I’ve been saying for the past couple of years that most of the new sideline reporter hires in sports media are drawing from two pools a.) wannabe actresses/models, note the slash, important to have that slash in there or b.) cheerleaders. The second category was really more of a joke. It made to be cynical of the talent’s “talent.” But this literally has been the case on more than one occasion.
With NFL Network’s Michelle Beisner, it’s literally both categories. She is signed to a modeling/acting talent agency, and she’s a former Denver Broncos cheerleader (I’m sure there will be no bias at all when she reports on the team, none. Absolutely no bias, nope. None at all. No way. The 37-year-old Michelle Beisner was one the squad for six years, serving as captain for four, and the Pro Bowl rep in 1999.
Here’s a little more Michelle Beisner bio from our friends at Wikipedia
“She is the host of NFL Weekly Countdown, and serves as a field reporter for NFL Total Access and NFL GameDay Morning. She’s also the host of “NFL Network Now”, a news program on NFL Network. She has been a reporter and has worked on “NFL Quarterback Challenge”, and the “Total Access On Location” pre-game show at the Super Bowl. Michelle Beisner also serves as host of NFL.com Fantasy LIVE alongside Michael Fabiano, Adam Rank and Dave Dameshek, delivering the most up to date information for fantasy football enthusiasts before Sunday’s games.
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