Dan Marino had baby with former CBS assistant

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Dan Marino never won a Super Bowl but he nonetheless is one of the best quarterbacks to every play in the NFL. Since retiring from the NFL, Marino has been a pregame analyst for CBS since 2003.

Marino and Donna Savattere, a former production assistant, had a child together in 2005 according to the NY Post.

She gave birth to their daughter, Chloe, in June 2005.

“They had an affair, and she had a baby,” said a source. “Everything was on the down-low and secretive.”

Marino released the following statement yesterday.marinowoman

“This is a personal and private matter. I take full responsibility both personally and financially for my actions now as I did then,” he told The Post in a written statement. “We mutually agreed to keep our arrangement private to protect all parties involved.”

Marino is still married to his wife Claire and insists that their marriage is still intact.

“My wife and I have been married for almost 30 years and have six children together,” he wrote yesterday — which happened to be his 28th wedding anniversary.

“And we continue to be a strong and loving family.”

The New York Post is reporting that Dan Marino  a love child with a former CBS production assistant in 2005. He also paid her millions as part of a confidentiality agreement.

The married gridiron great — a pregame analyst for CBS since 2003 who will be doing this Sunday’s Super Bowl broadcast — sired a love child with a network underling and then paid her millions to keep quiet, sources have exclusively told The Post.

The ex-Miami Dolphin QB — who has long had an image as one of pro sports’ most squeaky-clean guys — knocked up Donna Savattere, a then-35-year-old production assistant at CBS Sports’ Manhattan studio.

Marino acknowledged what happened in a statement.

“This is a personal and private matter. I take full responsibility both personally and financially for my actions now as I did then,” he told The Post in a written statement. “We mutually agreed to keep our arrangement private to protect all parties involved.”

Marino was inducted into the NFL Hall of Fame in 2005.