“Two or three years ago, the ratings were so spectacular that there had to be a little bit of a diminishment at some point.” Michaels cited players’ protests against racial injustice during the national anthem as one of a myriad reasons ratings might be down.His comments echo remarks made by NBCUniversal advertising executive Linda Yaccarino, who noted earlier this month that she thinks the protests have affected the ratings.In the middle of their outing, Pederson received the call from Favre’s wife, Deanna, that Favre’s father had died.
Since being hired by CBS Sports to join their top broadcast team, Romo has earned near universal praise from fans, athletes and sports media figures alike for his energetic narration and his psychic-like ability to predict plays.
Even Eagles fans appeared to enjoy Romo’s broadcasting talents, though a joke he told during the Birds Week 7 match-up against Washington fell completely flat.
Michaels said he wasn’t surprised that Romo has quickly become such a talented broadcaster.
In fact, he predicted Romo’s success four years before he was even hired.
“Obviously, he’s done a heck of a job as a coach, and put together a really good staff.” remains the most-watched program in primetime.