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Eric Zimmett

Eric Zimmett has written 579 posts for Red-Zone Report

Style and Substance in Super Bowl Ads

Here’s the scene: a swamp in the woods, at night. In the distance sits a dimly lit bar. The characters: three frogs, each sitting on a lily pad. Action! Frog 1 says: “Bud” Frog 2: “Weisss” Frog 3: “Errr” As we all know, this was a popular Super Bowl XXIX commercial in 1995 from Budwesier, created by DMB&B/St. … Continue reading

Gradkowski will start opening day

The Raider Nation experienced something last year that had been missing since 2002: passion from the quarterback position. In particular, passion from Bruce Gradkowski. Not unlike the days when Rich Gannon stood behind center, Gradkowski took control of the offense. Minus Gannon’s side-arm delivery and 6-foot-3-inch frame, Gradkowski carries the same swagger, the same will to win. … Continue reading

RZR’s Third Annual Super Bowl ad review

Thank you for joining us! It’s our Super Bowl ad review. I think I’ll take a shot at reviewing all 60-some ads, so I’m going to do this in installments. For today’s edition, we’ll be reviewing the ads from Anheuser-Busch InBev. Update: As you likely noticed, we didn’t get around to reviewing all the ads. … Continue reading

Super Bowl Ad Review…coming soon

Now that we’ve finally got our Internet access back… we’ll soon be posting our 2010 Super Bowl ad review. We’ll post comments on some of the ads, plus a ‘winners & losers’ section… though I’m not sure what we’ll call it. Hmmm. We’ll likely just go with ‘Winners & Losers.’ A few that will be … Continue reading

Super Bowl ad space sold out

CBS announced this week that ad space for February’s Super Bowl is sold out, according to Advertising Age. The cost for a 30-second spot in the Big Game is coming in between $2.5 million and $3 million. We’ll be watching the ads and, as we have for the last year or two, providing a Commercial … Continue reading

Saints Story

And then there were two. Super Bowl XLIV. New Orleans Saints vs. Indianapolis Colts. Catch the Saints stories in our fan pages here (or by clicking the link below), or read all of tomorrow’s headlines today in our In the Papers section, where we provide links to each team’s local newspaper pages.

Colts corner

And then there were two. Super Bowl XLIV. New Orleans Saints vs. Indianapolis Colts. Catch all of the Colts stories in our AFC fan pages here (or by clicking the link below), or read all of tomorrow’s headlines today in our In the Papers section.