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First call: Terry Bradshaw keeps taking shots at Steelers coach Mike Tomlin

Tim Benz
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Former NFL player and NFL Hall of Fame player Terry Bradshaw attends SiriusXM at Super Bowl LII Radio Row at the Mall of America on February 1, 2018 in Bloomington, Minnesota.

In today’s “First Call,” Terry Bradshaw sounds off on Mike Tomlin again. People can’t get enough “Hut Gut.” A foul-ball fiasco. “The Naked Gun” turns 30.

Bradshaw at it again

Steelers Hall of Famer Terry Bradshaw isn’t done taking swipes at Mike Tomlin.

He famously referred to Tomlin as a “cheerleader guy” in 2016. He doubled down in 2017.

Now he’s dipping his toe in the Tomlin criticism pond again. Bradshaw went on 97.3 FM in San Diego. Via Pro Football Talk, here is just some of what he said.

“I’m sorry, but he’s not my kind of coach. I’ve said it before, I’ll say it again,” Bradshaw said. “I played for a tough sucker (Chuck Noll), and I was afraid of him, and we played our ass off for him because we feared him. I don’t see that with this guy.”

Bradshaw also went on to be critical of Tomlin for his postseason failings and firing Todd Haley while keeping Keith Butler.

‘Hut Gut’ is a phenomenon

When Bob Wylie became a sidebar character on “Hard Knocks,” who knew he’d become this much of a fan favorite?

The everyman offensive line coach is now getting his own T-shirt. Check this out.

You can now get yourself your own “Hut Gut” gear. I assume they are only sold in extra large.

Up next, perhaps jumping jacks videos with guys in World War I military attire?

That was sly

Mets infielder Todd Frazier literally stole an out Monday.

Video emerged of Frazier going over the railing along the third base line at Dodger Stadium to catch a popup. It looked like a great play.

But SNY showed that Frazier actually lost the ball out of his glove flipping into the seats, and he grabbed a stray, rubber ball from kids to show the umpire that he caught it.

Speaking of foul balls

Pirates pitcher Trevor Williams isn’t just a standout on the mound right now.

He’s doing so in the dugout and on the air, too.

Williams was doing an in-game hit on the headset with AT&T SportsNet broadcasters Bob Walk and Greg Brown when a foul ball came his way, and he snared it barehanded.

OK, the flip into the stands could’ve used some work. And clearly, Dan Potash was ready to pounce if Williams didn’t catch it.

But it was slick nonetheless.

Look! It’s Enrico Pallazzo

From the files of things that will make you feel old, “The Naked Gun” is now 30 years old.

The well-loved slapstick comedy has a favorite baseball scene finale starring former players Reggie Jackson and Jay Johnstone. Broadcasters Curt Gowdy, Dick Enberg, Jim Palmer, Mel Allen, Tim McCarver and Dick Vitale were in it, too.

The Sporting News just posted an entire in-depth article flashing back to the scene. If you love the movie as I do, it’s worth a read.

Tim Benz is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Tim at [email protected] or via Twitter @TimBenzPGH. All tweets are subject for reposting. All emails are subject to publication unless specified otherwise.

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