Report: Drew Brees out as analyst for NBC after one season
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Drew Brees is completed saying soccer video games for NBC after one season, the New York Post reported on Sunday.
The longer term Corridor of Fame quarterback had agreed to a deal as an analyst with the community before his playing days ended with the New Orleans Saints after the 2020 season.
However after one fall of being a “Sunday Evening Soccer” fill-in, Notre Dame coloration commentator and studio analyst, NBC has moved on. Cris Collinsworth stays within the analyst chair for “SNF” broadcasts, with Mike Tirico taking on play-by-play duties, NBC introduced in March. Al Michaels, beforehand NBC’s play-by-play announcer, joined Amazon for “Thursday Night Football.”
NBC Sports activities declined remark when reached by USA TODAY.
“Regardless of hypothesis from media about my future this fall, I’m at present undecided,” Brees wrote on Twitter on Sunday evening. “I may match for NBC, I could play soccer once more, I could concentrate on enterprise and philanthropy, I could prepare for the pickleball tour, senior golf tour, coach my children or all the above. I’ll let you already know.”
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Brees and Tirico referred to as Notre Dame video games on NBC and the quarterback additionally contributed to the pregame present “Soccer Evening In America.” The duo referred to as the AFC wild card playoff contest between the Cincinnati Bengals and the Las Vegas Raiders, and Brees’ performance did not receive stellar reviews.
The 43-year-old Brees ranks second all-time in profession passing yards (80,358) and passing touchdowns (571).