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ChiefsandO'sfan
08-26-2012, 04:25 PM
FOX adds Rob Riggle for pregame show
Posted by Mike Florio on August 26, 2012, 6:23 PM EDT
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The folks at FOX have developed a tradition of providing game picks via a comedian. This year, they’re providing a new comedian to provide the game picks.

Frank Caliendo announced earlier this month that he has left FOX after nine years. During halftime of Sunday’s 49ers-Broncos game, FOX announced that Rob Riggle will take Caliendo’s place.

Riggle, 42, is a veteran of shows like Saturday Night Live and The Daily Show. He has appeared in numerous films, and he hosted the ESPY Awards in July.

He also is an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve. Riggle debuts on September 9.

Maybe for his first segment he’ll impersonate Caliendo impersonating John Madden.

Pablo
08-26-2012, 04:28 PM
Good. Caliendo was fucking atrocious. Just never, ever funny.

I still probably won't tune in to the Fox pre-game. I stick with CBS.

Chiefs Pantalones
08-26-2012, 04:31 PM
Chiefs represent!

Mojo Jojo
08-26-2012, 04:37 PM
I went to church with Rob as a kid.

AustinChief
08-26-2012, 04:49 PM
He also is an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve. Riggle debuts on September 9.


Pretty sure they got this wrong. He retired from the reserves this year if I remember correctly. (as a Lieutenant Colonel)

PunkinDrublic
08-26-2012, 04:50 PM
Good. Caliendo was just a one trick pony. His impersonations are good but it wears thin after awhile.

Caseyguyrr
08-26-2012, 04:56 PM
Good. Caliendo was just a one trick pony. His impersonations are good but it wears thin after awhile.

after seeing it once its already old. Who watched the FOX pregame shit anyways?

Chiefs Pantalones
08-26-2012, 04:58 PM
after seeing it once its already old. Who watched the FOX pregame shit anyways?

I never watch FOX really. I'm always watching CBS because, well, we're in the AFC lol. Even when we're playing an NFC team and the game is on FOX they don't really talk about us as much as CBS does.

PunkinDrublic
08-26-2012, 04:59 PM
Pretty sure they got this wrong. He retired from the reserves this year if I remember correctly. (as a Lieutenant Colonel)

If you listen to Jay Mohers podcast where he interviews Riggle he talks all about his career. Really cool guy representing Johnson County.

mdchiefsfan
08-26-2012, 05:01 PM
after seeing it once its already old. Who watched the FOX pregame shit anyways?

You get kinda stuck with it if you go to a bar to watch games. I have to usually get there an hour to an hour and a half before kickoff to get a decent seat. They are usually playing the local feed over the PA when I get there and I am sick of hearing Frank's pics, so this is a plus for me. Riggle probably follows the Chiefs more than the other broadcasters so I want to see his takes on the Chiefs games.

Baby Lee
08-26-2012, 05:24 PM
If you listen to Jay Mohers podcast where he interviews Riggle he talks all about his career. Really cool guy representing Johnson County.

He's done this several times, Maron, Pardo, Hardwick, Sklars. Due to his long form style of interviewing, Kevin Pollack probably went into the most depth.

Coach
08-26-2012, 05:32 PM
Pretty sure they got this wrong. He retired from the reserves this year if I remember correctly. (as a Lieutenant Colonel)

No such thing as a "retired" Marine.

FD
08-26-2012, 05:43 PM
Our long national nightmare is over.

Chiefs Pantalones
08-26-2012, 05:45 PM
Riggle is a Chiefs fan but he does do some PR things for the Redskins like he does for us. People shouldn't get mad at him for that...he is a celebrity first after all. He's not like us. He's into making money and doesn't care how.

Setsuna
08-26-2012, 05:48 PM
He did very well at the ESPYs. I think out of all the hosts they have had, he was the best.

Caseyguyrr
08-26-2012, 05:51 PM
You get kinda stuck with it if you go to a bar to watch games. I have to usually get there an hour to an hour and a half before kickoff to get a decent seat. They are usually playing the local feed over the PA when I get there and I am sick of hearing Frank's pics, so this is a plus for me. Riggle probably follows the Chiefs more than the other broadcasters so I want to see his takes on the Chiefs games.

well yeah i hear ya if youre out of market. must suck to put up with though

AustinChief
08-26-2012, 06:38 PM
No such thing as a "retired" Marine.

I agree, but he is retired from the reserves. The article would be more accurate to just call him a Marine.

Ben N 58men
08-26-2012, 06:43 PM
Take it to DC

Planetman
08-26-2012, 08:57 PM
Frank ... Rob ... I care. :shake:

Pregame is usually crap. I hang around for one segment and one segment only. The weather.

