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Jim Taylor

NFL Network delivers a day and night of fine TV football from Baltimore

NFL Network delivers a day and night of fine TV football from Baltimore

It’s a good thing I like the Muppets, because there was no escaping them Thursday on the NFL Network.

Ads for their movie, “The Muppets” were all over the screen as sponsor of the NFL Network’s “Gameday” show that started at 10 a.m. from Baltimore’s M&T Bank Stadium. And then, Kermit and the gang were back as sponsor of the pregame show at 8 p.m. Every time I looked at the screen Thursday, I saw a furry, crazed character.

But that’s OK, and not just because the Muppets make me smile. They paid a big part of the cost of bringing viewers a day and night of high-energy, holiday-themed, focused and informed TV football...

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