Rich Eisen Uses Stuart Scott Catchphrases To Honor Late Friend (Video)


January 5, 2015

Rich Eisen showed he’s the consummate professional Sunday.

The NFL Network anchor must have had an extremely emotional day. A day filled with NFL action started on a somber note as Eisen and the rest of the world learned that his former ESPN colleague Stuart Scott died after a lengthy bout with cancer. Eisen delivered the news in a poignant, emotional way during NFL Network’s pregame show.

The tributes, kind words and sympathies poured in throughout the day from all across the sports world, even including a statement from Barack Obama. Perhaps none of those tributes were as awesome as what Eisen did on NFL Network’s postgame show “NFL Gameday Final.”

As Eisen narrated the highlights from a game between the Indianapolis Colts and Cincinnati Bengals, he inserted a handful of Scott’s catchphrases from his “SportsCenter” days.

See the awesome tribute by clicking on the tweet below.

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Thumbnail photo via Kirby Lee/USA TODAY Sports

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