Emmitt Smith's Lack Of English Gets Him Demoted

Poor Emmitt Smith. ESPN decided to can Smith from appearing on the NFL Countdown program, and will replace him with the much more well-spoken former player, Cris Carter. ESPN did not entirely ditch Smith; he will appear on a few shows.

Smith’s announcing skills have troubled so many folks that he even has become a topic on Yahoo Answers!

The infamous “sharp as a whistle” comment is just one of hundreds Smith made in his short career as an announcer. Hey, being a sports announcer on television is not easy. There is a lot of pressure and ego involved in it. But Smith sure gets a lot of flak for trying.

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