Troy Aikman Backtracks on Trashing Military Flyovers

You don’t want to get caught on a hot mic trashing patriotism.  But that’s exactly what happened to Troy Aikman and Joe Buck. Buck and Aikman called Sunday’s game between the Green Bay Packers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers that was played in front of roughly 15,000 fans at Raymond James Stadium.

As is tradition at NFL games, a pregame flyover ensued, despite the mostly empty stadium.

Aikman and Buck had jokes.

Aikman: “That’s a lot of jet fuel just to do a little flyover.”

Buck: “That’s your hard-earned money and your tax dollars at work.”

Aikman: “That stuff ain’t happening with [a] Kamala-Biden ticket, I’ll tell you that right now partner.”


So Aikman issued a clarification on Tuesday,  just to make sure everyone knows he’s “an unwavering patriot.”

The problem for Aikman and Buck is that their commentary wasn’t intended for air. What else do they say off air? Buck didn’t even bother to put out a statement.

Remember to always check your mic.

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