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October 11, 2023 5:56 am

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October 11, 2023 5:56 am

Dillon Brooks gets ejected 5 minutes into his first preseason game with the Houston Rockets | Astros take a 2-1 series lead on the Twins | Penny has a new sleeping spot.

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I'm not sure if that's positive or negative, but they tend to find me more amusing when I'm tired. So hopefully that's not coming out on this edition of the show unless you too find me amusing. You know what I can't believe?

I wouldn't call it amusing, but I can't believe it's like deja vu, and yes every week we do the hump show, every week it's the middle show of the work week, but not every week does the NBA return with its pre-season games. Dylan Brooks gets a fresh start. He's now at the Houston Rockets after getting cut, released by the Memphis Grizzlies. He's got a reputation to uphold apparently, and he's decided that you know what I might as well go ahead and keep up this reputation that I have earned. I poke bears. Not only does he poke bears, but he tends to put his hands where they do not belong. He has been kicked out of games, booted. He's been fined. He's been called on the carpet. The NBA has warned him. The NBA has punished him.

He does not care. Once again up to his old tricks, five minutes into his Rockets debut, which by the way came with a price tag of four years and 80 million dollars for Dylan Brooks, five minutes in he got ejected for hitting Daniel Tice in the... are you ready? This is how we do it around here just in case you're new. When we have what is a punch below the belt, some type of altercation that results in someone getting hit below the belt, we tend to use the team nickname and just so you know who we're talking about. In this case, it'd be the Little Pacers. The Little Thunders? Well, the Little Thunders, but the Little Pacers. He hits Dan in the Family Jewels known as the Little Pacers.

Protect my Crown Jewels? Yes, except when Dylan Brooks is around, you have to make a much more concerted effort to protect the Little Crown Jewels slash Pacers. Oh my gosh, five minutes? That's only lasted. In the preseason, he lasted five minutes and already NBA players are running for cover, already having to protect themselves. Why?

Why Dylan Brooks? Is this how you reward the Rockets for giving you a nice free agent contract? That's what happens when you hit someone in the Little Pacers or the Little Warriors, which is even funnier.

I teach this man some etiquette. I go back, I don't know how many years ago when we first heard Tim Roy, who is the Warriors play-by-play voice, use that phrase, use that phrase, the Little Thunders. I remember we went through, this was Isaac and I, might have been Isaac, Tom and I, we went through every single team in the NBA just to see which one was the funniest. I think we decided the Little Jazz was the funniest. The Little Jazz.

The Little Pelicans is pretty good. The Little Sixers. The Little Nuggets. The Little Heat. The Little Nuggets. That's not bad.

That's redundant, is it not? Oh my gosh. The Little Lakers. Nah. The Little Clippers is kind of bad. I have the ring to it.

Anyway, Dylan Brooks, seriously? I can't believe it took five minutes. That's it.

Just five minutes ejected for hitting Dan below the belt. You can see it too. It's not like it was some kind of covert move. Now it's right out there in the middle of everything for all the world to see. Tyson's reaction is, well, it's interesting too. I mean, just pop some.

Pop some. Isn't he there to kind of serve as like a mentor role model for this young Houston team and kind of like be a lead by example guy? I hope not. So the whole Houston Rockets roster is just going to be kicking people in the Little Thunders now? At what point would you ever put the fate of your franchise in the hands of Dylan Brooks? Gosh, paid him enough.

Yeah. Nice contract. Well, welcome back, Dylan. Welcome back, NBA. And welcome back, NHL. It's After Hours with Amy Lawrence on CBS Sports Radio. Love to hear from you on Twitter, ALawRadio. So you can weigh in. We've got this kind of funny, weird, goofy word association game that we're playing.

Don't mind hearing from you on the phone either 855-212-4227. Pick up NFL team, any NFL team. When I say blup, you say what? So first words that come to mind. When I say a team name and we're letting you pick it because I don't want to put you on the spot or anything. I actually was going to put Jay on the spot a couple of times and he did pretty well, but I didn't want to render him speechless.

