Shannon Sharpe hosts the Sports Opinion and Debate Show, which airs weekdays on Fox1. The three-time Super Bowl champion and Pro Football Hall of Famer, Shannon Sharpe, is the co-host of the sports opinion and debate show Skip Bayless. They discuss the top sports topics of today.
Sharpe made the transition from broadcasting to the field in 2004 as a commentator on CBS Sports’ “The NFL Today”. He appeared on all three pre-, half-, and postgame shows. Sharpe was there for almost ten years. Sharpe was also a radio host on Sirius NFL Radio’s morning show “Opening Drive”, alongside Bob Papa. He also became a columnist for and spokesperson for FitnessRX For Men magazine in 2013, and was featured on the cover of its September 2013 issue.
Sharpe was a seventh-round draft pick from Savannah State. He enjoyed a 14 year career with the Denver Broncos (1990-1999, 2002-03), and Baltimore Ravens(2000-01). Sharpe, who was first drafted by Denver in 1992, was elected to seven consecutive Pro Bowls, was awarded the prestigious All-Pro honors four times, and was named the first-team tight-end on the 1990s All-Decade Team. Sharpe finished his career with 815 receptions and 10,060 yards (averaging just 2.3%). He also had 62 touchdowns and 815 receptions for 10,060 yards (12.3 avg.). This ranks him among the top five tight ends of all time in each category. When he was chosen to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, he received the highest individual honor.
Sharpe’s career was a success story. He also has a long list of team achievements. Sharpe was a member of three Super Bowl Champion teams and won back-to-back Super Bowl titles with the Broncos and 1998. He also returned to the NFL’s top with the Ravens in 2000.
Sharpe holds the NFL record for the longest reception in a postseason, a 96 yard catch-and-run at Oakland for a touchdown in the 2000 AFC Championship Game. Sharpe also holds the NFL record (214) for receiving the most yards in a game from a tight end. Sharpe was a big-game performer and played his best under the most intense lights. He appeared in 12 postseason contests as a Bronco, all starts. Sharpe ranks third in franchise playoff history for receiving yards (47) and fourth for receiving yards (505).