Tom Brady Joins Fox Sports


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From playing in the games to analyzing them, Tom Brady can do it all. On May 10th, 2022, Tom Brady and Fox Sports announced that Brady would be joining them in becoming an analyst in the National Football League (NFL), after he retires. Lachlan Murdoch, the CEO of the Fox Corporation, stated that “[His company] is pleased to announce that immediately following his playing career, 7-time Super Bowl Champion Tom Brady will be joining [them] at Fox Sports as our lead analyst.”

Brady will become the highest paid NFL analyst with a contract of $375 million for 10 years. His annual salary would be around $40 million. This surpasses other analysts like Tony Romo and Troy Aikman.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Brady rebuilt his contract after he announced his coming out of retirement.  Currently, he is only making $15 million for the 2022 season, which is really low for an athlete with his talents. However, since he’s joined Fox Sports, a big contract has been waiting for him. This will also mark Brady’s 22nd season in the NFL. To think he has been in the league longer than his teammates were alive is unreal yet fascinating.

Although his future is looking bright, it isn’t certain when or even if Tom will retire. At the age of 44, most players would have hung up their cleats by now, however, Tom hasn’t done so yet. He did, in fact, announce his retirement back in February, but he waited about a month before coming out of retirement, which doesn’t really count. This could have an effect on the Bucs and their future quarterback (QB) slots, but as of right now they are in good hands.

“Excited, but a lot of unfinished business on the field with the @Buccaneers #LFG” is what Brady posted on Twitter after the news dropped. It’s certain to say that playing football is the only thing on Brady’s agenda.

Even though Brady can do it all, being an NFL analyst could be a difficult transition for him. You work around the clock collecting stats, providing insights, discussing matters, and more. There’s quite a difference between being on the field and watching what’s going on from afar, but if theres anyone who can do it, its Tom Brady.