“I’m assuming they are going to put two people in there,” said Russo. "It’s a big responsibility to put one guy in there for five hours. They would never move Boomer [Esiason] and [Craig] Carton, there’s no need to do that, they need the morning show, as well."
“I would think they would get two people in there and try to create some buzz. I don’t think they are going to move Evan [Roberts] and Joe [Benigno, the midday duo] in there, either. I think they are going to try and get two fresh voices. That’s what I would do, and Chernoff is a smart guy. He put together Boomer and Carton after [Don] Imus left, so I think he’ll do a good job of figuring this out.”
We told you 2 years ago that Carton is in play to replace Mike Francesa with Gregg Giannotti moving to mornings.Here is one lineup that has been discussed:
The interesting thing is - Mike Francesa already wanted his current contract extended. It would be very easy to see Mike Francesa staying at WFAN for an additional 2 years and 2 months to ... February 2020.
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