Shannon Sharpe finally officially announced that he’s joining FirstTake.
— shannon sharpe (@ShannonSharpe) August 24, 2023
Shannon Sharpe is set to join forces with Stephen A. Smith on the popular ESPN debate show, First Take after leaving FS1’s Skip Bayless.
According to the New York Post’s Andrew Marchand and Ryan Glasspiegel, Sharpe will bring his insights and expertise to the show’s discussions on Mondays and Tuesdays during the upcoming football season.
The addition of Sharpe is expected to introduce a new dynamic to First Take pitting the Hall of Famer and three-time Super Bowl champion against the charismatic Stephen A. Smith.
The duo’s debates are sure to captivate viewers and provide engaging perspectives on various sports topics.
This collaboration marks a significant change for Sharpe, who previously partnered with Skip Bayless on FS1’s Undisputed After the NBA Finals in June, Sharpe made his exit from the show, setting the stage for his venture onto First Take
Not only will Sharpe be gracing television screens, but he is also anticipated to secure a new platform for his immensely popular podcast, Club Shay Shay
With his wealth of experience and insights as a former NFL player, his podcast is likely to continue attracting a wide audience of sports enthusiasts.
Shannon Sharpe’s remarkable career as a three-time Super Bowl champion and four-time All-Pro, achieved through his tenure with the Denver Broncos and Baltimore Ravens, further enhances his credibility as a sports commentator.