At halftime of the A.F.C. championship recreation on Sunday, the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs led the Cincinnati Bengals, 21-10. For the Bengals to win, they would wish to make some changes.
However these hoping to hearken to some halftime evaluation on the CBS broadcast had been unlikely to listen to any commentary. It was practically inaudible.
Because the “NFL on CBS” crew, made up of James Brown, Boomer Esiason, Phil Simms, Invoice Cowher and Nate Burleson, had been breaking down the performs of the primary half, the nation music singer Walker Hayes was performing the halftime present at Arrowhead Stadium.
Mr. Hayes’s music was so loud, all of it however drowned out the halftime evaluation.
When Mr. Burleson defined what adjustments the Bengals would wish to make, the music was so loud that his colleague beside him, Mr. Esiason, couldn’t assist however chuckle.
“I do not know what you simply mentioned,” Mr. Esiason mentioned after Mr. Burleson completed his feedback. “I can’t hear a factor that anyone mentioned.”
The indiscernible commentary shortly drew consideration on-line, with clips garnering tens of hundreds of views on Twitter.
Sarah Spain, a commentator on ESPN, mentioned on Twitter that she couldn’t hear a phrase of the halftime broadcast.
“Yikes, don’t suppose CBS realized how disruptive the Walker Hayes halftime present could be throughout *their* halftime present,” she wrote. “Extra importantly: Forcing sports activities followers to listen to MORE of the Applebee’s tune needs to be penalized with a loss & elimination, Chiefs.”
Craig Miller, a sports activities radio host in Dallas, mentioned on Twitter that the “halftime present audio catastrophe” was “extremely entertaining.”
CBS didn’t instantly reply to a request for touch upon Sunday evening.
In a dramatic extra time end, the Bengals defeated the Chiefs, 27-24, with a game-winning subject aim that may take them to the Tremendous Bowl to face the Los Angeles Rams. Fortunately, for the “NFL on CBS” crew and people watching at dwelling, there was no dwell musical efficiency to interrupt any postgame evaluation.