ESPN is reportedly pursuing Jason Kelce to replace Robert Griffin III for Monday Night Football coverage - Sport News

ESPN is reportedly pursuing Jason Kelce to replace Robert Griffin III for Monday Night Football coverage

When Jason Kelce announced his retirement from the NFL in early March, the longtime Eagles center knew he’d have no shortage of opportunities in his post-playing career. And we could be nearing an answer on what his life after football will look like.

According to a report from The Athletic’s Andrew Marchand, ESPN is pursuing Kelce to serve as an analyst for Monday Night Countdown — the Monday Night Football pregame show. Marchand added that ESPN would likely have Kelce replace Robert Griffin III on the pregame show as ESPN execs think Griffin has “leveled off” since being hired by the network as a “rising star” in 2021.

Via The Athletic:

While Belichick is sought after, Kelce’s decision is viewed as the linchpin of the NFL TV free-agent season. CBS has several openings on “The NFL Today” with Nate Burleson, Bill Cowher, Boomer Esiason and Phil Simms unsigned for next year. James Brown and JJ Watt are inked for the upcoming season, though Watt may continue as a part-timer.

Kelce, who also co-hosts the wildly popular New Heights podcast with his brother Travis, will likely have his pick of the major networks should he decide to go that route. Marchand wrote that CBS and NBC would be conveniently located for Kelce, but ESPN appears aggressive in its pursuit.

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