NFL, you are wrong.

Discussion in 'The National Football League' started by Battle Red Flash, Jan 31, 2007.

  1. Battle Red Flash

    Battle Red Flash Veteran

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    Every time the NFL shows something decent on the NFL Network, I get madder and madder at them, not Time Warner.
    If they want the NFL Network to be shown on free cable, they need to lower their asking price. The NFL robbed me of watching the Senior Bowl, and they didn't even allow ESPN to re-play it later. Losers, in my opinion.
     
  2. BigWig

    BigWig Bigimus Wigimus

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    I dont pay for it and love it, Direct Tv hip hip hooray.
     
  3. Buckle

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    I must agree I was pretty angry at TWC at first but until I realized that the NFL network wants TWC to make them one of the top 5-10 highest costing channels that is just ridiculous, I mean I love football but cmon you aren't worth that! They are asking for almost as much as ESPN gets from every subscriber!
     
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    They should get every bit of everything ESPN gets........

    Time Warner needs to pony up...
     
  5. GP

    GP Go Texans!

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    Do you people who gripe HAVE THE CHOICE to get DirecTV?

    Is DirecTV not available in YOUR area?

    Get DirecTV and stop complaining.

    I won't switch to Dish Network because I also want Sunday Ticket, which only DirecTV offers. If you like NFL so uch, get the provider who gives it to you.

    Stop yer gritchin'.
     
  6. Trap_Star

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    Oh man, the combine is coming up next month too......

    :marionaner: DishNetwork :marionaner:
     
  7. Yankee_In_TX

    Yankee_In_TX Dance Lindsay!

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    1. Some people have apts that don't allow dishes
    2. Some people like having 1 cable/phone/internet bill
    3. For some people, TWC is cheaper than having a dish

    I think I have a right to want the NFL Network and to not get a dish.
     
  8. Buckle

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    They aren't anything remotely worth what ESPN gets per cable subscriber! It's not just ESPN its other bigger networks that offer more content than the NFL network does! I agree if people really do have a big problem with it they should just get DirecTV I was just stating that the NFL network is trying to rape cable providers into paying huge costs which in turn makes YOUR cable bill go up! And not JUST yours EVERYONES!! What TWC is trying to do is to put it into a upper tier sports package that people that want it would have to pay an extra $5 or so a month and only them. What is wrong with that?? The NFL network thinks its in the same league as ESPN, FOX, ABC and they are not!
     


  9. dirty steve

    dirty steve Hall of Fame

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    i have TWC and dont really miss the NFL Network. having my cable and cable based internet bill all in one is worth more than having to get another service and have to get a phone line dropped for internet. i dont really like rich eisen, deion sanders, marshall faulk, and rod woodson anyway. what do i miss, a bunch of super bowl replay shows i can get on espn classic? i honestly wouldnt mind paying the extra since i have that package anyway (it's the one with espnnews on it), but dont cry over it.
     
  10. thunderkyss

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    Good point.....
    I've got my DishNetwork, phone(SBC) & DSL all on one bill.
    I finally talked my friend into getting DishNetwork...... mainly for the NFL network... he's getting two boxes, one is a DV-R..... both recievers let's you watch two channels in two different rooms(4 rooms total) for $58 month...

    that's pretty danged good.
    then Time Warner needs to get with the program

    I'm wathing the NFC Championship game again, with commentaries from the players & coaches thrown in at opportune times. I won't be getting that on ESPN.......

    I've also been able to watch the best of the best SuperBowls of the last 50 years.......

    I also watched the IceBowl in the last three months.

    Oh....... if you put it that way, you're right..... that makes sense.
     
  11. Yankee_In_TX

    Yankee_In_TX Dance Lindsay!

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    I blame both sides :)

    TWC needs to pony up, the NFL needs to realize the channel shouldn't earn top 10, or maybe even top 20 dues.

    As avide as we are about football, I doubt much of America will be tuning in except for exclusive NFL games.
     
  12. powerfuldragon

    powerfuldragon g'mornin to you

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    quit gloating, it's unbecoming.
     
  13. Buckle

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    Well if the NFL network realizes its not a top 10 or 20 channel then TWC wouldn't have a problem paying the premium that goes along with that and we wouldn't be having this discussion right now. Unfortunately one side needs to cave or they need to come down on both sides. The other problem is that the NFL network wants to be on the lower cable packages and thus why everyone would have to pay for them, TWC isn't down for that. If anything meet in the middle and make the NFL network part of your digital cable package and load it in the back end of the channel list, that would solve both problems, lowering the cost of the channel and allowing it to be in a highly purchased programming package. I have gotten a lot of info on this through my major, Sports Management and this seems like the best scenario for both sides, so TWC and NFL get it done!
     
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    Relax man. I agree that TWC should carry the NFL network. I dont think the NFL will budge to Time Warner. The NFL just cares about making the most money they can...
     
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    NFL Network is the best!

    If only they would fire Deion Sanders....:shades:
     
  16. mexican_texan

    mexican_texan Furry Tractors

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    Roger Goodell's NFL doesn't seem as greedy as Tagliabue's.
     
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    I really hope they keep Marshall Faulk once he officially retires. He's the best player/analyst in the business IMO....
     
  18. thunderkyss

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    Just goes to show........ different strokes......

    I can't stand Marshall Faulk....... I'd watch Dione all day as opposed to one half hour with Marshall.
     
  19. stingray

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    it's called free enterprise. If the NFL network thinks that their channel is worth that much money, then maybe they will or won't get that much. It's just supply and demand...
     
  20. GP

    GP Go Texans!

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    I'm just saying this:

    If you want NFLN so badly, then do what it takes to get it.

    I have DirecTV for $60/mth...that's a built-in DVR, NFLN, ESPNs, All the kid packages for my kids.

    I have Phone and Internet (DSL) together with one company and pay under $60/mth for the Phone AND unlimited DSL Internet combined.

    Both are taken out each month directly from my bank account so that I do not have to write out checks and miss payment schedules, etc.

    There ARE ways to get what you want, and without acting like life is so harsh and unfair. Maybe the Apt. thing is a real reason I can understand, but all the other excuses are baloney.
     

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