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NFL Week 17: Jordan Love will win more Super Bowls than Favre and Rodgers and other overreactions

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January 1, 2024 2:16 pm

NFL Week 17: Jordan Love will win more Super Bowls than Favre and Rodgers and other overreactions

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January 1, 2024 2:16 pm

A weekly staple on ‘The Rich Eisen Show’ since 2018, ‘Overreaction Monday’ is now also an extended podcast with Rich and Chris Brockman debating the latest in the NFL. Today’s topics:


1:45 - A Harbaugh is winning a championship this year

4:15 - Dan Campbell and the Lions should’ve kicked the PAT an gone to OT

7:45 - Matthew Stafford and the Rams are going to win a playoff game in Detroit

10:30 - Mike Tomlin will have the Steelers back in the playoffs

13:45 - Jordan Love will win more Super Bowls than Favre and Rodgers

19:00 - at least 3 lower seeds will win on Wild Card Weekend

23:00 - Russell Wilson will be a starting QB somewhere next season

26:00 - The Saints are winning the AFC South

27:40 - The Bills have the best chance to beat the Ravens in the AFC

30:15 - Georgia stomping FSU proves they should have been in the CFP

35:15 - NFL Week 18 headline predictions





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Hey there, everybody, and welcome to this edition of Overreaction Monday. We are still in our homes because it is New Year's Day 2024, and we are off today because I'm going to the Rose Bowl. And Chris Brockman, you are just going to be chilling out and hanging out and we're ready to do Overreaction Monday.

That's right, man. Happy New Year to you. Happy New Year, everybody out there. Thanks, everybody, for watching this. Can't wait to see. We're obviously recording this Monday morning. Can't wait to see the games today. And now everything plays out.

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Use my code Overreaction for $20 off your first purchase. Chris Brockman, Happy New Year to you. What a wild week 17 that is now in the books.

Lots to talk about. So are you ready, sir? I'm ready.

First one of the new year. Let's do it. Hit it.

Hit it. That was terrible. That was crap. That was garbage.

This place sucks. Overreaction Mondays. Monday. Okay, Christopher, have at it.

What do you got for me? Well, Rich, let's just get right to it. I cannot believe what happened in Baltimore yesterday.

Rich, a hardball is winning a championship this year. Why would you do this to me right off the bat? Because, you know, what other way should we start 2024 of Overreaction Monday?

And then right through the front door. Let me just say this because, you know, I have been spending every waking moment of watching week 17 action from Thursday's Jets Browns game to the Lions Cowboys nutty finish all the way through game day morning on NFL Network, all the way through the early 10 games and the one o'clock hour and then the three late games and then the Sunday night game. Every single minute I've been trying to avoid thinking about the Rose Bowl. And here we are because every single time I think about the Rose Bowl in Michigan versus Alabama, my stomach drops and my whole body begins to just begin to seize up.

And this is the way you start with me. I'll say this is not an overreaction. I have no idea which hardball is going to do it, but the Ravens certainly putting up a 50 burger on the Dolphins and then banging them up. By the way, Bradley Chubb going down and getting carted off was really awful to see for the Miami Dolphins. But the Ravens just did that to Miami.

I know they didn't have most of it and I know they did not have Jalen Waddle. And if they see each other again, I hope that everybody's fully healthy, but the Ravens didn't have Kyle Hamilton and the defense still did what it did. So you look at what the Ravens look like and the way that they treated the de facto best team in the NFL before they abused them on Christmas night, best team in the NFC. I still think the Niners are that it's hard to sit here and think the Ravens aren't the front runners for the Superbowl.

And that's where I'm going to leave it because the rest of this conversation could be dated by the time most people hear this podcast could be, could be really impressive. Lamar Jackson, how many fantasy championships did he win for people yesterday? Obviously we said it last week that he locked up MVP. Well, it's a foregone conclusion. Now he's a massive favorite for his second award.

Congratulations to them. What a season for Baltimore, especially since he may not play in week 18, although the Steelers and Ravens are one of the two Saturday games on the worldwide leader setting up the week 18 NFL season finale weekend. So, which would be huge for the Steelers, obviously, although, you know, Tyler Huntley is I got a text from Cooper, my 12 year old son during the games yesterday that Tyler Huntley had more fantasy points than Bryce young. So which by the way was true. That said, this is not an overreaction.

