Another former star NFL quarterback has been laid off by ESPN.
According to Michael McCarthy of Front Office Sports, ESPN has also laid off ex-Seattle Seahawks star signal-caller and NFL analyst Matt Hasselbeck. The soon-to-be 48-year-old was with the Worldwide Leader in Sports for seven years.
Pro Football Hall of Famer and three-time Super Bowl champion quarterback Steve Young, who had been with ESPN with 22 years, was also among the notable cuts.
In a surprise move, longtime NFL reporter Suzy Kolber was also let go following 27 years on the job. Jeff Van Gundy, Jalen Rose, Max Kellerman, Todd McShay and Keyshawn Johnson were among the big-named layoffs as well.
Hasselbeck was a three-time Pro Bowler (2003, 2005 and 2007) and led the Seahawks to a Super Bowl 40 appearance in the 2005 season. He also played for the Green Bay Packers, Tennessee Titans and Indianapolis Colts.
Earlier this year, Disney CEO Bob Iger stated that they would be would be cutting 7,000 jobs as a way to save billions of dollars.
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