So I'll pick a few of them off our Facebook page After Hours with Amy Lawrence. Richard, when I say Lions, you say grit and resilience, right? I say Dan Campbell. Yes, we had a caller who said finally, and I agree with that. But honestly, right now, is there anything better than hearing from Dan Campbell about the Lions?

The hype train. There's not. I mean, let me just answer the question for you.

There's not. So when I say Lions, Jay and I, we say Dan Campbell is the best. We love Dan Campbell.

Here's one from Michael. When I say Niners, you say Super Bowl champions. David, when I say Bears, you say disappointment.

I mean, that's a bummer. I think there was some cautious optimism around the Bears to start the season because Justin Fields healthy again. They brought in a couple of weapons to put around him. DJ Moore coming over in that trade for the overall number one pick. Remember, they traded that away to Carolina and the Panthers.

Gosh, the hard part is that it's tough to pinpoint who's to blame or what's to blame or how to blame. We've seen flashes of brilliance from the Bears. We have. We've seen the team look like world beaters. For instance, the first half, the offensive flow, the first half, the offensive pop and the productivity against the Denver Broncos. Now, I know that's not saying much because the Broncos have the worst defense in the NFL.

And no, I'm not exaggerating. But we do see Justin Fields when he's a little freer. Remember, we talked to David Hall last week from AM 670 The Score, our Chicago affiliate, and he was talking about how the Bears decided that they would give Justin a little more freedom, that they would allow him to use his instincts. Obviously, don't want him getting hit.

They don't want him taking a lot of unnecessary tackles or just contact. But there was a week in which there was so much turmoil, they're still trying to climb out of that, right? Their defensive coordinator, their defensive staff is thrown into flux because Allen Williams ends up resigning.

I'm not even trying to want to know all the details behind his resignation. So now you've got your head coach calling defensive plays. Not unheard of. Bill Belichick has gone through stretches where he's done that, of course. I mean, we know Mike McCarthy is calling offensive plays in Dallas.

And so now they're trying to find a D coordinator in the middle of all of this. And Chicago did look tremendous against the commanders last week. Remember, they had a 40-point game on a Thursday night on a short work week.

Gosh, that feels like forever ago to kick off week number five, right? It had been over a year, it had been a year since they had held an opponent under 25 points. Remember, we talked about the fact that it could have been a performance that Dick Butkus was proud of. Right before the game, they find out that the Bears great Hall of Famer had passed away. And they go out and they put together a performance on the defensive side of the ball that's worthy. But lest you point all the fingers at the offense, through five games, and that includes the win over Washington, the Bears are giving up 31 and a half points per game. How the hell does the team win when they're giving up 31 and a half points per game? Note to self, don't ever swap out the Bears defense on your fantasy team.

It's one problem after another. Again, their defense is without a real leader right now. But at the same time, this is personnel related because your leader is not actually on the field. It's, I'm sure, disheartening for Bears fans because, well, you maybe didn't expect them to win the NFC North or maybe you did if you're a little disillusioned. But to at least compete, the Bears, I know for the last few years, have not been the tough physical defense that what many, many years they were associated with. But 31 and a half points per game.

And it's too much to ask of any offense to be able to cover that type of a spread. Khalil Herbert hurt in the last game, which obviously goes back now almost a week. So dealing with a few injuries here and there, I like what we've seen from DJ Moore, at least initially. Oh, this whole Chase Claypool thing is a total, I mean, he's not even on the roster anymore. He's gone. Where'd he go?

Miami? They just had one dramatic storyline after another. It's been a mess. Justin talking about coaching when asked why he was playing robotically.

When asked why he was playing robotically. All the, and this was right before they ended up beating the commanders, but all of the rumors and speculations circulating about Matt Eberfluse. It's just been one negative storyline after another with the Bears.

