“Andrew Luck is a candidate for MVP.” – Steve Mariucci. Quotable from Week 13 Editions of ‘NFL GameDay Highlights’ & ‘NFL GameDay Final’ on NFL Network

Week 13 (12/02/12) – Quotable from

NFL GameDay Highlights & NFL GameDay Final on NFL Network

(Sundays at 7:30 & 11:30 PM ET)

“Andrew Luck is a candidate for MVP.”  – Steve Mariucci on Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck who has thrown for 3,596 yards this season, the most ever by a rookie in his first 12 games

“The Philadelphia Eagles’ cornerbacks have shut it down.” ­– Deion Sanders on his perceived lack of effort from the Philadelphia Eagles cornerbacks during their 38-33 loss to the Dallas Cowboys

“Andy Reid has earned the right to finish out the season.” – Michael Irvin on Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid. The Eagles have lost eight consecutive games.

“The Pittsburgh Steelers have the best defense in the NFL.” – Deion Sanders on the Pittsburgh Steelers and their ability to beat the Baltimore Ravens without starting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger

“It was a great learning experience for Colin Kaepernick.” – Michael Irvin on San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick being put in a variety of situations during the 49ers 16-13 overtime loss to the St. Louis Rams

“Right here, right now, their best chance is with Alex Smith.” – Heath Evans on which quarterback should start for the San Francisco 49ers for the remainder of the season.

“The Buffalo Bills need to use Stevie Johnson more.  He is a really good receiver.” – Deion Sanders on Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stevie Johnson who had just two receptions, one for a touchdown, in the Bills 34-18 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars

“Russell Wilson is fundamentally sound when he is out of the pocket. Teams can’t prepare for that.” – Deion Sanders on Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson who rushed for 71 yards on nine carries in addition to passing for 293 yards and two touchdowns

“I would start Tim Tebow, but the Jets will start Mark Sanchez.” Deion Sanders on which quarterback the New York Jets will start next week at the Jacksonville Jaguars

On NFL.com the following video clips from NFL GameDay Final are available for viewing:

Should the Eagles fire Andy Reid? – Is it time for the Philadelphia Eagles to fire Andy Reid? The NFL GameDay Final analysts explain why Reid has earned the right to coach the final month of the season:


Will the Cowboys make the playoffs? The NFL GameDay Final analysts debate whether the Dallas Cowboys will be able to make the playoffs following their Sunday Night Football victory:


Should the 49ers stick with Colin Kaepernick? – San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick got his first loss as a starter Sunday. Should the 49ers go back to Alex Smith?:


Who will win the NFC North? – Are the Green Bay Packers poised to win the NFC North again? The NFL Game Day Final analysts debate whether the Packers or the Chicago Bears will win the division:


Who will be the Jets’ signal caller? – Does the benching of quarterback Mark Sanchez mean head coach Rex Ryan is ready to begin a new quarterback era for the New York Jets?:


Week 13 Express – All aboard the GameDay Express as it travels throughout the NFL to recap all the action you may have missed:


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