Dec 6, 2018|
The guys talk with Super Bowl Champion Seth Joyner about the Eagles resurgence before talking NBA with ESPN NBA Analyst Tim Legler and more.
The guys talk about the big AFC West matchup between the Chargers and the Chiefs with Louis Riddick before bringing in Tim Kurkjian, Tedy Bruschi and more.
The guys talk with Professional Sports Handicapper Gianni Karalis before going through the Five Point Stance on the NFL and more.
The guys talk with ESPN NFL Analyst Tedy Bruschi about the Chargers/Chiefs game before playing "Love It Or Shove It" with Bubba and more.
The guys talk with ESPN NFL Front Office Insider Louis Riddick about his Bears prediction before talking with MLB Insider Tim Kurkjian about the Winter Meetings and more.
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Look at what every dvd there could appreciate you this I just broke up but now. All we got a lot to get to in the next couple of hours or graduate or Seth Joyner Sybil chip and join us most intimidating guy in the world. He'll be joining us a little bit legs will be joining us as well talk bottles of going on the NBA still got from the den Levitt art show. Oh will be here as well plus a Bradley job outstanding rookie Russia and linebacker for the Denver Broncos who was. Well on the verge of closing on rookie record mark for sacks plus devastating loss for them with a manual Sanders going down. In a one on one drill yesterday after practice with the Achilles is done for the season more talk about how they rebound Mac is a little bit of a three game winning streak. But let's do a little low what's trending here and an up a few weeks ago I read the wrong what's trending from the beginning one for every hour yet and our our TV producer Kevin says hey don't worry about that man will will play roulette were red trendy roulette with you anytime you want. Kevin we're now going to play a little trending roulette so see if you can speak up and keep up and figure where we're going. And let's not going off a list. RJ bear had 27 points and a season best fifteen boards as third ranked duke pull the way to route Hartford. 84 to 54. Zion don't look at our guys get it. Zion lawyers and added eighteen points and twelve rebounds but he missed a couple of dunks that they says well what's going on with the. Knee under missed dunks like that not even messing around it it's very frustrating. I can't play for myself policies not the I mean first got to Geico ideologues that again it was hard for those is only the had to be as best anyways he could miss six dunks. 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Longtime teammate of Michael with the Eagles and that he deserves an award like you could not understand what Seth Joyner joins us now on the shell Pennzoil performance like had the pleasure of doing Seth podcast with him yesterday said what does the name of that podcast by the way. Order earlier. All right and deaths that go check it out Seth Joyner undercut. We we talked shopper about forty minutes it was we did the deep dive yesterday it was a food it was a lot of fun and says we're gonna start with a deep dive on the Philadelphia Eagles here. A big win on the Monday night game now they get Dallas they go to Dallas rather it was the Eagles that really started that the cowboys are surgeons. When they took care of home at the link 47 twining. And now Philly has to go down to Dallas and Veoh that defense what are your expectations that I game. All your kind of get through the old LP he can't on the putting you know the got back load the ball low and didn't. Ahmad attribute that there are present who got a lot of young guys and secondary to the old. A lot of in YouTube we'll go to him to be on the bill putting a little lower. Oh if this is converted to get. Well you would look at how adult the outcome would do it right out Munich. Basically. Evil person mag I don't know all the essential nobody's fault that they your you can still saint feel welcome. I'm Eric. They're culprit is going to be load roar irate now. I've got their work cut out formerly got to put on their employee you'll pretty much a portrait gate good they really haven't played it sank bolt out of two million people all along with the exception of the jar war game. And London blah. Don't respect heeded Al Gore's rival Greek week so I'm telling you right now they should go to an employee became an L Lyles. Seth always loved watching him play defense of the egos you're machine right now does Philadelphia's defense they're really built right now. On the defensive line is voter file or cinema and a foul ball bat for their money is in part of that is due just to do need the fact the secondary is and so decimated by injuries. The linebackers have been shaky at times but if that deal lie in the great Fletcher Cox. And Michael Bennett and the rest those guys can put pressure on the court that they can make things interest thing. What kind of success rate you think they can have set for bad defense knowing that the very top heavy the dealer has to carry so much of the load this team. All you know it's true nobody there. Everything is predicated on the defense tomorrow community. First of all who think that they've got to do they've got acute. The control. Losing custody guess that makes the whole engine going to affect not only what you do and how they do moving out of this side of the ball. It also. Well there's also a reflection on how to play over these curtains are bought even though they've played over Ireland you'll give them the control plaques and crumble our. Guy plays a critical. Our builder. You know all the d.s as desired. You'll now you can't put