Joe Buck to depart Fox, be part of ESPN’s Monday Night Football, report says
The NFL broadcast carousel continues.
After Troy Aikman left Fox for ESPN, Joe Buck will reportedly observe his longtime broadcast accomplice to the Monday Night Football sales space, in accordance with Andrew Marchand of the New York Post.
The duo will announce Monday Night Football video games for ESPN, beginning within the 2022 season.
Since 2002, Buck has been the principle play-by-play announcer, with Aikman because the analyst, for Fox’s No. 1 NFL Sunday afternoon sport.
Fox now has to interchange its No. 1 saying duo. Sideline reporter Erin Andrews, a part of the No. 1 broadcast workforce, can be a free agent.
The community will even have a brand new voice for the World Series. Buck was additionally Fox’s play-by-play announcer for the World Series, a job he has held since 2000.
Buck is the most recent big-name announcer to affix a brand new community. Amazon employed Kirk Herbstreit for its Thursday Night Football broadcasts (Herbstreit will nonetheless proceed to work faculty soccer video games for ESPN). Al Michaels, the longtime voice of NBC’s Sunday Night Football, may be on the transfer; his contract at NBC is up.