My latest Chicago Tribune column is on David Diehl, who is starting his second career as an NFL game analyst for Fox.
You also can access the column via my Twitter feed at @Sherman_Report.
From the column:
Graduating straight from the field to the analyst’s chair on network NFL games is usually reserved for Super Bowl glory guys like Phil Simms and Troy Aikman.
The New York Giants have announced that offensive lineman David Diehl will undergo surgery on his thumb today that will keep him out for the next six weeks.
Diehl practiced yesterday with a cast on his right hand. After an MRI and examination by Dr. Hotchkiss this morning, it was determined the injury required surgical repair.
This means that Diehl could be out until late September...
According to Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News, offensive lineman David Diehl took a big pay cut stay with the Giants.
#NYG OL David Diehl’s base salary has been cut from $4.475 million to $1 million for this season. He will be a free agent next March.
— Art Stapleton (@art_stapleton) March 26, 2013
You have to respect a player like Diehl that clearly wants to finish...
New York Giants offensive lineman David Diehl has missed a lot of time this season with a knee injury. Now that he’s healthy it doesn’t look like he’ll be back in the starting line up anytime soon.“Giants OL Dave Diehl doesn’t appear to be joining the starting lineup anytime soon, barring an injury somewhere. The Giants like their starting five, as it has grown together...
New York Giants offensive lineman David Diehl released a statement on Twitter, and apologized for his actions on Sunday that led to him being arrested for DUI in Queens, NY.
I’ve worked hard during my career to set a positive example, and yesterday I fell far short of this standard.
— Dave Diehl (@davediehl66) June 11, 2012
I apologize to my family, my fans, my teammates,...
Two of the NY Giants Offensive Tackles are in the news this month. Last week, Will Beatty was held out of OTAs. And last night David Diehl was arrested for DUI.
Tell me how our Offensive Tackles are doing this season and I will be able to tell you how the season goes. This was the takeaway from the April 28th draft analysis. Diehl and Beatty are the likely starters. Brewer...
Giants offensive lineman David Diehl (deel) has been arraigned in New York City on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol.
Queens District Attorney Richard Brown says Diehl was arraigned on two counts of impaired driving. A judge ordered him to be released on his own recognizance and to return to court on July 26. His license has been suspended.
Police say they got calls...
Via AP on Fox
June 11, 2012
At first I was figuring that this whole David Diehl story was just some sort of situation where a rogue NYPD cop was picking on a guy who was just celebrating a Euro 2012 victory. And then came the video some guy shot of the scene caused by Diehl sedan shredding a couple parked cars. It’s true, Diehl managed to trade some paint, causing the neighborhood kids to turn into news reporters...
New York Giants offensive lineman David Diehl was arrested Sunday night in Queens for suspicion of DWI after he crashed his BMW into some parked cars.
Giants starting offensive lineman David Diehl was arrested and charged with DWI in Queens on Sunday after striking a couple of parked cars, the New York Post reported, citing sources.
Diehl, a member of both of Big Blue's recent Super Bowl victories, was driving alone when he struck the vehicles on Broadway, near 31st Street in Astoria, around 8:20 p.m., the sources said. He...