And as much as pro athletes are theoretically mentally tough and able to block out distraction. And again, don't know how high the expectations were in Chicago. Maybe not very high, but the NFC North is supposed to be a more winnable division than some of the others in the NFL. And it's disheartening to see how easy it is for opponents to score on that team. If you're a Bears fan or the Bears coaching staff, we'll see whether or not they can get a leader in there. At least someone who can bring some credibility and kind of get them pulling in the same direction.

So yes, back to the question or back to the fill in the blank word association. David, when I say Bears, you say disappointment. Paul, when I say Patriots, you say done.

Oh dear. I see the AFC is a lot tougher. I would have a little more confidence that they could rally and put themselves in playoff condition if they were in the NFC.

The AFC East is really tough, but just the AFC in general, there's so much competition for those wildcards. I wouldn't say they're done, but we did hear the word restart brought up to Bill Belichick in his interview on Monday on our Boston affiliate WEEI. This is Greg Hill who follows us here on CBS Sports Radio.

So again, our Boston affiliate WEEI 937 in Boston. And he asked the question of Bill Belichick, if he's the right guy to restart. So that was the word that was used, restart the franchise. I'm going to do the best I can to help the team.

He's not going to give you any information, of course. But there has to be some sense of, all right, everything is up for inspection. Everything is scrutinized under a microscope. And while I don't believe that Bill Belichick gets fired after everything he's done for that franchise, even if you do want to part ways with him, say the Kraft family does want to part ways with him, they allow him to walk away. You don't fire Bill Belichick and definitely don't fire him in the middle of a season.

That might be the dumbest idea I've heard in a really long time. Sometimes a fresh voice is required. Do I think Belichick is still a Hall of Fame coach and can still coach? Absolutely. But sometimes the message gets stale. Sometimes a change of scenery is required.

I mean, how many of you out there have ever been in a job for a really long time and just needed a fresh start? I have. Well, this one. I'm just teasing. That was mean. We don't have time for that.

She just seen Jay's face. Bye. Bye.

Whatever. You would miss me. Actually, aren't we going together?

Montana, right? That's the destination. Tell me to sign me up.

Tell me when. Oh, goodness. Belichick may not be the head coach of the Patriots beyond this season, but there's no way the Kraft family fires him. Absolutely not.

I mean, I might have to eat those words, but I would be stunned as in drive off the road, fall out of my seat stunned. Of course, he's not going to coach there forever. That's not life, but I think he's earned the right to depart when, or either to depart when he chooses or depart with dignity, one or the other. We'll hear from Tom Brady coming up about Bill Belichick and about his observations. Oh, and wait until you hear what Jerry Jones has to say about his quarterback or what Deebo Samuel has to say about the Cowboys. Oh my goodness.

This is spicy. I like it. Give me some more Niners Cowboys, but can it be a little more competitive next time? That's all I'm asking. Is that too much to ask? Give me some oxygen.

Michael on Facebook. When I say Niners, you say fantasy football gold. Well, that's true right now. Jay and I both have Brock Purdy as our starting QBs because we both like idiots. I told us not to do this. I told you not to do it. Then you did it. And then I somehow got roped into the same damn thing. Didn't want to. We both selected Aaron Rogers like, like just total nincompoops.

I told Jay not to do it. And then he kind of felt like he was backed into a corner and had no choice. And then I made fun of him.

But two days later, the same thing happened to me. It's going to be hard to cancel me. I mean, we did. We canceled you right off our team. And then we both ended up with Brock Purdy. I think we did better.

Oh, hell yeah. Are you kidding me? Aaron Rogers wasn't going to give us this type of, I told you last year, one time, one time he went over 20 points in fantasy. Yeah, it was a rough fantasy year for him, but I don't know. I didn't want to take him this year. He just kind of like you just kind of happened. Like I waited on the quarterback. I waited and he was sitting there. And then it was at the time, Jared Goff for him.

