Although his previous television gig — at noon Tuesdays during the Steelers’ season — never got rave reviews, Bill Cowher has landed a big-time TV contract with CBS that will make him part of the network’s pre- and postgame shows. He will share the set with Dan Marino, Boomer Esiason, James Brown and Shannon Sharpe.
I’ve spent the morning nursing a big welt on my head that formed when I DID NOT SEE THIS COMING! I mean, I vaguely remember seeing him during one of the playoff games sitting at the booth and I thought, my, he looks completely out of place there.
The Chin is a lot of things. Cool. Passionate. Spitty.
Some things the Chin is not is all of the things he needs to be in order to be good at this job. Eloquent. Witty. Enunciating. Having control of his spit.
This is going to be muy interesante!
He plans to do this for a few years he says, so that means it will be a bit of time before we see him coaching The Cowboys … and when that happens, I’ll be organizing a chartered tour to Dallas so that we can all find his lawn and throw trash on it.