ESPN analyst Louis Riddick has become a popular voice in the Monday Night Football booth, but a new opportunity may await him.
According to Jeff Shultz of The Athletic, Riddick is viewed as a potential candidate for the Atlanta Falcons’ general manager vacancy. The job opened when the Falcons axed former GM Thomas Dimitroff and coach Dan Quinn in October.
Riddick spent time as a defensive back with the Falcons in the 1990s, so he has some ties to the franchise. But he hasn’t worked in a front office since 2013, when he served as director of player personnel for the Eagles. Before that, he was a scout for the Philadelphia and Washington.
Today, Riddick analyzes games next to Steve Levy and Brian Griese in the MNF booth, a cushy gig that comes with zero losses — ever. Still, it may not be as rewarding as running a team. From the sounds of things, Riddick may have a decision to make after the season.