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Ryan Fitzpatrick retires from NFL, is in talks with Amazon Prime

The just-retired Ryan Fitzpatrick is in deep negotiations to be an analyst on Amazon Prime Video’s Thursday Night Football protection, The Post has realized.

Fitzpatrick would be a part of a studio staff that is anticipated to incorporate Marshawn Lynch, Tony Gonzalez and Richard Sherman. Amazon has not employed a bunch but, although NFL Network’s Kay Adams and the streaming service have had talks. It has solely formally introduced the Gonzalez signing.

No deal is but signed between Amazon and Fitzpatrick, nonetheless one is anticipated.

After enjoying at Harvard, Fitzpatrick, 39, spent 17 seasons in the NFL for quite a lot of groups, together with the Jets and Bills, incomes the nickname, “Fitzmagic” for his typically unbelievable play. His retirement was announced over social media on Thursday afternoon.

Amazon beforehand employed Al Michaels and Kirk Herbstreit as their sport broadcasters. The Post reported that it has had curiosity in ABC’s Kaylee Hartung to be its sideline reporter.

Ryan Fitzpatrick is retiring from the NFL after a 17-year career.
Ryan Fitzpatrick is retiring from the NFL after a 17-year career.
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Amazon declined to remark.

This fall, Amazon would be the unique dwelling of Thursday Night Football, starting in Week 2 with Chargers on the Chiefs.

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