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It appears the Mayor of the great city of Danbury, Dean Esposito has all the boxes checked. On Thursday (9/29/22), the Mayor joined us on the Ethan, Lou and Large Dave Morning Show on I-95. He came in for the brief guest spot on the morning show, and then hung around for a bit after the show was over, not long but long enough to hear that he sacked Steve Young!?

In fairness, he didn't offer this information. It was sort of mumbled by someone else but I didn't miss that. I asked, "is that real, is that true?" He said yes, and then I spend the next ten minutes preparing him for what was to come next. I told him, you need to get me pictures, video and as much information as possible for an article, and we need to do a segment about it.  Later, I inundated his office with requests that I wanted filled immediately. I didn't get the pictures or the video, but they DO exist and I plan to get them.

What I did get was the story. I asked the following questions and the Mayor answered:

Lou - What year?
Mayor - 1979
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Lou - Danbury Played Greenwich? 
Mayor - Yes
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Lou - Home or Away?
Mayor - Away
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Lou - Did Danbury win the game? 
Mayor - Yes
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Lou - What position did you play?
Mayor - Defensive End (Right side)
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Lou - How did Danbury do that year?
Mayor - Very good. Only lost one game.
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Lou - Tell me about the moment, and what it means to you?
Mayor - "Back then, it was just tackling another high school quarterback, so it wasn't that big of a deal for me. But as the years progressed, you could say that Steve Young and I had similar career trajectories. I became Mayor, and he became a Hall of Fame Quarterback. I'm sure Steve remembers the hurt that Danbury High put on him in 1979."
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It's obvious with some of those one-word answers that he was busy running the city (obnoxious) or he's a little embarrassed talking about it. He really should do a more in-depth version of the story on the I-95 Morning Show, and I'm pretty sure I can make that happen. He can also tell the story about the time he helped a kid at school named Mark.
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The D-Block has too many stories to tell. We spoke about this the morning he was on, after he left unfortunately. Listen Below.

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I saw Daryl's pictures in a different moose related thread and reached out to him. I asked him to tell me more. I wanted to know if these photos were real? Did he take the pictures? Was this in Danbury? When was this? How did he feel. An excited Daryl got back to me with the following responses. 

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