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  1. Lloyd_Christmas

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    is it just me or did it seem like they were rooting for mia? Or maybe just wanted a close game.

    also, what was with the comment about the pats taking advantage of the east coast and being fresh (don't remember exact words) . Both teams are from east coast and the pats travelled, not the phins. Either really dumb comment or me really dumb.

    on the positive, I liked the FedEx a-a-a-a-a-a-a-a-a-a-a auto repair commercial
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    Not just you, they almost sounded like they could coach Miami if they got a chance. It was annoying at times. It was always what Miami had to do to cause harm to us. I guess they wanted an upset.
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    It was very apparent, and more than a little annoying.
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    You liked that commercial? You are very tolerant!
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    I thin Gruden is funny as F man...he just seems to really enjoy the game, and have a good time with his job...the other guys suck though.
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    Personally, I have no problem with it. TV announcers always have a rooting interest: they're pulling for compelling television. That's their job. Often it means talking up the underdog to convince viewers it's going to be a tighter game than they think. Occasionally it means fawning over greatness...and as the MNF boys realized that Brady was entering record-setting territory, they happily switched to that mode. :)
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    I don't know, I thought that also during the game, but I just got done re-watching it and the praise for Brady, Belichick and the Pats was pretty extensive. Overall, I thought they were more than fair, which isn't often the case in my opinion during night games.
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    Not as much as the refs Monday night.
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    Big Pats homo here. I saw it as respect for the Pats superiority them saying that if Miami wants to run with the big dog they need to do X, Y and Z. Not rooting for the Phins.

    The East Coast remark perplexed me too. Perhaps in his mind he was contrasting the Pats same time zone trip with what say the Chaagiz hafta do flying cross country Saturday. Who knows?
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    Gruden got his seasonal four-letter slip in there.

    Seriously though, I noticed their "coaching" of the Dolphins too, but I guess I'm used to it because it didn't bother me a whole lot. I thought it was funny when Gruden said, "All the Dolphins need is a big play on defense."

    Queue the interception, TD, and then the Pats strike back. There's Gruden a few minutes later, "Now all they need is another big play on defense."

    :D
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    well, I have an odd sense of humor. Seeing it often might cause a change of heart
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    I like when after Bush ran for a few yards 4 minutes into the game Gruden sayd "theres questions whether Reggie Bush can be a full time back, so far so good", it was 4 minutes into the game of the first game of the season! Sometimes they talk because they have to.
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    Overall, I like Jaws and Gruden. There's some real knowledge there. I remember a couple of times one of them saying watch the top of the screen, figuring where Brady would go, and that's where the ball went.

    If anything, I found the Brady-love excessive. I love Brady too (in a straight guy kind of way), but they go a little too far. (They were also going a bit overboard for Reggie Bush too.)
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    Overall, I didn't mind it too much. I like Gruden & Jaws, and most of the time I was too busy watching the game to really listen in to what they were saying.
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    I thought that was Gruden as well just because he's made that mistake more than a few times in his tenure, but If I remember correctly it was actually Jaws. A little while after he apologized during the broadcast for slip up haha it was pretty funny though
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    Gruden being a coach (and a QB coach) and Jaws having qb'd a team to a SB really appreciate just how special Brady is... O don't mind hearing about that.
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    I don't think it was excessive.
    They were trying to make the audience realize that being a qb is not just making complicated throws and stuff. Is more about reading a defense, adjusting your offense to it and then deliver the ball flawlessly. Brady did that perfectly monday.

    I like Gruden, really enjoyed him teaching Pryor by making fun of the bubble screen in that show he has in a bus.
    Jaws is alright.
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    Hey, good for you! :D

    Back on topic, I didn't have a huge issue with the announcing team. Then again, I didn't even notice that Jaworski cursed during the broadcast.
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    I didn't have any problem with the announcers other than the fact that they sucked.
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    I really don't mind Jaworski and Gruden, I don't like Mike Tirico.

    Then again, we could be stuck with the Dennis Miller days again, now THAT was a downright travesty to the game of football.
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    I think they realized that the Dolphins D was hanging by a thread, hence the constant harping that their D needed to make a big play if they were going to win that game. This was also in the context of Miami going 1-7 at home last year.

    Pimping Bush early is unsurprising as he's one of the league's 'stars'. They changed their tune a bit later when Miami was forced to throw on 4th and goal at the 1.

    And they were pretty complimentary of the Brady hurry up when the Fins weren't even able to get lined up again before getting gashed.

    I like Gruden a lot more on tv than as a coach and Jaws is one of the best.

    The one problem I had was Gruden talking about how great it was to have all of the celebrities there and Miami getting back to their 'glory days'.

    I would have brought a taser to the game just for Wade, Antony, and the Fresh Prince. What the hell do celebrities have to do with football. I still can't think about last year's awesome SB without picturing Cameron Dog-azz feeding popcorn to A-Fraud.
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    Whaaaa??? The broadcast was a 3 hour Ode to Tom Brady. Seriously, it was sickening even for me the level of ball massaging that went on. I can't imagine how annoying it was for the rest of the country.
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    I don't like the commentary in games today, instead of letting the game Speak for Itself they constantly Talk. This goes especially for any time there are Three people in the both. I turn down the sound in between plays now.
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    It was awesome when Jaworski slipped and said that bad word.

    Then later in the game tried to apologize for it and everyone was quiet lol
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    Is that really a new development? Did Howard Cosell and Don Meredith just shut up and let the game speak for itself? :)

    At least it's actually football guys talking on ESPN's crew now. The Dennis Miller and Tony Kornheiser eras were dark days indeed.
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    I had no problem with them. I love Gruden. Maybe when BB retires (in 10 years) he'll come back and coach the Pats......
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    I cannot stand most football play by play and color combinations. Even Phil Simms is starting to bother me and I used to think he was pretty good. However how long can people do those jobs and keep it new and different? Most of the time I turn the sound down, on the idiot stuff and just watch the play. I, like many here, know enough about the game to enjoy it without the commentary, which I find most of time simply jumps in favor of whomever is winning at X point in time. That's not interesting or informative.
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    Isn't that the way it is when you go to any game in any pro sport today? The games aren't enough anymore. You have to have Fergie and Hank Williams Jr., both screeching away, and t-shirt cannons and put every fans' mug on the scoreboard at least once per game.
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    The best part was how the announcers kept talking up Reggie Bush and how well he was playing. While it was apparent to anyone with a brain that he was not doing anything great out there.
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    Agreed. I used to go to a lot of AHL hockey games, and it pissed me off. Every single pause had to be occupied by loud crappy music etc. I'm watching hockey, I don't want to hear YMCA.
    That said, I thought the guys did a good job on onday night. I like Gruden.
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