Tom Brady of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers greets fans at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida on September 9, 2021.
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady has agreed to join Fox Sports as the television network’s National Football League principal analyst when his career comes to an end, Fox CEO Lachlan Murdoch said Tuesday.
“We are delighted that Tom is committed to joining the Fox team and wish him all the best this coming season.” Murdoch said in a tweet. She also announced the news during The Fox Earnings Conference Call.
Brady responded on Twitter, noting that his gaming days aren’t over yet.
Brady, who will turn 45 in August, has accepted a “long-term” deal with Fox and will provide color commentary for games called by lead announcer Kevin Burkhardt. said the Fox. Brady also agreed to “serve as an ambassador for us, particularly with regards to customers and promotional initiatives,” the company said.
Brady he briefly announced his retirement earlier this year only to change his mind 40 days later. He did not say how long he plans to continue playing in the NFL. Brady has won seven Super Bowls with the New England Patriots and the Buccaneers.
Joe Buck and longtime Fox duo Troy Aikman said earlier this year they would be leaving the network for join ESPN as the cable network’s new Monday Night Football TV announcers.
There has been widespread turnover among broadcasters this NFL off-season, with Al Michaels departing from NBC’s Sunday Night Football to call Amazon Prime Video’s Thursday Night Football games, Mike Tirico leaving ESPN for NBC to replace Michaels, Other Burkhardt instead of Buck as the main voice of Fox.
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