Boomer Esiason

boomer Boomer EsiasonEsiason, who quarterbacked the Cincinnati Bengals, New York Jets and Arizona Cardinals during a 14-year NFL career, also serves as studio analyst for THE NFL TODAY, the CBS Television Network’s NFL pre-game show.  He joined the show in 2002 and is heard weekly along with James Brown & Co.

Esiason started his run on WFAN’s acclaimed morning show on Sept. 4, 2007.

Additionally, Esiason calls games for Westwood One’s “Monday Night Football” and NFL playoff and Super Bowl radio broadcasts, a position he has held since 2000.

Upon retiring after the 1997 season, Esiason headed straight for the broadcast booth. He made his debut as a commentator for ABC’s NFL “Monday Night Football,” and called “MNF” games for two years.  He co-hosted, with WFAN’s Christopher “Mad Dog” Russo, a weekly NFL preview show, “In the Huddle” (1998-2002), and was the host of the Boomer Esiason Show on WLW in Cincinnati (1999-2002). He has also hosted the “Boomer Esiason Show” on Madison Square Garden Network.

After an All-America career at the University of Maryland, Esiason was selected by the Cincinnati Bengals in the second round of the 1984 NFL Draft and became one of the most successful quarterbacks in NFL history. In 1986, he earned his first Pro Bowl bid while leading the NFL’s most productive offense. In 1988, he led the NFL with a 97.4 passer rating and helped the Bengals win the AFC Championship before their loss to San Francisco in Super Bowl XXIII. That year, Esiason was named the NFL’s Most Valuable Player by the Pro Football Writers of America and the Associated Press. He again was the NFL passing leader in 1989 as Cincinnati claimed another division title. In 1993, after being traded to the Jets, Esiason became a Pro Bowler for the second time. In only three seasons with the Jets, he became the team’s fourth-leading all-time passer. After playing a season for the Arizona Cardinals, he returned to Cincinnati, where he ended his career with 2,969 completions in 5,205 pass attempts (57% completion percentage) for 247 touchdowns and 37,920 yards.

Throughout his career, Esiason, along with his wife, Cheryl, has been a committed and very active participant in many charitable causes, including the Boomer Esiason Foundation, founded in 1993 to fight cystic fibrosis after his son, Gunnar, was diagnosed with the disease. To date, the Foundation has raised in excess of $96 million.

WFAN Morning Show Podcast & MOTD: Dec. 14, 2017

Thursday’s highly anticipated “Moment of the Day” featured a funny exchange between Boomer and DeAngelo Williams.

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WFAN Morning Show: DeAngelo Williams Stops By For Great Cause

Former NFL running back DeAngelo Williams joined Boomer and Jerry Recco in the Investors Bank Studio on Thursday.

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Anthony Swarzak

WFAN Morning Show: C-Lo Puts Some Zip On His Update

Chris Lopresti began Thursday’s update with news about the Mets’ new reliever, Anthony Swarzak.

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Brooklyn Nets v New York Knicks

WFAN Morning Show: NYC Basketball Takes Center Stage

Boomer and Jerry Recco kicked off the second-to-last show of the week with a discussion about the Knicks and Nets, who play Thursday night at Barclays Center.

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WFAN Morning Show Podcast & MOTD: Dec. 13, 2017

Wednesday’s highly anticipated “Moment of the Day” featured an awkward moment for Jerry Recco.

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Terrell Davis

WFAN Morning Show: The Great Terrell Davis Drops By

Denver Broncos great Terrell Davis joined Boomer and Jerry Recco in the Investors Bank Studio on Wednesday.

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WFAN Morning Show: C-Lo’s Update, Yankees Wheeling, Mets Aren’t Dealing

Chris Lopresti was ready early Wednesday morning with all of the sound from the Yankees and Mets at the Winter Meetings.

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WFAN Morning Show: Big Ball At MSG And MLB Hot Stove On Fire

Boomer and Jerry Recco started the “hump day” edition of the WFAN Morning Show by discussing a fun night for basketball fans at Madison Square Garden.

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WFAN Morning Show Podcast & MOTD: Dec. 12, 2017

Tuesday’s highly anticipated “Moment of the Day” involved Al Dukes’ impending hernia surgery and a wager among the boys. Enjoy!

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WFAN Morning Show: Antonio And Terricka Cromartie Stop By

Former Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie and his wife, Terricka, stopped by the Investors Bank Studio on Tuesday morning for a chat with Boomer and Jerry Recco.

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Brock Nelson

WFAN Morning Show: C-Lo Brings It On A Tuesday

Chris Lopresti was in the house on Tuesday morning and delivered yet another rock-solid update.

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Giancarlo Stanton, Aaron Judge

WFAN Morning Show: Merry Christmas, Yankees Fans

Boomer and Jerry Recco kicked off their show on Tuesday by discussing Giancarlo Stanton’s introductory press conference with the Yankees.

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WFAN Morning Show Podcast & MOTD: Dec. 11, 2017

During Monday’s highly anticipated “Moment of the Day,” we got to hear Boomer speculate about what the Jets might really think about Christian Hackenberg, their 2016 second-round draft pick.

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Dak Prescott

WFAN Morning Show: C-Lo Talks Our Awful NFL Teams

Chris Lopresti was back at it Monday morning, delivering an update like only he can.

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Giancarlo Stanton

WFAN Morning Show: The ‘Evil Empire’ Is Back And The Hunt For Apologies

The reaction to the stunning trade that landed reigning NL MVP Giancarlo Stanton in pinstripes was all the talk of the WFAN Morning Show open on Monday.

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