And what else do you have, Christopher? All right, let's go to Saturday. We mentioned it though. Wacky insane finish in Dallas. You know what, Rich Dan Campbell should have kicked the PAT after the penalty and played for overtime.

You know, because again, I've been involved with a lot of Michigan events over the weekend leading up to the Rose Bowl here in Los Angeles. And I've run into a ton of lions fans who spent, you know, Saturday night on the edge of their seats and then Sunday asking questions of me and others that they've come across, like how badly did the referees blow that? And Brad Allen blew it. I mean, there's no question in my mind that the lions attempted to confuse the Cowboys by running three offensive linemen up to the head referee, leaving some confusion as to who was reporting, who was eligible, who was not. And they wound up confusing Brad Allen, despite going up to the officials, apparently before the game to walk them through as Dan Campbell used his hand motion on the podium afterwards saying we walked them through everything to a tee. They confuse Brad Allen. So that's unfortunate because the lions executed it perfectly.

Their formation was absolutely perfectly aligned for the way that they did report. Not the way that Brad Allen thought they reported, but there's no reason why Dan Campbell didn't have, there's no reason why Dan Campbell had to go for two from the seven yard line. And then again, from the three and a half, there's no reason for that other than the fact that he said afterwards, I told the team we were going to go down the field and go for two.

There's a, you know, there's an opportunity to change the battle plan at the end when, you know, something goes all FUBAR. So I don't know why he did not kick the point after other than the fact that CD lamb was unstoppable, which is another reason why the lions lost on Saturday night is CD lamb. You mentioned earlier in the pod, how many fantasy finals did Lamar win?

How many fantasy finals did CD lamb win? So yes, he should have kicked the point after, I don't think that's 2020 hindsight. I was thinking that at the time, how insane is this that he's going for two from the seven yard line? Me too.

I couldn't believe it. They had 23 seconds left on the clock. Only one time out for the Cowboys. I saw a lot of people saying that the Cowboys had all their timeouts remaining. There was only one left for Dallas. So, you know, there was an opportunity for Dallas to get in position and Brandon Aubrey could kick from 65 yards.

I think we've seen. So there was an opportunity to leave the back door open and lose because they kicked the extra point. But the best opportunity, I think, for the Lions to have won after Brad Allen screwed it up was to kick the point after going to overtime and live for another day and had the Lions won, did that and won an overtime, we wouldn't be discussing Brad Allen and that officiating crew as much as we have over the last 48 hours leading up to this pods conversation. Yeah. Yeah. Just too bad all around, but impressive showing impressive game defensively from both teams and, you know, CD Lam just went God mode and that's just what you need heading into the playoffs if you're the Cowboys.

Absolutely. Certainly since they're much better at home and it looks like they're going to be the two seed right now, they all they have to do is just win at Washington and they're in, which is, you know, always a difficult thing to assume when it's the Dallas Cowboys and the Washington football team slash commanders. We shall see, though, I will call that an overreaction to start though. Rich, speaking of the Lions, man, and what a story out here in Los Angeles with the Rams locking up a playoff birth when look, myself included hand up. Didn't think they were going to do it this year.

Thought they were in tank mode, thought it was a rebuild. What a job by Sean McVay and Matthew Stafford, rich Matthew Stafford is going to go to Detroit and win a playoff game. Oh, I will just call that an overreaction. I can't sit here and say the Rams are are definitely winning that playoff game. The Lions are played much better over the last few weeks. They should have won in Dallas. And I can't sit here and say the Rams are winning that game. It's not an overreaction to say the Rams are going to Detroit. I think that's pretty much a wrap unless it's possible that the Eagles lose to the Giants and the Rams can actually match them for their record. I don't think that is the case. So I will just sit here and call that what it is.

It looks like it's three versus six. And I can't at all assume that the Rams win that game. Not with the way that I saw the line. The line should have won in Dallas. That was a complete 100% set up for a Dan Campbell kneecapping, knee biting win with Jerry Jones finally putting Jimmy Johnson in the ring of honor.

