We can only guess that Eisen & Co. have caught a whiff of a nearby stoner in Oakland as tonight’s NFL Network pregame devolved into a festival of giggles and Up In Smoke jokes. (Steve Mariucci is our favorite.)
The picture above was sent to us by a tipster shortly after the conclusion of last night's Bills-Dolphins game. That appears to be the NFL Network's Michael Irvin attempting to enter the stands, and he doesn't look too happy. Here is what our tipster had to say about the photo:
The noisefest that is the Thursday Night Football post-game show on NFL Network usually proceeds like an unfunny version of TNT's Inside The NBA: full of wackiness, but lacking the charm or anything memorable. You can usually rely on Michael Irvin to do something out of the ordinary, though, and he certainly brought…
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There's a fantastic Michael Irvin profile in this month's Out magazine which, given the recent newsworthy items about another particular NFC East wide receiver, will hopefully lead to more progress on the issue. Irvin reveals how in his early Playmaker days, he was just as guilty of stereotyping, gaybashing, and all…
Today, University of Miami (by way of North Philadelphia) football coach Al Golden took to Twitter with a major announcement. It involved "U Discipline," his desire to "Uphold The Legacy," and a quote from human-hurricane Michael Irvin.
Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and internets to bring you everything you need to know to start your day.
Noted intellectual Deion Sanders ponders the life lessons of Cowboys WR Dez Bryant's $55K dinner bill. Says it's funny.
AND NOTHING ELSE. Now that you've got that mental image, here's the money quote.
A woman has accused Irvin and an accomplice of raping her in a Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in 2007. The Broward County Attorney's office is expected to decide next week if criminal charges will be brought. [Miami Herald]
Irvin says he'd trade his three Super Bowl rings and his Hall of Fame induction to have one undefeated season. Despite the pundits' ensuing ridicule and scorn, his hypothetical choice could be the right one.
There have been a lot of sports-themed reality shows on TV lately—Superstars, Fourth and Long, The T.O. Show, etc.—and they all have two things in common. They are terrible and people hate them. So let's greenlight some more!
Have a yearning to be on a reality show, but you're afraid of snakes, and Ryan Seacrest? Can you run a pass route? Then you may be interested in Spike TV's open casting call.
If you've ever thought to yourself, "I wish someone would follow Michael Irvin around with a camera all day so I could see everything that happens to him," today is your lucky day.
Michael Irvin, a black pickup and a robbery averted by Cowboys small talk; the story that inspired a nation. But barely 48 hours into the news cycle, the thing is already showing leaks.