Richard Sherman Lands Big NFL Broadcasting Job

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Richard Sherman officially has a new NFL job. Prime Video announced Wednesday that the NFL cornerback would be joining the NFL’s pregame, halftime, and postgame shows this season. The exclusive coverage will be presented by Prime Video. Thursday Night Football. Sherman will join Tony Gonzalez on Prime Video’s coverage of the game each week. It was also reported that Charissa Thompson is close to finalizing a deal to be part of the coverage. 

“We’re excited to welcome Richard right off the field and onto our Thursday Night Football set,”Jared Stacy is the director of Global Live Sports Production at Prime Video. “Few people are better equipped to give insight into the modern NFL than Richard. Fans will love seeing his big personality and brilliant football mind on display every Thursday night on Prime Video.”  

Sherman is thrilled about his new job. “I’m beyond excited to start this journey with Prime Video and be part of this incredible crew they are assembling,”He said this in a statement. “It’s going to be the start of something truly special.”Sherman and Gonzalez are joined by the Thursday Night Football Kirk Herbstreit (al Michaels) and Al Michaels (the roster), will call the game from the booth. The first Thursday Night Football Prime Video game will begin on September 15. The club also includes additional members Thursday Night Football Over the next few weeks, the team will be announced. 

Sherman, age 34, was an active player for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in last season. Sherman played in just five games last season and had 11 tackles and 1 interception. Sherman was a three-year veteran of the San Francisco 49ers. He was named to the Pro Bowl & All-Pro Second Team after he had 61 tackles, 11 passes defensed, and three interceptions, with one touchdown. 2019 was also the year that the 49ers reached Super Bowl. They lost to the Kansas City Chiefs. 

The Seattle Seahawks drafted Sherman in the fifth round (2011 NFL Draft). Sheman was selected to four Pro Bowls, three All-Pro First Team selections, and led the NFL interceptions in 2013. This year Sherman led the Seahawks’ to their Super Bowl victory. He was honored for his contributions to the game and selected to the 2010s All-Decade Team.