Tom Brady will go to Fox Sports after his retirement from the NFL and signed the highest contract in the history of sports broadcasts

Sports legend Tom Brady will join Fox Sports as a football analyst after his playing career is over, the network announced Tuesday. The deal to make the quarterback his top NFL game analyst is from 10 years and 375 million dollarsas revealed by The Post.

It’s unclear when Brady will start his new job because the seven-time Super Bowl champion has postponed his announced retirement and decided to continue playing for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, in their 23rd NFL season.

Its about largest contract in the history of sports broadcastingThat’s more than double the $18 million per season median annual salary signed by CBS’s Tony Romo and ESPN’s Troy Aikman.

But not only that. After a career as a franchise player for the New England Patriots, which he led to six Super Bowl wins, Brady came to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on a two-year contract with a salary of 25 million per season. After his flirtation with retirement, he renewed for another year in exchange for the same amount, although under other conditions that allowed the franchise to release the tight salary cap.

That means TB, husband to supermodel Gisele Bundchen and an ad-funding machine, will earn more in front of microphones than passing balls to his receivers in this possible final year of his career.

Fox Corporation CEO Lachlan Murdoch made the announcement during a corporate investor conference call on Tuesday.

“Over the course of his long-term agreement, Tom will provide not only the narration of our major NFL games with Kevin Buckhardt, but he will also serve as our ambassador, particularly on promotional and client initiatives,” Murdoch said.

Murdoch said it’s “entirely up to Brady” when he decides to retire and join Fox. Brady guided the Buccaneers to a Super Bowl title after the 2020 season and the NFC South championship last season. In 20 seasons under coach Bill Belichick the New England Patriots won six Super Bowl titles.

Fox recently lost its football announcers, Joe Buck and Aikman himself, a former NFL player, who will follow his career at ESPN. They are the couple of active commentators who have been together the longest on the front lines of football broadcasts.

Buck was offered $15.5 million a year to get out. And I don’t doubt it. That’s why Fox Sports went out looking for Burkhardt. And now he’s shaking up the market with Brady.

Source: AP

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