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The NFL Comes Out With Another Channel You Won’t Be Able To Get


There are few plays more exciting in professional football than a touchdown, other than the squib kick, of course (hey, look at that football – it’s bouncing all funny and stuff!). So if you are one of those fans that can’t get enough of highlights of touchdowns being scored (or if you happen to be a Cleveland Browns fan), the NFL has a new channel just for you: NFL RedZone.

NFL RedZone, produced by NFL Network, whips around every NFL game on Sunday afternoons delivering the touchdowns and most exciting moments live and in high definition. When a team goes inside the 20-yard line, fans see the crucial plays as they happen. The channel keeps fans up-to-date in real time, switching from game to game with live look-ins, highlights and a chance to see every important play.

Now, I know what you’re thinking: isn’t there already something kind of like this already in existence? If so, you would be correct, but that feature, “NFL Red Zone Channel,”  is only available to those people who have ordered NFL Sunday Ticket through DirectTV. NFL RedZone is available to anybody and everybody across the country – at least those of us who can also get the NFL Network – all 500 of us lucky bastards.

And do you know what else? NFL Network President and CEO Steve Bornstein thinks that NFL RedZone is going to be bees knees.

NFL RedZone is one of the most exciting new products for football fans since the invention of instant replay,” said Bornstein. “We are currently in discussions with distributors so fans will be able to watch this new channel on Sunday afternoons.”

One of the most exciting new products since instant replay? I don’t think so, pal. He is obviously forgetting about hangover pills and Prozac (remember, I’m a Vikings fan). Grr.

Nevertheless, NFL RedZone sounds so cool even I would order it if I could, but I am stuck with an old-fashioned, outmoded and outdated method of getting my television programming. It’s called “cable.” No, seriously. Say it with me: CAY-BULL.

I have to get with the times, man. Here I sit, like a total moron, about to miss out on “The New Channel That Will Change Sundays Forever.”

Did you read that? FOREVER!!

NFL Network will launch new ‘NFL RedZone’ channel this season []