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Big John got it; can't everybody?

Updated: April 19, 2009, 10:13 PM ET
By Gene Wojciechowski | ESPN.com

Now that the great John Madden has called it quits, maybe this is a good time to remind play-by-play announcers and color analysts everywhere of The Football Viewers' Bill of Rights. The document is designed to protect us -- the football fan -- from these 10 commonly made mistakes:

1: Frank Caliendo Just because.

2: Silence Is Golden There's this term in broadcasting called "laying out." It's when the people in the booth don't say a peep after an amazing sports moment.

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