Day: August 17, 2021

Former NFL QB Alex Smith Officially Lands New Job

Washington Football Team quarterback Alex Smith against the Bengals.

Washington Football Team quarterback Alex Smith against the Bengals.

After officially retiring from the NFL just a few months ago, former quarterback Alex Smith officially has a new job. And it’s a big one.

According to ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter, Smith has signed on with ESPN as an analyst. Per the report, he will appear on multiple shows and in various roles, mostly breaking down the NFL.

Some of the big shows Smith will appear on include SportsCenter, Monday Night Countdown and Sunday NFL Countdown. Given how in-demand Smith was as an analyst after retiring, it’s not surprising that ESPN wants to showcase his talents ASAP.

Smith joining ESPN should pretty much end any possibility of him returning to the NFL. It caps off an astounding career that had as many peaks and valleys as any in NFL history.

Coming out of Utah in 2005, Alex Smith

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Marcus Spears Cheers Jared Goff’s Debut With Lions


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Jared Goff throws a pass in the preseason opener against the Buffalo Bills in August 2021.

Perhaps lost in the hoopla of the Detroit Lions first preseason game on Friday night was the debut of new quarterback Jared Goff with the team.

Very quietly, Goff performed well on the night as the new starter for the Lions, going a cool 7-9 for 56 yards in the game against the Buffalo Bills. That effort left some folks impressed with what Goff can do this season for the team, and that was true of ESPN analyst Marcus Spears.

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Speaking on Friday, August 13 after the game on SportsCenter, analyst Marcus Spears was asked about what he thought of Goff’s accomplishments on the night. As he said, overall, he was pretty

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