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Phil Simms did in fact say “Redskins” on Thursday night (Video)

Even though CBS Sports broadcaster Phil Simms said he wouldn’t use the name “Redskins” while covering any of their games, he did slip up once on Thursday night. Simms obviously slipped up on purpose. It’s amazing he didn’t slip up more. It’s hard to just start stop using a particular word. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType...
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Phil Simms can't avoid saying 'Redskins' during Thursday night's broadcast (VIDEO)

Phil Simms reiterated this week that he would try avoid using the word "Redskins" on CBS' broadcast of the Washington-New York Giants game Thursday night.But it seems old habits die hard after Simms almost made it through the game without using the R-Word, he slipped early in the fourth quarter, and then tried to backtrack.“Can the Redskins . . . can the Washington...
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Phil Simms didn’t say “Redskins” on Thursday night

CBS Sports broadcaster Phil Simms didn’t use the term “Redskins” at all during Thursday night’s telecast, just like he said he wouldn’t, the AP confirmed. CBS lead analyst Phil Simms referred awkwardly to “the Washington team” early in the Redskins’ nationally televised game against the New York Giants on Thursday night. Otherwise, his decision not to say the NFL...
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Redskins fans are also trying to ban Phil Simms from their broadcasts

Remember the big stink about Broncos fans starting a petition to ban CBS analyst Phil Simms from broadcasting the team’s games?  Well, apparently they aren’t the only ones.  Approaching CBS’s coverage of Redskins-Giants on Thursday night, Washington football fans are also circulating a petition in favor of banning the former Giants quarterback from announcing games.  As...
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Can he do it? Simms said he will do best not to use Washington nickname Thursday

Phil Simms said he won’t use Washington’s nickname during CBS’ telecast of their game against the New York Giants Thursday night. The CBS analyst said prior to the season that he would refrain from using Washington’s nickname in light of the growing spotlight on the controversy. In an interview with Richard Deitsch at MMQB, Simms hopes to follow through in calling his first...
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Redskins fans start a petition to ban Phil Simms from their games

We mentioned on Monday that Broncos fans no longer want Phil Simms to cover their games. Now Washington fans feel the same way since Simms does’t plan on using the term “Redskins” when referring to them. The petition reads: The good news for Washington fans is that CBS Sports primarily covers AFC games, so there’s a really good chance Simms won’t be covering any games...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Broncos Fans Petitioning To Remove Phil Simms From Denver Broadcasts

Former New York Giants quarterback Phil Simms had his way with the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XXI many moons ago. Apparently Broncos fans are still not over the pain, because 17,000 of them have signed a petition to have the CBS broadcaster never call another Denver game again. The reason Broncos fans are giving in calling for Simms’ departure isn’t his on-field prowess against...
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Broncos fans petition to get Phil Simms off their games

Denver Broncos fans are so sick of having color commentator Phil Simms broadcast their games on CBS they’ve started a petition to get the former New York Giants quarterback off their games. The title of the petition is “Ban Phil Simms From Broadcasting Bronco Games,” and it was created by The Denver City Page. The […]
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15 days ago  |  1 Comment

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...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Simms on Ray Rice: “He was beat up last year”

Oh, Phil Simms.  The CBS color commentator couldn’t have picked a more unfortunate choice of words when he described Ray Rice as being “beat up” last season when discussing his recent performance for the Ravens. D’oh! Ray Rice's poor performance last attributed to him being "beat up". Great choice of words. #NFL #tnf — ThunderTreats...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss
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