Tom Brady agrees to join Fox Sports as lead analyst for NFL games when his career ends, CEO Lachlan Murdoch says

Tom Brady of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers waves to the crowd at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, on September 9, 2021.

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Tom Brady, quarterback of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, has agreed to join Fox Sports as the NFL’s Broadcast Network Analyst when his career ends, Fox CEO Lachlan Murdoch said on Tuesday.

“We are delighted that Tom has committed to joining the Fox squad and we wish him all the best for the upcoming season,” Murdoch said in a tweet. As the news was announced during Fox earnings conference call.

Brady responded on Twitter, emphasizing that his playing days aren’t over yet.

Excited, but there are a lot of unfinished business in the field with Tweet embed #LFG“Brady chirp.

Brady, who will turn 45 in August, has agreed to a “long-term” deal with Fox and will provide color commentary for games invited by lead broadcaster Kevin Burkhart, Fox said. The company said he also agreed to “serve as our ambassador, particularly on customer and promotional initiatives.”

brady He announced his retirement for a short period Earlier this year Only to change his mind after 40 days. 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 Buccaneers.

Fox’s leading radio duo, Joe Buck and Troy Aikman, said earlier this year that they would be leaving the network to Join ESPN as the new broadcasters of Monday Night Football TV.

There has been widespread rotation among broadcasters this NFL season, with Michaels Leaving NBC’s Sunday Night Football to connect to Amazon Prime Video games Thursday Night Football, Mike Terico who left ESPN in 2016 for NBC, succeeding Michaels, And Burckhardt to replace Buck as Fox’s main voice.

Disclosure: NBC Sports, which partners with parent NBCUniversal with CNBC, broadcasts NFL matches.

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