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The Thrill Banger Since: 16.4.02 From: Green Bay, WI Since last post: 224 days Last activity: 70 days # 1 Posted on 14.5.04 0729.50 | Instant Rating: 4.25 So long, you neon-suited mo'fo. YYYYOOUUUUUU'RRRREE FAAAAAAHHHHHHRRRRRRRDD! 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) Star wipe, and...we're out. Thrillin' ain't easy. THE THRILL ACW-NWA Wisconsin Home Video Technical Director...& A2NWO 4 Life! (Click the big G or here to hear the Packers Fight Song in RealAudio...or try .AU, .WAV or .MIDI!) Promote this thread!
DrDirt Banger Since: 8.10.03 From: flyover country Since last post: 11 hours Last activity: 11 hours # 2 Posted on 14.5.04 0929.21 | Instant Rating: 7.47 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. Perception is reality
Dave Gagnon Mettwurst Since: 25.7.03 From: Rimouski Since last post: 3738 days Last activity: 3735 days # 3 Posted on 14.5.04 1446.37 | Instant Rating: 1.89 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) Columnist and NWA TNA recapper at www.411mania.com . Check out the good stuff NOW! Everything I say is a lie. Except that. And that. And that. And that. And that....And that.
wudis007 Pinkelwurst Since: 18.2.04 Since last post: 3845 days Last activity: 3844 days # 4 Posted on 14.5.04 1455.29 | Instant Rating: 1.15 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 Since: 2.1.02 From: Seattle, WA Since last post: 3 days Last activity: 1 hour
Y!: # 5 Posted on 14.5.04 1458.41 | Instant Rating: 6.89
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. “To get ass, you’ve got to bring ass." -- Roy Jones Jr. "Your input has been noted. -- Guru Zim I hope you don't take it personally if I disregard it." "Speak English or face admin retribution." -- CRZ
dunkndollaz Banger Back to Back Survivor Since: 3.1.02 From: Northern NJ Since last post: 7 days Last activity: 1 day # 6 Posted on 14.5.04 1506.25 | Instant Rating: 6.83 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. Folk singers are always liberal pansies, but not me.....I sing for my fellow conservatives...care to hear "Shoot the Hippie out of the Redwood Tree" ?
BigVitoMark Lap cheong Since: 10.8.02 From: Queen's University, Canada Since last post: 3412 days Last activity: 3322 days
ICQ: # 7 Posted on 14.5.04 1723.18 | Instant Rating: 5.11 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. The Toronto Maple Leafs: Hockey's equivalent of the Chicago Cubs, but easier to hate.
Roy. Pepperoni Since: 25.2.04 From: Keystone State Since last post: 2392 days Last activity: 862 days # 8 Posted on 14.5.04 2241.56 | Instant Rating: 6.35 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. Gravity is a contributing factor in nearly 73 percent of all accidents involving falling objects.
Crimedog Boerewors Since: 28.3.02 From: Ohio Since last post: 2744 days Last activity: 2735 days # 9 Posted on 15.5.04 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 Since: 7.2.02 From: New York, NY Since last post: 3442 days Last activity: 3223 days
AIM: # 10 Posted on 19.5.04 1243.21 | Instant Rating: 0.00 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. Are you a professional halfwit or talented amateur?
Broncolanche Sujuk Since: 2.6.03 From: Littleton, CO Since last post: 1198 days Last activity: 450 days # 11 Posted on 19.5.04 1531.23 | Instant Rating: 8.00
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. THE PRICE IS WRONG, BITCH
Hey, HEY, watch it there. Granted, he wasn't the best NFL QB ever (tho my personal fave), but he was WAAAAAAYYY better than all of those guys put together.
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