Originally written on Holdout Sports  |  Last updated 2/10/13
Nfl_hall_of_94f0
SNL wasted no time "tackling" the Super Bowl XLVII blackout in Saturday night's opening sketch with a parody of how the CBS NFL crew tried to kill time during the blackout. With Dan Marino and Bill Cowher running out of things to say, and Steve Tasker having no information to give, James Brown (played by Kenan Thompson) resorted to reciting interesting anagrams of player names and repeatedly promoting the CBS comedy 2 Broke Girls.  Shannon Sharpe (played by Jay Pharoah) started getting a little silly by contemplating who the players would eat first if they had to eat each other, even though it had only been 20 minutes since the lights went out. Brown got so desperate that he had to bring up Marino's private life, and Sharpe confessed to what Ray Lewis really knew about those homicides. Video via hulu.com. Related posts: Ray Lewis flees Disney 'crime scenes' in 2001 SNL animated sketch (Video) Visit us at holdoutsports.com and follow us on Twitter @HoldoutSports.
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Charles Barkley on ex-agent: ‘I’d blow his damn brains out’

Bryce Harper doesn’t seem to care if Nationals make playoffs

Could the Spurs backups make playoffs in the east?

Josh Howard reportedly attempting NBA comeback

Reggie Wayne feels like a rookie with the Patriots

Eric Davis: Jim Harbaugh coddled 49ers off the field

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Scherzer gave pricey gifts to catchers on no-hitter, one-hitter

Seattle Mariners fire general manager Jack Zduriencik

Ryan Fitzpatrick believes he's due for breakout season

Report: Ref with Deflategate connection to work Pats game

Sam Bradford is proving himself to be the answer for Eagles

L.A. mayor would want Caitlyn Jenner to light Olympics torch

NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Finding signs of life for the Red Sox

10 NFL players set for down seasons in 2015

Why NFL preseason games matter

August's winners and losers in sports

How the Chicago Cubs are swinging

Report: Barry Bonds loses collusion case

Packers smart to sit Rodgers for rest of preseason

Towns is perfect for today's NBA

The Opening Drive: Utah alum Jordan Gross is fed up with the HarBros

Five greatest NBAers without a ring

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker