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NBC, Michaels, Collinsworth serve Goodell, not fans, in Ravens telecast
NBC, Michaels, Collinsworth serve Goodell, not fans, in Ravens telecast

After another season of mostly praising Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth and the NBC broadcast crew as the best in the business, I can’t tell you how disappointed I was by their performance Saturday in telecasting the Ravens' 35-31 loss to the New England Patriots in their AFC divisional-round playoff game. Their first quarter was awful, and then some. It seemed as if Collinsworth and Michaels were in a coma as the Ravens drove downfield for their quick opening touchdown. Their call of the drive was somewhere between lackadaisical and somnambulant. They seemed to be watching instead of broadcasting. And on the second touchdown, Collinsworth literally could not bring himself to...

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