ImageImage

Aikman Responds to Petition to Ban him from Packer Games

Moderators: paulpressey25, MickeyDavis

dogswithbeesintheirmouths
Analyst
Posts: 3,578
And1: 240
Joined: Dec 18, 2005

Re: Aikman Responds to Petition to Ban him from Packer Games 

Post#21 » by dogswithbeesintheirmouths » Fri Jan 13, 2017 8:19 pm

I think they are good announcers. Sometimes when they're discussing a replay or penalty or something they come up with head-scratching conclusions. They might sloppily focus on fitting the action into some lame narrative, but all announcers do that now. Who cares.

If you want someone truly horrible, try watching a college basketball game called by Jim Calhoun. I literally shut the Badgers game off after 5 minutes last night because I couldn't tolerate his inane, incomprehensible babbling. It's like if you started with Bill Walton and got him totally drunk and punched him in the head a bunch of times you end up with Calhoun.
User avatar
El Duderino
RealGM
Posts: 19,552
And1: 962
Joined: May 30, 2005
Location: Working on pad level

Re: Aikman Responds to Petition to Ban him from Packer Games 

Post#22 » by El Duderino » Fri Jan 13, 2017 8:22 pm

Flames24Rulz wrote:I'm actually a big fan of Buck & Aikman. What other crew would you take over them in the NFL? Nantz and brain dead/idiot Simms? Maybe Michaels and Collinsworth, but I feel like Collinsworth (especially the last year or so) has kind of morphed into Jon Gruden. The other teams besides Buck & Aikman on FOX aren't very good -- Burkhardt & Lynch are their B team. They're okay, but I still prefer Buck & Aikman over them. The rest of the crews on FOX are pretty bad. Eagle & Fouts on CBS are good, but likewise, they have the same sort of issue over there.

The rap that Buck gets from all sorts of teams' fans is pretty remarkable. He's not an announcing GOAT, but he's really solid, especially this day in age.


I like Buck & Aikman also. To me Troy is right there with Collinsworth as the best color announcer in football.

The people who say these guys are biased are likely the same people in game threads who constantly complain that the other team is holding, but never say the same thing about their team. Just a bunch of idiots.
User avatar
trwi7
RealGM
Posts: 97,851
And1: 11,342
Joined: Jul 12, 2006
Location: Aussie bias
         

Re: Aikman Responds to Petition to Ban him from Packer Games 

Post#23 » by trwi7 » Fri Jan 13, 2017 8:27 pm

MickeyDavis wrote:CBS' lineup is the worst. Nantz is ok, but Simms is horrible. And the rest of their lineup is very weak.


I actually think Ian Eagle is the best guy CBS has but I'm really glad the Packers are an NFC team because CBS in general is horrible.
stellation wrote:"What's the difference between Gery Woelful and this glass of mineral water? The mineral water actually has a source."


I Hate Manure wrote:We look to be awful next season without Beasley.
User avatar
MickeyDavis
Global Mod
Global Mod
Posts: 49,036
And1: 5,209
Joined: May 02, 2002
Location: The Craps Table
     

Re: Aikman Responds to Petition to Ban him from Packer Games 

Post#24 » by MickeyDavis » Fri Jan 13, 2017 11:35 pm

humanrefutation wrote:All this whining about coastal bias in Wisconsin should not apply to the Packers. The Packers are probably the media's most favored NFL - if not sports in general - franchise over the past 20 years.


Agreed. I love Lambeau, it's a great place to watch a game, great history, small town yada yada but I get tired of hearing about it.
My friend asked me if I wanted a frozen banana, I said "No, but I want a regular banana later, so, yeah."
WRau1
Head Coach
Posts: 6,889
And1: 887
Joined: Apr 30, 2005
Location: Milwaukee
     

Re: Aikman Responds to Petition to Ban him from Packer Games 

Post#25 » by WRau1 » Sat Jan 14, 2017 1:09 am

It's only the casual fans that don't like them. All the fat, old white ladies who favorite player is Donald Driver because he was on Dancing With the Stars. They can all go to hell. Along with the old season ticket holders at Lambeau that yell and get security when you stand and cheer loudly at games.
User avatar
sidney moncrief
Sophomore
Posts: 249
And1: 147
Joined: Mar 02, 2015
     

Re: Aikman Responds to Petition to Ban him from Packer Games 

Post#26 » by sidney moncrief » Sat Jan 14, 2017 3:15 pm

MickeyDavis wrote:CBS' lineup is the worst. Nantz is ok, but Simms is horrible. And the rest of their lineup is very weak.


I actually think CBS is a much stronger lineup than FOX. Eagle/Fouts is probably my favorite crew in the league, Buck/Aikman being my #2. I mean CBS has Harlan/Gannon as their #4 team, compared to Chris Myers and Ronde Barber on FOX. That's not even a fair comparison.
User avatar
Kerb Hohl
RealGM
Posts: 23,598
And1: 795
Joined: Jun 17, 2005
Location: Hmmmm...how many 1sts would Jason Richardson cost...?

