On Tuesday, NFL Network aired its “A Football Life” special on Pat Summerall. It was a fond retelling of the life of the former player and legendary broadcaster that also didn’t gloss over his struggles with alcohol abuse. One amusing tidbit that deserves more attention was the show’s brief focus on the running bet that Summerall had with John Madden about how long Pat could stretch out the pause between “Murder” and “She Wrote” when promoting the CBS broadcasting that followed that afternoon’s football action.
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