Inside The NFL Debuts On Showtime Tonight With A Few Special Guests

Wednesday, September 10, 2008


Showtime seems to be all-in on promoting its version of the Inside The NFL with Warren Sapp and will feature multiple segments with the ex-defensive end when it debuts tonight on Showtime. The program will also have three special guests according to Market Watch....

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, Hall of Fame defensive end Deacon Jones and Dancing With The Stars professional Kym Johnson are among the special guests for the premiere episode of INSIDE THE NFL on SHOWTIME this Wednesday, Sept. 10, at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

Jones, one of the most feared defenders of the 1970's, will face off with INSIDE THE NFL analyst and latter day counterpart Warren Sapp in a segment entitled "Debate '08." In the spirit of this election year, Jones and Sapp will debate their respective era's gridiron greatness.

Johnson, a Dancing With The Stars veteran who is currently in rehearsal as Sapp's dance partner for this season, will be on the set of INSIDE THE NFL.
I'm still amazed that so many people watch DWTS, but Showtime couldn't have hoped for better timing in Sapp's appearance on the program. The show always had its diehard fans, so it will be interesting to see if Showtime tries to appease to them, or tries to take it in a new direction.

Also, if you look at the promo photo above it appears as Showtime is already billing Warren Sapp as the court jester of the quartet. I don't think I've ever seen JB with a mean look on his face and he's actually scaring me a little bit. I'll be watching tonight and will have reactions and video tomorrow.

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, Kym Johnson and Deacon Jones on Tap for Debut Episode of Inside the NFL on Showtime (Market Watch)

6 Comments:

James Brown is reaaaaallly creeping me out here.

ssreporters said...
Sep 10, 2008, 11:29:00 AM  

JB looks like he's about to pull a Rae Carruth.

GMoney said...
Sep 10, 2008, 12:22:00 PM  

When did JB join the KGB? (that stands for Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila, of course....) I think Deacon Jones' appearance will be neat because whenever he's interviewed on NFL Films productions, he's really interesting to liten to.

Brad James said...
Sep 10, 2008, 1:21:00 PM  

JB looks like somebody is eating the last piece of pie in front of him.

Anonymous said...
Sep 10, 2008, 1:51:00 PM  

Hasn't Sapp always been a defensive tackle?

Jay said...
Sep 10, 2008, 2:58:00 PM  

Sapp is a big mouth clown, so the jester role is perfect for him.

A reason to be thankful I dont get Showtime.

jg said...
Sep 10, 2008, 9:12:00 PM  

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