Just as you expected, there was non-stop yelling on ‘First Take’ and it wasn’t just Stephen A. Smith this time around.
Last week was Max Kellerman’s last time on the show as he moves on to do other things, so ESPN enlisted the help of Michael Irvin on Monday’s show and we will be surprised if he even has a voice after today.
This is not the first time he’s appeared on the show, but it’s the start of a new era.
One arguemnt was over how important offensive lineman Zack Martin is to the Dallas Cowboys, who will be out for Week 1 for COVID reasons, despite him being vaccinated.
The former Cowboys receiver was also fired up over talking about Tom Brady being the best athlete of all time over Michael Jordan.
Tim Tebow will be the co-host on Fridays. During the middle of the week, ESPN will have a rotating crew of Paul Finebaum, Keyshawn Johnson, Mina Kimes, Kimberley A. Martin, Monica McNutt, Jessica Mendoza, Chiney Ogwumike, Dan Orlovsky, Kendrick Perkins, Marcus Spears, Brian Windhorst, Damien Woody and others.