Danyelle Sargent guested on Dan Patrick’s radio show today to give her side of the story about the Bill Walsh-Mike Singletary interview debacle.
(Clip reposted - for now)
Sargent, who acknowledged that she was nervous about her first NFL sideline reporting gig, said the question she intended to ask Singletary was, “I heard he (Bill Walsh) was one of the first phone calls you made when you decided you wanted to get into coaching. … I didn’t even realize I misspoke. … We did it again and it went fine.”
Amazingly, Sargent didn’t hear about the fallout until she flew into Los Angeles from San Francisco the next day: “I still didn’t know what had happened until the next morning until I got a text message from someone saying, ‘hang in there.’”
She then called the messenger and found out what had happened: “I never saw the clip I tried to avoid the internet like the plague for the 5-6 hours after I found out.” Read more…