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Pat McAfee's Reaction To Monday Night Football Report Going Viral

Marcus Spears and Pat McAfee speak on College GameDay.

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 07: Marcus Spears and Pat McAfee at ESPN College Game Day during a game between Georgia Bulldogs and LSU Tigers at Mercedes Benz Stadium on December 7, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Steve Limentani/ISI Photos/Getty Images)

ESPN analyst Pat McAfee had quite the reaction to the report about the Worldwide Leader's pursuit of a current NFL quarterback for its Monday Night Football gig.

Outkick the Coverage's Clay Travis reported today that ESPN has made an eight-figure offer to New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees. The Worldwide Leader wants Brees in the Monday Night Football booth as soon as he retires.

From the report:

Outkick has learned ESPN has made an eight figure offer to current New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees to become the network’s Monday Night Football lead analyst. Brees’s ascendance to the Monday Night Football booth would begin as soon as he retires from the NFL.

Brees signed a two-year deal with the Saints this offseason. However, it's possible he'd choose to retire following the 2020 season.

ESPN previously made runs at Tony Romo, who opted to stay at CBS, and Peyton Manning, who chose to stay out of the booth, for Monday Night Football.

McAfee has been mentioned by fans as a potential candidate for the gig. He does analyst work for ESPN while hosting a popular podcast.

The former Colts punter reacted to the Brees news on Twitter:

Hey, at least he's honest...

Perhaps ESPN could debut a three-man booth in 2021 with both Brees and McAfee.