Sports analyst and radio host Boomer Esiason will contribute to the new CBS Sports Radio network when it launches next month.
The former NFL star quarterback is pegged as a Senior NFL Analyst. He’ll provide a regular morning material for the CBS Sports Minute along with being available to supply analysis for a number of shows during the upcoming NFL season and afterward.
Esiason will “weigh in on players, coaches, upcoming match-ups, and the day’s trending topics,” according to a release.
The University of Maryland grad co-hosts morning drive on WFAN(AM), New York with Craig Carton; the team celebrates their fifth anniversary with the station in September. Esiason is entering his 11th year as a studio analyst for The NFL Today, the CBS Television Network’s NFL pre-game show.
He was a quarterback for the Cincinnati Bengals, New York Jets and Arizona Cardinals and set a number of records during his pro career, including being named the 1988 NFL MVP, earning two Pro Bowl bids and leading the Bengals to Super Bowl XXIII.
Cumulus Media is CBS Sport Radio’s exclusive syndicator and sales partner to secure affiliate agreements and ad sales. Cumulus will also air CBS Sports Radio on 67 of its owned stations.
CBS Sports Radio launches in September with more than 90 stations nationally.
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