"Joining former award winners – not to mention colleagues and friends including John Madden, Al Michaels, Chris Berman, Dick Ebersol, Howard Katz and Andrea Kremer –...
"I was trying to be Barbara Walters while all these radio sports-show guys were trying to be the next Howard Stern."
“If you’d asked me at 18, ‘How do you want your career to go?’ I couldn’t have written it any better.”
"They never offered me an extension," Michaels said. "They never offered me the chance to stay.”
Michaels' three-year deal will be "in the Joe Buck neighborhood," which presumably means that the legendary broadcaster will earn in the $15 million per year range.
"Eminem was reportedly all smiles as he chatted and posed for pictures with various members of the NBC crew."
Tafoya will be missed because she’s pretty much perfected the craft. She makes it look easy. Her skill comes from a lot of hard work.
"I look at John because I have the remote and I say what do you want me to do? He said just leave it."
"Madden seemed to have the perfect personality for the job. He had a fantastic work ethic matched with an encouraging spirit that Gaudelli greatly appreciated."
The two sides are working together to produce "Thursday Night Football" starting in 2022.