Debating the value of sideline reporters; networks bash Tom Brady

Monday September 23rd, 2013
Sideline reporters like Erin Andrews have become a big part of NFL telecasts, but are they being used correctly?
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A couple prominent NFL analysts criticized Tom Brady on Sunday for the way he acted toward his teammates.
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5g. We continue to see the results of ESPN management burying Outside The Lines. The Sept. 15 broadcast of OTL on ESPN2 (8-8:30 am) averaged 273,000 viewers. The final Sunday show on ESPN (9-9:30 am) averaged 846,000 viewers.

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