Super Bowl Woes: Did Broadcasters Handle Unprecedented Delays Well?
When the Super Bowl was disrupted by a loss of power to the Superdome Sunday, everyone from analysts to reporters were forced to scramble to fill 34-minutes of air time during the broadcast.
Unpredictable situations like these can often provide broadcasters with the perfect platform to make or break their careers, but according to Richard Deitsch of Sports Illustrated, Phil Simms – a man who’s already cemented his career – came well short of a good broadcast when it counted the most.
“It was not a good broadcast for Phil Simms,” Deitsch told Lavar and Dukes Tuesday. “And I’d imagine anyone paying close attention to the game would agree with me.”
Listen to the entire interview below.