If you’re not already sick of Thom Brennaman, you likely will be by this Sunday afternoon. FOX Sports is sending Brennaman, along with broadcast partner Brian Billick, to Green Bay to call the game between the Packers and Lions. This duo also worked the Lions games against the Vikings and Raiders meaning last week’s game on CBS will be the only reprieve in the last four weeks.
It wouldn’t be so much of a problem if it wasn’t for the displays of anti-Lions rhetoric and a general lack of football knowledge. It was Brennaman that questioned why the Lions weren’t attempting a field goal when faced with a fourth down despite trailing by 13 points late in the game in Oakland. Fortunately, Brian Billick is there to whap Brennaman upside the head when necessary. Alas, if only he could do it to knock Brennaman off his soap box from time to time.
The game will be seen on over-the-air television in Northern Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa and Nebraska and apparently also the Fort Myers, FL area according to the current coverage map. Perhaps a few early snow birds have successfully petitioned their winter FOX affiliate.
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