And apparently, Jeff would've been a great pick, but didn't think that on draft day. He's like a deep thigh bruise. He just never goes away. Hangs around like a wart on the bottom of your foot. Have you ever had a wart on your foot?

No, actually. Any type of thing removed? Removed like, like medically, like surgically. No, nothing removed.

Someday when I'm in the right frame of mind, I will tell you about the planters wart I had removed from my foot when I was a kid. Ouch. Oh, you have no idea.

I mean, the screaming that happened. I'm very interested. Oh, are you?

Yes, I'm very intrigued. This story, my mother, she can't, I don't think she'll ever forget it. She was, she was traumatized. My brother was traumatized. It was, I was traumatized. I was the one going through the pain. The story is one for, it's an epic story. Let me just tell you. Anyway, what? Was it like, was there blood?

No, that's not why it was an epic story. You piqued my interest. Yes. Well, you know, I have good stories. Gerald on Facebook. When I say Dallas, you say pathology, the study of suffering, breaking down decades of being a fan. I like it. You guys are taking this seriously. So if you would like to play our word association game, you can do it on Facebook.

We hope we've explained it. I like this from Donna. She's got it. When I say Seattle Seahawks, you say Pete Carroll forever, man. He could coach a water bottle and a couple of pairs of socks. He's the best.

No, seriously. He's one of the best coaches in the, in the world. Forget and humble. Apparently forget one sport. He's awesome.

I'm a big fan of Pete Carroll. Jay, are you ready for this tweet? Heath says on Twitter, little nuggets still has me dying.

It made me pee. The little nuggets, the little nuggets. That's the best one. Oh, well, next to the little jazz. I'm sorry, but that's hysterical. That's the little jazz.

You can't. How about the little nets? It's not as much fun as the little nuggets. Yeah, that would do. Oh my gosh. Well, we are sorry about that.

I guess Heath. I'm sorry about that. We apologize profusely. The Texas Raiders have moved on to the American League Championship Series for the first time since 2011.

Will their fun-loving Astros join them? And here's a question, Jay, I want you to think about this. What's more difficult to accomplish? Five AFC championship games in a row or seven American League Championship Series in a row.

I think the five. I said to think about it. Oh, you're giving me the music. We're going to a break. Can you take that on?

Can you dump that? That's not my final answer. Okay.

Jay ruins everything. You're giving me the music like I was on the spot. I said to think about it. You're supposed to be thinking about it. Then I got pressured.

Then you got nervous. It's After Hours with Amy Lawrence on CBS Sports Radio. You are listening to the After Hours Podcast. Boy, that was a sweeper and Abreu caught every single bit of it. Second deck, third row, and Abreu silences this big crowd here in Minneapolis.

This is After Hours with Amy Lawrence. Robert Ford and Steve Sparks on Astros Radio. I had to look it up because I was certain he was an elder statesman. I actually thought he was a little older than what he is.

36-year-old Jose Abreu doing some work. And for these Astros against the Twins. Now, I know they lost Game 2 at Minute Maid Park. And it was a raucous crowd to start there at Target Field. But those home runs and the four home runs in Game Number 3 quickly silenced the crowd. So then you listen to the next highlight and hear how quiet it is behind Robert Ford. And Alvarez belts it to right pretty deep going back. Kepler on the warning track looking up.

See you later! A high majestic shot by Yordan Alvarez. It's like they're at the mall. And it is 7-1 Astros. 1-0.

It's like people milling around at the mall. Kiss it goodbye! Second home run of the day for Jose Abreu. This one's a two-run shot. He's driven in five.

Astros lead is 9-1. Again, it's like a food court at the mall. In fact, I've heard food courts that are louder than that. When you get a bunch of teenagers in a food court, it's much louder than that.

