Ex-Tom Brady Patriots teammate Devin McCourty set to bring NFL championship experience in “Football Night in America”

The former New England Patriots player and Super Bowl champion Devin McCourty is all set to join the No. 1-rated NFL pregame show “Football Night in America” alongside the esteemed panel of analysts and commentators to shed light on unique insights and analysis for football fans across the country.

McCourty kicked off his NFL career after getting drafted by the Patriots as the 27th overall in the 2010 NFL draft and quickly established himself as the starter of the franchise and appeared in 205 games during his 13 seasons tenure, recording 971 tackles, 35 interceptions, 11 forced fumbles and seven fumble recoveries.

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The ex-Patriots Devin McCourty revealed his new gig with NBC Sports

After announcing his retirement on March 10, the three-time Super Bowl champion is set to join Maria Taylor, Tony Dungy, Chris Simms, Mike Florio, and Jason Garrett on NBC Sports’ popular Sunday night pregame show, “Football Night in America,” as a studio analyst, disclosed by the network on Tuesday morning.

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Speaking about his new role, he expressed excitement and gratitude for the opportunity to contribute to the show in a statement via ESPN.

“I’m excited to be a rookie on the best team in America again. I’m very grateful for this opportunity from NBC Sports to learn from great individuals, chase new goals, and provide viewers with my thoughts on the biggest games every week.”

The retired player also shared the news via Twitter by retweeting the NBC Sports tweet with the caption “MAMA I MADE IT…so excited to join the team!!!”

The two-time Pro Bowler is no stranger to the world of television as he appeared as a studio analyst for “NFL Today” on CBS last year despite being an active player back then and was a guest host on NFL Network’s “Good Morning Football” earlier this year.

McCourty brothers duo continues to media rise

Davin’s brother Jason also worked as a radio analyst for Westwood One and currently serving as a host on the NFL Network as one of the “Good Morning Football”

The McCourty brothers duo hosted the “Double Coverage” podcast from 2018 to 2020.

Jason won one Super Bowl with the Patriots in 2019 and played in 13 seasons with the Tennessee Titans, Cleveland Browns, New England Patriots, and Miami Dolphins, recording 744 tackles, 18 interceptions 108 passes defended, and three defensive touchdowns.

With their illustrious NFL career, championship pedigree, and undeniable passion for the game, the McCourty twins will definitely make a mark in the world of sports media by captivating audiences and providing them with a deeper appreciation for the sport they love.



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Maliha works as a content writer in Sportszion specializing in NFL and NBA. She has completed her graduation and post-graduation, majoring in MIS (Management Information Systems). She loves analyzing sports and keeping fans updated with the latest sport buzzes.


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