Former Eagles Executive Joins ESPN
Former Philadelphia Eagles president Joe Banner is joining ESPN as a Front Office Insider.
Banner, who was in the Eagles organization for close to 20 years, will join the ESPN insider team beginning on September 3rd. Banner served as team president from 2001-2012 before parting ways with the team.
Banner has remained active on Twitter critiquing different NFL situations, he amassed over 24,000 followers in a short amount of time.
Banner will also contribute to Sports Center, ESPN Radio and other entities from the World Wide Leader.
Longtime NFL team executive Joe Banner has joined ESPN as a Front Office Insider. He will appear primarily on weekday editions of NFL Insiders beginning Thursday, Sept. 3. He will also contribute to SportsCenter, ESPN Radio, ESPN.com and other platforms.
Banner has spent more than two decades as an NFL front office executive, most notably with the Philadelphia Eagles from 1994-2012. Under his leadership as team president (2001-12), the Eagles captured four straight NFC East titles (2001-04), made the playoffs 12 times, and appeared in five NFC Championship games and Super Bowl XXXIX. Banner served as chief executive officer of the Cleveland Browns (2012-14) and had most recently worked with the Atlanta Falcons.
“Joe brings another smart, experienced front office voice to the NFL Insiders that will help educate our viewers on the inner workings of the league,” said Markman. “He is also unafraid to share his opinions on personnel decisions, a tremendous asset to NFL Insiders and SportsCenter’s coverage.”
Banner is the newest addition to ESPN’s daily NFL news and information program featuring veteran journalists and front office experts including former NFL team executives like Hall of Famer Bill Polian, Louis Riddick, Mark Dominik and Phil Savage.
Banner joins a long list of former Eagles employees who have started a career in sports media. He most recently spent time in the Cleveland Browns organization.