It's one of the reasons I avoid them all. It's after hours with Amy Lawrence on CBS Sports Radio. Four home runs in Game 3. And Yordan Alvarez, boy, it's not even fair what he does to a baseball. He doesn't just hit the baseball. He clubs the baseball. He kills the baseball. Why do you have to be so mean to the baseball? And then Jose Abreu with a couple as well. Jose Altuve.

Just to leave no room for doubt. This game started before a lot of you were even out of work. Or if you work the hours we do before you were even awake. I actually woke up and was like, wait a minute, there's baseball going on right now. I had to go back and watch the early stages of the Game 3.

But I did catch this. Well, let's hear from Dusty Baker first and then I'll tell you the part that I caught that I thought was trouble for the Twins. Because we know the Astros can hit the ball.

And when they get on the playoff stage, they hit the ball. Alex Bregman has already got more home runs than any other Astro in playoff history, right? I mean, Bregman is still there. Altuve is still there from their original World Series, trash cans and all.

Dusty Baker obviously knew, but it was seamless for him. The Yordan Alvarez piece is just incredible because of the power and the pop that he brings when he gets into that batter's box. It's, I'm afraid for the baseball. Well, and seriously, would you want to be standing on the mound in the case of a line drive that comes right at you?

Oh my gosh. It might take off a body part the way that he hits the baseball. And they brought in some new guys. They've got a great mix of veterans and younger guys. And they are still positioned to defend their World Series title. And now they've added Justin Verlander, right?

Which is just, that storyline is, it's just, it's almost like it didn't happen. Can we just, can we just forget the whole Mets sojourn even took place? Oh, I'd like to.

I know that you would. But anyway, Dusty Baker, he's got theories and all about why they're so good. The guys have a knack of, you know, picking each other up. And from day to day, it could be a number of heroes, you know, like today or, you know, somebody carries us on that particular day. But it was also the pitching of Christian Javier.

That's, that's important too. Jose Altuve actually calls him the real star. He threw five scoreless innings, struck out nine. Now he did put five on base via the walk.

And there were a couple of times where he had to work his way out of a jam. Bottom of the fifth, bases loaded, one out. All right, so the Astros are already up five nothing.

This is actually when I joined the game live. So like I said, I had to go back and watch the big hits by the Astros before that. But Javier walks the leadoff hitter, gets the second guy to fly out, but then walks the third batter he faces. Then he walks the bases loaded. There was a pitching conference on the mound.

He remains out there, strikes out the next two guys he faces. And one of them, do y'all remember what happened in the wildcard series? The opener for the Twins when they finally ended their, what was it, a 19-year drought with our 18 playoff games without a win.

Do you remember who it was that had the big blast? It was Royce Lewis, right, with the grand slam. Royce Lewis strikes out with the bases loaded. So Javier comes back and gets both those guys, the last two hitters he faces, with a strikeout. And to me, that's demoralizing for the Twins. Not only can you not avoid giving up the big blow and the big hit, and you're already trailing 5-0, but you load the bases with gifts, with walks, with one out, and you can't push or run across.

No wonder it sounds like the food court at the mall in the ninth inning. Now, a lot of guys were talking about the shadows on the field because of the fact that this was a day game in Minneapolis. Rocco Baldelli was pointing out that it actually made life real complicated for them.

Overall, it was a difficult day to hit. So them jumping out early was very, very important. And whichever team did that was going to definitely be in the driver's seat because the game times that we have right now and our ballpark make it very difficult to see the ball and to put a lot of good swings on the ball in a row. Familiar face, Carlos Correa, obviously facing a bunch of his former teammates from the 17 World Series. And now he's the leader.

He's the guy who sets the tone for the Twins, has been in this position before where they're facing a must-win in their next game. When you go into an elementary game, you got to be ready to do whatever is possible to help the team win. Everybody's available.

