While it appears that former Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb will be joining the NFL Network, there’s news tonight that one of his former teammates is headed for a television set near you. You may have heard of him. His name is Brian Dawkins. According to The Inquirer’s Zach Berman, ESPN will formally announce the recently retired Dawkins will join the network and appear on a variety of it’s programs.
From Berman: Former Eagles Pro Bowl safety Brian Dawkins will join ESPN as an NFL analyst, the network will officially announce Wednesday. Dawkins, a nine-time Pro Bowler who was a fan favorite with the Eagles, will appear on studio programs throughout the year such as SportsCenter, NFL Live, Audibles and NFL32. He makes his debut on Sept. 13 at 7 p.m., when he will appear alongside former NFL standouts Jerry Rice, Keyshawn Johnson and Marcellus Wiley on Audibles.
Oh, and if you want to catch another former teammate of McNabb’s, Hugh Douglas, well he’s moved over to ESPN2’s Numbers Never Lie.