Finally, Rik Smits And Michael Irvin Come Together

Aside from a cocaine-infused party at a French-Canadian brothel, I can't think of many ventures that could bring together the likes of Michael Irvin, Jose Canseco, Kordell Stewart, Darryl Strawberry and Claude Lemieux. Those four are part of the cast for the new season of Pros vs. Joes on SpikeTV.

If you're not familiar with the show (and I'm guessing a great many of you aren't), it's a (reality?) show that pits average "Joes" against former professional athletes in their games of choice. For example, in this upcoming season, I'd guess that the Joes will have to cover Michael Irvin on a deep route, defend Tim Hardaway's crossover, fight Randy Couture, slap Jose Canseco's girlfriend, steal Rik Smits' wooden shoes, and proclaim their heterosexuality while Kordell Stewart insists that they're gay.

The complete list of participating pros: Michael Irvin, Jose Canseco, Kevin Willis, Randy Couture, Kordell Stewart, Claude Lemieux, Will Clark, Tim Hardaway, Eric Dickerson, Roy Jones Jr., Vince Coleman, Andre Rison, Rik Smits, Robbie Ginepri, Rob Dibble, Dave Winfield, Wade Boggs, Marc Jackson, John Starks, Andre Reed, Darryl Strawberry, Spud Webb, Grant Fuhr, and Tom Chambers. Wow. It's like the sports version of Hollywood Squares.

Pros vs. Joes [SpikeTV]