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Richard
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Will NFL Broadcasts Ever Embrace Advanced Stats?
Will NFL Broadcasts Ever Embrace Advanced Stats?
Sabermetrics changed the way pro baseball is analyzed. A similar movement is under way in football, but you wouldn't know it by watching games on television
By Richard Deitsch
Mediaville
You Keep Watching
You Keep Watching
Despite off-the-field scandals and on-the-field blowouts, the NFL's television ratings remain as strong as ever
By Richard Deitsch
Mediaville
R-Rated Football
R-Rated Football
Phil Simms vowed not to say Washington’s team nickname during broadcasts, though a few mentions have already slipped in. How he handles Thursday’s primetime game has more implications than you might expect
By Richard Deitsch
Mediaville
2014 NFL Viewing Guide
2014 NFL Viewing Guide
What’s new among the five networks carrying games this season—and which one is broadcasting’s version of Johnny Manziel
By Richard Deitsch
Podcast
The MMQB Podcast featuring Robert Klemko
The MMQB Podcast featuring Robert Klemko
Richard Deitsch speaks with The MMQB's Robert Klemko about his firsthand experiences covering the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., and spending time with a local high school football team preparing for its season opener
By Richard Deitsch
Mediaville
ESPN’s Monday Night Madness
ESPN’s Monday Night Madness
From Mike and Mike to Chris Berman, ESPN has given little regard to proven play-by-play skills when it comes to Monday Night Football's late-night opener. The perfect choice for this year's game is right under their noses—informed, professional and proven. It's past time they gave her the assignment
By Richard Deitsch
NFL 95
Television: Better Than the Real Thing—and Getting More So Every Year
Television: Better Than the Real Thing—and Getting More So Every Year
It’s the primary means by which fans connect with football, and as technology improves—bigger screens, sharper images and magic we can only imagine right now—TV’s power and influence on the NFL will only grow
By Richard Deitsch
Mediaville
The Drama Behind the Michael Sam Drama
The Drama Behind the Michael Sam Drama
How a thunderstorm 3,000 miles away from Michael Sam's California location almost kept ESPN from airing the most memorable moment in NFL draft history
By Richard Deitsch
Mediaville
A Mayock & McShay Q&A
A Mayock & McShay Q&A
Forget the prospects. The most recognizable faces during the NFL draft process are media stars Mike Mayock and Todd McShay. What do these guys do and how do they define success? One thing’s for sure: It’s not about the mock drafts
By Richard Deitsch
Mediaville
Wishing for a White Super Bowl
Wishing for a White Super Bowl
It's been a point of debate since New Jersey was awarded the Super Bowl, but there's no question what the producer and director of FOX's broadcast would prefer—let it snow. The weather, of course, is just one of many considerations for the men bringing the big game to your TV
By Richard Deitsch