Tim Ryan will serve as a color analyst on select Thursday Night Football broadcasts this season on Westwood One. Ryan previously served as a sideline reporter for the network during the 2013 season.
Ryan is also the main radio analyst for the San Francisco 49ers, a position he started for the 2014 season. Prior to joining the 49ers, Tim served as an NFL game analyst for Fox Sports beginning in 2002..
A former Chicago Bear and USC All-American Defensive Lineman, Ryan has also called college games for the Fox Network and hosted “Movin’ The Chains” on SiriusXM Satellite Radio.
The all-time leading tackler in USC history, the former Trojan team captain also holds the single-season quarterback sack record with 20. During his career at USC , the two-time All-American played in three Rose Bowls and was a finalist for the Lombardi Award in 1989. After the conclusion of his stellar collegiate career, Ryan was selected with pick # 61 in the 1990 NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears. Ryan spent 5 years with the Bears before retiring in 1994 with a career-ending neck injury.
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Super Bowl 50 is upon us and it’s a clean sweep for Carolina in our weekly picks. That means that no matter the outcome, newcomer Tim Ryan is a champion in his first year. As for the… Read More »
CHARLOTTE, NC – In historic Super Bowl 50, it’ll be one of the game’s all-time greats against one of its biggest stars of the future. The Carolina Panthers made sure of that with a dominating 49-15 victory over the Arizona Cardinals in the NFC Championship Game. Cam Newton had two touchdown… Read More »
It’s down to the final four. A pat on the back to Ross Tucker, who was our only panelist to go with all home teams a week ago. That 4-0 week has Ross up to third in the overall standings. This week’s picks are worth four points apiece, and with… Read More »
CHARLOTTE, NC – Jonathan Stewart had a pair of touchdown runs and Cam Newton threw for another score as the Carolina Panthers defeated the Seattle Seahawks 31-24 in an NFC Divisional playoff game on Sunday afternoon. The loss ended the Seahawks’ hopes of reaching a third straight Super Bowl and sent… Read More »
Our panel had a largely successful opening weekend of the playoffs, though only Mark Malone took all road teams and took home a clean sweep. With the eight points he earned, Mark pulled even with Tim Ryan for the season-long lead. So who are the guys taking this weekend? The… Read More »
It’s the most wonderful time of the year — the NFL Playoffs are upon us. Wild Card Weekend serves up four intriguing matchups that will hopefully produce four compelling games. But first a final look back on the regular season… Congrats go out to Tim Ryan, who eked out the… Read More »
And so it’s all come down to this as we get set to wrap up the NFL’s regular season. We’ll continue our picks through Super Bowl 50, but the title of “top seed” is on the line this weekend. Tim Ryan has a one-game edge on Ross Tucker and is… Read More »
Santa was kind to our panel with an early Christmas gift in Week 15, with 12-4 being the worst record for our experts. Boomer picked up a couple games on the field with a 14-2 record, but Tim Ryan maintained his two-game edge on Ross Tucker and Tony Boselli. Tim,… Read More »