There is a tiny bit of precedent for a successful NFL player pursuing a broadcasting career in retirement and then parlaying that into running a franchise.
Articles tagged: Matt Millen
Good news, fans: you won’t have to hear Matt Millen on ESPN in the future.
The bad news is you’ll be seeing him on FOX Sports and the Big Ten Network.
JaMarcus Russell has gone down as one of the biggest busts in NFL history, and stories like this really help explain why.
In addition to being a well-known ESPN analyst, Matt Millen is also a former NFL player.
We have a category here at LBS we like to call “screw ups,” and it’s a place we file anything from headline mistakes to broadcasting blunders.
One of the biggest mysteries in the sports media world is how Matt Millen continues to get prime broadcasting jobs.
The first second I saw that NBC had hired Matt Millen to provide in-studio analysis for the NFL playoffs, I was outraged.
I understand the way things work in sports broadcasting — the analyst jobs usually go to popular athletes who have retired or coaches who have recently been fired.