All the arms are available. And we got to do a better job with people on base if we want to stay alive. And yeah, we're going to do that tomorrow. They left nine guys on base, and the Twins go one for nine with runners in scoring position.

So that's brutal. Astros also left nine guys on base, but they had a few big hits when they needed them. Astros and Rangers in the ALCS. I feel like the majority of the world would be rooting for the Rangers.

Plus it's been over a decade since they've been in a championship series. But here's the question, Jay. I think we should put this in poll form, actually. What's harder? What's the more difficult run to achieve? Nah, it sounds wordy. It's two for both.

Which one is tougher? Reaching five straight AFC Championship games, which the Chiefs have done. And side note, have hosted all five of them. That seems impossible. So getting to five in a row. Of course, the Patriots had this type of success.

Well, even more successful. Or seven, seven ALCSs. I don't like pluralizing that. Seven American League Championship Series in a row. Because if the Astros win game four or game five against the Twins, it will be seven League Championship Series in a row.

That's obscene, actually. And I know people hate them because of what happened in 17. But this team is not cheating. They're not. And so you can hate them and that's okay. They don't mind being the villains. But they're within one victory of a seventh consecutive appearance in the ALCS. Wow.

And I know the fact that Jose Altuve and Alex Bregman are in your face makes them easier to dislike. But they don't care. That's the thing. They couldn't give a flying you-know-what.

That's an interesting question. Jay, are you prepared to answer or do you need some more time? I'm prepared. Oh, you don't have to wait till the music runs out.

Go ahead. I think it's the five straight championship games in football. Just because, I mean, don't get me wrong. The seven straight ALCSs is incredible. That's amazing. But just football, like we always say, the playoff field turns over at least half the teams every year. So it's just the parody and the turnover in football is just so different based on a year-to-year basis where to build a dynasty like that and to go five straight is it's unheard of.

Like you said, only the Patriots really have we ever seen it any other time. And I don't know, in baseball, I guess it's a little easier. You can build your team, keep them young. You could sign guys for 13 years, 12 years, 10 years. So it's a little more doable, I guess, in my opinion. But in football, the injuries and just the turnover of the league. So year after year, I think it's a little harder to do. Gotcha.

All right. I don't know about the Niners going back. Remember when Joe Montana was there? They might have had or the Steelers like that. Right, that history is a little bit before me. So I would, I mean, I remember the Niners, of course, being, that was very early when I was just starting to be cognizant of pro sports when I was a kid. But I don't remember how many they went to in a row. So I'd have to go back and look. So I'll go back and check.

We'll see if we can come up with the numbers. They did pop in my head, the Niners, those teams. The Patriots have the longest streak. But even now, though, in this culture, in this climate, as you talk about, to go to five in a row and to have them all be in Kansas City is pretty incredible. But seven league championship series is also wow. It is. It is amazing. What an accomplishment. It's a standard.

The Astros are the standard of franchises right now in baseball, I'd say. Wow. Well, maybe not the cheating. You just made people throw something at the radio or turn off the show.

It is true. All right. On Twitter, After Hours, CBS, an hour away from Ask Amy anything. You can send your questions to our show, Twitter or to our Facebook page. You are listening to the After Hours podcast. You're listening to After Hours with Amy Lawrence. Welcome to After Hours, CBS Sports Radio. Hello darkness, my old friend.

I've come to talk with you again. Jerry is in D.C. Jerry, welcome to After Hours, CBS Sports Radio. Marcus is listening in Milwaukee. Marcus, welcome to After Hours, CBS Sports Radio. We put another guy to sleep. He's snoring.

I'm two for two. So, Kevin, I know you want to weigh in on the Heisman. What do you think? Kevin fell asleep.

I'm not sure it's a compliment, but it's totally awesome. You had a guy call us that was snoring on the phone and your laugh was just cracking me up. I tell my mom all the time, my mom has sleep.

