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Former Lion Chris Spielman makes broadcasting move

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 NEW YORK (AP) -- Former NFL All-Pro linebacker Chris Spielman is joining Fox as an NFL and college football analyst. Spielman had worked at ESPN since 2001. His broadcast partner for Saturday afternoon college football games on ABC, Sean McDonough, is leaving that booth for "Monday Night Football."

The 50-year-old Spielman played eight of his 11 NFL seasons in Detroit, making four Pro Bowls. He was a two-time All-American at Ohio State.

After he retired in 1999, he started his broadcasting career with Fox Sports Net. Fox said Tuesday that Spielman will be a game analyst for its NFL broadcasts next season.

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