Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 4/19/13
The styles of the NFL on television has changed throughout the years but many of us who watched the game know how much Pat Summerall meant to all of us who love how our games are announced. There are many generations, both current and future, who will probably never fully know how great of announcer Summerall was nor will they ever fully appreciate how he handled the games and the stories behind them. But those of us who watched the duo of Pat Summerall and John Madden on CBS and Fox know of the great chemistry, the friendship, and the ability to entertain fans when a great moment in NFL history was taking place. John Madden was the outspoken an bombastic analyst who brought humor to every tackle, every touchdown, and every down in a game. While Pat Summerall was the stern voice and gave viewers a calm narration to every game of the week in the NFL. Some can compare him to Jim McKay who gave viewers a calm narration of the Olympics and the stories behind the athletes going for gold....
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