Drew Brees is headed from the Superdome to the Golden Dome.
The quarterback nice joined NBC Sports activities on Monday, a day after saying his retirement from the NFL. He’ll function an analyst for Notre Dame video games in addition to work from the studio throughout “Soccer Evening in America” on Sunday nights.
“I’m enthusiastic about that journey. I’m excited to remain very carefully linked with the sport of soccer, it’s been such an necessary a part of my life,” Brees stated throughout an look on the “Immediately” present. “And I proceed to have the ability to discuss it and present a ardour for it and convey my children alongside for the journey there, as effectively, and allow them to be a part of a few of these particular moments.”
Brees can even be part of NBC’s protection of subsequent 12 months’s Tremendous Bowl in addition to have a job within the community’s protection of different occasions, together with the Olympics. The NFL’s profession passing yards chief reportedly agreed to hitch NBC final 12 months when his taking part in profession concluded.
“We all know that Drew will apply the identical work ethic and repeatedly optimistic perspective to every little thing he touches at NBC Sports activities,” NBC Sports activities chairman Pete Bevacqua stated in a press release. “And we all know, as his new teammates, he’ll make us higher.”
Brees is anticipated to work the Notre Dame video games with Mike Tirico, however that sales space could possibly be calling NFL video games down the road. Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth have been a workforce since 2009, however Michaels might retire after Tremendous Bowl 56 in Los Angeles in February.
Brees additionally introduced that he plans to stay concerned in philanthropic endeavors, particularly in New Orleans. Brees, who joined the Saints in 2006 after 5 seasons with the San Diego Chargers, was named the Walter Payton NFL Man of the 12 months in 2006 and led the franchise to a championship in 2009.
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