Skip to comments.Bryant Gumbel, Cris Collinsworth to announce NFL Network games
Posted on 04/26/2006 2:52:31 PM PDT by mainepatsfan
Bryant Gumbel, Cris Collinsworth to announce NFL Network games
(April 26, 2006) -- Bryant Gumbel and Cris Collinsworth will form NFL Network's broadcast booth, when the league-owned and operated television channel kicks off its live regular-season coverage on Thanksgiving in primetime Nov. 23.
"Bryant is a premier broadcaster with impeccable credentials and allows NFL Network to immediately distinguish its coverage," said NFL Network President and CEO Steve Bornstein. "Cris has proven himself to be the top analyst in football and his presence establishes instant credibility to our telecasts."
Longtime NFL fans might remember when Bryant Gumbel used to host NBC's NFL pregame show. Longtime NFL fans might remember when Bryant Gumbel used to host NBC's NFL pregame show. Gumbel and Collinsworth will be teamed together for the first time in their careers as Gumbel will handle the play-by-play, while Collinsworth will serve as lead analyst.
The pair are the first on-air hires for NFL Network's "Run Up to the Playoffs" package of primetime games, which begins on Thanksgiving night when the Kansas City Chiefs host the Denver Broncos at Arrowhead Stadium in the nightcap of the first-ever Thanksgiving tripleheader.
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Why wont Collinsworth just go away?
I stopped reading there.
I was thinking the same thing about Gumble
Hey Bryant Scumball,
Does yo momma have her new teeth yet, you POS!
It was so nice last year when he was off the air.
Good Lord, not those two buffoons. I was so looking forward to the NFL Network's coverage. I would imagine the radio side would be carried by either FOX Sports Radio or ESPN.
That was bad enough then I saw Collinsworth's name.
I think Westwood one still has a deal with NFL. I was so looking forward to that prime time Thanksgiving game.
The original Fox lineup with JB,Howie and Terry are still my favorite..
Wrong. They were on HBO's Inside the NFL together last season while Bob Costas was doing the Olympics.
No love for Jimmy Johnson?
Yeah, I was looking forward to the Thanksgiving triple-header too.
And it was very painful to watch.
I can't think a more arrogant, nauseating pairing NFL Network could have chosen for the gig. I'll either tune into the radio broadcast or not watch.
Oh well. I just hope the radio coverage syncs with the television.
That's what I was kinda thinking.
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