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FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2012 file photo, former Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino appears at the AARP convention in New Orleans. Longtime analysts Dan Marino and Shannon Sharpe will not return to CBS' "The NFL Today" pregame show. CBS chief Sean McManus said in a statement that "Dan and Shannon are true Hall of Famers on the field and in front of the camera. As they pursue other professional opportunities, we thank them for their hard work and dedication and wish them nothing but the best." (AP Photo/Bill Haber, File)
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FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2012 file photo, former Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino appears at the AARP convention in New Orleans. Longtime analysts Dan Marino and Shannon Sharpe will not return to CBS' "The NFL Today" pregame show. CBS chief Sean McManus said in a statement that "Dan and Shannon are true Hall of Famers on the field and in front of the camera. As they pursue other professional opportunities, we thank them for their hard work and dedication and wish them nothing but the best." (AP Photo/Bill Haber, File)

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