The W
Views: 103054119
Main | FAQ | Search: Y! / G | Color chart | Log in for more!
6.3.08 1549
The 7 - Football - CBS dumps Deion from The NFL Today
This thread has 2 referrals leading to it
Register and log in to post!
(786 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
User
Post (11 total)
The Thrill
Banger
Level: 100

Posts: 1114/2781
EXP: 10062490
For next: 291942

Since: 16.4.02
From: Green Bay, WI

Since last post: 323 days
Last activity: 170 days
#1 Posted on 14.5.04 0729.50
Reposted on: 14.5.11 0730.25
So long, you neon-suited mo'fo. YYYYOOUUUUUU'RRRREE FAAAAAAHHHHHHRRRRRRRDD!

(image removed)


Translation: CBS Sports has removed "Prime Time" Deion Sanders from their studio lineup for "The NFL Today." (USA Today)

I guess his old album says it all: it's got to be the money. Oddly enough, CBSSportsline.com still has his profile up, though.

Dig this list of candidates on tap to replace him, though:

    Originally posted by that USA Today article
    Candidates to replace Sanders include Shannon Sharpe, Rod Woodson, Seth Joyner and Neil O'Donnell.


Older Deion news: this thread (The W)
Promote this thread!
DrDirt
Banger
Level: 97

Posts: 725/2714
EXP: 9127296
For next: 190062

Since: 8.10.03
From: flyover country

Since last post: 1 day
Last activity: 9 hours
#2 Posted on 14.5.04 0929.21
Reposted on: 14.5.11 0929.22
He seems to have a very high opionion of himself. Isn't the CBS show the lowest rated of that type?

The sad part is most of his teammates loved him and he was a polite repsectful guy and good friend. The on air persona seems to have gotten the better of his common sense.
Dave Gagnon
Mettwurst
Level: 29

Posts: 139/170
EXP: 144359
For next: 3527

Since: 25.7.03
From: Rimouski

Since last post: 3837 days
Last activity: 3834 days
#3 Posted on 14.5.04 1446.37
Reposted on: 14.5.11 1446.38
I liked Sanders on CBS but the Michael Irvin/Steve Young combo on ESPN is that much better.



(edited by Dave Gagnon on 14.5.04 1940)
wudis007
Pinkelwurst
Level: 14

Posts: 30/31
EXP: 10962
For next: 2109

Since: 18.2.04

Since last post: 3945 days
Last activity: 3944 days
#4 Posted on 14.5.04 1455.29
Reposted on: 14.5.11 1455.48
ESPN.com is reporting that Shannon Sharpe has said he may reconsider retirement NOW instead of playing one more season since this TV opening is available.

http://sports.espn.go.com/ nfl/columns/story?columnist=pasquarelli_len& id=1801436

(edited by wudis007 on 14.5.04 1259)
JayJayDean
Scrapple
Level: 126

Posts: 1233/4732
EXP: 22578694
For next: 505473

Since: 2.1.02
From: Seattle, WA

Since last post: 29 days
Last activity: 21 hours
AIM:  
Y!:
#5 Posted on 14.5.04 1458.41
Reposted on: 14.5.11 1458.44
    Originally posted by Dave Gagnon
    I liked Sanders on CBS but the Michael Irvin/Steve Young combo on FOX is that much better.




Those guys are on ESPN, not FOX. Fox is JB, Howie, Terry, and Jimmy.
dunkndollaz
Banger
Back to Back Survivor
Level: 97

Posts: 1223/2570
EXP: 9036082
For next: 281276

Since: 3.1.02
From: Northern NJ

Since last post: 23 days
Last activity: 9 hours
#6 Posted on 14.5.04 1506.25
Reposted on: 14.5.11 1506.30
The Broncos just re-signed Byron Chamberlain (who replaced Shannon when he signed with the Ravens) so that is another good indication that the Broncos think he is probably gone.
BigVitoMark
Lap cheong
Level: 76

Posts: 1015/1509
EXP: 3972031
For next: 34048

Since: 10.8.02
From: Queen's University, Canada

Since last post: 3512 days
Last activity: 3421 days
ICQ:  
#7 Posted on 14.5.04 1723.18
Reposted on: 14.5.11 1724.15
Shannon Sharpe could be a very good fit on a pre-game show, but he's gotta be very careful not to become Deion #2. I think Deion coulda been a good fit because he's got a natural charisma to him and he can be an entertaining guy, but he always seemed more interested in getting his own act over than providing any real insight into the league or the matchups. Michael Irvin is guilty of the same more often than not IMO, but Countdown could cover for it much easier since they have three strong guys around him. Sharpe's a good talker, but has to be aware of not falling into this same trap.
Roy.
Pepperoni
Level: 64

Posts: 159/1040
EXP: 2128302
For next: 85807

Since: 25.2.04
From: Keystone State

Since last post: 2492 days
Last activity: 961 days
#8 Posted on 14.5.04 2241.56
Reposted on: 14.5.11 2246.33
I really like Seth Joyner's stuff on the NFL Channel (or whatever it's called). He seems pretty comfortable in front of the camera, but he's not all up in everybody's area like Deion and his ego doesn't seem huge.
Crimedog
Boerewors
Level: 42

Posts: 13/374
EXP: 497212
For next: 24154

Since: 28.3.02
From: Ohio

Since last post: 2844 days
Last activity: 2834 days
#9 Posted on 15.5.04 0231.05
Reposted on: 15.5.11 0231.05
    Originally posted by BigVitoMark
    Shannon Sharpe could be a very good fit on a pre-game show, but he's gotta be very careful not to become Deion #2.


He needs to be MORE careful to not be Sterling Sharpe #2. Although I'd love to see CBS and ESPN set up some sort of program where they simulcast the two Sharpe boys going back-and-forth for a half-hour every Sunday.

"Am I saying Ray's a cross-dresser? No, that's just what I heard."
evilwaldo
Lap cheong
Level: 79

Posts: 1516/1597
EXP: 4410222
For next: 169265

Since: 7.2.02
From: New York, NY

Since last post: 3542 days
Last activity: 3322 days
AIM:  
#10 Posted on 19.5.04 1243.21
Reposted on: 19.5.11 1244.00
One annoying NFL pregame person down one to go. Someone please get rid of Michael Irvin.

Maybe now CBS will be watchable on Sunday mornings.
Broncolanche
Sujuk
Level: 64

Posts: 375/1008
EXP: 2097354
For next: 116755

Since: 2.6.03
From: Littleton, CO

Since last post: 1298 days
Last activity: 550 days
#11 Posted on 19.5.04 1531.23
Reposted on: 19.5.11 1531.40
    Originally posted by evilwaldo
    Someone please get rid of Michael Irvin.


Irvin: "I FEEL THE NEED TO YELL AT THE CAMERA EVEN THOUGH I'M MIKED. EW&%USGP(WSDIWGWILDT ELI MANNING."

Sorry, couldn't resist.
ALL ORIGINAL POSTS IN THIS THREAD ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Thread ahead: Two Time! Two Time! TWO TIME violator of the substance abuse policy!
Next thread: ESPN NFL Power Rankings (a tad early, no?)
Previous thread: Funniest Flash Ever(Not Safe for Work)
(786 newer) Next thread | Previous thread
Related threads: Mick Foley/CBS Drama - CBS Execs are doing back flips over BB4.... - Dan Rather Interview Saddam - More...
The 7 - Football - CBS dumps Deion from The NFL TodayRegister and log in to post!

The W™ message board - 7 year recycle

ZimBoard
©2001-2015 Brothers Zim
This old hunk of junk rendered your page in 0.853 seconds.