Thank goodness. It was really the only nice thing to come out of the end of this game, even if it was such a blowout it included the opportunity for Dan Dierdorf to make a solemn send-off for his career making everyone watching football on TV that much dumber. Naturally, Dierdorf went out pissing everyone off, as was his wont.Thanks, Dan. Now kindly **** off and never appear on my TV again.
Fans always gripe about NFL announcers. Possibly because most of them are terrible at their jobs. But seldom do fans have much to back up their complaints beyond claims like “Phil Simms is a cornpone ********** and “I’m pretty sure Jim Nantz uses THE PATRIOT WAY as his dominatrix safe word”.But now there’s some substantiation to those claims, thanks to the folks over at...
CBS Sports announced today that NFL game analyst Dan Dierdorf will be retiring from broadcasting at the end of the current NFL season. Dierdorf spent 13 years as a Hall-of-Fame offensive lineman in the NFL. After his retirement Dierdorf spent 30 years as a game analyst for both CBS and ABC. “I have been blessed
Dan Dierdorf has been affiliated with the NFL for 43 years whether it was playing for the St. Louis Cardinals or as a television analyst for CBS Sports. However, CBS Sports is now reporting that Dierdorf has decided to retire from the NFL altogether.
“I have been blessed to spend my entire life in the game I love. I had an opportunity to go from the field directly to the broadcast...
Although many viewers aren’t fans of the broadcasting talents of Hall of Fame offensive lineman Dan Dierdorf, he’s somehow managing to hang around the booth for 30 years. That run will be coming to end, as CBS announced Wednesday that Dierdorf will be retiring from broadcasting at the conclusion of the 2013 season.
“I have been blessed to...
Hall of Famer Dan Dierdorf is retiring from broadcasting after 43 straight years involved with the NFL.
CBS announced Wednesday that he will leave the booth after this season. The 64-year-old Dierdorf has called NFL games for three decades, the longest current tenure by a TV analyst.
He played offensive line for the St. Louis Cardinals from 1971-83, earning All-Pro honors six times...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2013
There will be a new face calling NFL Playoff games for CBS after the 2014 season. Longtime NFL analyst Dan Dierdorf is stepping away from the broadcast booth after this season. The Hall of Fame lineman has been a fixture in NFL booths for the better part of four decades with ABC's Monday Night Football and CBS's AFC package. In the last several years, he's worked...
A second-round draft pick out of the University of Michigan, Dan Dierdorf vividly recalls being hazed by his veteran St. Louis Cardinals teammates during his first NFL training camp in 1971. They taped him to a goal post, they made him sing the Michigan fight song in front of the entire team and they asked him to do several other embarrassing acts that he remembers with smiles today...
Longtime St. Louisan Dan Dierdorf has been one
of the NFL’s top broadcasters for more than a quarter century, and
it’s almost always a road show for him when he heads to work. But
he has the rare oppo
I'm no fan of Gumbel and Dierdorf either, but they called a decent gameLet's be honest, I expected one of the worst Ravens' broadcasts of the year. Not only was it CBS Sports, which has gone three-for-three in seriously flawed Ravens coverage this year, broadcasting the game. It was the CBS team of Greg Gumbel and Dan Dierdorf calling it.