Is she? You just turn on the radio, listen to my show, you'll go right to sleep. This is After Hours with Amy Lawrence. We were talking about goats on last night's show. Actually talking about the acronym, not the animal. And I remembered that we'd had, well, I tried to make a goat sound. It sounded more like a sheep. And then I remembered that we had had a montage of various snorers. I'm telling you what, one of these nights or evenings, I need to record penny snoring because it could easily be part of a montage and you would never know it was a dog. That dog snores like nobody's business and it's hysterical.

I frequently will communicate with Jay in the evenings about the show and such. And the dog will be snoring right next to the chair. She's got a new spot where she sleeps now. She wedges herself in between the front wall of my house or the front wall of my living room where I've got these really nice curtains.

And of course she threatens to take them down at the wall. She's laying in them. I don't know what it is about her and curtains. Everywhere I hang curtains, the dog has to roll up in the curtains. Uh, and so then she wedges herself in between my recliner and the curtains in the living room and snores like an old man. She snores like an old man. Comfort curtains. Is that what they are?

Comfort curtains? You gotta be. Maybe one of these days I'll record her and then we'll, we'll bring it back and we'll play it on the show and you can tell me if it actually sounds like a dog snoring.

Because I know that a lot of people have big dogs who snore loudly and it's really funny. Penny is definitely one of those. Plus the fact that she is a month away from turning 14.

That's crazy, isn't it? Do you know she's been on insulin now for nearly two years? She's been on insulin for 21 months.

I mean the dog has all kinds of ailments. She's chronic bronchitis. She's been on steroids for almost three years. Trying to think what else.

Oh goodness. She's on anti-inflammatories, a rotation of anti-inflammatories. She's got allergies so she sneezes. I have to get her on allergy medication.

Every time I hear she's in great spirits though. She's happy, but she's also anxious. If we're even, if it even feels like we're about to deviate from our routine, the dog follows me around the house panting. And I try to remember that she can't hear very well and what it would feel like for me if I couldn't hear. And the only way that I could know what my person was doing is if I followed her around the house. She knows hand signals though, so she can't hear, but she follows my hand signals.

You know, I point to the water. You know, she knows to go get water when I point to the water. She can hear when I clap really loudly or when I yell, but I try not to yell. This is not good for my vocal cords. So she does hear when I drop something on the floor, like if I drop the remote, you should hear her start.

So she can still hear things, but it's only really loud noises. Anyway, now one month away from 14. That's crazy. One month away from 14.

So here's the answer to, well, here's the info, the intel that we were seeking. The New England Patriots, as we talk about, own the record for most consecutive conference championship games all time. Eight of them. Eight.

Talk about obscene. 2011 to 2018. The Browns, now you can count this, even though this wasn't the Super Bowl era, Super Bowl, it wasn't the Super Bowl era, but it was six consecutive championship games. So it was the NFL championship at the time, right?

So 1950 to 1955, and that was back in the days of Paul Brown. Many of us, not even a thought, not even an inkling, but it actually happened, believe it or not, where the Browns were the best team in the league for six years. Okay, we have the Raiders in the 70s, 1973 to 1977, five consecutive championship games, and the Chiefs have just tied that recently in 22. But what's tougher to do?

That's the question. To go to five or more consecutive championship games in your conference or to appear in what could very soon be a new record or extending the record for the Astros, seven consecutive championship series, seven straight ALCS appearances. Both of them are exceptional records. Well, the Chiefs isn't a record, but it is a streak. Speaking of the Chiefs, they actually kick off week six. Jay, say it out loud, week six. Week six. You're a week six. Jay, week six is about to kick off in mere hours.

That's insane. But it's the Chiefs and the Broncos. Oh no. Oh no. Oh no. That should be a good one. Oh shut up.

Stop, he's in there laughing. Anyway, Chiefs and Broncos, Travis Kelce sort of practicing, sort of. We'll do QB news next. It's After Hours with Amy Lawrence, CBS Sports Radio.

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