Chris Simms on father Phil: ‘He’s not going anywhere’

Tony Romo may be taking the place of Phil Simms on CBS’s top NFL broadcasting team, but that does not necessarily mean Simms is leaving the network.In an appearance on NFL Network’s “Good Morning Football” Thursday, Simms’ son Chris — also a former NFL quarterback — reiterated that he is unhappy with the way CBS has handled the situation. He also noted, however, that...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Simms gets invitation to call one game for Frisco RoughRiders minor league baseball team

Phil Simms insists his broadcasting career isn’t over after CBS booted him in favor of Tony Romo from the network’s top NFL announcing team with play-by-play man Jim Nantz. While Simms considers his next move — which could be a move to the CBS studio team, a step down to the “B” broadcast booth or perhaps even a move to New York sports talk radio — one sports team has...
Via Awful Announcing
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Jim Nantz have a role in Phil Simms' CBS demotion? Simms' son thinks so.

Tony Romo sent shockwaves around the sports world when he announced his retirement from the NFL, but the former Dallas Cowboys quarterback wasn’t unemployed for long.Romo decided to hang up his cleats in favor of the broadcast booth, as he will be joining the CBS team alongside Jim Nantz. In turn, it appears Nantz’s longtime partner Phil Simms will be demoted within the network...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Box Score 4/7: The last time we saw a goalie's face

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while waiting for our NHL playoff matchup. Happy birthday today to Adrian Beltre, Tiki & Ronde Barber, Ricky Watters, Suzann Pettersen, Pascal Dupuis, and Tony Dorsett. On this date in 1974 Andy Brown of the Pittsburgh...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Simms says dad Phil was blindsided by CBS hiring Romo

Phil Simms is being replaced by Tony Romo as a member of CBS’s top NFL broadcast duo next season, and apparently he never saw it coming.While speaking about the situation on his Bleacher Report podcast Thursday, Simms’ son Chris revealed that CBS officials did not inform Phil that they intended to remove him as Jim Nantz’s on-air partner. Instead, Chris was made aware of the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

What’s to become of Phil Simms?

Going into the NFL off-season, the presumption was that there would be a high-stakes contest for the services of Tony Romo in 2017. Few guessed that it would be broadcast networks that would be the ones vying for him. When the market for him as a quarterback wasn’t as robust as Romo figured, his health suddenly became more of an inducement for retirement. It also helped that multiple...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Bonnie Bernstein upset over reports Romo is taking Simms’ job at CBS

Tony Romo, if you haven’t heard, is going to retire from the NFL and join CBS as a replacement for Phil Simms, per reports. Many are thrilled about this development. Just don’t count legendary broadcaster Bonnie Bernstein, who expressed her strong opinion about the news on Twitter Tuesday. Now, Bernstein knows better than most what kind of work it takes to do an excellent job...
Via Sportsnaut
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Romo will sign with CBS, could replace Simms

Tony Romo has decided to close the book on his football career, but that does not mean he will be far from the game in 2017.John Ourand of Sports Business Journal reports that Romo and CBS have reached a verbal agreement for the former quarterback to join the network next season. Romo will likely replace Phil Simms and call games alongside Jim Nantz.Romo is also an avid golfer, and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: CBS wants Tony Romo to replace Phil Simms

We already knew CBS (and FOX) is eager to land Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo if he chooses to retire. Now there’s a bit of a twist to this story. This is huge.Phil Simms is currently partnered up with Jim Nantz as the top-ranked CBS NFL broadcasting team. This means Tony Romo would be THE guy for the broadcasting giant in terms of color commentary for the network’s biggest...
Via Sportsnaut
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Broncos fans want Phil Simms to stop calling their games

Jim Nantz and Phil Simms have called plenty of Denver Broncos games over the years given the team’s long-term success.  And now Broncos fans are coming together to gently ask CBS to never have them call another Denver game again, specifically the former Giants quarterback.  Nantz can stay. Broncos fans (apparently) think Simms has a deep-seeded bias against their team.  Perhaps...
Via Awful Announcing
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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