It's About the Content, Baby
I love clever graphics with my sporting events as much as the next guy. But perhaps FOX NFL’s decision to obscure a full seventh of the horizontal screen space to show little snowflakes fly by above the score display was a little rash. Maybe that space could be used for something more worthwhile, like depicting the football game I tuned in to watch? Just a thought. Of course the value add of piling snowbanks and animated snow plows is probably too much to resist.
To add to my list of football announcer annoyances. Tony Siragusa brought out the “And you don’t think that guy’s a competitor” during the Pats-Bucs game. Who was he talking about? Yep, you guessed it. Tom Brady. Apparently some people were thinking the three time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady isn’t a competitor.