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As in Cris Collinsworth and Colts-Chiefs. During Saturday's game, the NBC analyst kept referring to Indianapolis' defense as "historically bad." During the opening, he said: "We haven't seen a defense this bad in a long time." Yes, he had the statistics to back up his argument, but was somebody on the Colts' sideline listening?

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More C.C. (on the Chiefs' defensive line): "Their two defensive tackles aren't very good pass rushers anyway, so they might as well play the screen."

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Then there was this exchange between Collinsworth and play-by-play partner Tom Hammond, during a discussion of how Colts coach Tony Dungy and Chiefs coach Herm Edwards, good friends, went out to dinner before their game Saturday:

Collinsworth: "You think [the Jets'] Eric Mangini and [the Patriots'] Bill Belichick will be going out to dinner?"

Hammond: "Better have a food taster."

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Was NBC's production spread a little thin by having two NFL games in one day? A couple of times during the Chiefs-Colts game, the announcers were talking about Kansas City backup quarterback Damon Huard (No. 11) but the cameras were showing kicker Lawrence Tynes (No. 1).

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And now a word from our sponsor: You just knew it was coming, didn't you? Eventually, those Coors Light commercials with footage from coaches' news conferences would get around to Jim Mora Sr.'s "Playoffs?" clip.

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