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NFL Network Analyst Files for Bankruptcy

NFL Network analyst Warren Sapp filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection in Florida as the former Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Oakland Raiders star owes more than $6.7 million to creditors and back child support and alimony.

According to the March 30 filing, Sapp’s average monthly income is $115,881 and also showed that his contract with the NFL Network is up in August. He’s worked at the Los Angeles-based network since 2008 and is also a regular on Showtime’s Inside the NFL.

Two other nuggets were discovered in the bankruptcy filing: Sapp owns more than 200 pairs of Jordan sneakers and he lost his 2002 Buccaneers Super Bowl ring and his national championship ring from the University of Miami. 

The boisterous Sapp was in the news last month after he accused NFL tight end Jeremy Shockey of being a snitch in regards to the New Orleans Saints bounties story. NFL Network senior vice president of programming and production Mark Quenzel told Sports Illustrated the network decided not to fire Sapp for his comments.

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