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Fox assigns Brennaman and Billick as new #2 announcing team for Fox playoff coverage

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by WoodysGirl, Jan 11, 2013.

  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Shut up and play! Staff Member

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    By Barry Horn / Reporter
    bhorn@dallasnews.com
    9:10 pm on January 11, 2013 | Permalink

    Fox has slipped Thom Brennaman and Brian Billick into its No. 2 NFL booth this playoff weekend. They are replacing incumbents Kenny Albert, Daryl Johnston and Tony Siragusa, who have drawn playoff duty for years.

    Asked about the Sunday switch on a conference call this week, Fox Sports president Eric Shanks, who has been on the job two years, indicated his network is taking a new path. Fox rates Aikman and Buck on top with No. 2 up for grabs.

    More: http://cowboysblog.dallasnews.com/2...-johnstons-team-off-of-playoff-coverage.html/
  2. blindzebra

    blindzebra Well-Known Member

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    Booooooo.

    Moose, Goose and Albert are hands down the best team on all the networks.
  3. lane

    lane The Chairman

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    i concur

    i wish moose would come coach with us in some capacity.

    he knows the game.
  4. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    I agree.

    I really can't see how they can put Billick in there. That guy sounded absolutely lost in the Cincy game.
  5. Titleist

    Titleist Well-Known Member

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    Eh, Billick/Brennaman isn't nearly as bad as anything with Cris Collinsworth. Can't stand that guy.
  6. CaptainMorgan

    CaptainMorgan Well-Known Member

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    I actually like Collinsworth.

    Thiesman and Jaworsky is who I could never stand.

    Nothing will ever beat Madden/Summerall though!
  7. TheCoolFan

    TheCoolFan Well-Known Member

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    Wow that's a surprise. Brennaman is horrible...The Ticket always makes fun of him.
  8. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    For one weekend I'm ok with it. I don't like it but i'm ok with it. But this better be their short term plans because they are not the #2 announcing team on Fox.
  9. Blitzen32

    Blitzen32 Member

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    Uhh, do you people have these games on mute or something? Moose is good but Albert is as informative and entertaining as drying paint. Goose might be the most annoying human being on Earth.

    You're lying if you say that he's added anything to your game experience other than informing you of the field color and stadium snack bar options in each city.
  10. lane

    lane The Chairman

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    easy there..

    i will say i love your avatar.
  11. Blitzen32

    Blitzen32 Member

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    Not arguing with the Moose love. Just don't let that dilute facts about the team as a whole. How many times has Moose had to put Siragusa in his place after some wildly dumb observation or opinion? One too many.

    The viewers don't want to hear that stuff regularly.
  12. hra8700

    hra8700 Active Member

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    Ummm...collinsworth and michaels...not even close.
  13. blindzebra

    blindzebra Well-Known Member

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    Ummm...everyone has their opinion, yours happens to be wrong however.
  14. Shinywalrus

    Shinywalrus Active Member

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    Every guy has an off night. I enjoy watching a game Billick does more than anyone out there. Very clean, not gushing with praise, not cynical like Collinsworth. Calls the game, provides occasional color but doesn't oversell it.
  15. Teren_Kanan

    Teren_Kanan Well-Known Member

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    It's not about how they do their job. It's about what they say about the Cowboys. If you say negative things, you're a horrible announcer, if you say positive things, you are a very skilled announcer. Seems to be a trend when it comes to peoples opinions on announcers and media coverage guys.
  16. UDcowboysfan

    UDcowboysfan Member

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    Colinsworth is the worst announcer I've ever heard, all my friends agree. I love moose and Albert, I also love the nfl network group. Mike mayock knows football
  17. noshame

    noshame Who wouldn't follow me? Zone Supporter

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    tell me you're not a Cowboys fan, then i can understand,not agree, but understand:laugh2:
  18. Kangaroo

    Kangaroo Active Member

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    Buck blows they need to put Aikman and moose back together but for some reason Fox management has this love fest for BUck yet I have not meet one person who likes him.
  19. Faerluna

    Faerluna I'm Complicated

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    Ironically, I have a friend that is a Redskins fan that hates Troy because he says he is a Cowboys homer. I told him that I've heard countless times from Cowboys fans how Troy is always down on the Cowboys and never gives props, etc.

    It's all perspective.
  20. Cajuncowboy

    Cajuncowboy Preacher From The Black Lagoon

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    Are they trying to screw this up? Kenny Moose and Goose are by far better.

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