Former Philadelphia Eagles teammates Donovan McNabb and Brian Dawkins will serve as television analysts during the NFL season. In other news, another former Eagle — Hugh Douglas — will join Jalen Rose and Michael Smith on a relaunched version of “Numbers Never Lie” on ESPN2.
- Donovan McNabb Joins NFL Network: Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb has joined NFL Network as an analyst for the weekly “Playbook” studio show. McNabb, who previously analyzed the 2011 NCAA men’s basketball tournament for Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic, in will work alongside Sterling Sharpe and Brian Baldinger. (NFL press release via Fang’s Bites)
- Dawkins Joins ESPN As NFL Analyst: ESPN has hired former NFL safety Brian Dawkins as an NFL studio analyst on “SportsCenter,” “NFL Live,” “NFL 32,” and “Audibles,” the network announced Wednesday. Dawkins, a former teammate of new NFL Network analyst McNabb, will make his debut September 13. (ESPN Media Zone)
- ESPN Announces New Co-Hosts For “Numbers Never Lie”: ESPN analysts Jalen Rose and Hugh Douglas have been added to the ESPN2 show “Numbers Never Lie,” filling the vacancy left by “SportsNation” co-host Charissa Thompson. Rose and Douglas are scheduled to debut Monday and will work alongside current host Michael Smith.(ESPN Media Zone)