[Update: It’s official]
Who would have thought that one day would make such a difference. Well, the move from Sunday Night Football to Monday Night Football caused Joe Theismann to get fired from his 19 year gig at ESPN. Looks like Ron “Jaws” Jaworski will be taking over for Theismann in the booth and join Mike Tirico and Tony Kornheiser as next season’s MNF trio. Apparently, ESPN thinks there will be more chemistry and comedy between Jaws and Kornheiser than there was between Kornheiser and Theismann. Too bad Jaws is an engaging as a wet towel. If ESPN wants ratings they should just stick Mike Wilbon in the booth with his PTI buddy Tony.
Theismann said that he can’t comment, “until I fully understand what has taken place.” It’s pretty obvious what has happened Joe, you got fired, dumped, shit-canned, pink-slipped, kicked to the curb…need we go on? But don’t get down; we heard that ‘Dancing with the Stars’ is already taking applications for next season.
Oddly enough, Theismann’s playing career ended 22 years ago on Monday Night Football when Lawrence Taylor snapped into his leg like a Slim Jim and caused a national audience to simultaneously turn in disgust from the screen. So, naturally, we thought you might want to relive the entire gruesome scene one more time.