Today on Monday Night Countdown (ESPN, 6-8 p.m. ET)
Dallas Cowboys center Travis Frederick, a three-time All-Pro, missed all of the 2018 season with Guillain-Barré Syndrome – an autoimmune disorder that can cause paralysis and even death in some patients.
Though Frederick never experienced these specific symptoms, he suffered a severe loss of strength and fine motor control. More than a year later, Frederick has worked his way back to health and back in the middle of the Cowboys offensive line, a centerpiece who touches the ball in every play on the offense.
Monday Night Countdown reporter Michelle Beisner-Buck tells this story through interviews with Frederick, fellow Cowboys offensive line teammate Zack Martin, and head coach Jason Garrett. (Preview)
ESPN Daily Podcast with Mina Kimes: Ravens Trounce Patriots and Dak Prescott’s Big Payday
ESPN writer Bill Barnwell joins Mina Kimes to discuss how quarterback Lamar Jackson and the Ravens handed Tom Brady and the Patriots their first loss of the season Sunday night. Then, as the Cowboys prepare for a Monday Night Football rematch against the New York Giants, ESPN’s Dallas Cowboys reporter Todd Archer shares latest information on quarterback Dak Prescott’s contract situation, and explains why not inking a deal prior to the season will lead to a bigger payday for Prescott. (Listen)
ABOUT “ESPN DAILY” PODCAST – Every weekday morning, host Mina Kimes takes a deep dive into a specific story in sports, using ESPN’s unmatched journalistic resources and deep roster of reporters, producers and commentators – breaking news on SportsCenter, storytelling of 30 for 30, and more.