Ryan Fitzpatrick is headed to Amazon.
The former NFL journeyman quarterback told the New York Post that he’s joining Amazon to be a “Thursday Night Football” pregame analyst. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)
“Amazon jumped out at me. In terms of it is something that’s fresh and new. It just made a lot of sense of what I was trying to get into,” Fitzpatrick explained.
NEWS: Ryan Fitzpatrick joins Amazon Prime Video as a pregame analyst on Thursday Night Football, The Post has learned.
I talked to him about it.https://t.co/LQ0oIF6rNN
— Andrew Marchand (@AndrewMarchand) June 21, 2022
The man knows what he’s talking about when it comes to football, and he’s also incredibly smart. If he can bring a decent amount of charisma, he should be a smashing success on TV.
Thursdays are about to be Fitzmagical. 🧔♂️
— NFL On Prime Video (@NFLonPrime) June 21, 2022
Plus, the trend on TV over the past several years has been to hire former quarterbacks. It worked great for Tony Romo, wasn’t great for Drew Brees and time will tell how Tom Brady does.
It’s clear that networks want former passers in the studio and booth, and Fitzpatrick is just the latest man to join the list.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) June 21, 2022
I can’t wait to see how he does breaking down all the action around the league for “TNF.”