And every living legend Dallas has from their football past pretty much showing up and the Lions put it together and almost won a game in which they gave up 227 pass receiving yards to a wide receiver. So if you had just said Detroit's going to host the Rams, I would say that's not an overreaction. That's not spicy.

I understand that's not spicy. I'll call that an overreaction. And what a story with a storyline that that is the matchup double revenge game. Have we ever seen one of those Jared Goff obviously taking on his old team, Matthew Stafford going back to the Motor City cannot wait if that is indeed the matchup in two weeks.

And certainly with the way the way the Rams are playing too. And another fantasy champion, probably Karen Williams puka nakua. By the way, I went against puka nakua, David and joku and CD lamb. Oh, no. This past week and my fantasy final.

I'll just just lay it all out there to be truthful. I did not win that. I did not win my fantasy final. He made it I guess that's well and Christian McCaffrey went down with a calf strain at the end. I thought I could get through an entire football season with McCaffrey playing every single game from start to finish.

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Visit for restrictions and details. All right, Rich, let's hit on your favorite topic here, your favorite team, your favorite coach. Back from the dead, Mike Tomlin, winners of three of four, gonna have the Steelers in the playoffs. I think you can hear my dogs barking in the background right now.

Other than that, if you did not hear my dogs going ape because somebody's ringing the doorbell right now, you'd be hearing the silence of my Twitter feed. Second week in a row where I looked at my Twitter feed and I did not see all the Steelers fans saying, you own this, Rich. Is this the type of coaching performance you want to see from Mike Tomlin?

Is this the sort of championship performance? I got to tell you, man, that team that I saw in Indianapolis that couldn't get a first down, that couldn't do anything on offense, where I'm looking at Kurt Warner in the booth during a commercial break saying, and I think we even said it on the air once, like if you've got Najee Harris and Jalen Warren and George Pickens and Deontay Johnson and Pat Fryermuth, shouldn't you be putting up more than one touchdown a game? And they went to Seattle and they put up 30. The problem for them is the number of losses that they did rack up are coming home to roost right now in terms of their playoff positioning, they lost to Houston and they lost to Indianapolis. And those are the two teams that are also nine and seven in the standings.

And that's why they put the Steelers and the Colts on the same day on Saturday next week because they're just going to hash out the seven seed pretty much right then and there for a couple of teams and before even Sunday's action hits. So what may be the most infuriating thing for Steeler fans is that Tomlin still keeps his record streak of number of consecutive years of, of a winning record, 17 years, and they still don't make the playoffs. And part of that may be because he didn't turn to Mason Rudolph soon enough. So I get it with the Steeler fans, but you also have to understand how great a coach this guy is that he looks at George Pickens and says, yeah, you know, you're infuriating, but you're playing and you're going to keep playing and you're going to do well. Or yeah, Najee Harris, you know, it's a little bit infuriating to see, you know, some of the the lack of rushing yards and we're, we miss seeing your ability to get in the end zone.

And that may not be your fall entirely, but we're going to keep on plugging away. And he scores twice in Seattle. Jalen Warren scores as well. Mason Rudolph looks like Big Ben back there.

I'll be straight up with you. He looks big and he looks like he's moving around really well. And he's seeing the field and they're playing well. I just don't know if they're going to make the playoffs because they lost to Houston early on, and then they lost to Indianapolis in December. And those two losses may come home to roost to keep them out.

Yeah. I mean, and you mentioned the Ravens locked up the one seeded earlier. There may not play anyone this week. So Pittsburgh could be 10 seven at home in the playoffs. That'd be a tough pill.

And then they may not make it. We will see, we will see how it all finishes up. All right, Richard, two minute warning here in the first half. Let's end this strong. I liked what I saw in Minnesota last night. We kind of started the year talking about Jordan Love. Then he had his little rough patch and he has really come on here in the last month. Rich, this is so hot.

Oh, I love starting the year like this. Rich Jordan Love is going to win more super balls than Brett Farb and Aaron Rogers. All right. This is an awful reaction, dude. You're out of your mind.

You're out of your mind. No, Jordan Love has 30 touchdowns in his first year as the packer starter, Aaron Rogers and his first year as the packer starter 28 red Farb in his first year as the packer starter 18. I'm going to do the math 30 is more.

