Ron Jaworski has no idea if he has future with ESPN

NFL analyst Ron Jaworski has been a mainstay at ESPN for the past 27 years, but he has no idea if he has a future with the broadcasting giant.As part of the sweeping cuts ESPN implemented, Jaworski’s name has been mentioned among those who have already lost their jobs or are rumored to be on their way out. However, he remains on the company's payroll and has a contract that runs...
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June 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Ed Werder asked by ESPN to cover NFL Draft day after being laid off

Ed Werder’s week went from disappointing to uncomfortable after the company that laid him off asked him to do work for them the following day.Werder was one of many ESPN reporters who learned last week that he was losing his job. The longtime reporter joined “The Doomsday Podcast” for an interview and said that ESPN added insult to injury by asking him to cover the draft by reporting...
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May 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Longtime SportsCenter anchor: Politics played a role in layoffs

Linda Cohn has been among the most recognizable figures for ESPN over the past quarter-plus century. She was with the broadcasting giant when it took over the sports media world back in the 1990s and remains one of its most-popular figures.So when Cohn speaks aout about the layoffs that cost the jobs of 100-plus ESPN employees this week, we probably should listen.In appearing on...
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April 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Ty Montgomery reportedly dealing with kidney-related issue

Green Bay Packers wide receiver/running back Ty Montgomery was a surprise inactive for Sunday’s game against the Atlanta Falcons, and now more details are beginning to emerge about what’s keeping him sidelined. According to a report by Josina Anderson and Ed Werder of ESPN, Montgomery, who was ruled out shortly before kickoff with an illness, is dealing with a kidney-related ailment...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Drew Brees, Saints agree to one-year contract extension

Drew Brees and the Saints have agreed to a contract extension that appears to be a short-term solution that will keep the quarterback in New Orleans for another year. According to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, the extension is for one year and will pay Brees $44.25 million guaranteed over the next two years, making it essentially a two-year deal. #Saints and QB Drew Brees have agreed...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Eagles RB coach Duce Staley interviewed for HC job

Former NFL running back and current Philadelphia Eagles running backs coach Duce Staley has reportedly interviewed for the team’s now-vacant head coaching job, according to ESPN’s Ed Werder. This is a curious choice, as Staley has only been coaching for five years and has never come close to this level of responsibility. He was the team’s special-teams/quality control coach from...
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Mike Zimmer has funny quote about being stiffed at McDonald’s

It’s been a rough week for Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer. On Sunday, Zimmer’s Vikings suffered one of their worst home losses in history — a 38-7 defeat to the Seattle Seahawks. Following the loss, Zimmer spent time at the team facility trying to prepare for the Thursday game against the Arizona Cardinals. When he finally went home on Monday night, he headed to McDonald...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Bradford, Eagles hope to sign short-term extension

By Jesse Reed Sam Bradford and the Philadelphia Eagles are reportedly trying to hammer out a short-term extension before the 2015 NFL season. The oft-injured quarterback has made a successful return to the practice field after recovering from a knee injury, and he’s apparently made quite an impression already working exclusively with the first-string offense the past couple of...
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August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Ray Rice still searching for second chance in NFL

By Evan Massey Ray Rice has been on the NFL’s untouchable list since a video surfaced of him punching his then-fiancée Janay Palmer in the face and knocking her out. It was a very graphic video, but since then the two have reconciled and she has begged the league to give Rice another chance. Despite her plea for a second chance, teams have stayed away from Rice and haven’t even...
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July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

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