Sharpe officially joins CBS

Denver Broncos tight end Shannon Sharpe officially joined CBS' pregame show, "The NFL Today," on Tuesday. Sharpe, who retired from the Broncos on Monday to replace Deion Sanders on the show, now hopes to add an Emmy to his Super Bowl rings

Multiple choices missing on offense - Denver Post - Patrick Saunders
Wednesday, May 19, 2004 - When Jake Plummer arrived in Denver he had Clinton Portis to hand the ball to, and he had Rod Smith, Shannon Sharpe and Ed McCaffrey - Pro Bowlers and Super Bowl champions all - to throw to. Only Smith remains.

Sharpe now playing to win an Emmy - Denver Post - Patrick Saunders
Wednesday, May 19, 2004 - Shannon Sharpe wants a gold statue to go along with his three diamond-encrusted Super Bowl rings. "My goal is to win an Emmy," Sharpe said Tuesday when he was introduced as a member of CBS' NFL broadcast team. "In football, you play to win the Super Bowl. In broadcasting, you play to win an Emmy. So that is my goal." At least one observer said that goal is within Sharpe's reach.

Sharpe hints at a flat future for the Broncos - Rocky Mountain News - Lee Rasizer
May 19, 2004 - It didn't take long for Shannon Sharpe to slip out of his Denver Broncos helmet and comfortably into his analyst's hat. Asked Tuesday about the future of what now officially is his former team, the newest member of CBS Sports' The NFL Today show believes the Broncos offense might suffer in the short term - and not only because of his departure.

Sharpe officially joins CBS crew - Daily Camera
May 19, 2004 - NEW YORK — Shannon Sharpe hopes he's a standout as a television analyst, too. The NFL's all-time leader in receptions and yards for a tight end officially joined CBS' pregame show, "The NFL Today," on Tuesday.

After Deciding to Skip an Encore Performance, Shannon Sharpe Exits Stage Left - - James Merilatt
Tuesday, May 18, 2004 - Nobody knew it. And if they tell you they did, they&rsquore fibbing. There were 74,164 fans in attendance that night, but none of the Mile High faithful had any inkling of what they had just witnessed. The date was August 20, 1990, and the Denver Broncos were taking on the San Francisco 49ers in the team&rsquos third preseason game of the year.

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