September 27, 2009 |
Is this the weekend the Detroit Lions finally win again? After 19 consecutive defeats, the Lions face a team they appear to match up favorably against -- the 1-1 Washington Redskins, who struggled mightily to beat the St. Louis Rams last Sunday, 9-7. Former Redskins quarterback Joe Theismann said on Sirius NFL Radio last week that he thinks Washington is ripe for an upset. "What scares me is going into Detroit," Theismann said. "I know how tough it is. The one thing that isn't bad in Detroit is the fans.
March 26, 2007 |
Joe Theismann will not be back as a commentator on ESPN's "Monday Night Football," according to sources. He is expected to be replaced by Ron Jaworski. ESPN declined comment, but sources indicated Theismann is not being fired and will be offered another high-profile football commentating job at ESPN. The former Washington Redskins quarterback began working as an NFL commentator for ESPN on Sunday nights in 1988.
September 30, 2006
Three weeks of this team of announcers is more than enough to make any "Monday Night Football" fan long for anyone else. Dierdorf, O.J., anyone but these bozos who fill the air with a constant barrage of mostly meaningless blather. Joe Theismann is more adept at this than he ever was at throwing the down and out. With the Saints leading, 20-3, he comes to the rescue of those of us who are numerically challenged by advising us that the Falcons will now have to score three times if they are going to win this game.
February 9, 2006 |
ESPN called an audible Wednesday, naming Mike Tirico, Joe Theismann and Tony Kornheiser as its "Monday Night Football" announcing team, 5 1/2 months after saying it would be Al Michaels and Theismann. Michaels, who declined to comment, apparently is headed for NBC to rejoin John Madden, his partner for the last four seasons on ABC's "Monday Night Football." Madden signed with NBC in June.
July 27, 2005 |
Al Michaels will move over to ESPN as the play-by-play announcer on "Monday Night Football" when the cable network takes over the series from its sister Disney network ABC in 2006. Michaels will be joined in the booth by commentator Joe Theismann, with Suzy Kolber and Michele Tafoya working the sidelines. Theismann is a member of ESPN's team that announces Sunday night NFL games.
October 26, 2002
"I'm 53. I can still play. I don't know understand why I haven't got a phone call, I swear." Joe Theismann, ESPN football analyst and former Washington Redskin quaterback.