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THE ZAPPER
John Walters
February 15, 1999
The Pro Bowl marked the ABC swan song—make that Lynn Swann song—of analyst Dan Dierdorf. Following in the footsteps of fellow former NFL All-Pro Swann, Dierdorf was dropped from Monday Night Football, after 12 years. Though astute and opinionated, Dierdorf was difficult to warm up to. Or maybe he just wasn't rowdy enough. An off-the-backboard idea for ABC: Replace Dierdorf with the Nets' Jayson Williams, who shone on the NBA on TNT set last Friday.
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February 15, 1999

The Zapper

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The Pro Bowl marked the ABC swan song—make that Lynn Swann song—of analyst Dan Dierdorf. Following in the footsteps of fellow former NFL All-Pro Swann, Dierdorf was dropped from Monday Night Football, after 12 years. Though astute and opinionated, Dierdorf was difficult to warm up to. Or maybe he just wasn't rowdy enough. An off-the-backboard idea for ABC: Replace Dierdorf with the Nets' Jayson Williams, who shone on the NBA on TNT set last Friday.

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