Woody Paige: A Football Fanatic Essay

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Born Woodrow Wilson Paige, Woody Paige is sports columnist who primarily covers the Denver Broncos football team for the Denver Post, and appears regularly on the ESPN television show Around the Horn. Paige is known on Around the Horn as the guy who writes witty phrases on his miniature chalkboard that hangs behind him. Paige attended the University of Tennessee and is currently a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame selection committee, and is a Baseball Hall of Fame voter. Paige does a fine job of writing witty and informative articles for his Bronco-crazed fans. Woody Paige is known as a sports writer who incorporates humor into his columns, and some people do not consider it to be necessary. Some people feel Paige should be more …show more content…
Born Woodrow Wilson Paige, Woody Paige is sports columnist who primarily covers the Denver Broncos football team for the Denver Post, and appears regularly on the ESPN television show Around the Horn. Paige is known on Around the Horn as the guy who writes witty phrases on his miniature chalkboard that hangs behind him. Paige attended the University of Tennessee and is currently a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame selection committee, and is a Baseball Hall of Fame voter. Paige does a fine job of writing witty and informative articles for his Bronco-crazed fans. Woody Paige is known as a sports writer who incorporates humor into his columns, and some people do not consider it to be necessary. Some people feel Paige should be more serious when writing about John Fox’s and other NFL coach’s heart problems. Paige talks about coach Dan Reeves with a jocular tone because Reeves stated “he probably shouldn’t have eaten McDonald’s every day.” (John Fox’s symptoms). Some people do not enjoy his plentiful, and occasionally humorous, similes like, “(broncos’ defense) they’re fluffy like cotton candy, velvety as chocolate pudding.” (Broncos’ defense rescue). Some people do not like his humor, but that is why most people enjoy his writing so much. Woody Paige, more often than not, satisfies his readers minds with his wit and humorous references in his articles. In a time when reading is considered boring and too much work, Paige captivates his readers and makes reading his

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