Found December 07, 2012 on
During NFL Network‘s broadcast of Denver’s 26-13 win over Oakland on Thursday Night Football, commentators Mike Mayock and Brad Nessler stumbled and and mis-pronounced players’ names throughout the game.
Nessler made a mistake other announcers have made this season by referring to return specialist Trindon Holliday as “Hall-a-way.”
But even more noticeable, and far more annoying, was Mayock constantly pronouncing wide receiver Demaryius Thomas as “Dee-mAR-e-ous,” eliminated the “M-ary” sound in Thomas’ first name.
Mayock knows football, and he called the game well. But for future reference, we suggest that networks have their crews study the following pronunciation guide:
David BRUTON (BRUTE‐in)
Matt PRATER (PRAY‐ter)
Ryan CLADY (CLAY‐dee)
SEALVER SILIGA (silver see‐linga)
Elvis DUMERVIL (DOO‐mur‐vill)
DEMARYIUS Thomas (duh‐MAREE-ee‐us)
Jacob Tamme (TAM‐ee)
Dan KOPPEN (COPE‐en)
Danny TREVATHAN (trev‐AY‐than)
Chris KUPER (KOO‐pehr)
Mitch UNREIN (UN‐rhin
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Peyton Manning is a true leader, he took his Denver Broncos to 10-3 last night beating the Oakland Raiders 26-13. Manning should be in the running for his fifth M.V.P. and the leagues come-back player of the year. Manning is one of the greatest leaders on and off the field in the history of the NFL . He demands the best out of his guys and when he doesn't get it...
Running back Knowshon Moreno had a big night.
Big Pete provides some post-game thoughts on tonight’s game…
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Big Pete of the comments has a guest piece for your reading pleasure this morning. Thanks Pete for volunteering to do this! Let him know what you think in the comments!
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A football fan appeared to deliberately jump from the upper deck at the Oakland Coliseum during an NFL game between the Raiders and Denver Broncos, police said Friday.
Police initially called the Thursday night fall an accident. But a preliminary investigation revealed the man either jumped or climbed over a wall on the third deck and fell to the concrete of the lower concourse...
A football fan appeared to deliberately jump from the upper deck
at the Oakland Coliseum during an NFL game between the Raiders and
Denver Broncos, police said Friday.