MARK CHAPMAN STEPS DOWN FROM THE NFL SHOW AS DAN WALKER IS ANNOUNCED AS REPLACEMENT

Mark Chapman has revealed he is stepping down from presenting BBC's The NFL Show, and be replaced by BBC Breakfast and Football Focus presenter Dan Walker.


Mark Chapman (far left)

On Wednesday, the BBC announced: "From this Saturday, Dan Walker will present The NFL Show! Mark Chapman will be stepping away to concentrate on his other presenting commitments. Thanks for the last five years, Chappers, and welcome to BBC NFL, Dan!"


Posting on Twitter, Mark Chapman said: "I've had 5 great years presenting the NFL but I have now decided to step down. Nobody can go on for ever (unless you are Tom Brady). I wish Dan and the boys continued success. Thank you to the NFL communities on both sides of the pond for welcoming me into their sport."


Also posting on Twitter, new presenter Dan Walker said: "It is an immense privilege to be stepping into markchapman’s significant shoes on the brilliant NFL show. I know change is always difficult but I can’t wait to get cracking with JasonBell33 & OsiUmenyiora. See you on Saturday night"


The NFL Show airs every Saturday night on BBC One and BBC iPlayer.

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