Sports Radio -- that sank Mandy -- man. I have Barry Manilow Macs I admit that publicly gets to make this a little slow news columnist Jerry Sullivan -- must of you Paul -- there. She opened the bulldogs started thirty meg. Jerry. Greg last comment accurately discoverable Saturday is already made it. -- -- -- -- -- Gallup polling -- it yes that'd. All right in the it was idle and -- after they get an additive that thing performance -- don't hold back now that you do I think. Putrid comes to mind but the thing was now and Monday I was talking about my performance and karaoke Obama. Problems traveling salvation show it was just the opposite that you use sounds like you have a voice there. Don't like you're so like restraint in Pasadena and at the given up. You know. I didn't do that Aaron uranium reaching into the radio and try to pull out of there. You know I can't single I do -- I'm I'm out in the crowd I'm projecting -- I'm owning the song yes. Right now and that's just criticism I'm not exactly you know I except Paul McCartney here but I have some thoughts and opinions on just about everything I'd like you could have tried your interest and got an instrument. He needed to. Just let let let it out and. You're really sing that song give me give me a couple hours do you really sell now get our you don't sound like then -- -- -- whatever what does that song. To lose I don't know that -- I I said after it was done like that's too bad song I don't know that that performance -- had a scary thought you'd -- you think you're a good. Because you know carry out in -- think they're good. Now I I don't think I was good. Normalized. I'm gonna put if you weren't so good I only agree the only attitude I have for this is we had a bet it took months I lost. The -- the price is three songs. I just the only thing I wanna make sure I do is give them my best effort. Is I sit here and just blow them off or just do an impression of someone else singing the song that's not really paying the -- off to me like I've got to sing the song. The way you want it to sound with me singing. But I don't I can't promise it can be good is very slim chance of. The league Alomar motions in the remaining to buy it one request not a might watch right I don't want that happen well. Well at my -- if you insist the you aren't aren't -- off -- I -- alignment the -- Its outlook on -- on -- numbers -- -- mournful comments on I I think in so he's gonna pour emotion and anything that's gonna have to be agilent KM Glen Campbell made its. A motion in the wild wild west that's the question you really I think you'll accept what you're saying but. Right I how much more was there to do I don't think -- ones Jerry's saying you needed more I don't think you can that's not that's fine he really work with which it'll Iman Ali and the reason -- -- show. I chose which at all I mean because I think there's something -- in there -- it you can tap into it it will be it's -- be magic. Well I hope to do that. Three it's like Irish and that's when I was the pipes that I was on the -- -- I'm man enough. Hey Jerry sometimes. Callers make this point to us we should just be thankful that we have an NFL team. I am never too fond of that point and I know basically what your attitude is about that kind of talk I think. But if -- -- a -- -- maybe it's today maybe it's you know like this is this very well could be a long season we've talked about that with you this week. We know almost everybody seems to think that. But the opener is Sunday it's Miami. We don't know much longer have this team for its myself whether. It is there any room for that sort of attitude today paint now with you. I if you think that that's your attitude toward -- NFL team maybe you don't deserve one. Who won a little more than that you're lucky just to have an NFL team and I'll just leave it dead because. And ambition and on that but that that's you want my opinion that's my opinion. As Tom LaSorda would say right. Well I got -- I cannot share the sentiment that Mike is getting at. In -- not something I would walk around with on the day to day basis like he said -- it's not something I like hearing. From fans in November or December or frankly in April or may. But when the game is starting something of a column you wrote. Even the first time ever talked to you and I think I've references before not that you would remember but I didn't know you with a time but before the 97 opener. Todd Collins against the vikings right. You wrote a column like that expectations were pretty I mean the -- had still been good but it was a tumultuous offseason Kelly retired. Now here's this quarterback and like what do we really got your spell out all summer signed right before. The opener or maybe he would hold out but he wanted to contradict got it on the day of the opener. And I remember reading your column I can't give your word for word what it said but it just remember thinking like. Football like I've got there's a -- I was going to back game there's a game. And that's a little bit what I think a lot of people my arm among them will be feeling on Sunday even though I think they're liable to win three games this year that game Sunday that. Oh that's the comment at least. We have a team be grateful that at least we have a