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Twitter: Fox and CBS are bidding for Thursday NFL games

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by WoodysGirl, Jan 17, 2014.

  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl U.N.I.T.Y Staff Member

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  2. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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    I would like to see TNT getting, just for nostalgia's sake.
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  3. vta

    vta The Proletariat

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    Cool. I don't have NFL Network and never was able to watch Thursday night games.
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  4. Ntegrase96

    Ntegrase96 Well-Known Member

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    Fox please. I don't care for CBS' broadcast, although they both don't compare favorably to NBC's SNF.
  5. dexternjack

    dexternjack World Traveler

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    They need to just abolish Thursday games except for Thanksgiving. I would be open to a couple of games on Saturdays throughout the season over Thursday ones. While were at it, cancel MNF, it isn't the same anymore. Lets just go with Sat and Sun/Sun night :cool:
  6. links18

    links18 Well-Known Member

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    NFL won't be satisfied until there is something going on every night of the week.
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  7. links18

    links18 Well-Known Member

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    Just as long as they fire the NFL Network announcers.
  8. bark

    bark Well-Known Member

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    If this means no more mile maycock then I'm all for it
  9. DandyDon1722

    DandyDon1722 It's been a good 'un, ain't it?

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    I used to like those December Sat night games too. The Thursday night games are brutal and the league treats MNF like a rented mule either the schedule they give them.
  10. Super_Kazuya

    Super_Kazuya Well-Known Member

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    I may be the only one who would look at it this way, but I'll take CBS for the 1080i broadcast. FOX and ESPN look like crap.
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  11. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    In another 2 or 3 years I expect another announcement of a game package being auctioned off to put even more games on TV.
  12. RonSpringsdaman20

    RonSpringsdaman20 Hold The Door! Zone Supporter

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    more playoff games, more regular season games, and more teams..more money
    these things are next, like it or not.
  13. Aven8

    Aven8 Well-Known Member

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    Great, now there will be more than 4 cameras at the games. ;)
  14. rat2k8

    rat2k8 Well-Known Member

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    I have a better idea. Put all the Dallas games on Thursday night. It purely true entertainment.
  15. The Quest for Six

    The Quest for Six Well-Known Member

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    hopefully Fox wins the bidding, they're much better than CBS in their coverage
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  16. Bane

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    Personally I prefer CBS to Fox when it comes to NFL games but that's just me. Also it would be interesting to see what CBS or NBC would do with their Thursday Night Comedy lineups if they were to win the bidding.

    If the NFL wants to boost ratings it needs to start by giving Monday Night Football flex scheduling as well.
  17. kristie

    kristie Well-Known Member

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    me too. i think fox does a great job.
  18. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    I love the Thursday night games.
  19. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    So do I. If for no other reason my wife hates them. Both work for me.
  20. conner01

    conner01 Well-Known Member

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    i don't get nfln so i like the idea. but i wonder what this says about the nfln. they have very good viewership but can't make the real money from advertising because it's not seen everywehere. their ratings a good for the number of homes who have it but still not there with networks. and the nfl makes more off games sold to networks. kinda interesting that what is likley the best revenue source for the nfln is being taken away

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