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Old 03-05-09, 08:23 PM
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Emmitt Smith out!

heard a rumor that ESPN let him go today.
and here it is.
Emmitt Smith is out as an ESPN NFL analyst after two seasons with the network, ProFootballTalk.com reports.

The network does not plan a formal announcement about the move.

Smith, the NFL's all-time leading rusher, received overwhelmingly negative reviews for his on-air work.

"We thank Emmitt for his contributions to ESPN and work ethic the past two years," ESPN spokesman Bill Hofheimer told PFT via e-mail. "We wish him all the best."

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Old 03-05-09, 08:39 PM
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I always felt that Emmitt's analysis of the days sporting events through interperative dance was a bit over the top....
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Old 03-05-09, 08:52 PM
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I always felt that Emmitt's analysis of the days sporting events through interperative dance was a bit over the top....
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Old 03-05-09, 08:53 PM
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Old 03-05-09, 09:50 PM
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yeah this was said a while back. I love #22, but he wasn't a great analyst.

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Old 03-06-09, 07:47 AM
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Aw man...

That was bad.

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Old 03-06-09, 05:02 PM
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Poor guy's a victim of ghetto speak. I tell my kids all the time, gotta learn how to switch that off sometimes.
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Old 03-06-09, 06:56 PM
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poor emmitt he was always butting heads with steve young and was easily one of the worst analyst ever
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Old 03-10-09, 10:56 AM
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I don't get it. ESPN can let SAS keep talking like he aint got no sense, but fire Emmitt. That just doesn't make any sense.
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Old 03-10-09, 11:20 AM
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LMFAO I love me some 22 but that Emitt Wordsmith Video was so friggin funny
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