Re: Aikman Responds to Petition to Ban him from Packer Games 

Post#27 » by Kerb Hohl » Sun Jan 15, 2017 6:33 am

Yeah I do think CBS is solid down the list. Maybe Simms is annoying, but basically after the #2 team on FOX you get comically bad idiots that barely understand the game like Myers and Stockton.
Xanadu
Pro Prospect
Posts: 960
And1: 149
Joined: Dec 30, 2014
     

Re: Aikman Responds to Petition to Ban him from Packer Games 

Post#28 » by Xanadu » Mon Jan 16, 2017 2:18 am

I just don't like them and I have no real reason. They just rub me the wrong way but that might be because I love our local radio guys in Wayne and Larry. They make me feel warm and fuzzy. But yeah this is stupid and doesn't even make sense. I really hate Buck though again just don't like the guy. Its not like he is super terrible or has even a slight bias. To me listening to the locals makes it more fun because its like they genuinely feel as you do good or bad. I like my announcers biased in the Packs favor because you know what I am biased.
LookToShoot wrote:
Why not? You can't use the same roster from the last two years and expect a different result.

Having Jason Kidd as coach will be good for Derrick Rose's career.

?????? :banghead: :crazy: :noway:
User avatar
BUCKnation
RealGM
Posts: 11,801
And1: 575
Joined: Jun 15, 2011
       

Re: Aikman Responds to Petition to Ban him from Packer Games 

Post#29 » by BUCKnation » Mon Jan 16, 2017 3:46 am

Thought they called a good game tonight in the few minutes I wasn't freaking out.
User avatar
James1980
Starter
Posts: 2,074
And1: 66
Joined: Jul 02, 2003
Location: Milwaukee
     

Re: Aikman Responds to Petition to Ban him from Packer Games 

Post#30 » by James1980 » Mon Jan 16, 2017 6:24 pm

Buck saying the Momentum has swung to Dallas a couple times was annoying, one time we were up 15 I think.
NotYoAvgNBAFan wrote:I overlook foolishness.
User avatar
Kerb Hohl
RealGM
Posts: 23,598
And1: 795
Joined: Jun 17, 2005
Location: Hmmmm...how many 1sts would Jason Richardson cost...?

Re: Aikman Responds to Petition to Ban him from Packer Games 

Post#31 » by Kerb Hohl » Mon Jan 16, 2017 9:39 pm

James1980 wrote:Buck saying the Momentum has swung to Dallas a couple times was annoying, one time we were up 15 I think.


Was it annoying because he was right?
User avatar
jimmybones
Analyst
Posts: 3,342
And1: 391
Joined: May 29, 2009

Re: Aikman Responds to Petition to Ban him from Packer Games 

Post#32 » by jimmybones » Mon Jan 16, 2017 9:40 pm

th87 wrote:This is seriously the dumbest thing ever. I have never seen any indication of overt bias, and most certainly not enough to sign a freaking petition over. Wow.


Agreed, pretty embarrassing to be honest.
User avatar
worthlessBucks
RealGM
Posts: 19,449
And1: 2,838
Joined: Jan 26, 2005
   

Re: Aikman Responds to Petition to Ban him from Packer Games 

Post#33 » by worthlessBucks » Mon Jan 16, 2017 10:34 pm

Indeed, embarrassing.
“Words can not explain my gratitude for the Bucks organization and the faith in me as a leader and a worker. I won’t let you down Mil-town.” -- Larry Sanders
User avatar
James1980
Starter
Posts: 2,074
And1: 66
Joined: Jul 02, 2003
Location: Milwaukee
     

Re: Aikman Responds to Petition to Ban him from Packer Games 

Post#34 » by James1980 » Fri Jan 20, 2017 7:37 pm

Kerb Hohl wrote:
James1980 wrote:Buck saying the Momentum has swung to Dallas a couple times was annoying, one time we were up 15 I think.


Was it annoying because he was right?


Thought he was right once and wrong the other.
NotYoAvgNBAFan wrote:I overlook foolishness.
User avatar
trwi7
RealGM
Posts: 97,851
And1: 11,342
Joined: Jul 12, 2006
Location: Aussie bias
         

Re: Aikman Responds to Petition to Ban him from Packer Games 

Post#35 » by trwi7 » Sat Jan 21, 2017 4:56 am

James1980 wrote:Buck saying the Momentum has swung to Dallas a couple times was annoying, one time we were up 15 I think.


Wasn't the time we were up 15 because Rodgers threw the INT? That was a pretty huge momentum swing. Driving in a position to get at least 3 and make it a 3 score game to turning it over and the Cowboys having possession around midfield.
stellation wrote:"What's the difference between Gery Woelful and this glass of mineral water? The mineral water actually has a source."


I Hate Manure wrote:We look to be awful next season without Beasley.
User avatar
GBPackers47
Pro Prospect
Posts: 807
And1: 291
Joined: Jun 23, 2016
Location: Los Angeles, CA
       

Re: Aikman Responds to Petition to Ban him from Packer Games 

Post#36 » by GBPackers47 » Fri Mar 17, 2017 3:31 pm

I'm not a fan of either Buck or Aikman, but the people that scream overt bias are the people that talk about the Packers on Facebook instead of RealGM.
bdpecore
Assistant Coach
Posts: 3,772
And1: 467
Joined: Jul 03, 2010
     

Re: Aikman Responds to Petition to Ban him from Packer Games 

Post#37 » by bdpecore » Fri Mar 17, 2017 3:46 pm

trwi7 wrote:
James1980 wrote:Buck saying the Momentum has swung to Dallas a couple times was annoying, one time we were up 15 I think.


Wasn't the time we were up 15 because Rodgers threw the INT? That was a pretty huge momentum swing. Driving in a position to get at least 3 and make it a 3 score game to turning it over and the Cowboys having possession around midfield.

Yeah going from a possible 3 score lead to 1 score lead would have been huge" momentum builder for Dallas.

I watch almost every game and never understood the hate some fans have towards Buck and Aikman. I much prefer listening to them than Madden who constantly raved about Farve. Now that was annoying.

Return to Green Bay Packers