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SmootSmack 02-26-2004 05:27 PM

New Voice
 
Frank Herzog has been fired as the voice of the Redskins

Sheriff Gonna Getcha 02-26-2004 05:33 PM

Why? He's Part Of Our History

SmootSmack 02-26-2004 05:36 PM

For whatever reason they've been trying to push him out for years and replace him with Larry Michaels. Herzog will probably do the tv play by play for the Redskins preseason games.

johnnyredskin63 02-26-2004 05:47 PM

[QUOTE=smootsmack]Frank Herzog has been fired as the voice of the Redskins[/QUOTE]
that is about the biggest bunch of bullshit i have heard since clinton's apology to the american people.how can they get rid of frank herzog?WTF did
sam&sunny have to say about it?snyder ought to find that man a job doing something in the redskins family.this really pisses me off...................

hank64 02-26-2004 06:17 PM

Sonny, Sam, and.....Larry?!? It just does not sound the same. :(

johnnyredskin63 02-26-2004 06:24 PM

are the skins still on wmal in dc?can somebody post a link so we can email them voicing our displeasure at this idiotic decision?at least we will not have to hear george michael doing the play by play on redskin preseason games now. that's the only good thing about it. :mad: i'm very,very,very,very,very,very pissed about this.

Mattyk 02-26-2004 06:26 PM

No more, "Touchdown, Washington Redskins" :(

That's such a classic line, simple but gives me goosebumps everytime I hear it.

SkinsRock 02-26-2004 06:27 PM

Actually, I believe NBC 4 has the TV contract for the pre-season games, so it will likely still likely be George Michael doing the play-by-play.

This is very F-d up though...

SmootSmack 02-26-2004 06:29 PM

I don't know how upset Frank really is about this. I mean I know he's not happy about no longer being the voice of the Redskins, but it's a hectic schedule for him balancing his tv and radio work, especially with all the travel. And he isn't exactly best of friends with Sonny and Sam. At least not Sam

SmootSmack 02-26-2004 06:30 PM

[QUOTE=SkinsRock]Actually, I believe NBC 4 has the TV contract for the pre-season games, so it will likely still likely be George Michael doing the play-by-play.

This is very F-d up though...[/QUOTE]

WUSA-TV 9 picked up the contract for this summer. Channel 4 dropped it because it conflicted with the Olympics

Gmanc711 02-26-2004 06:42 PM

I'm not from the D.C. area, how long was this guy around? I know up here around Buffalo Van Miller was a really big " legend " in the press. Was this guy like him too?

johnnyredskin63 02-26-2004 06:53 PM

[SIZE=3]he must have been doing redskins games the better part of 30 years.i can't imagine listening to the redskins on the radio without him calling the games anymore.he is as much of a legend to skins fans,as chick korea,harry carray,and mel allen were to their perspective teams.[/SIZE]

cpayne5 02-26-2004 07:17 PM

Where did you hear about this smootsmack? I've searched the WJFK site, WP, and google trying to find it, and I can't. Can you give me us a link?

If this is true, it's terrible.

SmootSmack 02-27-2004 12:27 AM

[QUOTE=cpayne5]Where did you hear about this smootsmack? I've searched the WJFK site, WP, and google trying to find it, and I can't. Can you give me us a link?

If this is true, it's terrible.[/QUOTE]

I think it's in the WP now, but truthfully Herzog is a friend of mine and he told me this afternoon, that's how I found out

redwagonskins 02-27-2004 12:42 AM

That's really a shame. In this time of going back to the "old school" he is by very definition old school and a great part of Redskins history.


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