NFL Network's Charley Casserly Freaks Out About Live Broadcast

NFL Network analyst Charley Casserly clearly wasn’t prepared for a conversation about Jameis Winston this afternoon, freaking out about how the questions hadn’t been pre-scripted and apparently not realizing he was on live television. “Don’t ask me a question we haven’t talked about,” Casserly angry demands of host… » 4/27/15 4:52pm 4/27/15 4:52pm

ESPN, NFL Network Won't Report News Before The NFL Wants It Reported

ESPN and NFL Network both have rights to televise the NFL draft, and, as they have in the past, this year they will show the good and just Roger Goodell that they value the product he’s bestowed upon them by not allowing their reporters to tweet picks before the commissioner announces them at the podium. That NFL… » 4/27/15 12:07pm 4/27/15 12:07pm

Rich Eisen Fills Whole Highlight Package With Stuart Scott Catchphrases

Rich Eisen announcing his friend and colleague Stuart Scott's death live on-air this morning was heartbreaking, but his tribute to the late ESPN anchor tonight on NFL Network was enough to bring a smile back to your face. Count up the Stu Scott catchphrases down in the comments. » 1/04/15 9:42pm 1/04/15 9:42pm

Rich Eisen, Hannah Storm, & Others React Live To Stuart Scott's Death

Our media criticism in these parts often accuses television of being so lacking in basic sensibility that it has become post-human. Stuart Scott's death at 49 prompted a reminder that, yes, these are real people on TV; there's no more accurate a depiction of this than the tentative and often fragile on-air reactions… » 1/04/15 11:06am 1/04/15 11:06am

Michael Irvin Urges Jason Campbell To Lead A "Scalping" Of The Chiefs

Michael Irvin's NFL Network segment was an attempt to inspire Jason Campbell and the Browns to beat the Chiefs in a "scalping." OK. (If Irvin really wants to go with violent imagery, how about he stay closer to home and call for the Browns to stab the Chiefs in the neck with a pair of scissors?) » 10/27/13 1:39pm 10/27/13 1:39pm