DOLPHINS: NFL schedule conflict
Mark S. Clark
clark.m.s at gmail.com
Tue Apr 28 00:26:49 GMT 2009
Right, but those rules being in place has a lot to do with the Heidi incident.
Sent from my Blackjack II
From: ldouglas <ldouglas at gmail.com>
Sent: Monday, April 27, 2009 6:59 PM
To: Miami Dolphins Discussion <dolphins-disc at phins.com>
Subject: Re: DOLPHINS: NFL schedule conflict
that's not the Giants/Jets TV contract - that's the NFL rules. Home
teams games always start on time and never leave during blowouts. They
do that for the Dolphins in Miami as well.
What would be interesting is if the Giants play a 1pm game at
Washington and the Jets play a 4:00 game home against Carolina. what
happens if the Giants game runs long - as both games would be on the
same channel. I suppose they go to the UHF sister station or
On 4/27/09, Mark S. Clark <clark.m.s at gmail.com> wrote:
> The Giants and Jets both have TV contracts that are such that they will both
> ALWAYS be televised in the NY market, and NEVER at the same time (unless
> they're playing each other). And every minute of the game will be televised,
> even if it means cutting away from an early game nail-biter to switch over
> to the kickoff of the NY team's late game. Similarly, they will show up to
> the last whistle even if the score is 97-3. If anyone doesn't already know
> why this is, just Google Jets and Heidi to find out why.
> Doesn't matter home or away. Makes no difference. The Giants and Jets trump
> the nationally televised game in the NY market.
> Oh, and the Giants and Jets are never both home the same week, with the
> possible exception of different game days, but even then I think it's mostly
> avoided for field/stadium maintenance purposes.
> On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 3:17 PM, ldouglas <ldouglas at gmail.com> wrote:
>> but they don't play each other this year. Man - that must be a ratings
>> bonanza (and a ratings bomb) for Channels 2 and 5 depending on who is
>> the away team.
>> btw - if both teams are away it wouldn't make much difference, would
>> it? Only when both teams are home and one is playing an
>> interconference game?
>> Lionel ... wise-guy
>> On 4/27/09, Mark S. Clark <clark.m.s at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 1:45 PM, Mark S. Clark <clark.m.s at gmail.com>
>> >> There is no way the Jets and Giants will both be playing in the same
>> >> slot. Ever.
>> > Before any wise-guys chime in on this...I realize the exception to my
>> > statement above is when they play each other. :-)
>> > Mark
>> > --
>> > Any clod can have the facts, but having opinions is an art.
>> > - Charles McCabe
>> > _______________________________________________
>> > Dolphins-disc mailing list
>> > Dolphins-disc at phins.com
>> > https://www.phins.com/mailman/listinfo/dolphins-disc
>> Dolphins-disc mailing list
>> Dolphins-disc at phins.com
> Any clod can have the facts, but having opinions is an art.
> - Charles McCabe
> Dolphins-disc mailing list
> Dolphins-disc at phins.com
Dolphins-disc mailing list
Dolphins-disc at phins.com
More information about the Dolphins-disc