"He's made some bad decisions that have really cost us some points in the ratings. We started off with running highlights? Everyone knows we should have been talking about the side-stories during the first segment. The audience knew exactly what was coming, and they flipped over to CBS because of it."
Costas, not one to back down from a challenge, fired back, "Tiki will run the plays I call, or he'll be riding the pine. I've got Sterling Sharpe sitting on the bench, and I'm not afraid to bring him in if we need him. Tiki is close to the 1,000 stupid banter joke mark, but that doesn't matter to me, I'll pull him anyway."
Barber says because of this he is now contemplating retirement at the end of the season.