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Didn't you just know he would have his head up his arse and do absolutely nothing in this game? Man, I hope this bozo has to sign for the veteran minimum this off season. I don't really care about the winner of this game, and I can count on one hand the times I've wished for something bad to happen to someone, but if the iggles lose I hope it's because Freddie has a drop or gets turned into a greasy spot on the turf by Rodney Harrison.

 

I got no problem with guys talkin' when/if they can back it up. Otherwise, shut the F up.

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Jay Leno had a "reporter" at the Super Bowl media day this year. Freddie Mitchell was running away from the guy saying something like "uh-uh, no more of that Jaywalking stuff" as he was trying to ask him a question. It turns out that Leno had interviewed Freddie several years ago when Freddie was still at UCLA for his "Jaywalking" segment that he does. Leno asked Freddie who the first US president was & Freddie said "Benjamin Franklin". They showed the clip the other night.

 

Good thing for Freddie that he has those "lovable" hands.

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Yeah, that's pretty funny.  Way to get your name out there fella...  Now instead of a little known first round bust, he'll be known nationwide as a the idiot first round bust.  :D

 

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Jay Leno had a "reporter" at the Super Bowl media day this year. Freddie Mitchell was running away from the guy saying something like "uh-uh, no more of that Jaywalking stuff" as he was trying to ask him a question. It turns out that Leno had interviewed Freddie several years ago when Freddie was still at UCLA for his "Jaywalking" segment that he does. Leno asked Freddie who the first US president was & Freddie said "Benjamin Franklin". They showed the clip the other night. 

 

Good thing for Freddie that he has those "lovable" hands.

 

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Jay Leno had a "reporter" at the Super Bowl media day this year. Freddie Mitchell was running away from the guy saying something like "uh-uh, no more of that Jaywalking stuff" as he was trying to ask him a question. It turns out that Leno had interviewed Freddie several years ago when Freddie was still at UCLA for his "Jaywalking" segment that he does. Leno asked Freddie who the first US president was & Freddie said "Benjamin Franklin". They showed the clip the other night. 

 

Good thing for Freddie that he has those "lovable" hands.

 

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:D Couldn't have happened to a nicer deuche bag...

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The only memorable moment from Freddie in this game was his blatant pick of a NE defensive back.  Still don't understand how the refs missed that with all of the emphasis on downfield contact we've seen this season.

 

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Didn't they say that was Freddie at first but then correct themselves and say it was Lewis? :D

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Freddie has a serious case of diarrhea of the mouth. He was on the radio again claiming TO's presence prevented him from making an impact in the game, how he thinks it's funny he got under the skin of the Patriots, and bashing the city of Jacksonville.

 

The article actually claims Reid would not allow Freddie to have a podium at media day after the comments he made about the Pats DBs/Harrison. I have a newfound respect for Reid, but he needs to cut this guy. It is one thing for players like TO and Moss to do stuff like this, because they generally back it up with production on the field. I'm sure Belichick wasn't happy with Harrison responding to the Mitchell blabbering, but guess what: Harrison ended up with a couple of INTs. This guy has done NOTHING in his career except catch a couple of passes at opportune moments.

 

Super Bowl loss fails to quiet voluble receiver

 

The mouth that roared just won't be ignored.

 

 

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Freddie Mitchell was muzzled pretty well by the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XXXIX. But Mitchell is still trying to get in the last word.

 

 

On Wednesday, Mitchell sounded off on ESPN Radio's AllNight with Todd Wright, not only defending the disparaging remarks he made about the Patriots' defensive backs prior to the Super Bowl, but taking it a step further and calling out the Patriots again.

 

 

Mitchell had admitted to ESPN anchor Dan Patrick days before the game that he knew only the numbers of the Patriots' defensive backs (he then listed them incorrectly). Mitchell also managed to call out safety Rodney Harrison, saying, "I got something for you, Harrison."

 

 

Mitchell was later reprimanded by Eagles coach Andy Reid and was not granted a podium for media interviews in Jacksonville.

 

 

On Wednesday, Mitchell need no such podium to take more shots at the NFL champions.

 

 

"It was kind of like me being facetious and kidding around. They blew it way out of proportion," Mitchell said of his pregame comments. "[Their reactions] reminded me of little girls. They're sensitive. Real, real sensitive.

 

 

"Now the thing that bothers me the most is you've got everybody talking now. ... I've got [Patriots coach Bill] Belichick even throwing remarks about me. It's like, 'Man, did I hurt you that bad that you have to go out and shout my name?' Troy Brown saying something, Mr. Belichick saying a little something. It's funny how I got under their skin."

 

 

Mitchell wasn't able to get "under their skin" on the field, however, with just one reception for 11 yards. He had one fewer catch than Harrison, who intercepted Donovan McNabb twice.

 

 

But to hear Mitchell on Wednesday, even that wasn't his fault. Mitchell argued that the surprising play of Terrell Owens contributed to his own minimal contribution.

 

 

"T.O., he came and did an excellent job ... but that really took away from my play time and my opportunities," Mitchell said. "I couldn't shut a lot of people up that I wanted to shut up. That really hurt the situation."

 

 

Owens had nine catches for 122 yards in his first game since undergoing surgery six weeks ago for his severely injured ankle. Still, Mitchell is confident he'll get his chance to be "in the position to make a play or ... to be the marquee guy."

 

 

Despite Owens' unexpected production -- he was the Eagles' leading receiver in the loss -- Mitchell believes it was the television analysts who placed too much emphasis on Owens.

 

 

"[The analysts] think they know it all. ... T.O. is just on a pedestal, and everybody else is pretty much peasants.

 

 

"I think when they get to the realization that one player cannot beat a whole team and we won [in the playoffs] without T.O. We got to the Super Bowl without T.O. We can win without T.O. I think that they'll educate themselves more and they'll know that could happen."

 

 

In the days since the Eagles loss, much of the media attention has shifted to McNabb and his teammates' claims he was sick to his stomach during the fourth quarter of the game.

 

 

Center Hank Fraley, in a TV interview, said that McNabb nearly puked in the huddle in the final minutes of the game and had trouble calling plays to the team. Fraley said at one point Mitchell had to call the play for McNabb.

 

 

Mitchell offered his take on what happened.

 

 

"Donovan, he dry heaves a lot when he gets under certain situations. It's happened before. It's happened in the NFC Championship game.

 

 

"He was dry heaving and he couldn't get the words out in the play, so he gave me hand signals. ... I basically called the play and knew what the coaches were thinking in that situation. I called the play out and went on from there."

 

 

Mitchell added, with a laugh, that if he were in that situation again, he'd have called a different play, one in which he was the intended receiver.

 

 

Mitchell also had some choice remarks about the Super Bowl itself and where it was played.

 

 

"The game to me was more of a monopoly. The whole Super Bowl has become such a monopoly to make money rather than the game. I think they've gotten away from the game ... It's basically all about making money than anything else. I don't think nobody cares about the game anymore."

 

 

As for the host city, Mitchell said: "Jacksonville had five years to prepare for this, and even with the preparing is it was a bad situation, and I can't believe the NFL handled it like that."

 

 

He added: "What really annoyed me was Jacksonville, the city, taking advantage of it. The Comfort Inn suites were $500 a night for a regular room. Just the players' families -- everybody really got taken advantage of."

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