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Dr. Z's (Ninth annual) NFL TV Commentator Rankings

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by tommyp, Feb 8, 2007.

  1. tommyp

    tommyp Member

    This is the column of the year for all of us who bitch and moan about NFL commentary during the season. He lists grades for play-by-play teams. Highly recommended read; too long to post here.


    Edit: Fixed
  2. DisembodiedOwlHead

    DisembodiedOwlHead Active Member

    Your link is busted.
  3. andyouare?

    andyouare? Guest


    It's pretty harsh. His last line in the story is that "it made me sick", referring to the Theisman-Kornheiser pairing. I kind of like Kornheiser in that role and just wish they got rid of Theisman.
  4. Webster

    Webster Well-Known Member

    Not as good as previous years -- it felt a bit rushed.
  5. DisembodiedOwlHead

    DisembodiedOwlHead Active Member

    Seems like he reviewed fewer teams than in years past, too.
  6. Cousin Jeffrey

    Cousin Jeffrey Active Member

    I can see how viewers like Kornheiser, but for a hard core charter, and football fan, like the Z man, well, it's like having Ryan Seacrest as your rabbi if you're an orthodox jew.
  7. Oz

    Oz Active Member

    Pretty harsh, but oh so true. You know, he could have mentioned Tony K's fantasy football team.
  8. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member

    So much lovely stuff, and the coup de grace . . . print revenge against incompetent electronic talent.
  9. nafselon

    nafselon Active Member

    No doubt that Nessler, Jaws and Vermeil deserved the highest ranking. I was hoping ESPN would've completely shuffled the lineup after that doubleheader.

    Nessler is very good, Jaworski does Tampa Bay Bucs pre-season games and he's excellent because he's always keeping his eye on who's standing out at the key positions as the game goes on the backups enter.
  10. shotglass

    shotglass Guest

    He's dead on about Nessler-Jaworski-Vermeil. Great call.
  11. jagtrader

    jagtrader Active Member

    I think he rated the MNF crew too highly.
  12. Annual must-read. Another good one.
    I rarely disagree.
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