No, ... I dont really care about the weather. I do, however, like the way it's presented.

http://www.blackbirdnation.com/images/Hot_Girls/JillianBarberie10.jpg

:drool:

Dr. Facebook Fever
08-26-2012, 09:00 PM
Got to be better than Caliendo. I was never even impressed with his impressions much. He always struck me as the classic "trying too hard guy" who just wasn't funny.

Fox pre-game will still suck though. It's sad when Howie Long is your least annoying member of the host crew.

Planetman
08-26-2012, 09:02 PM
Got to be better than Caliendo. I was never even impressed with his impressions much. He always struck me as the classic "trying too hard guy" who just wasn't funny.

Fox pre-game will still suck though.
If your pregame sucks so hard that you have to include a funny man, perhaps you need to reevaluate your programming.

Dr. Facebook Fever
08-26-2012, 09:05 PM
If your pregame sucks so hard that you have to include a funny man, perhaps you need to reevaluate your programming.

Agreed. IMO Fox has pretty much always been a lowest common denominator type of network anyway. Not that they have never had any good shows but they just don't seem like they take much seriously.

Planetman
08-26-2012, 09:11 PM
Agreed. IMO Fox has pretty much always been a lowest common denominator type of network anyway. Not that they have never had any good shows but they just don't seem like they take much seriously.
Dude. Jillian. Look up a few posts.

tk13
08-26-2012, 09:18 PM
I'm pretty sure the FOX show gets higher ratings than everyone else. Either way, this was probably Frank's peak.

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MoreLemonPledge
08-26-2012, 09:20 PM
I've gotten to talk to Rob quite a few times. He's genuinely a good guy. I always loved his segments on the Daily Show.

Dr. Facebook Fever
08-26-2012, 09:23 PM
Dude. Jillian. Look up a few posts.

Yeah I saw it lol.

Having a hot weather girl on your football pre-game show when having any weather girl at all isn't necessary = lowest common denominator.

Don't take it as a complaint.

:)

Planetman
08-26-2012, 09:25 PM
Yeah I saw it lol.

Having a hot weather girl on your football pre-game show when having any weather girl at all isn't necessary = lowest common denominator.

Don't take it as a complaint.

:)
You juuuuuuuuuuust saved your man card. :p

Dr. Facebook Fever
08-26-2012, 09:26 PM
You juuuuuuuuuuust saved your man card. :p

People often take me wrong here heh. I guess I don't use enough smilies.

:D

Planetman
08-26-2012, 09:27 PM
People often take me wrong here heh. I guess I don't use enough smilies.

:D
Maybe you no type good engrish, round eye? :p

Dr. Facebook Fever
08-26-2012, 09:38 PM
Maybe you no type good engrish, round eye? :p

Well considering I'm not drinking I'm going to go (notice I didn't say "gonna") with the lack of smilies.

:smilie:

Planetman
08-26-2012, 09:40 PM
Well considering I'm not drinking I'm going to go (notice I didn't say "gonna") with the lack of smilies.

:smilie:
Come back here and take your beating! :cuss:


LMAO LMAO LMAO

Dr. Facebook Fever
08-26-2012, 09:42 PM
Come back here and take your beating! :cuss:


LMAO LMAO LMAO

Hi.

Planetman
08-26-2012, 09:45 PM
Hi.


Hi.

ROFL LMAO

Dr. Facebook Fever
08-26-2012, 09:48 PM
Hi.

ROFL LMAO

I almost went to bed earlier because the planet was so boring too.

Planetman
08-26-2012, 09:51 PM
I almost went to bed earlier because the planet was so boring too.
Ppppssssstttttt .... It still is.

Dr. Facebook Fever
08-26-2012, 09:55 PM
Ppppssssstttttt .... It still is.

Well maybe if you'd try harder with the whole beat down thing.....

Planetman
08-26-2012, 09:57 PM
Well maybe if you'd try harder with the whole beat down thing.....
Boy, I will beat you three different ways.

Fast, hard and continuously!

Dr. Facebook Fever
08-26-2012, 09:58 PM
Boy, I will beat you three different ways.

Fast, hard and continuously!

Yawn.

You son of a motherless goat.

Planetman
08-26-2012, 10:00 PM
Yawn.

You son of a motherless goat.
Your mother was a hamster and your father smelled of eldeberries.

Dr. Facebook Fever
08-26-2012, 10:02 PM
Your mother was a hamster and your father smelled of eldeberries.

Well... I can't deny that... you son of a window dresser.

Planetman
08-26-2012, 10:05 PM
I would think not, you dirt-eating piece of slime!

