ESPN defends Trent Dilfer, feigns outrage over those who point out links to Trent Baalke

ESPN wants its analysts to say things that attract attention. When the things they say attract scrutiny, ESPN will defend them, #asexpected. That’s precisely what has happened in the aftermath of Week One’s cartoonish debut from the new Sunday NFL Countdown crew, which featured First Take-style filibusters from Randy Moss, Charles Woodson, and Trent Dilfer…
Via Pro Football Talk
4 days ago

Randy Moss Gave Trent Dilfer The Dirtiest Look You’ll Ever See On ESPN

If Randy Moss’ looks could kill, Trent Dilfer definitely would be dead. Dilfer gave his take on Colin Kaepernick’s national anthem protest Sunday on ESPN and Moss didn’t seem too enthusiastic about it. The former NFL wide receiver gave his TV colleague one of the dirtiest faces imaginable, which understandably created a ton of buzz on social media. Look at how Randy Moss...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Trent Dilfer called out for Kaepernick criticism as 49ers GM’s “mouthpiece” and “spin-meister”

The first morning of the 2016 NFL season featured bold predictions and hot takes aplenty from the spectrum of Sunday pregame shows.  Perhaps the most notable and controversial of those was Trent Dilfer’s criticism of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and his decision to kneel during the national anthem, which inspired a handful of other players around the league...
Via Awful Announcing
13 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL analyst believes Prescott could steal Romo's job

Dak Prescott was easily the most impressive rookie of the NFL preseason, and now he will get an opportunity to start several games for the Dallas Cowboys. If the former Mississippi State star plays well, could he take Tony Romo’s job for good? Trent Dilfer can see it happening. In an appearance on ESPN Radio’s “Mike and Mike in the Morning” on Friday, Dilfer expressed doubt...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Trent Dilfer had “confrontation” with Seth Markman, approached Fox

Trent Dilfer’s official return to ESPN after widespread reports he was on his way out presents an interesting glimpse inside the news media, and specifically, how it’s possible for reports to be accurate at the time even if their presented potential end outcome doesn’t come to pass. This doesn’t appear to simply be a case of, as Dilfer told The MMQB’s Kalyn Kahler, “A...
Via Awful Announcing
June 22, 2016  |  Discuss

ESPN NFL Analyst Trent Dilfer Decides To Stay With The Network

Trent Dilfer is staying at ESPN, the network announced today.  It had been speculated that the 44-year-old former Super Bowl-winning quarterback would be leaving the World Wide Leader for a role with another network, but he’s decided to stay put.  ESPN’s NFL Twitter account announced the news.  .@TDESPN will join Sunday NFL Countdown.
Via College Spun
June 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Trent Dilfer staying at ESPN, says he will have ‘expanded role’

Trent Dilfer says he will remain with ESPN as an analyst for the 2016 season. In fact, the former NFL quarterback claims he will have more responsibilities than he did before. A report from several weeks ago claimed Dilfer was joining the mass exodus from ESPN and leaving the network over money. Dilfer, who has been with ESPN since he retired from the NFL in 2008, told Kalyn Kahler...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Trent Dilfer shoots down rumors that he’s joining the 49ers

Now that we’ve moved past the NFL Draft, the future of ESPN NFL analyst Trent Dilfer has become quite the topic du jour in the football and sports media worlds.  Over the weekend it was reported that Dilfer was on his way out at ESPN and preparing to look for more opportunities elsewhere. On Monday, the website Niners Noise of the Fansided Network reported that Dilfer was finalizing...
Via Awful Announcing
May 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Could Trent Dilfer be the next big name to leave ESPN?

In spite of losing two of their most well-known personalities within a couple days of each other, ESPN is battling back against the narrative that they are facing a “talent exodus.”  That public relations work might become a little bit harder, though, if another big named talent decides to leave the network for greener pastures. According to Bob Raissman of the New York Daily...
Via Awful Announcing
May 02, 2016  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Trent Dilfer, Ray Lewis, Steve Young Leave Patriots Out Of Super Bowl Predictions

You’re never going to believe this, but a few prominent members of the ESPN “Monday Night Football” panel aren’t picking the New England Patriots to win the Super Bowl. Of course, this is nothing new. So called “experts” at the Worldwide Leader have picked against the Pats for years, and it’s hardly a surprise to to see them overreact to a single New England loss —...
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

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