Allen’s comments about hazing and the Vikings’ record aren’t directly related, at least not as far as we can tell from the outside looking in. True. And we don’t really have a way to correlate hazing to winning or unit cohesion. You’ve got a buffet of hot hazing takes at your disposal this week. Far be it for me to jam one more onto the overheated servers of sports opinion. The bottom line is professional football is winning (except for actuarial bottom line, which is really what’s most important in the NFL). Allen and anyone with a Twitter account and an opinion can defend hazing all they want, but nobody can say it’s essential to winning football games.
Yes, hazing talk and Dolphin gossip is infinitely more interesting than yet another Thursday night bout between two shitty teams.
Ryan Tannehill is the quarterback for the Miami Dolphins. His name Hockey Cheap Jerseys is pronounced “Tan-uh-hill.”
Jon Gruden, whose job it is to say the names of NFL players, amongst other things, was unaware of this. He appears to think his name is pronounced “Tanny-hill.” Also, it’s important to note that he’s sitting next to Mike Tirico, who continues to pronounce Tannehill’s name, you know, correctly.
At one point in time, Jon Gruden knew how to say Ryan Tannehill’s name. Here he was doing his QB Camp schtick with Tannehill before the 2017 NFL Draft:
Gruden’s QB Camp – Ryan Tannehill from Gruden Tanny on Vimeo.
But apparently, Gruden has lost his pronunciation ability over the years.
I’m seriously starting to wonder whether or not Gruden actually is aware Houston Texans Cheap Jerseys of the names of any NFL players, and whether him referring to all of them by folksy nicknames — “I CALL THIS GUY (XXXX), BECAUSE HE ALWAYS SEEMS TO BE (XXXXXXXX SLIGHTLY DIFFERENT THING)” — is actually just his way of masking it.