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SBD/January 27, 2014/Media
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Published January 27, 2014
CRAZY TRAIN: In N.Y., Bob Raissman reported Giants Senior VP/Communications Pat Hanlon "will provide analysis during the NFL Network’s coverage of Media Day" tomorrow. His appearance will be the second consecutive year the net has brought in a club PR exec "to bring a different perspective" after Cowboys VP/PR & Communications Rich Dalrymple appeared in '13. Hanlon said, "What the NFL Network is looking to find out from me is how you manage what appears to be the unmanageable." He added, "I’m apprehensive but I’m looking forward to it. But I don’t want the conclusion of the broadcast to be me getting a text from John Mara or Steve Tisch wishing me luck in my new career" (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 1/26).
TIGHT END SHUFFLE? In Denver, Dusty Saunders reports retiring Falcons TE Tony Gonzalez "may join" CBS' "The NFL Today," "possibly as a replacement for Shannon Sharpe." A CBS spokesperson "offered 'no comment' when asked about Sharpe's future" (DENVER POST, 1/27).