It's tough to say what the NFL announcing booth has become since athletes turned to broadcasting as a retirement career.
Pro athletes and coaches make plenty of appearances on game-day shows and even during-game broadcasts, providing colorful analysis and an interesting viewpoint that a non-player could never provide.
Some athletes on air, like Tiki Barber, aren't terribly interesting and draw fan ire easily.
Other athletes and coaches, however, keep us glued to the TV with interesting insight. Here are nine guys we'd like to see on-air.