Michael Irvin Just Got Fired From His Longest-Standing Job

Former Dallas Cowboys legend Michael Irvin reportedly did not have his contract renewed on Friday.
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Former Dallas Cowboys legend and Hall of Fame wide receiver Michael Irvin was among the sweeping cuts at the NFL Network.

A.J. Perez of Front Office Sports reported on Friday the NFL concluded a round of layoffs over the past 24 hours with cuts that impacted some NFL Network employees. 

The cuts will also affect NFL Total Access, the flagship show on the network. NFL Total Access will reportedly air its final show later this month.

Perez adds that the league-owned cable channel is expected to have an altered programming schedule this upcoming season. 

Irvin was a part of those changes as the New York Post’s Ryan Glasspiegel reported that Irvin’s contract won’t be renewed at the NFL Network. The 58-year-old Hall of Fame wide receiver has been a mainstay at NFL Network since 2009 as an analyst. 

The Cowboys legend was featured often on “GameDay Morning,” which is televised on Sunday mornings during football season. Irvin was sent home by NFL Network in 2023 from Super Bowl coverage after an alleged lewd incident and was suspended until September of that year.

However, the Hall of Fame wide receiver was reinstated by the NFL Network at the beginning of the season. Even though he isn’t on NFL Network anymore, Irvin is regularly featured on FS1’s “Undisputed.”

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