of finances and funds and all that kind of stuff she's conducting an investigation on behalf of the NFL now I it's kind of strange because I could have sworn they did an investigation and that Roger Goodell told us for a while that it was closed but now there's another investigation so this is the one that Mary Jo White is in charge of she's a former U.S. attorney and also was part of the SEC the Securities and Exchange Commission not the Southeastern Conference I think it's I think it's pretty telling that they haven't yet got to the point where they would they would take a vote because if you know how the NFL owners operate they generally don't do anything unless it's a sure thing if they get to the point where they believe they have the votes and they've got 24 of 32 owners on board then they will vote but likely wouldn't do it because all of these guys have allies and cronies and you're you know you're on my side and you're on it's just it's how it works going I was actually talking to producer J about this earlier going back to the votes about which teams would be allowed to move to LA or which team would be allowed to move with the the Rams to LA and take up residence in Stan Kroenke's brand new stadium now SoFi it went on for weeks and weeks essentially it's a little bit like Capitol Hill where the owners were counting votes and who's on the side of the Raiders and who's on the side of the Chargers and ultimately when the vote happened it actually leaked we already knew who was going to win and which way the vote was going to go because these guys all they they work their angles right and they're they're calling in favors and their allies on this side and allies on that side so it's very political very political among these owners their own politics I don't mean general American politics but it does sound like that Snyder report from ESPN about him collecting dirt on fellow owners and the commissioner may have rattled some cages though he actually sent a letter to the owners on Tuesday now he's not allowed to be at the owners meetings he's suspended but he sent a letter and denied a bunch of the allegations specifically I read a good portion of the letter but right now that's the biggest story going in the NFL bigger than roughing the passer bigger than the Deshaun Watson situation and that's what dawned on me Tuesday how hypocritical this is and I'll explain coming up but yes Roger Goodell doing extensive post meeting comments about a variety of topics that are impacting the NFL right now or that people are talking about but Daniel Snyder is definitely topic number one if you want to send your questions for Ask Amy Anything you can do that on our show Twitter After Hours CBS you can always find me on Twitter A 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now you are listening to the after hours podcast on the thursday night football game al michaels said that he thinks the league wants dan snyder to sell the commanders have you ever heard any buzz like that or do you get that sense from the rest of the owners in the league i do not and that's all i've got to say about but i do not this is after hours with amy lawrence jerry jones responding to questions about daniel snyder and whether or not there could be a vote or whether or not snyder could be removed as an owner this time of the washington commanders of course he's owned the team long before it was the commanders and the allegations against him and the way that he's run the team and run his business stretch back a decade or so and i would just encourage you to think about the fact that this is 30 well it's 31 owners in many case family businesses then there's the packers who obviously have a representation though they are publicly owned but these owners all have allies they have friends it's no different than any of us in our own offices people we trust people we don't trust if we need a favor if we need someone to have our backs we ask for a particular uh we we think of a particular person we'll ask a particular person that's what's happening behind the scenes i am confident of that even before the investigation is done and it's not done and roger gudel made that very clear in fact jerry jones made that clear on tuesday in new york uh jay do we need to credit where that came from by the way with jerry okay so that's sean and rj our uh 105.3 the fan affiliate in dallas um anyway i just want to make sure we don't take stuff so behind the scenes no doubt these owners are talking amongst themselves figuring out who's on the side of the snyder's and who's not even before the investigation is done no doubt they're already counting votes a little bit like what happens on capitol hill and while it is definitely within their bylaws to be able to take a vote to remove an owner it's never been done before and it it will require a lot of posturing and backroom deals before it's done if in fact they do it it's after hours with amy lawrence on cbs sports radio apparently some of the owners who were in new york on tuesday and these these owner meetings are continuing for a couple of days they were surprised that jim ursay chose to speak out about daniel snyder now the audio is is a little muddy but i think you can hear he believes that this is something the owners need to consider voting to remove snyder i said he should there's consideration that he should be removed you know we have to complete the investigation but but to me um is something that i think serious consideration has to be given to the removal and we have complete authority to do that of him or just order family period i i think uh in general of of him uh being removed being removed and selling the franchise so he gets a little stuttery there at the end are we talking about daniel specifically are we talking about his wife as well the whole family are you ready to remove the entire snyder family because technically his wife is the one who's running the team now now there's i can't imagine anybody believes that snyder has no idea what's happening or isn't involved in the decision making but that was the suspension and the punishment that was handed down to daniel snyder is that he was no longer allowed to be involved in day-to-day operations with the team and that he was suspended from any type of league meeting or league function for a full year and that was the initial investigation