While studying at the University of Maryland, Esiason started playing football under head coach Jerry Claiborne and Bobby Ross. He amazed every individual by setting an unbeatable 17 school records at Maryland.
During his final year at Maryland, Cincinnati Bengals picked him in the second round of the 1984 NFL Draft. He then got the first professional start on 7th October 1984 in a game against Houston Oilers.
The following year, on 22nd September, he took over Ken Anderson as Bengals’ full-time starting quarterback while playing against San Diego Chargers. Sadly he couldn’t lead the team to victory.
After three years, Bengals made their way in Super Bowl but unfortunately, the day proved to be unlucky for them and they lost the game to San Francisco 49ers.
Later in 1988, he won the NFL MVP award and was also named to Pro Bowl. But he did not play in Pro Bowl because of his shoulder injury that he suffered late in regular season.
In 1993, Esiason was selected by his hometown team New York Jets where he played for head coach Bruce Coslet, Rich kotite and Pete Carroll. In the time of his 1995 season with Jets, Esiason got severely injured in a game against Buffalo Bills on October 8.
The damage was so intense that he had a severe concussion which put him out of the game until November 19. He made his comeback in the game which coincidentally happened to be against Bills.
After Esiason contract expired with New York Jets, he signed as free agent with Arizona Cardinals in 1996. He got retired in the year 1997 after playing the last game for Cincinnati Bengals for one season. After his retirement, he became one among the most successful quarterbacks in the history of NFL.
He also has been the color analyst on each Super Bowl since the year 2000 XXXIV-2013 XLVI. Besides that, he was also the host of the Super Bowl’s Greatest Commercials twice in 2012 and 2013. He is the life-long fan of New York Rangers, New York Knicks and New York Mets. Boomer is active on social networking sites as well. To get more information related to him, we can follow him on his twitter account.
Apart from that, while he was still playing, he appeared in USA Network 2-year broadcast of World League of American Football as a color analyst in which he was partnered with Brad Nessler. He had made an appearance in more than 25 commercials which includes Reebok, Diet Coke, Hanes, Wheaties, Samsung, Doritos as well as Domino’s Pizza
He also has been the color analyst on each Super Bowl since the year 2000 XXXIV-2013 XLVI. Besides that, he too was the host of the Super Bowl’s Greatest Commercials for five consecutive years starting 2012. He is the life-long fan of New York Rangers, New York Knicks and New York Mets.
Currently, he is serving as the in-studio analyst for the NFL Today on the CBS television as well as he is also the co-host of Boomer and Carton in the Morning on the WFAN Radio. He became the permanent host of the show by replacing Don Imus in April 2007.
On September 6, he impressively managed his time and pulled off both his morning show on WFAN and Indianapolis Colts game against New Orleans Saints.
He has made an appearance in more than 25 commercials which includes Reebok, Diet Coke, Hanes, Wheaties, Samsung, Doritos as well as Domino’s Pizza.
He was the judge of Iron Chef America. He also made his appearance in the movie called The Game Plan. In addition to that, he had also hosted 1988 Miss America Pageant as well as the Thanksgiving Day parade of the CBS.
Bommer Esiason has a huge salary and his net worth is $15 million dollars. Esiason frequently made a guest appearance on a sports radio talk show called ‘The Jim Rome’. The host of the show was Jim Rome.
In addition to that, he has also appeared in multiple television shows as well as movies such as Miss America, Game Plan, Spin City and Super Bowl’s Greatest Commercials. After getting retired, he went to the broadcasting for full time.
From 1998 to 2000 he was the color commentator for Monday Night Football on ABC. He then began to serve at Westwood One/Dial Global Radio Network as a lead analyst for the radio broadcasts of Monday Night Football and the Super Bowl Games.