Pat McAfee’s Wife Sends an Emotional Message to Her Husband for Being a ‘Mental Vacation for People’: “He Is a True Trailblazer..His Brain Is Always Thinking”

Published 02/13/2023, 6:00 AM EST

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Athletes coming out of a sport normally choose a life of comfort after their careers. Seldom do they indulge in a grind after the rigors their bodies go through. Some try to stay relevant but not all succeed in capturing the audience’s attention. But only a few manage to gain a stronghold amongst the followers. Former NFL star and WWE announcer Pat McAfee certainly counts among the latter. His wife recently penned an emotional post on social media, which fans absolutely loved.

‘Boomstick’ hosts the uberly popular podcast ‘The Pat McAfee Show’. He invites some of the most famous celebrities to it and his candid attitude means an engaging conversation is on the cards every time. His impressive guest list features ‘The Beast Incarnate’ Brock Lesnar. McAfee’s wife Samantha McAfee recently took to Instagram to write a heartfelt post dedicated to her husband. She especially appreciated the effort that he puts in all year round to bring a smile to the spectators.

Fans react to the heartfelt post


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Fans reacted to the heart-melting post in numbers. They lauded the former Indianapolis Colts player’s insane ability on the mic and acknowledged his skills.


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These are some of the top comments:

“Everybody needs a backbone! 🐐 family right here”

“Your husband is a trailblazer and appears to be a good dude. He has earned everything he has gotten”

“A lot of that is owed to you.”

“the world is better with you in it Pat. You legend!”

“Dude is my modern day hero. Cheers to ya’ll”

“Pat is the absolute GOAT at everything he does.”

“Power couple of the millennium”

“My Dude! Never a dull moment when Pat is at the mic!”

“Killing’ it!! What a great year indeed!!”

The note mentioned the end of the NFL 2022-23 season which drew to a close after the Super Bowl. It ended in a win for The Kansas City Chiefs thanks to Patrick Mahomes’ heroics. Global pop star Rihanna is the latest to add to a glittering list of halftime performers in the yearly event.

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Pat McAfee has his hands in multiple pies including WWE


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Apart from serving as an analyst for the ESPN College GameDay, McAfee is also contracted to WWE as a commentator. His appearance at the recently concluded Royal Rumble was met with a huge pop from the crowd. It was reported that colleagues, Michael Cole and Corey Graves were unaware of a last-minute surprise by their broadcast partner.

McAfee was part of a hilarious segment with WWE legend Stone Cold at WrestleMania 38 last year. Needless to say, it ended with a stunner for him.


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There is no questioning the fact that Pat McAfee is certainly one of the best at what he does. People need not look further than the response to his wife’s post appreciating him, to get a taste of his popularity. What did you make of the message Pat McAfee’s wife put out? Let us know in the comments below.

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Ritvic Pratap Singh


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Ritvic Pratap Singh is a WWE and AEW writer at EssentiallySports. Ritvic is very passionate about WWE and pro wrestling as the image of a wrestling ring always filled him with excitement and AJ Styles his favorite WWE superstar. Besides the wrestling world, Ritvic also has a profound love for soccer and is an ardent Manchester City fan.
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Edited by:

Amal Joyce