somewhere along the way there became another investigation and this is the one that's being handled by mary joe white reporters followed up with the cult's owner jim ursay what bothers him the most about these allegations against snyder well that's not what we stand for in the national football oh it's not i think owners have been painted incorrectly a lot of times um by various people and under various situations and that's not what we're about you know and we do we do care a great deal for each other um you know there's a lot of friendships in this league and closeness um and um you know bob craft just getting married i talked to him and said to him a gift and there's just a lot of closeness in this league and i don't think that some of the things i've heard it doesn't represent us at all um and you know i want the american public in the world to know what we're about as what we're about as owners you told the owners that the investigation hasn't been completed for dan are you surprised are you disappointed that jim ursay had strong comments about it no how do you like that how do you feel about it pardon me how do you feel about how do i feel about what his comments i just said and i said it to the membership speculation without facts is not a very positive thing to do i think everyone deserves to have facts and to make sure those decisions are made with facts and the membership will have that opportunity that's roger could tell following up after ursay made his comments so he did say he wasn't surprised he wasn't disappointed i mean these owners are grown men right so unless something uh specifically has been said to them about keeping their comments and their opinions under wraps well they're allowed to do what they want but there are other owners who said that the investigation needs to continue and that ursay was out of line it's after hours with amy lawrence on cbs sports radio i don't know what stands out to me most about ursay's comments he's not concerned about the allegations against dan snyder he's concerned about the way that this espn report painted the other the other owners uh we talked about it a little bit last week but remember as part of this report indicating that snyder was compiling dirt quote-unquote about other owners and the commissioner in that that he would have enough information to blow up the league i mean these were the terms that were used in the report as part of that report espn espn attributed comments to snyder that he had made to an associate about how the owners hate each other it's pretty clear that's what ursay's responding to he's responding to the fact that the owners were painted in a negative light this has become personal for ursay he didn't speak up before when the allegations were made against daniel snyder and workplace misconduct and workplace allegations nah he's speaking up now because this report came out that indicates that snyder is saying hey you take me down you're going down with me or as an insurance policy to the owners trying to vote him out and the commanders did issue a statement afterwards saying that you know it's it's unfortunate that ursay's speaking without having any of the facts without the investigation being done the snyder's are not selling they're not considering selling so it's it's very clear that we're going to see who's on what side and and when this kind of stuff always leaks who knows when the vote might take place ursay seemed to indicate that it could happen soon and he actually felt like they had the votes to remove him but there are no other owners speaking out right now he is alone on his island and it's obvious that what bothers him most is not snyder's workplace misconduct or the atmosphere at commander's headquarters no what bothers him most is what dirt snyder might have and the fact that i mean he mentions i sent a gift to bob crafter's wedding what does that have to do with anything that's what he's bothered about not snyder and furthermore the hypocrisy is over the top now i get it a lot of these owners didn't love that the cleveland browns gave dashaun watson a fully guaranteed contract but when dashaun watson is back in the league after serving his 11 game suspension he's going to be on national tv he's going to get paid his full salary it seems like that's all died down there was another civil lawsuit that just got filed this week with a woman who actually did take the step to put her name on the lawsuit when she was ordered to by a judge according to her attorney which is not tony busby it's a completely different attorney she's put it off and put it off because of the trauma and because she watched what some of these other women went through also allegations right in the case of daniel snyder there have been no formal charges made and i'm not saying he's innocent don't misunderstand me where there's smoke and there's a lot of smoke there's generally fire and i have been in workplace situations that are just like this in the sports industry where women are treated like pieces of meat and are disrespected and in many cases are sexually harassed and all that kind of stuff so i understand these allegations that i believe that a lot of them are probably true but why is it different for daniel snyder than it is for dashaun watson the judge who handed down his initial suspension the initial ruling i guess she didn't ever get to the suspension part but the initial ruling said he absolutely was a predator and was preying on these women and that she believed all of the allegations that he was not remorseful well you know why he's not remorseful because the team in the nfl paid him a fully guaranteed millions and millions of dollars contract and yet right now it seems like the number one topic in the nfl off the field is getting daniel snyder removed as an owner and maybe that happens and maybe it should but at the same time dashaun watson's about to walk right back on a field and and be glorified as the quarterback of one of 32 teams in the nfl no doubt there are a lot of fans that see him as the savior of the browns and they're just biding their time until he gets back but yeah let's definitely remove daniel snyder as an owner i mean just the hypocrisy is unbelievable so focused on daniel snyder right now and maybe the uproar returns when dashaun watson is back on a 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