Washington Redskins linebacker London Fletcher (l) caught up with former rival and NFL analyst Darren Woodson in the ESPN newsroom during a guest analyst appearance in Bristol this week. (Joe Faraoni/ESPN Images)
Even in the offseason, the Washington Redskins linebacker does not like a lot of down time.
Just 10 days after the Redskins’ season ended in a 24-14 NFC Wildcard Playoff loss to the Seattle Seahawks, Fletcher visited ESPN and appeared on various NFL shows to lend his insights.
“I really just enjoyed learning about everything that goes into producing a show,” he said.
Becoming an NFL television analyst “would be the ideal transition” as a post-playing career option, Fletcher said Thursday. He enjoyed his two-day stint on-air and appeared on SportsCenter, NFL Live and NFL32 to help ESPN bring fans more insights into the AFC and NFC Conference Championship games this weekend. continue reading…
On Sept. 13, Berg visited the ESPN campus as part of the work he is doing on the Heads Up Football project. He interviewed Monday Night Football producer Jay Rothman and director Chip Dean, as well as NFL analysts Herm Edwards and Jason Taylor. They spoke about a variety of topics, all geared toward strengthening the sport’s culture and promoting a better, safer football environment for children.
Coincidentally, Berg and Rothman grew up in the same area in New York and have a number of mutual acquaintances.
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On Aug. 1, ESPN welcomed Jason Taylor as the newest member of its NFL analyst team.
In the Front and Center podcast, the six-time Pro Bowler talks about his new role as an NFL analyst, the time he spent on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars, his thoughts on the AFC East, and the Jason Taylor Foundation. Taylor will appear on NFL Live (weekdays at 4 p.m. ET, ESPN), NFL32 (weekdays, 6 p.m., ESPN2) and SportsCenter. He’ll also make contributions to Sunday NFL Countdown and Monday Night Countdown throughout the season.