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Steve Beuerlein

Ravens on CBS: Even mediocre NFL TV is OK

Ravens on CBS: Even mediocre NFL TV is OK

From the Z on TV blog: Let's start from a fact on which we can all agree: Don Criqui and Steve Beuerlein are not going to be mistaken for any network or cable channel's A-Team when it comes to NFL broadcasts. And yet, their performance in CBS's coverage of the Baltimore Ravens victory over the Cleveland Browns Sunday proves a new truth: Pro football on TV has so matured in recent years that almost every telecast is pretty good unless an announcer or analyst is really having a bad day and becomes an all-out distraction. That didn't happen Sunday. The only thing about the entire telecast, in fact, that warranted a viewer getting rightfully upset involved CBS being greedy...