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Shannon Sharpe has been with CBS since 2004. He’s one of the main analysts for the NFL Today on CBS. Sharpe was elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton in 2011.
I had an exclusive with him at CBS NFL Media Day, where we discussed the Chicago Bears, Jay Cutler, Marc Trestman, among many other topics:
“I know they have a lot at stake with Cutler going into the last year of his contract, and normally when guys go into the last year of their contract it works out really well. We saw how it worked out with Joe Flacco and some of these other guys,” Shannon Sharpe said.
“When you play the quarterback position, there’s a lot of onus on that position, because of the way the rules are set up, there’s a lot of onus on that guy. And he’s going to have to deliver and do what everyone thinks he can do,” Sharpe continued.
Of course, I asked about the media’s favorite storyline this year: “Trestman is a Quarterback Whisperer”
“Ha ha ha, I guess we’re going to find out. Obviously he co
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