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The absence of sports is making us all go crazy. To some extent, then, it should be expected that talking heads on TV networks such as ESPN and Fox Sports would offer absurd takes in order to provoke reaction and pass the time.
But a Tuesday episode of ESPN's "Get Up" featured an opinion so bad it went beyond the typical daytime nonsense of recent weeks. NFL insider Dan Graziano told a panel he believes Love will win more Super Bowls in his career than Rodgers, who has one ring and could possibly get another before retirement. His colleagues laughed at the suggestion.
"All Jordan Love has to do is win two to make this prediction come true," Graziano said, not acknowledging the fact just 12 quarterbacks in NFL history have claimed multiple championships.
ESPN's tweet graphic for the appearance accidentally tagged an Australian social justice nonprofit instead of its own show.
.@DanGrazianoESPN sees a bright future in Green Bay for Jordan Love 👀
(via @GetUp) pic.twitter.com/W5uyp5zM6v
— NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) May 12, 2020
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Graziano later explained his prediction as intentionally crazy because he had been asked for a bold take.
"When someone allows you the la[......]