ESPN football analyst says he resigned after being 'ignorant' in a bar

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Cian Fahey is no longer working for ESPN. (Screenshot via ESPN on YouTube)
Cian Fahey is no longer working for ESPN. (Screenshot via ESPN on YouTube)

ESPN football analyst Cian Fahey says he resigned from the company after drinking too much and being “ignorant” while at a bar. After his exit from the company was briefly mentioned on The Dan Le Batard Show on Friday, Fahey addressed the situation on Twitter.

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Fahey explained that he messed up in a NSFW tweet before providing some details that led to his resignation from ESPN.

Fahey ended his statement by saying he would “learn from this but for now I deserve all the criticism that comes my way.”

ESPN confirmed Fahey was no longer with the company in a one sentence statement to Deadspin. They declined further comment.

After years of evaluating quarterbacks at his personal site, Pre-Snap Reads, Fahey announced that he would be doing a podcast with ESPN in July. The also made a few appearances on The Dan Le Batard Show during his brief tenure with the company.

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