NEW YORK — Ryan Fitzpatrick adds his magic touch in the broadcast booth
Amazon Prime Video announced Tuesday Fitzpatrick, a retired journeyman quarterback who was nicknamed “FitzMagic”, will join the streaming service as an Analyst for the first season of its exclusive “Thursday Night Football” series.
Fitzpatrick is part of Amazon’s pregame, midtime, and postgame coverage.
The 39-year-old has played for a record nine teams during his 17-year career. But only one of this season's Thursday evening matchups features two former teams.Hosting the On September 29.
Jared Stacy (Prime Video's director for global live sports production), said that Ryan was “one of the greatest characters in the league,” and added that Ryan is a fan favorite who has been a teammate wherever he's gone in the past 17 seasons. We're delighted to have him on the team, and we know our viewers will enjoy seeing his senses of humor and intelligence each week.
Fitzpatrick joins All-Pro cornerback Tony Gonzalez and Hall of Fame tight end in FitzpatrickAs studio analysts. Al Michaels will serve as the play-by–play announcer, with Kirk Herbstreit serving as his booth partner.
Prime Video will offer a preseason game during theFace the August 25, The first regular-season Thursday night game will be played on September 15, when the The host .