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Elvis Dumervil

CBS wasn't as bad as the Ravens, but it wasn't much better Sunday

CBS wasn't as bad as the Ravens, but it wasn't much better Sunday

With the Ravens playing such a sloppy, stupid game Sunday, it’s not fair to totally blame CBS for a lackluster telecast. So, I won’t. Except for one thing: I wish play-by-play announcer Jim Nantz and analyst Phil Simms would have had the independence and integrity to call out the officiating team loudly and clearly for one of the worst performances I have ever seen. Yes, Simms and Nantz did disagree with some calls and did predict others would be overturned as they watched the replays. But when officiating sinks to the depths that it did Sunday in the Ravens’ 41-7 loss to the New England Patriots, it needs to be denounced in no uncertain terms. Viewers were seeing...

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