team that -- different from I think. What I was saying there was just that this. Time comes around every year and it's something worth searching that's that's true. It's it's it is great to have NFL team and have those Sundays and in the parking lot and all that stuff but I I don't think it's the same thing as. Boy at least we have a team. That and I think there's a defeat a distinction there. But because -- at least we have a team. Suggests all other crap is okay you know let's not let's not be critical spot where after Ralph -- -- let's not say it's it's not good enough to. To -- GM's line GM's because she. If we rattle communiques name. No no I didn't mean that may be the problem I ran into his prep for sing. That with how sometimes people call like that different times a year but. Note just it's -- it's an opportunity that cherished their existence. Especially when you don't know how much longer you have at four which is really true of everything all the time but in certain cases it's more. Top of mind and I think that becomes more of a question in people's minds every year. So. You know it's easy to get I like to get nostalgic about the bills and think about Miami and opening day in 91 in 89 in other years. With this and number if I were out -- Sunday I'm -- be doing that. I -- I just think he was to be careful about lowering expectations. And and accepting. A lower expectation routine that were used to be higher. I don't know if there's any connection. No proof that allows the teams here to shoot for a lower level but sometimes I think that is the case that they think this is okay. Let's goodness they're in their. They -- accepting of of of the lower standard because they're happy to -- have a team. And I don't know about -- well you should you ever right to demand that your teams. Run them that their run in the excellently in that they're always shooting. For for the top and but come on -- other people disagreed. Now. You don't have to win the championship to to have have a full fulfilled existence as -- bills -- -- but. You want to think that there goal is to do that though. And it having that goal is more than just saying you have that goal this is a big issue -- -- all the time with the sabres. Do the sabres for the sabres really focused on winning a title. Mean that that's something -- remain unconvinced of that they're focused like may be other teams are -- I think they want to. But. There are ways where you demonstrate that in the bills it's more it's probably more noticeable that those ways of those those areas. -- what what they did today with Kawika Mitchell Jerry you wanna read into that at all putting him on IR even if he could've been available to them. Maybe. Halfway through the season herself. Document I think Kawika Mitchell immortal line NFL player right now I don't think he could make most NFL rosters. And -- I don't think this is a big deal. I I I wonder if there was a little bit of Kawika had some stature and there's is that -- and supposed leader and that it was would be hard for them to cut. And it it's it's it feels a little bit like the -- thing last year -- now we got out of a really good excuse to cinema now because we he really isn't good enough. And I might be able to strong on this Kawika might not appreciate it just like you in the kidneys -- -- the worst -- -- -- Move -- micron a little bit cherry went army ended up everybody here rely get a short. Admiring yet -- it. -- Kawika Mitchell as. Barely average when he got here. He's that are free agent twice he's -- wanna offer each time he's just not a very dynamic player -- in -- smart player he's had a ball. -- -- a few times a decent pass rusher I don't think he's anything special. I would want him hold anybody else back. On that linebacker that was my. My initial thought it was like this is a convenient way for them to separate themselves from a guy who maybe has lost a step -- wanted may be embarrassed him because of you know the I I he he is out now outspoken might be a bit much but he seems like a leader anyway. If they've got in the defense of leaders you've won a Super Bowl like that stuff like counting and carry some weight in the locker room. On then talking of all mail in an hour ago. Jerry though all this talk about the fourth three and Symbian a key part to that if they were gonna use that front sometimes because he can swing from inside outside when he played last year. But you just got me thinking. Like yeah I I agree he. I don't know how far I -- get to borderline NFL player I think he's a better NFL linebacker in Keith Ellison. Who will end up in that role perhaps if they need to use a 43 because of other line backing injuries. And you know I think if your team is gonna be is if internally you think your team is going to be playing games that matter. By the time the calendar flips to winter like I don't IR guy that that has at least played as much football as this. It. -- he lost to step. -- he'd lost a step when he got here in its second step now the -- -- -- -- Robinson Calgary mountain. Our Houston and take a lot of as a player drop in the coverage. To them much regard form. A -- global linebackers. -- that a couple of okay I think your your premise is probably right that they wanted to and one other guys -- why should Kawika Mitchell the keep in May have been on the bench. It is made and is any good they think he's made in Canada -- -- -- the hardest thing with may have been employed twelve plays this year and -- next year. Jerry's here until six there'll be singing -- got a quell a question from down I was sooner 8030515. The number. You know there's gonna be a point here where you know you're gonna wanna see maybe in actually flashed some sort of football you -- I mean that there's bears. He he's built and he's fast he's Elvis stuff there was one play in that final pre season game. That I thought I landed on the spot on the board and you that is the difference argument on on the board when you're evaluating football players -- bills players and -- graphics. But I just thought. This gives me and is really -- No good football instincts at all to speak. I just on the -- played a lot of football it was started ten games at Penn State. He there was a screen pass and like -- Of course the alignment Letterman is that what you do want a screen pass and he ran super fast towards the Detroit quarterback. And -- are there in the wrong direction and anyone. Then realized it was -- and then ran like I mean super edged up towards the water and missed them by ten feet. And then Overland image but. But where it's going to appeal the game at all he's just really fast and bill it is I think what. We've got in and get it that. That's the price you pay for dysfunction. I mean he's he's from what I understand and I believe picked up the board by a coach who should've fired in -- fired halfway through. He's going to be a defensive end in a 43 now is that the linebacker and a 34 so you've lost a lot of time this guy. An -- to say he's he's not that good to begin with and then when he when you find out I mean if you could make a case that he has been. And treated that well here but get him on the field and and and find out. Then we're going down that road that I was with with -- fuel and blame a guy for put the best players on the field to win. But this is -- first -- they put. Thirteen million dollars and this guy's pocket and put eleven million -- pocket wins keep it going to be starting and -- you you play three. 3-D -- a lot anyway but what McKellen has to win the job. And -- -- just repeat myself here and the squandered money and I'm players. -- was that you know is he the next not the door maven and hardy he's your answer number two receiver gone you know any tackles. The pay big money for tackles and pay for Peters and they're they're gone when and when in effect catching up here. Well we talked about this on Tuesday a little bit may be the answer that is CJ Spiller. Is when they start catching up. That's it runs about unite -- -- they -- -- pick someone. There was an unexpected pick Maybin wasn't Mckelvin wasn't those are players that. The establishment told them they should -- And maybe the bills and Russ Brandon an effort to gain some kind of credibility with outsiders let's pick the guys people tell us to pick that's a lot of what sports is how to week. Keep from getting criticized. So maybe body next. Compared with that. On concern up there in years more of football guy doesn't need to win people over. Just wants to pick good players that's my logic behind the -- like Miller is gonna be good before seeing him play much. I like your logic -- -- -- -- alien doesn't seem like a guy who really cares what people think as -- as. Confidence in his own football mind and but he -- as -- ability to pick players that a long time so maybe there will catch. And -- in of the tree and bird word. -- -- -- At the position that really make a difference right you could argue spill I mean the -- a dynamic player where I saw this story recently met them. Peter King or something like that they did this study of increase in salaries it. The various positions over the years to show. What's being value announced quarterback often to tackle rush where's the bills and make it all the hits and guards and precinct in running back they're going in the there. At nine players and Americans considered by the league to be the most important positions that point I don't think the fact that you get a you hit on any of the -- in this economic guard is around league you know. Looked -- -- like -- -- mean an outstanding. And you beat Youth League in nice player button. You know surge into the conference finals buying. Hitting on guards. I mean that's a nice little -- in there but it's tackles. That I make in the difference at defensive ends and outside linebackers from making the difference in this league in Munich -- it -- -- for that and receivers receivers or the other position that that's going to the rules because the withdrawal of all the place. Jerry's here until six if you got a bills thought Paulus 8030550. Opening day for the bills and Jerry's been their for all of them. In recent years has been pretty rule. It was -- sixty. No increasing Wilson I'm thinking about the last eight years pretty much that against him or on -- -- let's go back to old one when Sam power got -- Taurus Achilles on opening day against the saints I was there for that. From from -- powered all the way through to those Leodis McKelvin fumble last year that New England game.