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  1. Christopher_Price

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    The NFL Network has just made a huge announcement regarding the broadcast of the Patriots-Giants game. Here’s the complete release, just issued by the Patriots:The NFL has arranged with broadcast television partners CBS and NBC for an unprecedented three-way national simulcast of the NFL Network telecast of Saturday night’s New England Patriots at New York [...]

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    Thanks for the info. That's some pretty good news... sorta. I had a hunch they'd do something for this ONE game, it would have looked pretty bad if they did not.

    The draw, success and power of the Patriots right now must really piss Goodell off.... I am truly ecstatic that the draw of the Pats has forced the NFL into this act. Let's hope for future success to continue this trend.
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    #70 Jersey

    so we can see the game on not just 1, or 2, or even 3, but 4 channels saturday
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    pretty neat huh? LOL, i LOVE it, hate on the pats B/c they ARE the best
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    Kudos to Roger Godell. Say what you will about him but he is making every effort to satisfy fans. It's a good move and the right move.
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    He's not making every effort to satisfy fans, he's making every effort to avoid striking a deal with cable companies and is only acting now out of political pressure and the fact that this will be the highest rated regular season game in quite some time, possibly ever. Bad business decision to let only 40% of your audience watch the game, and not to mention excluding the potential audience (millions more viewers) you're trying to strike interest in.

    The NFL only cares about money, first and foremost. The games going to London, trying to add one for overseas every year now, monopolizing Sunday Ticket, satisfying regular fans is not their primary concern.
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    bingo! we got bingo! im thrilled that the games will be viewable, but dont worry, the nfl did it for the money the networks paid, not for love of fans!
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    I always laugh when I read this. People say it like it's surprising or that it should be about something else.

    It's entertainment. It's created for money. It's a creature that exists solely (not even just first and foremost) for money.

    It's like saying: "You know Starbucks? They're only in it for the money."

    No, no -- I thought it was about spreading lukewarm espresso and milk throughout the world for art.
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    I always laugh when people take statements out of context and fail to realize how the statement is applicable or why it's being referenced.

    A poster had suggested the NFL Commissioner deserved kudos for "making every effort to satisfy fans", this is not an accurate statement. The Commissioner has actually went out of his way to not reach a reasonable solution with cable companies in regard to carrying the NFL Network. The absolute sole reason he's doing something for this game is not to satisfy the average football fans urge to watch history potentially being made. He's doing it because it's profitable for the NFL, so he deserves no kudos.
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