Derrick Johnson out for season with ruptured Achilles’ tendon

The Kansas City Chiefs had some bad news that counterbalanced the positive feelings following their win on Thursday night against the Oakland Raiders. Chiefs head coach Andy Reid announced after the game that linebacker Derrick Johnson suffered a ruptured Achilles’ tendon, which will end his season. Johnson went down on a non-contact play, as his tendon gave out on him as he...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Alex Smith was 'fired up' by Jack Del Rio criticism

Alex Smith started off “Thursday Night Football” against the Raiders pretty hot, and there apparently is good reason for that. According to the NBC announcing team of Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth, Smith entered the game against the Oakland Raiders with a chip on his shoulder over Jack Del Rio’s comments following the last game between the teams. After the Chiefs beat...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Cris Collinsworth fires back at Bill Simmons after critical tweet

Despite the cancellation of Any Given Wednesday, Bill Simmons is still being as fiery as ever on Twitter. He decided to enter football analyst mode Sunday, blasting Cris Collinsworth’s Sunday Night Football praise of the Seahawks’ offensive line and saying the Patriots have a weak front seven. Somebody needs to gently break the news to Collinsworth that the Pats have a weak...
Via Awful Announcing
November 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Cris Collinsworth’s son Jac to be part of NBC’s Olympic coverage

We all know about Cris Collinsworth’s work on NBC. He’s the analyst for Sunday Night Football and this season, Thursday Night Football. In addition to his NFL work, Collinsworth has been an Olympic correspondent for NBC in Beijing and in London. But this year, Collinsworth is going to leave the Olympic reporting to his son, Jac who will be a senior at Notre Dame. Now, you may...
Via Awful Announcing
July 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Patriots fans taunt Goodell with 'Where is Roger?' chant

New England Patriots fans had their chance to make their voices heard on Thursday night, and they made sure to do so in the most audible way possible. After the Patriots forced a punt in the fourth quarter of their season opener against the Steelers to keep the score at 28-14 with under nine minutes left, the fans broke out with a stadium-wide “Where is Roger?” chant. Below...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers have problems with headsets in opener in Foxboro

  How much more convenient can you get? The same week a report comes out rehashing all the alleged cheating by the Patriots over the years, there is some funny business going on at Gillette Stadium during the season-opening game on Thursday. NBC’s Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth shared on the telecast that the Steelers were having communication problems on their coach-to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Cris Collinsworth: Patriots will have a 'bitter celebration'

When the NFL season kicks off on Thursday night, Cris Collinsworth will join long-time partner Al Michaels in the announcer's booth for NBC. In the lead-up to Thursday’s game, Collinsworth spoke with ESPN’s Mike and Mike regarding the state of affairs in Foxboro. “There’s a whole swirl of emotions that go with this game tomorrow night,” Collinsworth said. “It is going...
Via The Sports Daily
September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida Football Misspelled Alumnus Cris Collinsworth’s Name In A Scholarship Offer Letter To A Wide Receiver Recruit

An official scholarship offer letter is a special document for a high school football player to receive. We’ve seen a number of different looking letters today, which opens the period in which schools can officially offer recruits, but Florida has the first gaffe that we’ve noticed. Five-star wide receiver Nate Craig-Myers, an uncommitted player out of Tampa, has received a number...
Via College Spun
August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Cris Collinsworth bought a stake in Pro Football Focus

Pro Football Focus has become an invaluable resource for football fans and talent evaluators.  The website has produced authoritative rankings and grades for players that provide fantastic insights into the game of football.  And unlike most media conglomerates that only focus on superstar players or quarterbacks and skill players, Pro Football Focus goes the extra mile in grading...
Via Awful Announcing
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Cris Collinsworth leaving Inside the NFL

Quick question – what’s the longest running series on cable television?  You might guess SportsCenter since it dates back to ESPN’s earliest days.  You might even guess something like Monday Night Raw.  Maybe there’s something hiding away on WGN or TBS that’s been around forever. The answer, believe it or not, is Showtime’s Inside the NFL.  The NFL magazine show has...
Via Awful Announcing
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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