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NFL Sunday: There's Snow on the Ground, It's Late December and the Playoffs are Right Around the Corner

Dec 30, 2012|

Dale Arnold, Chris Price, Matt Chatham and Kevin Faulk are in for NFL Sunday and guess what - There's some snow on the ground! This prompts the guys to discuss cold weather football and various games Matt and Kevin played in where snow played a factor. Will it effect the Dolphins today? The guys start to preview what Miami brings to the table and where they are going as a franchise.

Transcript - will not be 100% accurate

Like ensconced in your home and you did look outside. And surprise this morning Chatham. Policy excuse at all out there today. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Always loved the snow. But that's the Tonight Show live on whether what was it like Hillary you -- time. Because I am -- and -- at what a lot of snow. They had just be something white -- to fill out the oh yeah -- it's no what do. Very first time it's used or not the very first time -- this is their first -- it's no affected me. Do -- first year here earlier team Eaton. Saturday morning I will probably. It means that nano about 840. States feel exactly fifteen minutes away. Jumped out of the 821 Jacqui cold sweat jacket and shorts Nokia. Starts didn't brush my teeth -- jumped in the truck. Put all my of my -- life and I am rolled in not knowing that care. And -- rolled into the single with the lakers on going to trash -- not cared you know as it -- that -- he -- and turning to word radio I'm sorry. You gonna be my excuse to start. I may introduce gamers. Make it to the stadium I don't pick up walking -- when I just right for the dual. And in writing drove on the field and as soon as I get into the facility. And I walk into the bill I -- to immune because that is the front book in you have the -- The next to a slow walking -- walk right it's leading some of that leading BO clues that would start the meeting and I'm right. And you have guys that could have been like. You have -- that proves that yeah shorts. And it Jackie. And you break stinks. What were you doing last ethnic. Can be a little scary yeah you're not. I like it analyst Thomas had never quite sunk in that you got to leave a little extra room there in that throw up the course of patriots history snow has caused issues in the back -- the snowplow game. Ironically against the Miami Dolphins in the John Smith field goal you can go back to the Tedy Bruschi interception touchdown return. -- no fireworks at Gillette Stadium to this day. One of the coolest visual I've ever seen and at a football game. And you're gonna have that same thing today it's going to be fantastic in in this is. Way and you guys can you guys can -- openness I mean this is. This is what you play for meaningful games late December snow cold weather nasty weather at this is this is what it's all about. And the fun and enjoyed the fans out there that. You know you you said the stance -- cold you know -- be why -- you don't wanna have a sort of feeling but when when -- in these kind of games are literally meaningful it it's sort of communal type thing I think back to. That's noted you know 2001 non playoff game it's raiders and -- My my in laws -- there at the game news section of Los my my my father in law since that time it was won the last game -- saw. And we've got this great picture -- it's up on the mantle. Of him. Basically sitting in a snow piled on the -- Syria up underneath the press box -- just under word you know and you know and ignore him and he's sitting there with the the big have -- he's got you know he's just covered in snow just to our -- peeping through recruitment happier and I think that's what's critical games like this we loved as players to be numb their plan and it was kind of cool to be up in the stands and fans of the snow. It's not all game was a blast by I was just -- justice of and that night. An end in the visual on TV it looked like blizzard. Didn't feel like that when you were there it was actually very comfortable it wasn't horrible when they're not native atmosphere altering that it was a great idea of great atmosphere for -- -- -- and I never saw either of the field goals I mean you put your city I couldn't see. You know you you're just waiting for reaction to know whether or not when Ian I think as the cute coming from the -- and there was like most. Christians are here with when it snowed in you actually played football game. You always see on TV. As a young as a youngster always seen on TV when it was like in environmental my first. Review. Who knows you'll gain. Tennessee game of those where it was that was the coldest I've never candidates ever ever and I decided that game then I was not gonna -- -- I don't know why I decided that game they'll never received -- -- says that we have no access. I've got to let -- and I don't we did there's a wonderful story about them through this in the past but did the night before. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- In sweat pants and -- teacher. And that's -- kept me gloves. And you know as I'm McEnroe supposedly. Won here work with our. Capital cost side and -- -- is so sold you know winners though on myself from the call which ones with the blow our thinking was okay. If you can do we can do it. It's a great idea -- regard for -- applause so you get acclimated like all the -- in the cloverfield remote works on Saturday and Sunday. It in for -- psychologically at least it. Really help because. I was miserable Saturday night but I got through that day. And then the next day and put on your big pads and -- yeah mr. -- but you can always. -- layers in places yes -- the series are you OK I don't know of this caliber make him the idea that the arms and you'd be culvert and and you see the other team -- and their water and sliders in on they've got the vote or face masks in you know all of the -- hand -- things in from the approaches the game I don't think any being there because. Your new job growth rules right right when you step on the football field that was just like more growth. Move on to brief him and Africa but it did a great footage of these great footage from an NFL films crew who grabbed. A handful of the Tennessee players and one of the times it is on the local. -- you know and yeah it is a -- we were we -- Some of the game and it was five minutes into the game in my son at a bottle Poland springs and he has badly in this. And the top four inches were just frozen solid -- just bought -- got that and the top four inches were frozen solid yet to drink when he got home. Later on that was that was the most miserable I mean this noble game was really not unpleasant. The Tedy Bruschi you know -- fireworks in the problem their wise you couldn't get the stadium clear. I think -- just didn't have to you know another time. At all I remember that he grew older the big thing for us that morning was travel because we come from from the hotel new little little further up one there and we had to travel on the left side room one they've blocked off one side and we are stock. In all my power to back up one and had a have disliked panic moment and elders -- thirty or forty other players who traffic in this line in the economy and then we all the way that civic stadium -- that that's a sort of -- -- and he actually directed traffic and put us over on the left side in electoral -- course what I'd bet panic moment the Kevin Panama on American antagonist like a day. And I'm a perpetual -- five hours early guys sold off it was not a comfortable and I -- and we got going we're out there filling out one word you do. This is -- the Al wind -- temperatures today and they say it game time tonight will be in the single digits. Com I'm wondering how fired up the Miami Dolphins will be. When you hit the stadium tonight in the wind chills in the single digits and what -- playing for is the difference between seven and nine Nate -- either way. You know you're going home here tomorrow -- the next day and I always wonder about the effect first all warm weather team coming into these conditions to begin with. But don't warm weather team coming into these conditions for game that means nothing to them in the in the larger scheme. It means something tuned. It's NFL football team in their prize. That that one game that you tell my between seven in nano waving me that is a real big difference expression and a coach -- -- a meeting room. Whenever you're talking about your -- later on and I mean early on an offseason process that is a very big deal because they don't do numbers there of. Very different yeah that would be something for them to -- -- out yeah exactly know be something for them to point I think the and we get a legislative -- opening Miami's a lot of good things this year that really pointed in the right direction. And I think if they finish this year. Nothing is gonna win this game but if they finish these few with a competitive did become apparent plea to between -- close I think that's the kind of thing you go all the policies that are -- -- the offseason. With a good teams but trying to throw. Blanket over I think the idea that. It's kind of had a the last few years they always feel like really tough December out in Cleveland we used to use an example elected team you do wanna see in December named notes in UB -- always had this wild second just carry over conversation. I think. I think is different now because obviously with the film and it's a new organization. And I think defensively we talked about the -- little bit earlier in the week but they really have a great core of young players really good foundation I was shocked to find out that this is one of the younger teams in the fountain and and realize that we always talk about the patriots orbit book from the AP stuff that you sent Chris they have. They have one that. Average lowest average age which is one metric and also one of the fewest guys over thirty on the roster each team got all -- hours or. Maybe analysts -- as they got just a handful of guys are over thirty. And the lowest average annual top three lowest average age. I'm a problem anyway having -- expectancy but you look at the rest of that top five all the rest of molecular. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Don't be suppressed. But exactly. When so many felt by the there -- here at the but the Brian -- lines number productive got to look at their receiving core personal money and that I mean there's an old there's no Brandon Marshall contract there's no big that's the one position. On office that there that there acting they're really missing this big guy to really put him over the top as a receiver attack was a point there hasn't been investment in that spot so. That would give you good -- sentiment or something here because -- too much money in a lot of production of the ambassador as a young guy rookie contract. Brian Arlington rule and it's usually be treated -- offseason last year and it was one of those things in the agency couldn't get guys to come to South Florida restaurant though one of the things I think again the building in the right direction and the opens. We believe it's not usually allowed when it is -- let's go with -- so -- really ought to be interesting to see which way they go with the back situation because Daniel Thomas was the draft pick up and down some promise that kind of thing Boris -- -- acreage is gone. Seattle that. I think he's gone I don't think they're gonna spend the money to keep lament. It was one of the things I got a chance talk dance Helio but this week -- on their due in mid days in Miami he thinks they're not keeping Reggie Bush. It would be huge mistake I think the issue -- I think these excellent source -- I think definitely go small pay could not have that huge. But this is small and limit his -- just a little bit -- they also by the way and it's worth mentioning in the context this conversation they have a lot of money -- just around. Is -- 0040 something million inventory through right yes -- 4346. Did they have a on the -- that they've got this young guy Lamar Miller received. Purportedly a lot of today because you -- -- on IR so. I think -- fire regiment in -- -- software issues I don't know -- founders would have wants orbit. I think he's -- the sofa super explosive guy averaged ninety Drew Peterson is not a forty carry guy right. I think he needs to be an agreed to back situation two or three back situation that could be ideal. You saw him last week. Catch two touchdowns out of them are -- Touchdowns on the back to kind of thing passing plays the explosive stop payment payment on the -- all game long it was crazy I think you go look at that if that's what we could be. Because you know but I can be one of 20 boy if he's gonna go chase a big contract with might be -- name you'd you'd never hear again and -- -- I'd love -- I love this out the way he plays and everything -- he has to understand it he's tried to do the lead -- world full of the few times. And it. I will -- didn't work but it. He did pretty well last year and this year you'd expect a lot more from -- hasn't been net. Let the saints are yes and -- hey look my best out might be longevity initially in this one of the season diet to meet Flores. Wanna be every down banking could in turn returning to a third down back. Utility guy and -- what -- he might have to do it in season and think about him and his agent really he's the most exposed to -- -- you need to -- most definitely.

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