Jordan loves kind of a better career than both those guys. Let me ask you a question. If you counted passing touchdowns in the early part of Dan Marino's career and then extrapolated that out to super bowls, how does that look to you right now? You know what I mean? Like this is an outstanding metric that shows that the Packers have found a quarterback that fits their system.

That's very coachable that the coach can connect with and do it again. Okay. I don't know what the it is. The it right now is winning football games that you don't expect them to win.

Okay. Or winning games that they should win, but we're seeing some ups and downs. The defense definitely on the back end, despite having no Jair Alexander or Eric Stokes did have the benefit of having a rookie start Jaron hall and then get benched for Nick Mullins in a game that was already a horse out of the barn. So I'm just going to pump the brakes here and say, win more championships than to win three in his career. The floor is one, the floor is one. All he has to do is win one and he's on the same level of those guys. I think he wins two in 15 years. Okay.

So, so I thought you said combined. I'm just saying Rogers and far each one entirely possible, but to sit here right now and call your shot like that and ask me to join you by your side. Hip to hip is a complete overreaction, but I will say that we have seen the signs and we saw it again over the last couple of weeks when the Packers surged. And we were talking on this pod about they're going to make the playoffs. They're going to win a playoff game. They're going to be the proverbial team.

You don't want to see. I think that could be the Rams from the wild card group in the NFC and definitely the Browns and whoever loses the final game of the season game two 72 between the dolphins and the, and the bills could be a six seed, by the way, the difference in that game is either you're the two seed with maybe two home playoff games, right. Or you're the six seed with no home playoff games going to, you know, visit the team that you've just beaten. So or the team that you've just lost to in the first round of the playoffs, potentially depending on how everything else shakes out. So, you know, it is insane to think that this Packers team is going to win more championships with Jordan love than Aaron Rogers or farve individually right now, but kudos to them. They've got a young quarterback that really can do it and has made plays with wide receivers that last year were too young for the OG, but are now right now, perfect peers for the young kid. And we'll see what the Packers do in the playoffs. It does appear that they have a good shot to be the seven seed and then show up to Dallas. I mean, Packers at Dallas, a super wild card weekend with Jordan love trying to pull off what farve and Rogers did back in the day is a nice juicy piece of filet mignon for a two seven matchup. And that that's possible for us to see that.

So I'll do the jump pass yesterday. We're breaking out the old far footage, man. It's great.

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Last minute tickets, lowest price guaranteed. All right, Christopher, we are now in the second half of our second to last regular season edition of overreaction Monday. Go ahead. What do you have next for me, sir? Rich, I'm looking, obviously these could change after next week.

I'm sure they will. But when I look at the NFL playoff standings right now, I look at the lower seeded teams, five, six, seven, AFC, Cleveland, Buffalo, the Colts right now, NFC, Eagles, Rams, Packers. Rich, I'm going to say on wildcard weekend, three lower seeded teams are going to win games.

Okay. I think the Browns are one of them. And I think you think the Eagles would beat the NFC South winner right now. I know this, by the way, the saints did to the bucks with the saints due to the bucks. Tom Brady must be sitting at home saying it's must be sitting at home saying like Rick Dalton, Jeff from his chair.

Like I noticed that I recognize that. And so the bucks are still in a win and in Carolina position to make the playoffs. So all they have to do is, is Dodge an upset minded team and also the the drinks of the owner and, and they, they will make the playoffs as the NFC South champs. And then that'll be an interesting playoff game.

I think the bucks could beat the Eagles the way the Eagles are playing right now. Don't look good right now. There's a lot going on.

I'm sounding this all out. I don't think the seven seed wins in Dallas. I just don't, man. Dallas just is killing it at home. And I don't see, you know, if you will, a Johnson stepping moment that almost happened figuratively and literally on Saturday night against the lions. I mean, what was the cock management there for Mike McCarthy? Not great. I don't know why he left 40 more seconds on the clock by having Dak throw it at second and 14, way out of bounds.

When that happened, I'm like, give me a break. You just let the lions back in this. If they can get off the field, which they ended up doing, as we all know, thanks to Aiden Hutchinson's three sack night, which gives me a belief that maybe it is a, a good weekend for me. Okay.

