Originally posted on Eagles Eye  |  Last updated 4/3/12
I used to be one of Mike Florio's biggest fans. Back in 2001 when he was just starting Pro Football Talk.com, he seemed dedicated to the truth and was edgy and compelling... Nobody seemed more devoted to bringing us the underbelly of the back-story about the NFL and the Eagles. It was revolutionary sports reporting. Now, it has seemingly degenerated into a "reality show" of unsubstantiated gossip and conjecture.Mike Florio, attorney and ESPN analysyst, now 58... He is now a co-owner with NBC of his beloved Pro Football Talk.com... which since 2009 has turned into a quagmire of gossip and rumor, and which obfuscates the totality of a story for the sake of creating an instant internet buzz...Did the big NBC money persuade Florio to abandon the pursuit of NFL truth at all costs? Perhaps...but probably it was the lure of being so popular among his growing audience that he decided to keep pushing the envelope in pursuit of mass ratings.The recent Eagles story he covered is the one which ...
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