City Paper is not for tourists
On WTEM’s “Monday Morning Quarterback” show yesterday, host Andy Pollin led a discussion of Sunday’s ceremony at FedExField honoring former safety Sean Taylor, who was murdered a year ago last week.
Everybody on the air agreed the tribute didn’t work for reasons ranging from the weather to the selection of the wrong host for a memorial service (former NBC sportscaster George Michael, whose only gear when the microphone is hot is “Top 40 Dance Party!”).
There was also a consensus that Pedro Taylor, the surviving father, gave a bizarre response to Michael’s bizarre question: What’s Sean doing now?
Pedro said something along the lines of “He’s on his sailboat fishing.”
Pollin declared Pedro would have better answered that the ex-Redskin was “looking down” at the Skins/Giants game.
“Or up,” co-host John Riggins chimed in quickly. “If Joe Gibbs is wrong…”