So let me sound this out again. Do I think the Colts or the Steelers or the Texans go into Buffalo or Miami and win a playoff game? Do I think the dolphins or the bills go into Kansas city and win a playoff game? I think the Browns are a winners the way they're playing the flaco songs, bro. We were on that.

The flaco songs, bro, is unbelievable. I don't know if you have another Brown's subject matter. Okay. So they are truly unbelievable and playing way better than anything we've seen with Deshaun Watson at the controls there or any other quarterback, quite frankly, way better than Baker Mayfield at the controls. When Stefanski won 11 plus games, and winning coach of the year in his first year there, they, they look as like, I want to play off game. So, you know, I know that I, and I totally, and then he destroyed, he eviscerated the Steelers. And so I, I don't, I think they still look, they look better than that team.

Yeah, honestly. Flaco is a more of an OG type hand than, and, and it, you know, that, that was a game where if they didn't run the ball, they were toast. I don't think, or team, if they didn't run the ball very well, they were toast. I, I, I think this, the Browns can win multiple ways right now. So I'll call this an overreaction.

I can't find three road teams right now. That's where I could just immediately come down and say, you're on it. I'll call that an overreaction, but good food for thought.

What else you got? Good one. Good one. One of the big stories from last week and over the weekend, the Broncos, their quarterback situation. Russell Wilson seemingly got done a little dirty by the organization, but Rich, I'm going to say Russell Wilson will be a starting quarterback somewhere in 2024. I don't know. I will call that an overreaction. I need to see it. I don't it's by the way, it's possible he could be a starting quarterback in Denver too, because if they do the math, if they do the math, it may be like, okay, it keeps it, it makes us you know, it's, it's, it's just as expensive to it's, it's, you know, cheaper to keep them to use the divorce phrase that you, you kind of hear. So it's not completely over there from what I'm hearing, but it does quite appear to be for sure. A dicey situation.

I don't know about dirty. I I've, I've heard they were talking to him back in the summer about the exact thing that they didn't bench him for eventually. So I just don't know where he would be a starting quarterback who would bring him in at the freight that he's currently making. I guess he would have to be caught, which would then put them out there for anybody to go get who would be that team, Chris, somebody that, that, that drafts a rookie quarterback to have them.

This is something that I've been seeing on my feed just because of the, the fan, the team that I'm a fan of. What if new England misses out on a top three pick and has to take an offensive lineman or one of these receivers and then they go get Russell Wilson as a stop gap for a year or two to match up with one of these young kids that they draft. So, so Russ would be a stop gap quarterback.

That's basically, well, he's going to be 36 next year. So he's, he's up there. And this one is just, it's just up in the air. It's up in the air for me. I can't sit here and say 100%. Oh, he will definitely be a starting quarterback next year.

I played well this year. I don't think Denver struggle should be on him. I, I, I, maybe we should get Kurt Warner on the show again. That's all I, he, he, he shows me tons of X's and O's where there's wide open guys. He doesn't hit, uh, makes great, you know, Russ cooks in the fourth quarter and he, you know, throws it up for quarterly square peg in the round hole of the offense.

You're trying to, you're trying to run. I mean, that's, that's, that's, that's out of coaching. I'm just going to call that an overreaction.

I need to see it. I need to see what, what situation, you know, cause he'll be, he'll be caught March. He'll be out there. Um, I don't know how many teams are just going to jump on him. He may be like Baker Mayfield, you know, um, sitting at home and waiting to see what his options are going to be, uh, deep into the spring that, that could be Russell Wilson's future. So I can't sit here and say for sure. Absolutely. He's going to be a starting quarterback next year.

What else you got? That's an overreaction. We just talked about the NFC South. I mean, I expected more out of the bucks this week. I was ready to crown them. I did crown them a couple of weeks ago, rich.

I think there's a path. I think the saints are going to win the NFC South. They've won three of the last four Derek Carr is balling.

He's scoring 30 points in fantasy leagues. If you need a quarterback, I like what they're doing in new Orleans. Why can't they win the South make the playoffs? Because the bucks are going to go into Carolina and win it.

