NFL on Yahoo Sports:
Daily Fantasy

What was Steve Young looking at on his BlackBerry?

Shutdown Corner

Steve Young must not have seen the red light come on the camera Monday night during ESPN's pregame show. The Hall of Fame quarterback was checking his BlackBerry when "Monday Night Countdown" cut back to a shot of the on-site set, leading to immediate speculation (by me at least) as to what Young was looking at on his phone.

The picture, and possible excuses, are below:

View photo


steve young blackberry

1. Consulting his new translation app "Stu Scott to English."

2. A text message from Prince telling him how much he loves the shirt and tie color combination.

3. Aaron Rodgers leaving a message asking to be tucked into bed over the phone by Steve reading "Goodnight Moon."

[Related: Video: NFL legend Steve Young gets flash mobbed for birthday]

4. Former "Monday Night Countdown" analyst Emmitt Smith calling, breathing hard, somehow delivering a malapropism while breathing hard and then hanging up.

5. Just checking to see if BlackBerry was actually functioning.

6. Checking comments on the new YouTube clip "Steve Young actin a fool," which showed Young goofing around on the field during a Rick Reilly segment.

Playing during work? Checking his phone at inopportune times? That hair? Steve Young would make an excellent high school student.

7. Reading Fake Jon Gruden.

[Get instant access to scores and stats with Yahoo! Sportacular app for iPhone and Android]

Other popular stories on Yahoo! Sports:
Fantasy spin: What Carson Palmer brings to the Raiders
Jim Harbaugh's locker-room reaction after fight
Rangers have the edge heading into World Series

Win cash prizes, pick a fantasy roster for just one day, join in minutes!

Learn how to play

Contest Entries Entry Fee Prizes Starts (EDT)
NBA $15K Tournament [$2K to 1st] 1820/3410 $5 $15000 Today 7:30 PM Enter
NHL $2K Tournament [$200 to 1st] 256/454 $5 $2000 Today 7:00 PM Enter
NBA $7.5K Tournament [$1K to 1st] 135/341 $25 $7500 Today 7:30 PM Enter
View Comments (0)