Now, that's not exactly what Brian Billick said from his analyst seat during Sunday's Redskins-Saints game, but it's essentially what he was saying when given the chance to second-guess some coaching decisions.
"If what you did worked, it's a good decision. If what you did didn't work, it's a bad decision," he said. Later on, in the same vein, he offered: "When you run it and it doesn't work, then maybe something else should have been run."
Was that his implicit critique of the criticism he received during his years as Ravens coach?
As the game ended, Fox play-by-play man Dick Stockton asked Billick about how he is enjoying the perspective from the broadcast booth rather than on the sideline.
"It's exciting," Billick said. "It's thrilling. But after the game, I'm going to feel better than either of these two coaches."
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During NBC's Football Night in America, highlights of the Chiefs-Raiders game included a shot of a marriage proposal in the stands in Kansas City. Keith Olbermann narrated: "Yes, I'll marry you, but I won't go to another Chiefs game."
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Some of what was being said on Sunday's NFL studio shows, according to highlights provided by the networks:
CBS' Boomer Esiason on the Titans' Vince Young: "He did win a national championship in college. All you have to do is look back last year at Eli Manning who was being booed off the field and somehow found a way to lead his team to the Super Bowl and win the MVP. He has to get more mature, there's no question about that. Understand, he's lost the locker room. It's now all about rehabilitation for Vince Young. That's a big thing to overcome where he's at right now."
Fox's Terry Bradshaw to Young: " You have to find a spot in your life that you say to yourself, am I going to allow these fans to dictate my future and force me to quit because I can't deal with this? I tell you what, clean that house out, get rid of all your friends that are telling you how great you are. Keep your momma, but get rid of everybody else. Surround yourself with your football family, get up in there with those veterans, listen to that head coach and get centered on playing football. Never give up on a dream, never! This has been your dream, this is God's gift to you and my young man, my friend, all of us know, you can do this and we are rooting for you."
Fox's Michael Strahan on whether Tom Brady's injury opened up the division: "The AFC East was opened up six months ago in the Super Bowl. The Patriots were exposed. If you put pressure on the quarterback, you can beat anybody. The Patriots were exposed in the Super Bowl. Indianapolis was exposed in the playoffs by San Diego and Chicago used that formula to beat them last week. The AFC is wide open, not just because Brady's down, it's just been proven."
ESPN's Keyshawn Johnson on the Patriots: "Instead of wrapping up the division in November, they will do it in December. Matt Cassel comes in at quarterback. Things don't change much. They'll still get the football to the playmakers and that's the key. And the defense will play; they are still intact."