Tom Brady to become network's lead NFL analyst after playing career
Tom Brady retired from the NFL this offseason, then changed his mind and will play the 2022 campaign for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
But, whenever he does decided to call it quits on his playing career, he’s already secured his next job.
On an earnings call for FOX Sports on Tuesday morning, CEO Lachlan Murdoch announced that Brady has agreed to become the network’s lead NFL analyst when he retires from playing:
Tom Brady has agreed to join Fox Sports as its lead NFL analyst whenever he stops playing, Lachlan Murdoch announced.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) May 10, 2022
🚨 Tom Brady has agreed to join Fox Sports as its lead NFL analyst when his career ends, Fox CEO Lachlan Murdoch announced. 🚨
— Andrew Marchand (@AndrewMarchand) May 10, 2022
FOX lost its top NFL broadcast team of Joe Buck and Troy Aikman to ESPN this offseason. Kevin Burkhardt and Greg Olsen are expected to be the network’s No. 1 squad this coming NFL campaign.
Then, Brady is likely to step in for Olsen whenever his playing days are done.