Drew Brees will not be returning to NBC as an NFL, Notre Dame analyst after a year.

Drew Brees has officially left NBC Sports after a year.

Pete Bevacqua, chairman at NBC Sports, stated to The Associated Press Brees won't be a part in the network’s NFL and. Notre Dame This year's coverage

Brees confirmed that the former quarterback will not be returning to NBC for a game analyst or studio role, following a New York Post report. took to social media And he said he didn't know his future. New Orleans Saints Coach Dennis Allen stated that any suggestion about the NFL returning was likely to be “made in jest.”

Bevacqua indicated that his conversations with Brees focused on the fact that he wants to spend more time spending with his family.

Bevacqua stated, “The incredible busyness of an NFL job and then not taking a rest at all and launching right into with us with Notre Dame football as well as the NFL, it was definitely an around-the clock assignment. He made this a lifestyle choice, which is completely understandable.”

Brees signed a multiyear NBC deal in 2020 after completing a 20 year NFL career. Chargers Saints and Saints are the current record holders in passing yards, touchdowns, and touchdowns. He was an analysis for Notre Dame games and was in the studio on Sundays for “Football Night in America.” Tirico and Brees called the wild-card round match between the Las Vegas Raiders Cincinnati Bengals.

Many believed that Brees would succeed Cris Collinsworth as analyst on “Sunday Night Football.” However, Collinsworth will continue in that role as Tirico takes over the play-by-play position following Al Michaels' move from Amazon Prime Video to “Thursday Night Football.”

“It was a new position, and everyone has a learning curve. Bevacqua said that he did an outstanding job with Notre Dame. He also improved every week. “He was always prepared and curious about how things were done, as well as the work involved.”

Bevacqua stated that Brees is still under contract to NBC and would not stand in the way of another opportunity. Fox currently has an opening for an analyst at its No. Brees is expected to spend the season at home, despite being No. 2 on the NFL team.

Bevacqua stated that they are close to a final decision on who will call Notre Dame's games and fill Brees’ NFL studio spot.


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