2012 NFL Announcer Rankings

Samuel:

I normally don’t pay too much attention to announcers since when I watch football games for the past four years, either I am at the game live or I am watching so many games at once that I can’t notice the announcers. But for the few times I do, I think this list is accurate. I still am not a Cris Collinsworth fan and I blame Madden for that.

Originally posted on Audibles - SI.com:

Chris Collinsworth and Al Michaels just finished their fourth season in the booth on Sunday Night Football. (Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Chris Collinsworth and Al Michaels just finished their fourth season in the booth on Sunday Night Football. (Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

With the passing of each NFL season, the tradition started by Sports Illustrated‘s Dr. Z was to take a look back and break down pro football’s best and worst announcing teams.

We at Audibles, with the utmost respect for Dr. Z’s work, took up the torch for that task last year. And what follows below is this blog’s second crack at trying to sort through hundreds of hours of game broadcasts to figure out which play-by-play announcers and color commentators turned out the finest product over the past year.

This version ranks the top 10 teams that called games on either CBS, FOX, NBC, ESPN or the NFL Network.

Feel free let us know about any disagreements you may have (and we know you’ll have them), either in…

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