Shannon Sharpe is a former American football tight end who played for the Denver Broncos and Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League, as well as a former analyst for CBS Sports on its NFL telecasts.
American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada, and also known as gridiron, is a sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.
The National Football League is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference and the American Football Conference.
Football is a family of team sports that involve, to varying degrees, kicking a ball with the foot to score a goal.
Shannon Sharpe has some strong words for athletes on ... by Colin Cowherd
He is currently a TV presenter who appears on Skip and Shannon: Undisputed with Skip Bayless and Joy Taylor.
Skip and Shannon: Undisputed is an American sports talk show starring commentators Skip Bayless and Shannon Sharpe with Joy Taylor as the host.
Shannon Sharpe Lays Down The Law For Ray Lewis by Taurean Reign
He was inducted into to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on August 6, 2011.
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Sharpe played 12 seasons for the Broncos and two with the Ravens, winning three Super Bowls and finishing his career as the NFL’s all-time leader in receptions, receiving yards and receiving touchdowns by a tight end, until Tony Gonzalez surpassed all three of those records.
The Super Bowl is the annual championship game of the National Football League, the highest level of professional American football in the world.
Sharpe holds the distinction of being the first tight end to ever amass over 10,000 receiving yards.
Sharpe was also named to the First Team of the NFL's All-Decade Team of the 1990s.