Tom Brady joining Fox Sports as lead NFL analyst after retirement

Tom Brady has committed to joining Fox Sports as an analyst after he retires.

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The news was announced Monday during a Fox earnings call, according to WFXT.

“We are pleased to announce that immediately following his playing career, 7-time Super Bowl Champion Tom Brady will be joining us at @FOXSports as our lead analyst,” said the network’s post on social media.

“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, said Lachlan Murdoch, Fox Corporation CEO. “We are delighted that Tom has committed to joining the Fox team and wish him all the best during this upcoming season.”

Tom Brady retweeted the news from Fox Sports, saying he was “excited” but added there was still “a lot of unfinished business on the field with the Buccaneers.

Brady threw for an NFL-record 84,250 yards and 624 touchdowns during his career. He spent his first 20 seasons with the Patriots, where he won Super Bowl titles after 2001, 2003, 2004, 2014, 2016 and 2018 seasons.

Brady appeared in a record 10 Super Bowls, winning seven times. He led the Patriots to a perfect regular season in 2007, making the Patriots the second NFL team to finish a regular season with an unbeaten and untied record.

Brady led the NFL in yards passing (5,316), touchdowns (43), completions (485) and attempts (719) during the 2021 season. He led Tampa Bay to its first Super Bowl title since the 2002 season and the team’s first divisional crown since 2007.