Jesse Palmer Moves To Studio In ESPN's New Broadcast Lineup

The shakeup at ESPN is starting to take form ahead of the football season.
Following massive layoffs, the worldwide leader is sports is starting place the talent that remains on payroll in their places for the upcoming year. Headlining the moves is that of Jesse Palmer, who makes the move from the broadcast booth, to the Saturday studio.
Palmer has been calling games for ESPN and the SEC network for nearly a decade in a color commentator capacity.
Now he moves over to the studio, taking over for Danny Kannell who was laid off as part of massive firings across the network. He’ll join Adnan Virk and Joey Galloway to form the new lineup.
Sliding over into the ABC studio on Saturday mornings will be Kevin Negandhi, Booger McFarland and Mack Brown.
Mark May was released from his contract by ESPN in the spring.
The network also announced the role Chip Kelly will play in the upcoming season. The former Oregon Ducks coach, and once upon a time “mad genius” will be joining ESPN2’s studio coverage on Saturday as an analyst. He’ll join Jonathan Vilma and Chris Cotter at the desk, and will appear on SportsCenter as well.
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