little old characters in these mole because now. YouTube aren't. Did you gotta throw the ball stroke and Al at all eclipse Robert is there a lot sold you know it is it's going to be about little people apply a little because you know either much more so Philadelphia they've got to control the run. And they've got to get pressure on deck via Turkey beckon the carpet you know. I'll sort of pick up their work cut out or they may pick targets of special place. You know from the linebackers you know. Jordan hicks who you know still down big targets a special play you know in the secondary also mired that would be little Europe and challenged. Home you know more cool article are skirmish could play all of the wouldn't look cute in a row you know. You guys are kind of makes employees remain loyal to short class and game. They're they certainly do Seth Joyner is what is one of the most intimidating gals in the history of the NFL though what that picture that we put it on golden window. Just know his game face was. And trust me that that's who this guy is both fully move onto other games how important is it for that Philadelphia Eagles offense is trying cracked the code that Dallas defense which really stood out Seth. In that Thursday when holding the saints to only ten points. All right so that you know the wall and meet the Internet related to include it all the England won't Lucci. It contained in the evening yeah all evil and didn't it has lost a big role in the last week. While they are what ultimately a lot more patient the didn't mean you won't read it won't. All news on the I'll allow it to be a lot most workers. Go in and how they are alters our. But admire my little boy on a yard barrier but sometimes not. You on our secure it is what comes down to the eastern on this downpour Luke being able to make those guys ought to decide you might run the ball. These are actually allowed that allows you to work some boots that allows you to get caught somehow leak out of the pocket. The operas because. Because much more dynamic. Rather than in the news there and they are shark armies just pass the one player to have all the are you open it up you know it is past first and then on you know bid on the do some damage to. I'm also an order Derek beat you broke her mole so. Other people so that in my opinion they got to keep us down ten positions in this game ticket all the more resistant. About converted third down there are so new there's a lot of career now in the what happened. In my opinion on the shot it was a missile rocket. Talk right now assess tourists a bowl champ an uncle when there is can radio and is pin news rams and bears as the sun and matters should be a ton of fun into the great. Defensive players in the game right now set to a drug to have Erin dolls are coil Mac. A low word. Cool wheeled back and goes. Like life right now are dull moment the most. Most consistent. You the most this lull us. Our defense lawyer right now an image he's not in the congress there's a little bit not reward music schools compete for a lawyer. Kuwaitis want him to be certain that sixteen are you got sixteen and perhaps that's correct prom. Permanent period because of lives memoranda waving he's playing on the scene. And then warm. If he's not an MVP conversation. All of local should be there and maybe we shouldn't just mentioned just look at it from the airport closest traditionally. The award that we can do you go to the quarterback. This guys plan on the scene that is just you know. Karen illegal and sees the big reason why and we need to put that narrative has our welcome to go to side of the ball and so you know Eric. Gonna deserves some consideration don't be afraid Q2. Well keep keep regents at this is music to my ears not only does he leave Italy's interior defensive lineman with sixteen and have sex. He leads the league in tackles for losses he leads the league in quarterback hits he's second only to. He also has the key moments in so many games like the game. Sunday against the lions wind of the offense for the rams was Lowney a little bit. And what does he do it comes up with a strip sack and a forced fumble that really gets them going gets them on their way there is no player in football. Far ahead of everybody else of their position as far ahead is. Eric Donald is as far ahead as every other defensive lineman in the game it's not even close. I listen. Somebody. Because you know after I have beat the caller. And so either current or. You know my thirteen years you review why Martin was the most dominant. Disrupted he cooked to order tore my error that tomorrow. A week duke Austin you know people's lives and a lot of Hewlett guns around the league award Reggie White side. You also played down there was nobody on the other side of the order all of our guns of August. Aaron doll is. Same type report children and other players viewed as a player. In the league too good to have the capability of doing that you double team him because he's single theme of you can't blocker he doesn't play like that every want to Milwaukee playing like that. Single week every single bullet. Yeah look at Larry Williams Larry else do you Larry Allen Michael down as one of the greatest offensive lineman in the history of au football. And the home move that Reggie put on him on that Thanksgiving Day game or we're one of the greatest losses of all time you don't toss and somebody out of the club. Cool that Reggie White hope move on Larry Allen it's unbelievable. A Seth Joyner is witnessed a settle let's talk about the Denver Broncos they've won three straight games things are looking up. And they just the worst injury possibly