Sirius NFL Radio got a big boost with the return of legendary redskins player John Riggins who will host "The SIRIUS Blitz" exclusively on SIRIUS' 24-hour NFL talk channel beginning Friday, September 26th..

The SIRIUS Blitz will air Tuesdays through Fridays (10:00 am - 1:00 pm ET) every week exclusively on channel 124. The co-host on The SIRIUS Blitz will be longtime SIRIUS NFL Radio personality Adam Schein.

"If you're an NFL fan, you're not going to find a better place to talk football than SIRIUS NFL Radio," said Riggins. "I'm excited to be back and am looking forward to being part of a show that I hope will be as fun and engaging for the listeners as I know it'll be for me."

"John has always been a fan favorite and he's as entertaining on the air as he was when he was running the football," said Steve Cohen, SVP of Sports Programming for SIRIUS XM Radio. "We're thrilled to have him back on SIRIUS NFL Radio, where listeners around the country will be able to call in and talk to one of the NFL's all-time greats."

On SIRIUS NFL Radio Riggins joins an unrivaled lineup of former NFL players, coaches and executives that includes Carl Banks, Gil Brandt, Randy Cross, Dean Dalton, Pat Kirwan, Jim Miller, Dan Reeves, Tim Ryan, Marty Schottenheimer, Shannon Sharpe, Ross Tucker and Solomon Wilcots.

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