Tom Brady said he will take off a year before joining Fox Sports and earning the $375 million he earned as an NFL analyst.
Fox Sports announced last May that, just before Brady’s final retirement announcement, it had reached an agreement to welcome Brady into its broadcast booth. “immediately”Upon his retirement. Now, according to Brady, we learn that “immediately”It consists of twelve months.
Appearing on FS1’s The HerdBrady now says he is joining the network with Colin Cowherd.
“Decompression’s really important,”Brady spoke about his near-term retirement plans. “You’re on this really crazy treadmill, hamster wheel for a long time, loving the moment and journey. At the same time, it’s a daily fight.
“I have appreciation for so many people that are so committed every day to showing up, to put their max effort into their life and career. For me, I want to be great at what I do — talking, even last week, with the people at Fox Sports, and the leadership there, allowing me to start my Fox opportunity in 2024, something that’s great for me,”The quarterback, now 45 years old, continued.
“So, take some time to really learn, become great at what I want to do, become great about thinking about the opportunity, and making sure I don’t rush into anything. When people really bet on me, whether it was when I was drafted by the Patriots or signing in free agency with the Bucs, I wanted to be fully committed, and I never wanted to let people down. I think my biggest motivator was that,”Brady elaborated.
“So, even in the future, I want to be great at what I do, and that always takes some time and strategizing and learning and growing and evolving, and I have so many people I can rely on that can support me in that growth too. It’s going to be a great opportunity for me to take some time and really become [great] at my Fox broadcasting job, which I’m really looking forward to, but also catching up on other parts of my life that need some time and energy,”He said.
Lachlan Murphy, Fox Corp. CEO was delighted to announce Brady’s inclusion last year.
“Over the course of this long-term agreement, Tom will not only call our biggest NFL games with Kevin Burkhardt, he will also serve as an ambassador for us, particularly with respect to client and promotional initiatives,” Murdoch said.
Murdoch said that the company was still in business. “entirely up to”Brady on the timing of this pending agreement.
Many speculations have been made about Brady’s intentions to Fox Sports. We now have the answer.
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