Marchand & Ourand: Wild Card Weekend and what lies ahead for Drew Brees

On the latest "Marchand and Ourand Sports Media Podcast," our John Ourand and the N.Y. Post's Andrew Marchand dissect Drew Brees’ underwhelming performance as NBC’s game analyst on the Raiders-Bengals game. The two also speculate on the future of the “Monday Night Football” booth after Steve Levy, Brian Griese and Louis Riddick called their final game of the season. Other topics: Will conference commissioners expand the College Football Playoff? What does ESPN’s deal with Pete Thamel mean for Adam Schefter and Adrian Wojnarowski? What’s the latest on rumors that Disney is looking to spin off ESPN? Finally, what’s the takeaway from Microsoft’s purchase of Activision? Marchand and Ourand also discuss feedback they received on their Mount Rushmore of NFL Media, while giving their weekly assessments of “Who’s Up” and “Who’s Down,” plus their “Calls of the Week.” Sean McManus, Burke Magnus, Bobby Kotick, Tony Romo and Tim Brando are some of the media figures in the mix.

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SBJ Morning Buzzcast: June 24, 2022

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