The way professional sports is covered today in this country has changed drastically over the last few years for many different reasons.
One of the major reasons for these changes has been ex-athletes becoming the media members they used to despise and the meteoric rise of social media.
Although ex-athletes covering current athletes and teams is still somewhat a new concept, it appears to be working with one former NFL player making a name for himself more now than when he was a punter for the Indianapolis Colts.
McAfee has used a totally different approach, and a lot of people love it, but some, like former NFL superstar Brett Favre, aren’t a fan and have tried to fight back.
Favre recently hit McAfee with a defamation lawsuit for something the former punter said about him.
McAfee provided a comical update to what has been going on with the lawsuit.
Hello beautiful people..
As of a few moments ago, I have filed for the dismissal of Brett Favre’s defamation lawsuit against me in a Federal Court in the fine state of Mississippi.
I very much understand that next to nobody on earth wants to hear more about this type of… pic.twitter.com/3z0NlvWqwC
— Pat McAfee (@PatMcAfeeShow) March 31, 2023
Here are some fan reactions to the latest update about this lawsuit:
Watched him tweet this live 🥲 absolute LEGEND pic.twitter.com/iSgRKDMe3m
— Benjamin Cure (@BenjaminCureTV) March 31, 2023
— Brandon Neely (@BrandonTXNeely) March 31, 2023
@PatMcAfeeShow prepping for the W in court pic.twitter.com/gwF2FTEdD1
— TatersArsenal (@TatersArsenal) March 31, 2023
With Favre getting nothing but bad press lately, and justifiably so, this case getting dismissed as McAfee has requested isn’t beyond the realm of possibility, but who knows when it comes to things like this and how far corruption may go.
As for McAfee, this will likely be nothing more than a blimp in what has turned out to be an up-and-coming career off the field.
The Pat McAfee Show is a major hit and will continue to be as long as he has the respect of the players and the fans, with players like superstar Aaron Rodgers willing to come on his show and share breaking news.NEXT: Cowboys Defender Announces Number Change