NBC opts to lose credibility

6 Jan

If you thought NBC’s 18-man NFL studio show was tough to watch up to this point, just wait ’til you get a load of this. Turns out former Lions President and CEO Matt Millen has been added to the panel. Yeah, the same Matt Millen that put together the 0-16 Detroit squad (what’s next? Ryan Leaf analyzing the league’s quarterbacks?). Apparently, providing expert opinions from credible football sources is not a priority for them. But hey, at least Millen knows he stinks:

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2 Responses to “NBC opts to lose credibility”

  1. metseptember January 6, 2009 at 12:29 pm #

    Seeing Millen take responsibility is a breath of fresh air. Although, I suppose there is no way of him avoiding it after an 0-16 season.
    By the way, does NBC really need Costas, Olberman AND Dan Patrick on the same panel? Don’t they all have the same job description?

  2. juliasrants January 6, 2009 at 12:55 pm #

    Maybe he never should have left the broadcast booth in the first place. Nice for him to admit his failings though.

    Julia
    http://werbiefitz.mlblogs.com/

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