I totally understand why ESPN and now FOX Sports 1 want to have athletes on as studio analysts. People still remember these players from their playing days and will want to tune in to see their favorite former superstars talk about the game since they can't see them play it anymore.
They need to stop it. Too many of these guys just aren't any good at it.
When I heard that former Chicago Bear linebacker Brian Urlacher was going to be a part of the new FOX channel I thought it was a good idea. Urlacher has always seemed to be an articulate player and I could see him as a analyst.
But that was before he pulled a Tiki Barber and sold his team out.
If you didn't feel like hitting play, the topic of discussion was the possibility of players faking injuries in order to slow fast-paced offenses down. It's become an issue after the first college football weekend so the guys were talking about it.
In the process Urlacher admits that the B...