Former Eagles defensive back Irv Cross will receive the Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award for his work on CBS' "The NFL Today."
Cross, who played for the Eagles in the 1960s, became the first African-American sports analyst on national television when he joined CBS in 1971. He spent 15 years with "The NFL Today."
"The game means a great deal to me and I have a high regard for the people who made pro football what it is today," Cross said. "I am humbled to have been selected as one of those in the radio-TV business to have had an impact on the game."