There won’t be any ESPN personalities appearing on the Pat McAfee show anytime soon.
On Friday, a frustrated McAfee revealed that he had heard through the grapevine that ESPN is banning all of their employees from appearing on his show going forward.
It was a good run..
— Pat McAfee (@PatMcAfeeShow) March 12, 2021
BREAKING: Award winning Pat McAfee (@PatMcAfeeShow) will no longer be allowed to feature anybody who works for ESPN on his show, per orders given by ESPN.
Terrible decision by ESPN. Raise your hand if you agree! 🖐️
— Nick Gazerro (#WelcomeHomePuka) (@nikgazcs) March 12, 2021
McAfee, who has done play-by-play work for ESPN and has appeared on some other their programs, appears to be done making appearances on the network.
Well now do I have to? I guess I would, I spent a million dollars traveling around the country working for that company so I guess I will never have going on to their thing again
Just last week ESPN’s Diana Russini dropped a huge Russell Wilson bombshell on the McAfee show.
Clarification from @diannaESPN on players asking vs demanding a trade & how it's reported..
& a very interesting nugget on Russ Wilson & the #Seahawks
— Pat McAfee (@PatMcAfeeShow) March 4, 2021
Sports fans were not happy about ESPN’s new mandate and got #ESPNstinks to trend on Twitter.
— Mark Madden (@MarkMaddenX) March 12, 2021
What the hell are they doin over there at ES*N??? Shoutout @AdamSchefter @JeffPassan @arielhelwani and all the other great guests from the worst sports network on the planet, you will be missed #ESPNStinks pic.twitter.com/rPE5YVuvfM
— McAfee Mafia Discord (@McAfeeMafiaDisc) March 12, 2021
Even former ESPNer and current FS1 host Colin Cowherd showed McAfee some love after ESPN’s move.