you know as soon as you hear the circumstances there was no contact. There was just running routes of quarterbacks to get some reps after practice Emanuel Sanders tears his Achilles he's down for the year he had 71 receptions the next highest receiving total. In terms of catches. The Denver Broncos. Was Mary's Thomas of 36 and he's now a member of the Houston Texans how devastating is this loss and how they recover from. I don't think you can absorb all know what it. What a moment and all into the wall all we know. Running game battle out there and didn't skew your wall and in. Order action bootleg and do all the right to the united Arab or that you want to spend an apartment or the ball. Forty. When you Google account could go about yeah block bidders comments. And listen you know they they. There may be good move because I'm the only guy I'm a drought in Portland warm. You can't Goodman and sudden almost certain. Oh yeah he's Klan good. And you you can you can record 71. Certainly warm reception to would have marry your service brought to table food also. You know who else who else can you can use common law. You know and you expect a production. A separate note that the the sad. Reality of being in the so it got out a way to peak occurred and also big hurt me. Does all of particularly already feel old in the world why am I just don't remember old. As many injuries. Happening here is how could you go out in today's gonna throw. Why do you think that is. Well look I don't know that they're bigger stronger side or so on and so so for. Blood in my opinion. You have to do our regular basis in order you get re deploy. It's almost like how Gelman aren't sure about. The practical blow them up all the training yeah well you go up multiple ridiculed the cult of us don't know how much it would blow. 800. Bet. You also you can always soft tissue injuries because they don't in my opinion they don't work harder and a little bit about. And I would be an appropriate try mood and tries to you'll make sure that he seek our help. But you have to galvanize your body or are you ready for the game of football and I don't think BP's outlook are a little bit he got X Somalia. They need to pick your training camp again tomorrow bait that the Germans these are also would normally being tarred sister Lucia. Rooted sense do you know where to go. You know fifteen to twenty are still in the may use certain movement does he do certain income neutral. And just don't put you. It is it is certainly a discussion and I I you're not the first a former player are are heard go down that road the NFL PA argument would be and I is that you know why you did it. They they they limit this up to hopefully a and linked lengthened careers of players but to write the downside of that is the only way to learn how to play football get prepared applicable is to play football. And there's all her injury risk that comes with itself. We'll see if that comes up begin on the CBA comes up after the point 11 season set always good to talk team I'm and a check out the podcast what was into the podcast again. Jordan could so all are ready. Wildfire radio Seth Joyner on cuts up always appreciate your we'll talk to next week. You got a man it is an interesting discussion and he's not the first player I've heard say that but the Achilles thing as weird because. You know. Some people say like when Dez Bryant got hurt well that's what happens when you sign an older player now they're more like. I'd get that it's a hamstring or a neat but it Achilles can go at any time anywhere I mean manual Sanders is in his prime. His Achilles popped Sidney Jones for the Eagles moved couple years ago he was going to be the number one quarterback in the draft number one that was no doubt. He popped his Achilles backpedaling during his pro so the killings does that sort of weird injury that you really can't prepare for just sort of happens you know what I'm not gonna go. I'm telling you go down that road on the Achilles on all the other stuff yes but the Achilles is just a bizarre one that just pops. And the crazy enjoy Galley always tells me as you can lose your point is how. Happens in the most innocuous circumstances it's not like you making it difficult tackle this. It's a when he goes it goes and he goes it's a clean air that's better than if it's somewhat injured when you have a slightly ruptured Achilles it's a disaster torn achilles' do it gathering evidence and Richard Sherman played with a slightly torn Achilles right for a little while Seattle and you know just a matter throttle question Jessica elastic is bending Ben the whole time so. I that'll be the the reason behind his hormle whenever that happens a player. Analysts say they're never the same as awfully challenge and get back at speed channel chain won't care who you will be doesn't show with slim watch is one of a woman cross Wednesday every morning. She had her out Achilles once she's just a few years out of college so I mean the Achilles is not the pub the barometer for this yeah or other injuries that are meant to be achilles'. It was all said and done. 