NFL Open Thread - Week 4 Early Games

Sunday, September 28, 2008


Hi, folks! S2N here with you for another Sunday of NFL action, due to end with a live-blog of the Eagles taking on the Bears in the Windy City tonight. So, for a refresher, here are the broadcast maps from earlier this week, and Fox has the doubleheader today. I'll be trying to get a pirated view of the Denver-KC game here in my West Coast bunker, because I don't care one bit about the Niners and the Saints (however, since it is the only game on my teevee, it will be on.)

CBS

Denver at Kansas City - Greg Gumbel, Dan Dierdorf
Houston at Jacksonville - Dick Enberg, Randy Cross
Cleveland @ Cincinnati - Kevin Harlan, Rich Gannon

FOX:

Green Bay at Tampa Bay - Kenny Albert, Daryl Johnston, Tony Siragusa
Arizona at NY Jets - Dick Stockton, Brian Baldinger, Brian Billick
San Francisco at New Orleans - Sam Rosen, Tim Ryan
Atlanta at Carolina - Ron Pitts, Tony Boselli
Minnesota at Tennessee - Chris Myers, J.C. Pearson

You know the drill. Tell us what you're watching, how it's going, talk about your fantasy team, and of course, if your announcing team says anything monumentally stupid.

Posted by Signal to Noise at 12:45 PM

36 Comments:

Damnit, KC needs an offensive line. And a new head coach, with the balls to go for a TD.

Corbin said...
Sep 28, 2008, 1:22:00 PM  

Another year, another lousy Denver defense, another D-coordinator fired at the end of the season.

Signal to Noise said...
Sep 28, 2008, 1:40:00 PM  

The Chiefs are killing my fantasy hopes this year. Handcuffed with both LJ and Gonzo.

Anonymous said...
Sep 28, 2008, 1:42:00 PM  

KING OF THE FIELD GOALS: HERM "I LOST MY BALLS IN 'NAM" EDWARDS!

Corbin said...
Sep 28, 2008, 1:43:00 PM  

Brian Baldinger- "Darrelle Revis a crafty veteran...in his second year."

Bonadoc said...
Sep 28, 2008, 1:46:00 PM  

....and FG #3 is wide right.

I know I'm supposed to hate the Chiefs and everything they stand for, but I just feel bad for their fans with Herm.

Signal to Noise said...
Sep 28, 2008, 1:46:00 PM  

Brian Baldinger on Favre's second TD to Coles,.
"This is a no mercy league, and if there is one thing Brett Favre can do it's find a wide open receiver"

Brilliant! Baldinger must have relatives somewhere at Fox, and isn't Dick Stockton dead?

Harold said...
Sep 28, 2008, 2:00:00 PM  

S2N: If I were to get a Chiefs jersey of our best player right now, it'd be our Punter.

Corbin said...
Sep 28, 2008, 2:07:00 PM  

"We're going to have to slow that down..."

-Dan Dierdorf, watching a slow-motion replay.

Heef said...
Sep 28, 2008, 2:08:00 PM  

Herm: just skip the waiting, and kick the FG on 1st down.

Corbin said...
Sep 28, 2008, 2:09:00 PM  

Warner's wife would even bemch Kurt at this stage. Who could have guessed the Jets d would have been a nice play today.

Harold said...
Sep 28, 2008, 2:15:00 PM  

Tony Boselli, Falcons-Panthers: "Harry Douglas, that name sounds like a New York stand-up comedian."

Joe said...
Sep 28, 2008, 2:23:00 PM  

I think that was actually Ron Pitts.

Joe said...
Sep 28, 2008, 2:24:00 PM  

Arizona is an embarrassment.

ssreporters said...
Sep 28, 2008, 2:51:00 PM  

corbin -- turn the tv to nascar or turn it off and read a book or go to a kc chiefs blog.
we don't care about your stinkin team.
this is about AWFUL ANNOUNCING

Anonymous said...
Sep 28, 2008, 2:58:00 PM  

And as expected, the Bungles-Brownies match-up is a battle of the resistible force against the movable object.

