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Warren Sapp Signs as Cover Athlete for ESPN NFL Football

   ESPN Videogames announced today the signing of Tampa Bay Buccaneers' defensive tackle Warren Sapp. The Super Bowl champon will serve as the official spokesperson and cover athlete for ESPN NFL Football. Warren Sapp is known for his intensity and strength as a professional football players and was named Defensive Player of the Year in 1995 by the Football Writers'
Association, Football News and ABC. He is also second in all-time sacks in club history with 65, as Sapp has also been a five-time Pro Bowl pick.

   "Warren Sapp embodies the intensity and passion the NFL is known for.  He possesses an amazing amount of drive and competitiveness that makes him one of the most intimidating figures in the NFL," said Greg Thomas, president, Visual Concepts Entertainment. "Warren plays like every game may be his last, despite facing double and triple teams on virtually every down. He works tirelessly to shut down his opponents' offense and has a great time doing it, epitomizing what ESPN NFL Football is all about."

   "I've been playing sports videogames for as long as I can remember," Sapp said. "You always imagine yourself in the games and dream of the day that it could be a reality and now that it is, I can only say that I am ready to be a part of ESPN NFL Football."

6/18/2003 Matt Stensrud

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