Joe Landor, the longtime NFL player and longtime host of the “Joe and Ernie” talk show, has had a huge impact on the NFL and the game of football in the United States.
In the summer of 2017, he was named as the recipient of the 2017 Walter Payton Man of the Year Award by the National Football Foundation.
Landor said in an interview with “The Dan Patrick Show” on Thursday that his award was “very, very important.”
Landor said that as the host of “Joe & Ernie,” he was “a little bit in awe of the league, how it worked.
I’m very, very proud of that, and I’m honored to be the first person to get the award.”
The ESPN/NFL show has been viewed more than 7 million times and Landor’s work with the show has had an impact on people.
He said that people who saw his work and thought, “Oh, that’s a little different,” then “They got a lot of different things in the NFL.”
Lando said he learned a lot about himself, and he also saw a lot.
“When I’m watching sports, I always look for the players.
And when I’m a kid, I didn’t even know who those guys were,” he said.
“I was watching football.
I was watching every game, and then I would ask myself, ‘Is that really me?’
And then I’d go to the locker room, and they were all the same.
That’s how I started to really understand football.”
Landa said that he was not surprised by the award and that it was “an honor” to receive the award.
“There’s nothing I can do about it, but it’s an honor to get it, and it’s something that you can take away from it, because you learn from it,” he explained.
“That’s the way I want it to be.”
He said he did not think he had done enough with his work on the show, adding that he had to do more with the other aspects of his career.
“I’m not going to say I did too much, but I think I have done enough,” he added.
“And the work that I’m doing right now is a lot more than just playing football.
That I do is what it’s all about.”
He added that he would like to be a broadcaster, and his thoughts on what he would do if he were hired by the NFL.
“It’s a very unique position,” he told “The Daniel Patrick Show.”
“It’s very much in the realm of entertainment, it’s not necessarily in the domain of journalism.
I think it’s important that I do something that I think is relevant.
That is my job.
It’s something I want to do, and if I get the opportunity to do it, I will do it.”
He also said that the show’s popularity has helped him develop a new passion, and said he hopes to continue that work.
“Football has been a big part of my life for a long time.
I have a passion for it, so if there’s anything I can contribute to that, I’d love to,” he concluded.
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