JamesCraven said...
Sep 28, 2008, 3:10:00 PM  

Anon - Tell us what you're watching, how it's going, talk about your fantasy team, and of course, if your announcing team says anything monumentally stupid.


Now, if you want, I could break it down phonetically for you if reading comprehension isn't you thing.

Corbin said...
Sep 28, 2008, 3:15:00 PM  

Brian Baldinger on Zona pulling to within 34-21.

"what we have here is we have a ball game" Brilliant!

Harold said...
Sep 28, 2008, 3:17:00 PM  

Greg Gumbel doesn't know what down it is. He said 3rd and 3, it was 2nd and 10. he then corrected himself, said it was 3rd and 3, and finally got 3rd and 10.

Signal to Noise said...
Sep 28, 2008, 3:19:00 PM  

Let's all laugh at S2N's team!

ssreporters said...
Sep 28, 2008, 3:43:00 PM  

Did anyone catch Menefee not ready for the gamebreak just now during GB/TB?

Hilarious.

ssreporters said...
Sep 28, 2008, 3:52:00 PM  

Dan Deirdorf: Kansas City is in full Strip Mode.

Corbin said...
Sep 28, 2008, 3:54:00 PM  

Come on, Clifford Russell, get up...

Signal to Noise said...
Sep 28, 2008, 4:03:00 PM  

4 fumbles, 2 interceptions, 5 sacks conceded by Kurt Warner.


Mangini should learn how to run up the score.

ssreporters said...
Sep 28, 2008, 4:11:00 PM  

surprisingly Chris Myers didn't piss me off like I thought he would today

W_Rabb said...
Sep 28, 2008, 4:11:00 PM  

I think early in the game Daryl Johhnston said Favre instead of Rodgers.

Also Johnston and Siragusa, both questioned an offensive pass interference on Tampa when the Packers DB jersey was pulled enough to see the shoulder pads.

jg said...
Sep 28, 2008, 4:12:00 PM  

ssreporters 4:11

That is volume 2 of the Bellicheat manual published after Mangini left.

jg said...
Sep 28, 2008, 4:17:00 PM  

ssreporters 4:11

That is volume 2 of the Bellicheat manual published after Mangini left.

jg said...
Sep 28, 2008, 4:19:00 PM  

56 points........holy crap.



Don't worry, the Cardinals will still win the NFC West right?

ssreporters said...
Sep 28, 2008, 4:21:00 PM  

Wow, I didn't know there were people still hung up on spygate. Get over it much?

Heef said...
Sep 28, 2008, 5:06:00 PM  

Joe Buck, former St Louis Cardinals announcer, son of legendary Cardinals announcer Jack Buck, Fox's number 1 baseball announcer, had to be told by his producer that when the Brewers last made the playoffs in 1982, the team they played in the World Series was St Louis. I mean, why would Joe know that?

the great bambi said...
Sep 28, 2008, 5:19:00 PM  

Today we discovered the one thing that could turn Kevin Harlan into a talking zombie...an awfully played game between two 0-3 teams (Browns and Bengals). I've never heard him so unenthusiastic ever.

Announcer note: Harlan said he and Gannon would be in Carolina for the Chiefs-Panthers game next weeek.

Anonymous said...
Sep 28, 2008, 5:23:00 PM  

Not an announcer thing, but how about this graphic at the beginning of Browns-Bengals: Browns 0-3 for first time since 2006.

Wow. The Browns went a whole season between 0-3 starts...Definitely worth a graphic.

Dan Labbe said...
Sep 28, 2008, 6:22:00 PM  

@ Dan Labbe: That's hilarious!

jfein said...
Sep 28, 2008, 6:29:00 PM  

You can cut the sexual tension between Joe Buck & Pam Ward with a knife.

Oh wait, that tension isn't sexual? My bad.

Jake said...
Sep 28, 2008, 6:46:00 PM  

Yo, jake. Knock off the cliches, will ya?

JamesCraven said...
Sep 29, 2008, 3:36:00 AM  

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