On the Air
by Laura Nachman
Bucks County Courier Times
March 26, 2007
According to published reports, former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Ron
Jaworski may be replacing Joe Theismann as an analyst on ESPN's "Monday
Night Football" this season.
"Jaws," currently an NFL analyst for the network, would join Mike
Tirico and Tony Kornheiser on the broadcast, going into its second season on
Theismann was the only member of the ESPN "Sunday Night Football"
team to make the transistion to "Monday Night Football." His
former partners Mike Patrick and Paul Maguire were taken off the NFL
broadcasts prior to this season.
Jaworski and Dick Vermeil received raves for their work on the ESPN season
Theismann and Kornheiser were mostly panned for their performances on "MNF"
this season. Many thought that Kornheiser wouldn't make it to a second
season, but his contract was renewed recently.
Theismann will likely be given a different role with the network.
ESPN did not immediately respond to an email for comment.