Thomas is just the latest firestorm facing the Seahawks football hierarchy of general manager John Schneider and coach Pete Carroll. The exodus began in March with the controversial Sherman’s release. Still in question is the future of Chancellor, who missed the final seven games last season with a neck injury; he’ll have a scan in the next 60 days to determine whether he will be medically cleared to return.
Not to mention, there’s a group of other former Cowpokes in NFL TV, including Michael Irvin, Deion Sanders and DeMarcus Ware at NFL Network; Jimmy Johnson and Daryl Johnston at Fox; and Darren Woodson at ESPN. It’s a broadcasting lineage that dates to former QB “Dandy” Don Meredith, who served in the original “MNF” booth with Howard Cosell and Keith Jackson, and then with Frank Gifford.
No. 1 NFL game analyst is among the most highly paid, most sought-after jobs in all of TV. Jon Gruden, Witten’s predecessor in the “MNF” booth, was ESPN’s highest-paid employee at $6.5 million a year, according to author James Andrew Miller.
These plum jobs only come available once a decade or so. Ex-Giants QB Phil Simms reigned as CBS Sports’ No. 1 analyst for 20 years before being displaced by Romo in 2017. Aikman has been No. 1 at Fox Sports with play-by-play partner Joe Buck for 17 years, making them the league’s longest-running TV team. If Cris Collinsworth ever hangs them up at NBC Sports, don’t be surprised to see another ex-Cowboy make it a clean TV sweep.
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