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Alex Reimer
January 22, 2018 - 1:52 pm
Tony Romo started his first season in the broadcast booth by offering a keen level of analysis that was missing from his chair during Phil Simms’ reign of gibberish. Unfortunately, Romo ended it by making noises during replays and cheerleading players to an extent that would make Tommy Heinsohn...
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Douglas Jones-USA TODAY Sports
Alex Reimer
November 26, 2017 - 5:32 pm
Ian Eagle’s qualities as a broadcaster were on full display late in the third quarter of Patriots-Dolphins on Sunday. Patriots pass-rushers Trey Flowers and Marquise Flowers sacked Miami quarterback Matt Moore, setting up third-and-long for the Dolphins. After the play, Marquise Flowers was laying...
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Alex Reimer
November 20, 2017 - 12:15 pm
One of the challenges facing CBS heading into Sunday’s Patriots-Raiders tilt from Mexico City is the proclivity of Mexican sports fans to chant gay slurs during certain moments of play. Usually, fans yell the gay slur “puto” during opposing teams’ goal kicks in soccer. Since the Raiders were the...
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Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
Alex Reimer
October 15, 2017 - 5:19 pm
CBS analyst Dan Fouts is irritating even when he’s right. The clueless color man was incredulous when Jets tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins’ touchdown was overturned in the fourth quarter Sunday, labeling it one of the worst calls he’s ever seen. The problem is, Fouts didn’t appear to know why the...
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Alex Reimer
October 06, 2017 - 11:03 am
Tony Romo showed once again why he is the most insightful analyst in sports when he was on the call for Patriots-Buccaneers Thursday. Though there weren’t many moments of clairvoyance, he displayed a deep knowledge of both teams. When discussing Jameis Winston, for example, he recalled a stretch...
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Jeremy Brevard-USA Today
Lucy Burdge
September 20, 2017 - 12:00 pm
For the second week in a row, CBS’s NFL ratings have dipped double-digits from last year. The Week 2 NFL single-header got an 8.4 rating and 14.5 million viewers on CBS Sunday, which is down 14% and 13% respectively from 2015 CBS, when the network did a 9.8 rating and attracted 16.7 million viewers...
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Alex Reimer
September 17, 2017 - 5:16 pm
Tony Romo is doing something revolutionary in the broadcast booth. He’s actually analyzing football , free of cliches and embarrassing malapropisms. The fact that Romo has been so widely praised during his first two weeks with CBS is more of a commentary on his predecessor and the current sorry...
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Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
Alex Reimer
September 11, 2017 - 7:40 am
It won’t take much for Tony Romo to be a better analyst than Phil Simms. In fact, speaking in clear and coherent sentences should do the trick. But during his debut Sunday, Romo wasn’t just an improvement over his predecessor. He was actually … good. Romo called Raiders-Titans alongside Jim Nantz,...
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Alex Reimer
September 07, 2017 - 4:08 pm
Disposed CBS commentator Phil Simms isn’t bitter about his prestigious NFL analyst gig to newcomer Tony Romo. Just ask him. In an interview with Awful Announcing, Simms insists he’s pleased with his demotion. He’ll now host on the network’s “NFL Today” pregame show after serving as its No. 1...
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January 25, 2016 - 9:35 am
Not that this is going to make Patriots fans feel any better ... The Pats ' 20-18 loss to the Broncos drew the highest rating for any Conference Championship since 1987, drawing a 31.8 overnight. The 31.8/53 for @patriots @broncos is highest early window game rating for both AFC and NFC...
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