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You know if you wanna develop your game and you wanna have the ball it's not good to play with LeBron you wanna be an all star player you wanna be the best. You believe that. No I don't believe it I understand his point to a certain extent I think. It does apply to certain guys and it applied to say Chris Bosh had applied to a Kevin Love to a certain extent even a tie every Irving. Mom. But when you talk with the team he's on now the situation doesn't apply the bride James at this stage we got my career corrected this stages career. What is he supposed to do go out there urges direct traffic and let these guys unisource determine the outcome of games. And he's Russa stepped back just so they can grow that's not gonna happen he wants the best of both worlds he wants to win the got liquor brand on his chest we obviously also once these guys to develop and they have a better IQ for the game a better understanding of what it's going to take to win at this level so I think he I think he balances are pretty well. On all things considered side I think it's. Unfair. The headline what that looks like we see LeBron and toxic in the same sentence I just thought that was a really. Unfair characterization. So do you think an all star will go play with LeBron has offseason yeah I think it all star will will go play over the now will that be necessarily. Why Leonard and I don't know you know it depends on what you want as a player and what is most important you if you're a guy who think tank you know what. I can be the guy driving the bus and get us to a title that you might not wanna do that with some guys. They might say hey you know let LeBron James could begin you do your best chance of competing for a championship putting ring on your finger at that he's a sacrifice. Something statistically. Then I'm gonna go do that and and everybody's gonna make that decision for themselves entire read he got a taste of that and then you say you know what. I think I am good enough to go to a team and lead them so he he left LeBron after four years but it all depends on the individual player but there's no question in my mind. Some all stars are gonna wanna go play when LeBron because what that ultimately ultimately could mean for you your legacy your resume and it putting their jewelry and hand. A lot of winning comes with LeBron. It does and I do get it it's probably looked. All of those guys throughout history. They're not the easiest in the world for everybody to play where there are certain things that you have to buy into completely. On a you have to would Josh and some guys are comfortable with it. Some guys aren't put to to insinuate that you know this is toxic for the younger players reserve not to build and grow. Well then you're going to be a mediocre team for the next three to four years do you want that 31 win you'll sign LeBron James Alicia wanna try to win right now that I can win a championship this year. But these guys are gonna grow and that some nights like last night LeBron put it on himself. Like this is a game we can't lose the spurs are struggling. I'm gonna win this game basically by myself for the fourth quarter which pretty much what he did. Dock with the weather right now uncle going or is premier Ernie is good news raptors besting the MBA showcase game last night against the sixers likes maybe the top two teams in the east. Are all axis and run all day. Why was phenomenal it just shows again like massager were so Smart that move because worst case Eric why leaves after this year. OK fine you get past least I get really draws in Contra which is bloated. On the court alone clearly seem like why is a significant improvement over DeRozan Larry's plane out of his mind legally and says it's not usually come and result. And this team feels like an old articles state but they clearly feel it the best in the east which some of the raptors cannot say they've done in the past and look at it ties but this team feels different don't think they do it at the start of the year there were some teams locked together at top Boston Toronto Philly was in that makes them Milwaukee's been even better than. I think we thought Indiana was gonna be there with me that those are the teams you talked about. Toronto separated themselves as a significant gap in last night it was a competitive game. What you saw all totally differences between two teams and that is Toronto deepest team in the NBA. Toronto has eleven guys playing for few more minutes it got more playmakers than any team in the east and maybe the exception of Boston. Boston we know was starting to get their act together and you're gonna hear a lot from them get a Toronto Raptors the second half of the season. And Philly. Don't incomplete team they're not deep enough on certain nights event B doesn't play well. Or Jimmy Butler doesn't score for them they can have a hard time would not have it that's not the case necessarily with Toronto they're being games this year that they have won went Kuwata Lennar. Has done so many other things to beat she would get under rich shooting night. Because they've got so much help and and you think I love at the raptors. They've developed their younger players look at the improvement of a C Acco van fleet. And in dolby this year and what we go to offensive player right to all those guys are energy guys yet another also contributing offensively at a much higher level. That's that's to me that's a sign of a great organization. You get guys in house don't younger players have to get better to give you did depth that we're talking about and that's what they have done. And last night it legacy it was competitive game which you saw the difference between two teams and for me. Why letter showed you last they why he is the best player in the conference and when you're the deepest team and you've got the best player. Then to be there's a significant gap between you and everybody else right now but again. But I'll Boston and has she would filly does if they add anybody because I think last night showed that they look frustrated they look like or were not a list of the same league as this team. And people expect us