Week 17 is a chaotic time in the NFL. Fortunately for the spectators of the Chiefs’ victory over the Chargers on Sunday, CBS announcer Kevin Harlan offered a helping hand.
Kansas City entered the day it needed a win over Los Angeles and a loss to New England in Miami to validate a first round perception at the AFC. With both games falling on the wire, Harlan stepped in to provide game-by-game updates of both games as they unfolded.
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Take a look at Harlan’s masterful work.
Kevin Harlan is EXCELLENT.
Announcing the Chiefs game, he gives the Dolphin players the lead over the Patriots to secure a farewell to KC.
This call is amazing, the reaction from the crowd is huge, the reaction from the Chiefs player is incredible. I like everything about it. pic.twitter.com/imVO3B9IkJ
– Warren Sharp (@SharpFootball) December 29, 2019
Just minutes after Damien Williams returned to a quick start to seal the Chiefs ‘victory, Harlan announced Ryan Fitzpatrick’s pass for the touchdown, with 24 seconds remaining in the Dolphins’ 27-24 final victory over the Patriots.
To make matters worse, the Arrowhead Stadium crowd rushed shortly after Harlan’s phone call, knowing that the Chiefs were just minutes away from seed no. 2 of the AFC.
It was no surprise that the comment of Harlan’s double threat was a blow to the audience.
Kevin Harlan: DOLPHINIA UP! What the Fitzpatrick throws! “
Rich Gannon: “What game are you calling?”
Kevin Harlan: “I CALL ALL!”
CLASSIC HARLAN !!! ???????????? #FinsUp #ChiefsKingdom
– Mark Supervisor ???? (@MarkTheOverseer) December 29, 2019
By the way, if you listened to the game’s CBS broadcast, you heard one of the best calls of all time from anyone in any sport, as Kevin Harlan was called the Pats game under the stretch along with the Chiefs-Chargers.
– Arrowhead Addict (@ArrowheadAddict) December 29, 2019
Kevin Harlan remains ????, incidentally.
– Nate Bukaty (@nate_bukaty) December 29, 2019