Here is Al Michaels reading a script about Roger Goodell and the recently released Mueller Report—we have included the feed from Michaels's microphone for the minute before he reads, so you can hear him consulting with his producer and shuffling the papers of the prepared statement—and the conversation he had with Cris Collinsworth about it afterwards.


It is hard to bag on Michaels and Collinsworth too much as this was clearly something they were instructed to do by their bosses, but "at least it made it part of the national conversation, that was good" and "but I never once, in all my dealings with the commissioner, ever doubted his integrity, and I think that came out in the report as well" are especially bad looks.

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