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Just heard that NBC will not be flexing the Sunday Game with the Eagles on 12/2

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by CowboysFanSince88, Nov 20, 2012.

  1. stasheroo

    stasheroo Well-Known Member

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    Exactly right.

    Love 'em or hate 'em, the Cowboys draw like nobody else.

    I remember a Monday Night game with the winless Cowboys against the winless Redekins absolutely thrashing playoff baseball.
  2. Zman5

    Zman5 Well-Known Member

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    Or they probably see us beating the Deadskins and being in the playoff hunt.
  3. SDCowboy85

    SDCowboy85 Well-Known Member

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    Again, what does that have to do with anything? The cowboys get the highest ratings and NBC is a business.
  4. SDCowboy85

    SDCowboy85 Well-Known Member

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    I hate when the games are primetime. I prefer the morning slot. Why would you want to wait longer to see a game?
  5. Lazyking

    Lazyking Active Member

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    I'll take any primetime games I get/ thanksgiving or stand alone games because I don't live in the Dallas market..

    That said, looking at the scheduale, I'd likely get the game anyway if it was flexed back since the Giants play Monday that week.

    Also funny how The Cowboys have such slim playoff hopes yet they could be leading the divison going into week 13 :star:
  6. CowboysFanSince88

    CowboysFanSince88 Well-Known Member

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    The game is not prime time material. Just being honest
  7. CanadianCowboysFan

    CanadianCowboysFan Lightning Rod

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    I hate night games because my son has skating and I usually end up seeing part of the game at the rink instead of watching it all at home without knowing the score (I often PVR and watch later, no commercials etc)
  8. DandyDon1722

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

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    Yep, an NBC executive was asked last week about flexing this game and his quote was, "Not in a million years." Remember, there might be implications to the Giants that involves that whole northeast corridor market along with the Cowboys makes it a stone cold lock.

    Look no further than the LA market to see the continued draw of the Cowboys. With the ability to show any game in the NFL on Sunday they chose Cleveland/Dallas.
  9. Lazyking

    Lazyking Active Member

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    That's fine but considering the games besides the Peyton Manning draw, not alot of ratings draw matchups..

    if it was me and Big Ben was healthy, I'd put Steelers/Ravens on SNF but he's not.

    No one cares about Seahawks and Bears.. good for purists but meh they have zero cache.
  10. LifetimeBoysFan

    LifetimeBoysFan Active Member

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    It's a victory lap game for Reid and a chance for them to speculate for 3 hours where he'll be coaching next year, and what will happen to Vick beyond 2012. Oh and to go over the Jim Carey Dumb and Dumber saying there is a chance scenario that Dallas gets in the playoffs. Great prime time drama. :laugh2:
  11. BigDFan5

    BigDFan5 Cowboys Make me Drink

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    obviously you are not a TV executive because the rating this game will draw is what they are looking for, they dont care about playoff picture or records or anything else other than ratings in the 18-49 demo
  12. hornitosmonster

    hornitosmonster Well-Known Member

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    The NFC East sells and the Cowboys still draw the best #'s. However, our fans remain the dumbest in the NFL.
  13. CowboysFanSince88

    CowboysFanSince88 Well-Known Member

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    I think that's what is going to be, sad
  14. sonnyboy

    sonnyboy Benched

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    No. There are no Cowboy fans complaining about the Cowboys in primetime in this thread.
  15. rocboy22

    rocboy22 Active Member

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  16. sonnyboy

    sonnyboy Benched

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    Any Cowboy fan would agree on this.:rolleyes:

    Watching the Boys crush a lousy eagles team in primetime.
  17. jayhouston12

    jayhouston12 New Member

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    so the whole world can see our mess of a team?
  18. EPL0c0

    EPL0c0 The Funcooker

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    trainwrecks make for good ratings:lmao2:
  19. davey999

    davey999 Well-Known Member

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    It's the same reason why there is always Cowboy talk on national call in shows and all the Sunday morning shows.

  20. jgboys1

    jgboys1 Well-Known Member

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    Yep. No matter how bad they are, you always have to stop and look.

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