Tom Brady’s greatest monetary windfall is but to return. On Tuesday it was introduced that the NFL legend has a standing settlement with Fox Sports activities to affix their broadcasting crew when he decides to retire from taking part in, and the determine is totally staggering.
Brady will reportedly signal a ten yr, $375M cope with Fox, the most important within the historical past of sports activities broadcasting — and roughly three time greater than Joe Buck, who accepted a 5 yr deal from ESPN earlier this yr.
That determine, if true, is greater than Brady earned throughout his complete 22 yr NFL profession to date.
It’s unclear when Brady will retire to affix Fox, although it appears nearer to changing into a actuality. With Brady’s quick time period retirement following the Tremendous Bowl, paired with this future announcement, there are actually questions whether or not this can actually be Brady’s final within the NFL. In stands to purpose that Fox wouldn’t have knowledgeable buyers of the longer term deal if it wasn’t deliberate to return to cross quickly, that means it could possibly be time to prep for Brady on our screens ever week.
It’s presumed that Brady will change into Fox Sports activities’ lead NFL analyst, a job that has but to be crammed following the departure of Troy Aikman, who left together with Buck for ESPN. It was believed former Bears and Panthers tight finish Greg Olsen may have been chosen as a successor, although now that appears to be on maintain — or not less than a brief gig till Brady is able to dive in.
For those who had been hoping to get a break from seeing Brady each week it appears you’ll have to attend not less than one other decade.