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ESPN coverage of MNF

Discussion in 'Steelers Talk' started by steelersrule6, Dec 5, 2017.

  1. HeinzMustard

    HeinzMustard Well-Known Member

    Nov 18, 2015
    Agree... there is some cheesy crap on NFL Network, but it's better than ESPN. ESPN hasn't been good in over a decade, IMO.
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  2. MojaveDesertPghFan


    Oct 19, 2011
    And don't forget "Cam Haywood".
    • Hilarious Hilarious x 2
  3. Ender


    Apr 5, 2014
    Worst game I've ever heard Gruden call. He's usually one of my favorites, but he was terrible last night. Not just his bias towards Burfict and the Bengals, but he missed calls all night and butchered peoples' names throughout the game.
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  4. MadtownDruankard

    MadtownDruankard Well-Known Member

    Aug 31, 2015
    He also claimed there was nothing there on the PI called on the bengals covering brown. The replay clearly showed the corner holding browns arm when the ball came down . Completely impeding browns ability to go for the catch. The definition of PI on display and Gruden says terrible Call .
  5. thesteeldeal

    thesteeldeal Well-Known Member

    Oct 18, 2011
    Too many examples....to put it simply he made a real ass out of himself last nite. Pathetic job by him.
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  6. MaineSteelerFan

    MaineSteelerFan Well-Known Member

    Oct 31, 2017
    Gruden is a piece of SH#$
    • Agree Agree x 1
  7. Rush2seven

    Rush2seven Well-Known Member

    Oct 17, 2011
    I just laughed every time he said Ben's last name. I even questioned if I knew how to say it. Then I wondered if Gruden always gave wrong names, I just usually don't know the teams as well.

    The announcers' jobs are to sell the product. Which, I find surprising at times when they criticize the officiating as much as they do. Usually it seems they take what little evidence there is and back up the call. How did they not see the face mask on the replay by Green? How did they not see Bryant get his arm pulled? Maybe it's just my Steeler glasses I wear that cause me to notice those versus what they say about other teams. Just remember, nothing they say, affects the outcome of the game. I'll also be surprised if the NFLPA doesn't get upset with them for lobbying to have these players suspended. They are trying the case in the court of public opinion, even though they missed all those other obvious calls.
  8. Wardismvp

    Wardismvp Well-Known Member

    Oct 26, 2011
    I have really had enough of these 2 they STINK.
  9. OX1947

    OX1947 Well-Known Member

    Jan 12, 2017
    Gruden and his bowl haircut has been an irritant long before last nights game. While he does well diagramming plays and making you understand whats going on, he sucks at everything else. Then again, most of these guys suck in general. Very few are gonna call the games well game in and game out. I do not understand who actually watches games because gruden is on tv. Never understood how that works.
  10. 69-2now

    69-2now Well-Known Member

    Aug 28, 2017
    Theismann was always my biggest irritant but Gruden is getting pretty darn close.
  11. dd63

    dd63 Well-Known Member

    Jun 18, 2017
    I was stuck watching a Spanish feed and was lamenting the fact that it wasn't the same without hearing the crowd and the play by play. Sounds like I was the lucky one!
    • Agree Agree x 1
  12. GoalLine


    Oct 16, 2011
    Fixed that for you.
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  13. NickSteel

    NickSteel Well-Known Member

    Dec 4, 2011
    I miss Tirico. He wasn't annoying and nearly always had things right.

    Sean McDonough looks like the love child of Dana Carvey and a giant schvantz.
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  14. Da Stellars

    Da Stellars Well-Known Member

    Oct 22, 2011
    2 points:

    1. Ju Ju made a football play unlike Gronk, which was a vendetta after the play was over.

    2. Anyone remember the Tampa Bay defense? I'm pretty sure Lynch, Sapp, and co. decaptiated some guys in their day.

    I don't want to sound like an old timer, but I grew up with Bill Cowher Power and Blitzburgh! Player safety aside, some teams hardly even run the ball. Everything I used to like about football is disappearing.
  15. Ray D

    Ray D Staff Member Mod Team

    Oct 18, 2011
    If growing up with Cowher Power makes you an old timer, most of us here are so old, we're dirt. ;)

    Psst... we're not that old.
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  16. Blast Furnace

    Blast Furnace Staff Member Mod Team

    Oct 16, 2011
    Guess that would be those of us that witnessed the 70's Steelers :sleep:
    • Agree Agree x 1
  17. Ray D

    Ray D Staff Member Mod Team

    Oct 18, 2011
    We have a couple guys here who were our age or older when Cowher was hired. Imagine what they must think. :lolol:
  18. lewisha

    lewisha Well-Known Member

    Dec 27, 2012
    Hey look TTFs avatar is on Pittsburgh Dad!
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  19. groutbrook


    Oct 23, 2016
    The Steelers have more rivals than the Raiders, one of them being the Raiders.
  20. steelersrule6

    steelersrule6 Well-Known Member

    Nov 14, 2011
    I'm talking about the Ravens are their biggest rival.
  21. steelersrule6

    steelersrule6 Well-Known Member

    Nov 14, 2011
    Those clowns at FOXsports always hating on the Steelers, both Colin Cowherd and Jason Whitlock were tweeting in the first half that the Steelers must be looking forward to the Patriots. They always taking shots at Tomlin.
  22. TerribleTowelFlying

    TerribleTowelFlying Staff Member Site Admin

    Oct 12, 2011
    I wanna see. :D
  23. Da Stellars

    Da Stellars Well-Known Member

    Oct 22, 2011
    How did he get her to do the video, HA HA!

    The best is when he made the cake of her crying face!
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  24. Coastal Steeler

    Coastal Steeler

    Oct 16, 2011
    You mean that Randal Gay guy he talked about?
  25. Kreighoff

    Kreighoff Well-Known Member

    Nov 25, 2017
    When Moore is inviting teen age girls into his windowless van.
    • Agree Agree x 1

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