And that'll be the end of that. So, I mean, the bucks remarkably are still in a win in Carolina and in scenario, and I don't think they're going to blow that. And I think we're going to look back at that Thursday night game that we were at in Los Angeles against the Rams and just wonder if, you know, a couple of plays here or there or decisions that Dennis Allen made right before halftime and, you know, to go for it and left the door open for the Rams to score on either side of halftime and then go onside kick with three plus minutes to go rather than just play defense and get the ball back and try. We're going to be talking about stuff like that. And, you know, there are some people certainly who are, you know, out here with my Michigan Wolverines who are nervous about Jim Harbaugh's future with our team, wondering if new Orleans could be a spot for him.

So, I don't know. I would go the, if this was the what's more likely segment we do on our show that the saints win the division or Dennis Allen and the saints miss it and they part ways. I would go with that more than them winning the division. So I'll call this an overreaction. Let me write that down for a Friday coming up, Rich. Good one. Okay. Okay. A couple more, a couple more. Again, the rollercoaster in Buffalo was rolling on yesterday, Sunday when they were suddenly losing after 14 seconds to the Patriots and what a wild game that was.

Josh Allen didn't do much, did run a couple in, but I still think Rich, the bills are the best chance to knock off the Ravens in the AFC. I agree. That's 100%. I agree. You know me, man. I've been on this and I know that the way that they looked against coach GIF or needing some rabbits pulled out of the hat to overcome the big GIF energy on that Saturday night here in Los Angeles against the Chargers and how they struggled against new England to actually put that game away gives people pause about the bills.

I don't, I don't at all. There have been many teams that have struggled to win games that they should be blowing teams out in December that go on to win super bowls. You know, the Eagles against the Raiders with Nick Foles is one, the saints many years ago, you know starting undefeated then, then struggling to get some momentum going into their championship run against the Colts. Another I, I I'm all for the bills, man. I think that that is the 100% team. The Ravens just would prefer to get knocked off somehow, some way. And that would open a path for the Ravens.

I think I think the Ravens could beat the bills, but I do believe the bills are, and you know, another one is the is the Browns as a brother. I'm telling you, you don't want to see division opponents. I don't think division and you don't want to see division opponents that are playing nonstop. Ascendant football, just like constantly every, every week. And you don't want to see teams that are division teams on a full head of steam and momentum coming into your house.

Okay. With an air of invincibility thinking this is our year. And also you don't want all of those together being quarterbacked by your former super bowl MVP in a run for the ages, which is, the ages, which all Ravens fans know Joe Flacco can do in the playoffs. So the bills have the best chance. I, I, I, I just I'll just to be consistent. I will say that that is not an overreaction, but do not discount the way the Browns are playing to knock off the Ravens as well in the playoffs, man, Ravens Browns AFC championship game would be nuts. Oh baby. That would be nuts.

Okay. Last one, last one, rich. We are recording this about six hours before the Rose bowl and the other semi-final Texas Washington, but I couldn't help, but notice a certain score over the weekend in the orange bowl, 63 to three rich Georgia stomping of FSU proved they should have been in the final four, meaning who was out Alabama, Alabama, Texas, take a pick, but you can't bridge. I think Georgia proved that they were the four best teams all season long.

The idea of the playoff is to get the four best teams. How do you leave the two time defending champ, even though they lost the SEC championship game, all those D commits or, you know, or transfer portals, I should say to use the proper phrase, all the kids that sat out. And I know Georgia did too, but they're deeper.

Let's be honest. I know that you're saying that that'll be indication of your point being correct and not an overreaction, but who would you take out? Dude, they made a point.

I know they totally made a point. And so that'll be up to Michigan to maybe make your point even more secure by taking out Alabama, because you can't put Alabama in over Georgia after Alabama beat Georgia in the SEC championship game. And you can't put Alabama in over Texas because Texas had won their conference and had beaten Alabama in the process out of conference.

You can't do that. And you can't take, take a team like Washington, having won the PAC 12 being undefeated and say, you can't go when they have a Heisman trophy candidate quarterback unlike Florida state. So it was just a numbers game and a fascinating 60 point dub that Georgia breaks their own record set in last year's national championship game for biggest blowout bowl win in the history of bowl games.

I'll just I'll just call that an overreaction. It's kind of the fourth and 31 play in the SEC title game. You mean the iron bowl is what, yeah, excuse me.