Dr. Facebook Fever
08-26-2012, 10:07 PM
I would think not, you dirt-eating piece of slime!

Come back and I'll bite off your knee caps!




(this fight is more lame than the pretend Bugeater vs. DJF fight thread)

KcMizzou
08-26-2012, 10:07 PM
Good. Caliendo was ****ing atrocious. Just never, ever funny.

I still probably won't tune in to the Fox pre-game. I stick with CBS.Basically this. Caliendo isn't just not funny, he's aggressively unfunny.

Dr. Facebook Fever
08-26-2012, 10:09 PM
Basically this. Caliendo isn't just not funny, he's aggressively unfunny.

I'm going to use that.

Planetman
08-26-2012, 10:10 PM
Come back and I'll bite off your knee caps!




(this fight is more lame than the pretend Bugeater vs. DJF fight thread)
Sadly, I have to agree. My next move was to smack you across the face with some cotton candy. Boy, am I glad I didn't type that before I read this!

KcMizzou
08-26-2012, 10:12 PM
I'm going to use that.Heheh, feel free.

Dr. Facebook Fever
08-26-2012, 10:15 PM
Heheh, feel free.

Don't worry I will. It's mine now. Thanks.

Dr. Facebook Fever
08-26-2012, 10:17 PM
Sadly, I have to agree. My next move was to smack you across the face with some cotton candy. Boy, am I glad I didn't type that before I read this!

I shall strike you about the head and shoulders with a Whitefish!

edit... I think that was Mythbusters

Planetman
08-26-2012, 10:18 PM
I shall strike you about the head and shoulders with a Whitefish!

edit... I think that was Mythbusters
Ummm ... I'll beat you like a rented mule? I got nuthin'.

Dr. Facebook Fever
08-26-2012, 10:21 PM
Ummm ... I'll beat you like a rented mule? I got nuthin'.

I see your rented mule and raise you a red-headed step child.

I think it's a draw

Demonpenz
08-26-2012, 10:21 PM
Caliendo's madden is off the chain

Planetman
08-26-2012, 10:24 PM
I see your rented mule and raise you a red-headed step child.

I think it's a draw
I'll drop you like a 3 foot put! Seriously, I got nuthin' after that

Dr. Facebook Fever
08-26-2012, 10:25 PM
Caliendo's madden is off the chain

Going to have to respectfully disagree here. It does nothing for me.

Dr. Facebook Fever
08-26-2012, 10:25 PM
I'll drop you like a 3 foot put! Seriously, I got nuthin' after that

Putt.

I win:D

Demonpenz
08-26-2012, 10:27 PM
Going to have to respectfully disagree here. It does nothing for me.

You don't think it sounds like Madden?

Planetman
08-26-2012, 10:28 PM
Putt.

I win:D
http://www.clipartguide.com/_named_clipart_images/0060-0807-1220-5847_A_Beat_Up_Man_Waving_the_White_Flag_of_Surrender_clipart_image.jpg

Dr. Facebook Fever
08-26-2012, 10:32 PM
You don't think it sounds like Madden?

Yes it does but it just doesn't strike me. Like I said earlier he just seems like he's trying too hard. Madden is probably his best, I'll give him that.

Dr. Facebook Fever
08-26-2012, 10:33 PM
http://www.clipartguide.com/_named_clipart_images/0060-0807-1220-5847_A_Beat_Up_Man_Waving_the_White_Flag_of_Surrender_clipart_image.jpg

Don't go away mad.

Planetman
08-26-2012, 10:35 PM
Don't go away mad.
I said I was going away? Where did I say that?

Dr. Facebook Fever
08-26-2012, 10:36 PM
I said I was going away? Where did I say that?

See there I go assuming again. I'm such a fucking bastard.

Planetman
08-26-2012, 10:39 PM
See there I go assuming again. I'm such a ****ing bastard.
Maybe you're just dillusional and bipolar?

*ding ding* ROUND 2! hehehehe (I'm kidding!)

Dr. Facebook Fever
08-26-2012, 10:42 PM
Maybe you're just dillusional and bipolar?

*ding ding* ROUND 2! hehehehe (I'm kidding!)

Dr. Eling is that you?

LMAO

Planetman
08-26-2012, 10:48 PM
Dr. Eling is that you?

LMAO
:D

Baby Lee
09-09-2012, 10:50 AM
Charles Jersey FTMFingW!!!!!!!!!!!!!

qabbaan
09-09-2012, 10:53 AM
A Cassel jersey would be better for a funny man

Dartgod
09-09-2012, 10:53 AM
That was actually pretty good.