Found September 02, 2013 on
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Phil Simms is quickly becoming one of my favorite NFL talking heads. When he appears on CBS NFL Today, he often has to play the role of antagonist; bubble burster, guy who takes the punch bowl away once the party has started.
And with Simms, writing up an interview often includes the phrase “Phil Simms noted with extreme sarcasm.” He’s very entertaining, in addition to being extremely knowledgeable. He teams with Jim Nantz to form CBS’ top announce pairing; and they’ll call the Cincinnati Bengals at Chicago Bears this Sunday.
Here’s what Phil Simms had to say about Jay Cutler and the Bears in week one.
“The big story to me, not that you care,” Simms said.
Well, I do care, I really do but go on…
“It’s Andy Dalton. They’ve done it all. They’ve lined it up. We got you a good line, we got you some tight ends, one of the best wide receivers, we’ve drafted another running back, they got a good defense,” he said.
“If Andy Dalton, who’s a young quarterback, was really young, they
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