Greg Olsen auditions for 'Monday Night Football'

Could Greg Olsen transition to the broadcast booth? The Panthers tight end is auditioning to be an analyst on ESPN’s Monday Night Football, according to’s Andrew Marchand (Twitter links). Marchand adds that he could also be in the mix for FOX’s Thursday Night Football, if Peyton Manning turns down the job. While Olsen was sidelined last season, he called a game for FOX...
Via Pro Football Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: 'A few interested teams' are pursuing Trevor Siemian trade

With Case Keenum on board, the Denver Broncos are looking to unload at least one of their current quarterbacks, Trevor Siemian. According to a report from Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the market for Siemian includes “a few interested teams.” On Tuesday, the Atlanta Falcons and New York Jets were listed as potential suitors. But with Teddy Bridgewater and Josh McCown now on board...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Rams a Super Bowl contender now?

In light of recent events, it is now time to loop the Los Angeles Rams into the Super Bowl conversation.Not just as one of the eight teams contending, but a real threat to win the NFC. And, potentially hoist a Lombardi trophy. Personally, this is an opinion I have had for nearly a month. The Rams now have an elite level head coach. And, Jared Goff took unbelievable steps in his progression...
Via The Sports Post
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Aqib Talib’s top choice would be to join Patriots

Aqib Talib is eyeing a return to the New England Patriots, according to a report.ESPN’s Dianna Russini reported on Wednesday that the Denver Broncos have had trade talks with the San Francisco 49ers regarding Talib. However, she says that Talib’s preference is to be released rather than traded so that he can choose his next team. She says his top choice would be to rejoin the Pats...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning sells his Papa John’s stores

Peyton Manning is no longer a Papa John’s Pizza franchise owner in Denver.The company announced on Tuesday that Manning has sold his 31 franchises in the Denver area.“After six successful and rewarding years, Peyton Manning and Papa John’s International have sold their stake in 31 Papa John’s locations which were part of a joint-venture in the Denver Colorado market,” a spokesman...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN willing to ‘back up the truck’ for Peyton Manning, but FOX wants in as well

Former Colts/Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning had one of the highest football IQs of any NFL quarterback, and he’ll likely be a great fit in the booth calling games.As it turns out, there’s a huge opening for “Monday Night Football,” with Jon Gruden having departed to become the head coach of the Oakland Raiders.Saying ESPN is interested in filling the void with Manning is an understatement...
Via The Sports Daily
February 16, 2018  |  Discuss

Report: Manning could have his pick of FOX, ESPN top analyst job

Peyton Manning has yet to say anything publicly about whether or not he is considering a career in television broadcasting in the near future, but it has become quite clear that he could have almost any job he wants in that field.According to a report from Andrew Marchand of the New York Post, both ESPN and FOX have Manning at the top of their lists for vacancies they currently have...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 16, 2018  |  Discuss

Report: ESPN willing to ‘back up the truck’ for Manning on MNF

ESPN needs a color commentator to replace Jon Gruden on "Monday Night Football," and the broadcast giant is prepared to offer a hefty salary in hopes of luring Peyton Manning.According to Andrew Marchand of the New York Post, a source said ESPN is willing to “back up the truck’ for the five-time MVP.Marchand notes FOX, the upcoming home of Thursday Night Football, has also approached...
Via Sportsnaut
February 16, 2018  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning fully supports Frank Reich as head coach

It’s not a foregone conclusion that franchise greats will always be supportive of the moves their former organizations make. Just ask the New York Giants about this.That’s most definitely not the case when it comes to future Hall of Famer Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts. On the heels of Indy officially naming Frank Reich as its next head coach, Manning had nothing but great...
Via Sportsnaut
February 13, 2018  |  Discuss

ESPN will speak with Peyton Manning about ‘MNF’ job

ESPN is searching for a new analyst who can fill the massive shoes of Jon Gruden next season for its “Monday Night Football” broadcasts, and there is one man who could almost certainly have the job if he wanted it. The question is whether or not that man is interested.Richard Deitsch spoke with ESPN executive Stephanie Druley about the search to replace Gruden, and she described...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 23, 2018  |  Discuss

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