maybe two T compete to get that a final this year. Were you when you go head to head with the UC. They came up small when they needed to an even effort things yeah I think it was a little bit of of a gut check last night for Philadelphia they I'll look at themselves in the mirror. And organizationally they got to see what they might need to try to go find between now and say the trading deadline. If they really wanna compete with frontal Boston this year or they still a year away. Him Lloyd Lewis in studio given us a straight talked him I wanted to back to the LeBron thing rule quickly because. If Kevin Durant is obviously guy who's extremely talented he's one of the top three players and only there's no question about that. But he is a sensitive dude and these comments that were on Bleacher Report does that say more about Kevin Durant is to say more about LeBron. It's it was just the whole thing hit me out of absolute last just weird dry out by comments. Yeah I literally had to had to read the comments probably five times to really China understand. What's your point I don't understand exactly what you say did you spend eight straight off finals in the ultimate goal of any athlete. Is to win a championship and LeBron James has given teams that he's played on. A chance to do that eight years in a row so I don't know exactly. What his overall. Point was an Timmy it's also I love Kevin Durant right I'd really do but it's. It's it's strange to make the comments when you made the decision that you did. To go to a TIQ I was ready made to win. And now you won you know Coppola titles in a row that teams won three of wears its. It's just a little bit strange timing and the overall context of LeBron Lotta credit because they put a Mike and for him. And set them either common or because that doesn't sound right to me I got to talk to Canadian fight at the full context of it rather it's some sound boy or some headline. Did you seek. LeBron and toxic in the same sentence if you're LeBron you wake up you read that. Like what. So I give too broad credit he bid is obviously you know what that's democratic comment I don't you just try to do but we talked KD is exactly what he meant by that as a whole thing to me. Very bizarre. And the other thing is ME KD did play with someone like that in terms of Russell Westbrook. He wanted to get back out of theirs I think that's says more about Katie and his experiences that I think people playing with LeBron. Well I also think every tip if you really go look at every player on this level in history. Don't look at the young guys on the teams they played on I don't know did they really developed the way that they could have of those guys were around. I think that kind of comes with the territory when you're that great. And you're gonna be bald dominated the way these guys have to be because they're that good yeah. Everybody on the rush is gonna sacrifice a little bit and you know what they call teams that have what young guys out there playing it. Lot of teams. When you don't have a guy got on your team yet their growing individually but ultimately. These guys do they have to do to try to win and everybody has to check themselves a little bit when you play with guys that good and just it just. The way it is so to me it's not a revelation. That it's it's not the easiest thing in the world necessarily to play with some of these superstars. But we get why they are the way they are they're trying to win because ultimately they're the guys they get ripped into their careers if they haven't done that. Speaker did go superstars Russell Westbrook the thunder they're now sixteen and three after all four star Paul George is ridiculous last night at 25 in the fourth quarter. You feel like place atop pretty entered our nuggets thundering clippers it mean you start to feel like listen I know it's not you're so proper rockets spurs mean to the funder of the best contender for the wars in the last. What they what lastly as a sound crazy because there's just of weeknight game in Brooklyn and not a great return the nets are. But I watched good portion of that game through first recorders and of saying you know what. This is lot of thunder drive me crazy because you start to buy him. Now you get Brooklyn on the road right and a team that's really thinks they can contend then it's got to be need to throw if you got Brooklyn right right. And got down twenty in the third quarter. And I'm going a year ago and thunder are just gonna check it up to a one of those nights one of 82 we just didn't have a tonight and that's just not good enough for me. When you have some of the issues they had closing games in the last five years so the fact that they eat dog that deep. And fought that hard to win that game that's a great size pretty Oklahoma City Thunder and maybe this is the best version. Of what we've seen from the thunder maybe even in some ways. Better than the version at the end with Durant and Westbrook because. The last 45 minutes of games when those two guys are together some as they shot themselves in the foot. With horrible decision making and forced shots trying to be heroes. Maybe now this team can figure some things and I love the fact that they Drupal played when the game. That didn't really involve Russell Westbrook taking a shot I think I might be a step forward for them as organizationally and and and Paul George came through for them so. I was impressed that they dug deep because I thought they won't point look like they were just mailing it in. As if hey we just did have a tonight and that's not what championship caliber teams do so you you you've got a typical run road last