Brady to join Fox Sports as NFL analyst after retirement

Posted: 10/05/2022 in NFL, Sports
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Tom Brady will join Fox Sports as its lead NFL analyst once his playing career ends, Fox announced Tuesday.

“We are pleased to announce that immediately following his playing career, seven-time Super Bowl Champion Tom Brady will be joining us at Fox Sports as our lead analyst,” Fox Corporation Executive Chair and CEO Lachlan Murdoch said in a statement.

“Over the course of this long-term agreement, Tom will not only call our biggest NFL games with Kevin Burkhardt but will also serve as an ambassador for us, particularly with respect to client and promotional initiatives,” Murdoch added.

Brady will receive a 10-year, $375-million deal from Fox, making it the richest contract in sports media history, Andrew Marchand of the New York Post reports.

Fox Sports issued a statement Tuesday denying the reported terms of Brady’s contract.

“What has been reported isn’t an accurate description of the deal, and we have not released details beyond what was disclosed on our quarterly earnings call,” the statement read, according to John Ourand of the Sports Business Journal.

The quarterback shared his excitement for his next career venture but said he still has “a lot of unfinished business” with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

The Buccaneers quarterback is set to take part in his 23rd NFL campaign after the status of his playing future dominated the early portions of the 2022 offseason. The legendary quarterback retired earlier this year only to announce less than two months later in March that he would come out of retirement.

It remains uncertain how long the 44-year-old will continue playing in the NFL, but he is under contract with the Buccaneers for just one more season.

Brady has spent the last two seasons with the Bucs, earning two playoff appearances and one Super Bowl championship – the seventh title of his career. He is coming off a 2021 campaign that saw him lead the league in passing yards (5,316) and touchdowns (43).

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