Nate Burleson won’t be the biggest name in the remixed cast of “The NFL Today,” CBS Sports’ long-running pregame studio show.
But he already might be the best analyst.
Burleson, formerly a co-host of NFL Network’s “Good Morning Football,” is the final new cast member in the latest shake-up for the show. CBS Sports also moved Phill Simms from its top NFL play-by-play team after it hired retired quarterback Tony Romo to be the new color commentator alongside Jim Nantz.
Tony Gonzalez, who spent three seasons on the “The NFL Today” after he replaced Dan Marino and Shannon Sharpe, isn’t returning for 2017. The studio lineup for Sunday mornings during the season is now Burleson, Simms, Bill Cowher, Boomer Esiason and host James Brown, with Bart Scott also leaving.
Burleson, who is Canadian, played wide receiver in the NFL for 11 seasons with the Vikings, Seahawks and Lions.
It’s important at this point in the year for any new cards introduced to Ultimate Team to be souped-up otherwise they would be irrelevant, thus justifying the high-90 rated editions of each player. The lower rated versions have some use though still as they can be put towards ‘sets’ that eventually Cheap Football Jerseys From China will award an Elite edition.
Here’s a look at the 32 rookies that are now found in “Madden NFL 17” Ultimate Team and the ratings categories in which they excel. While their overall ratings are based on when they were selected, the individual attribute ratings are unique to each player.