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Air quality never worse in NFL

If you think NFL announcing is bad, you're absolutely right -- but the Sports Guy has some suggestions for how to fix things.

Updated: December 1, 2006, 3:04 PM ET
By Bill Simmons | Page 2

I don't know anyone who's happy with the current state of NFL announcing. You can't say things deteriorated this season because this has been an ongoing problem for more than 20 years, ever since the Cosell-Meredith-Gifford team peaked and John Madden exploded onto the scene, followed by the networks' collectively deciding, "instead of accepting that these were two once-in-a-lifetime situations that cannot be recreated, we're going to kill ourselves trying to recreate them."

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