Yeah. The iron bowl that played a win in the game from Jalen Millrow to bond like that had so many ripple effects. Now looking back on it, on the rest of the college football season, a million percent million percent. It did because it kept Alabama's ability to win the SEC championship and get in to the college football playoff alive, as opposed to just spitting their last breath, despite Georgia. I mean, let's just say if that had happened, I think Florida state would have made it. And, and no SEC teams would have made it.

Yeah. Or, or you could have just kept the same, the same the same thing, just kept Georgia. Hey, look, I know, I know they lost, but Alabama has two losses. We still think that one of the four best teams for the state has an injury situation with the quarterback. And we think the better matchup, the better TV show program is, is Georgia, Michigan and the, in the Rose ball.

All right, Chris, it's now time to give us, give all of our viewers and listeners of overreaction Monday podcast to chew on something for the next six, seven days, a prediction of what we'll be overreacting to next week. I nailed mine from last week, which was the Miami dolphins are trash again. And I can't believe that game. What was your feelings watching Baltimore do that?

Do that to just eviscerate. And by the way, I don't want to hear people saying that Baltimore shouldn't have thrown when they already had a 40 burger that this thing was decided and it was wrong of them to throw a pass and, and rub it in and all that. So give me a break. The, the, the, the, well, the dolphins won a game 70 to 20 earlier this year.

So, or, you know, and they put 70 on, on, on the Denver Broncos earlier this year. So come on. And then it was a backup Tyler Huntley. Come on.

Yeah. So I don't want to hear that the that the dolphins had had had been done dirty. Although, you know what, that'll just set up things for the, for the next game, but the dolphins are hobbled Tyree kill didn't have a waddle didn't have mostert, but the Ravens fans will no doubt sit here and say, we didn't have a bunch of players all year long and look at us now.

And they also didn't have Kyle Hamilton was, as you know my third son, which I have to say actually under my breath a little bit here because my two actual sons could overhear it right now. So what is your final, what is your prediction for next week? Rich, I have to, I have to stand pat behind the, the moxie and the intent of the memo. I'm going to say that the Patriots are going to get one of the top two picks in the NFL draft. I think the jets rich is going to be your week. You're going to week Michigan going to beat Alabama. Then the jets are going to beat the Patriots and boom gift us our new franchise quarterback.

Of course, that's going to be an overreaction because new England's going to do what they do. And Chad is finally going to make a field goal and we're going to blow it. And then we're going to end up taking some linemen that no one's ever heard of. So wishful for our top two pick.

And I'm going to say way to use your space wisely, Chris. And here's my prediction. We're going to be overreacting to, we're going to be overreacting to the Dallas Cowboys are the best team in the NFC after they destroy the Washington commanders and the 49ers have their issues with the Rams. And, you know, he's going to be out with his calf strain and Sam Don and, and, and, and so the Niners will, will literally limp into the playoffs as the one seed while the Dallas Cowboys go in and destroy the Washington commanders in a way that they didn't in week 18 last year. And they're going to be at home for at least two playoff games where they haven't lost all year. And this is the Dallas Cowboys year because they're the best team in the NFC. Despite being the two seed, you're going to see that everywhere. Well, every Cowboys fans, they think the curse is over because Jimmy and Jerry have patched it up and how great was that?

How about them Cowboys? It was great. And I love how he leaned into Michael and Emmett while he did it while Troy was just standing there all Regal smiling, like you guys have your fun. And as a proud guy, by the way, cause I, I, I know he worked behind the scenes quite a bit to make sure that that happened.

He, he was, he was quite the diplomat behind the scenes to get that to happen, but that's my overreaction that will be, that's my prediction. All right, Chris, happy new year to you. Happy new year. Enjoy the football game and hopefully I'll see you on good, good, good circumstances.

Yes. And we'll be back on the Rich Eisen show all week long, getting you ready for the final week of the national football league season and back with everything going on else in the sports world for Chris Brockman. I'm Rich Eisen signing off from overreaction Monday, the first in 2024, happy new year. You love Lala Kent on Vanderpump rules. Now get to know her on, give them Lala. I'm obsessed with the fact that GQ has named Kim Kardashian man of the year.

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