Theismann out on MNF, Jaws may be in

Let me first say I am not a fan of ESPN’s coverage of the NFL and especially MNF last year. I actually don’t mind Tony Kornheiser, but I have always disliked Mike Tirico on many levels. As for Joe Theismann, let’s just say I’ve had an extremely difficult time listening to him the last 10-12 years. Back in the late-80s and early 90s I didn’t mind him, but once I started following the NFL professionally, I couldn’t take anything he said seriously. Theismann is capable of making a good point, but he usually follows that up with 4-5 tidbits of insight that really bring out the W-T-F-face.

If ESPN does in fact choose Ron Jaworski to replace Theismann, they’ll have made a terrific choice. Maybe a decade too late, but a great choice just the same. This is one of the best jobs in broadcasting, and Theismann hasn’t been good enough to merit it for a long, long time. Jaworski, on the other hand, has deserved the gig for years.

Many know all about how Jaws locks himself in a room at NFL Films for days at a time analyzing tape, and it’s true, I’ve witnessed it. More than any other analyst, […]

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