Within the fashionable gig economic system, it isn’t unusual for individuals to work two, or extra, jobs. Maybe they’ve a extra conventional 9-5 job, and work nights and weekends in one other function. For a lot of within the sports activities media world that could be their state of affairs, as they attempt to carve out a reputation for themselves in a troublesome business utilizing no matter spare time they will discover.
That’s precisely what one new member of the sports activities media business is doing, though his day-to-day job is slightly totally different, as his major job is backing up Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert.
We’re speaking about veteran backup quarterback Chase Daniel, who signed on with the NFL Community this season to supply commentary and evaluation after Monday Evening Soccer video games on the community’s present NFL GameDay Last. With the Chargers primarily based in Los Angeles, together with the NFL Community, Daniel’s years of expertise within the league appeared an ideal match for the function.
Nevertheless, issues had been slightly tough this week. In spite of everything, Daniel and the Chargers had been enjoying on Monday night time, as they squared off with Russell Wilson and the visiting Denver Broncos. Which meant that after the sport ended — a recreation that went into time beyond regulation — whereas Daniel’s teammates had been beginning to unwind, he was beginning his second job.
Daniel’s night time started alongside Herbert, warming up earlier than taking over the Broncos:
Then as soon as the sport ended, with the Chargers pulling out the win in time beyond regulation, it was time to get to his second gig.
That meant making the stroll from the stadium to the studios after the Chargers’ win:
Daniel then hopped on set to supply his evaluation, even referencing the swarms of midges the Chargers confronted final week when taking over the Cleveland Browns:
Curiously sufficient, this isn’t the one time the Chargers play on Monday Evening Soccer. In Week 16, Los Angeles can be on the highway to tackle the Indianapolis Colts, which means Daniel will once more face an extended night time as he handles the second of his two jobs.
There may be the outdated adage that states “if you happen to love what you do, you’ll by no means work a day in your life.” Proper now, Daniel appears to be dwelling a double-dose of that dream.