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Baldy Breakdown Safety Scouting Seminar
We are excited to bring to you Baldy's Breakdowns: How to Scout Safeties Seminar.
Come inside the film room with NFL Network analyst Brian Baldinger as he cuts the tape up of some of the best safeties that ever played the sport with you. Want to hear Baldy's Breakdown on what makes the Steelers, Troy Polamalu such a dangerous safety and future gold jacket?
Then purchase your ticket to learn from Baldy himself just what to look for in 'Baldy's Breakdowns: How to Scout Safeties' Seminar.
Brian Baldinger a former offensive lineman with the Dallas Cowboys, Indianapolis Colts, and Philadelphia Eagles, Brian Baldinger serves as a host and analyst for NFL Network.
Baldinger can be seen alongside Sterling Sharpe, Matt Millen, and Super Bowl Champion Shaun O'Hara on Playbook, the ultimate NFL "Xs and Os" program utilizing the same "All 22" game film that coaches and players use to preview all of the upcoming games. In addition, Baldinger serves as an analyst on NFL Network's signature show NFL Total Access and is a regular contributor to NFL.com.
Baldinger, who worked as a game analyst for the NFL on FOX until 2009, began his broadcasting career at FOX Sports in 1997. In 2011, he began serving as a game analyst for the Philadelphia Eagles.
During his 13-year NFL career, Baldinger played for the Dallas Cowboys ('82-'87), the Indianapolis Colts ('88-'91) where he was the team's Most Valuable Lineman in 1991, and the Philadelphia Eagles ('92-'93). He played in a total of 143 games.
Baldinger began his broadcasting career as a color analyst at Bucknell University in 1995, then moved to Fox in 1997, providing analysis for NFL Europe games. The network was impressed with his soothing voice and handy repertoire of clichés and promoted him to a color commentary slot for NFL games. Baldinger worked alongside play-by-play voices Ray Bentley, Curt Menefee, Joe Buck, Pat Summerall, Kenny Albert, and Dick Stockton.
In May 2009, it was reported that Baldinger would be replaced by former NFL safety John Lynch on Fox's telecasts. Shortly thereafter, Baldinger was hired by Compass Media Networks to serve as lead analyst for their national radio broadcasts of select Sunday afternoon NFL games.
Baldinger also co-hosts a talk show for Sporting News Radio during football season and teaches seminars for Nadia Communications. He is the author of the book The Map to Clear Messages. Baldinger has previously co-hosted various radio shows, and now is a frequent contributor for a sports-talk radio show for Philadelphia's WPEN, as well as NFL Network and Sky Sports.
In October 2016, during an appearance on WPEN ahead of a Sunday Night Game between the Eagles and Cowboys, Baldinger said that the Eagles should put a bounty on then-rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott. A few days later, NFL Network suspended Baldinger without pay for 6 months, but later reduced his suspension and he returned to NFLN in April 2017.
A resident of Marlton, New Jersey, he has two younger brothers, Rich and Gary, who also played in the National Football League. He has a slightly mutilated right pinky finger that was injured when it became entangled in the jersey of Randy White.