"The thing that stuck out was Kirk Herbstreit ripping the elf," said Carman. "Don't be ripping Brownie the Elf, man."
"Someone is just gonna say 'The game is on Paramount+ and that's it. That's where you can find it.'"
"It's like a bomb going off," said Carman. "Listen to that doink."
If Kansas City acquired him, it would be very easy to say 'Look how Michael Vick turned out'."
"I can't tell you unequivocally that I'm not convinced that (the media) would have the same treatment to Indianapolis that we've gotten here in Cleveland."
"I just think the more casual college basketball fan will miss not finding Big Ten basketball somewhere else."
"As talk radio hosts, we often try to hold the moral high ground and if you're going to hold that position, I can't help but feel...
"I get what they have to do over there. I get what Ken Carman, and I forget the other guy (Anthony Lima), have to do."
92.3 The Fan's The Ken Carman Show with Anthony Lima said the NFL's decision is driven by media reaction.
"That's misrepresenting completely," Lima argued. "I am not gonna hear Pittsburgh trash try to demonize us today. That is not gonna happen."