but if you wanna be taken seriously and they did it. What's going on with Kyle Lowry. And the Toronto Raptors let's say or jury okay did the interview Kyle Lowry did basically said this to Rachel Nichols as part of our all access. How would you just on your relationship with this idea that. This is a further best operations. The news I go where you might just. But cancer that leaves a lot of room for interpretation he doesn't embody much that right. As objective as three get Tuscaloosa. Warm Fuzzy is there no no this all of course because he traded to mark to regular season and got caught Leonard and returned. Now I thought. It's are you Jerry was also one you say you were probably LeBron handle the stuff about Kevin Durant. Messiah also took very much the high road here. The color is always my that need him yeah I definitely yeah. Ever hear is always mad at me you know I but. You know I know I now understand why apple always DeMar you know like bits of things in this business that are tough you know line. Gary Tracy was part of wind when a player leaves me you know let them coli left you know and then when a player gets traded. So that those two things are tough find in opposition in the house do we have to do that mind. Sounds we have to deal with the MI and you know strays I I I've. It's it's tough to communicate with players in Andre you know yachts economy K we've agents. And I can go on sale we are going to get straight though you don't get traded on all of that you know iron. Honestly we had done something the definition of insanity is doing something over and over again you guys have been under a jump talking about us the same things got a winning enough. I am so we have to change we have to be better really have to be better we have to win the game is all about winning on treating people I think the right wing Aaron honestly. I don't know if there is I've god bless tomorrow you know like guys in the do what I did wrong was trade him. Yes doesn't that's what I did wrong defeats the wrong. It's not wrong he did the right thing for the franchise this college to get over. Yes a particularly when you he basically right now is on a team that has the best chance he's ever had correct to the finals right. I give Tom credit the late he he may feel that way it absolutely hasn't affected his effort he goes out there every night lays it on the line to die guy competes. On and he doesn't have to have a great relationship. With midyear he doesn't have to and he is honest about that but I do think at this point. When when your team has been this good and collide Leonard isn't this good. I think if your Kyle Lowry you probably should be very grateful that your gonna have an opportunity. On your best opportunity to get to the NBA finals and win a ring. And that's what every player dreams about. I get the fact lakes have legs or respect the fact he's honest he's not to be too faced about it took a person etc. But I would deal with simple aside personal grievances he's never played better late in all the congress is about a coli and the court. He's leading the league in assists is a great core around each appreciative of the opportunity and the fact he's playing great I completely agree and I will say this like Kyle Lowry didn't you know asked that question to be asked to write a so so so he you know he can fill every once the field he's probably just got that thing filed away like Ari. I do my job you do yours I don't have to like you're not too happy with what you've done. He got asked the question and rather than be a phony right and say things he does a genuinely believe in and have a zones in your stomach turned as he walks with an editor you think your methods. That was the only that's that's not real. He answered the question is honest is he could and let you know clearly how he feels. But it hasn't affected his performance so. Sometimes guys put tough positions because she probably is on the talk about that at all but he got asked. And he was honest to god ducked the question did not docket he was out of the better but I think overall saying is. You would think maybe was sort of softened a little bit that standstill right because of the product that he has now. And it's not just. It's not just one letter. It's some of those other guys that they've gone up an added. That have turned into incredibly valuable pieces for this team and again during the deepest team in the NBA certainly the most complete team in the east. And there's a gap right now between them and everybody else and I felt this way about to try to rappers in the past the matter how many games you win regular season right midst envision them in the finals where you do see this team maybe get there. It was it was LeBron tell all those years Reich as he when they're doing everyone I know that kills you so I do Marge a regular season I do think is a pretty funny it is but I at the end of the day what do we always say winning is the ultimate deodorant it still seems like there's instinctive need to be covered up. But they are not get by Smith says the civilly with Kyle because they traded to mark. Legs of the best preacher guy always good to have Ian. My name is Lauren I'm 33. I didn't want my identity to be the smoking mom. My first experience with jewel I do remember. Being like this is good it's it's it's like a cigarette at nine. I don't miss smoking at all like I can officially say it grosses me out. Jewel is the tobacco alternative that delivers nicotine satisfaction without cigarette national lingering odor make the switch and JU well dot com slash sports warning this product contains sixteen nicotine is addictive chemical.