Fox Sports announced the addition of a former NFL standout and Pro Football Hall of Famer to the team that will be covering the NFL for the network. Tony Gonzalez, a 14-time NFL Pro Bowler, joins joins Pro Football Hall of Famers and signature Fox NFL voices Michael Strahan, Terry Bradshaw and Howie Long on “Thursday Night Football” starting Sept. 26.
Gonzalez, a former tight end, is days away from enshrinement as a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2019.
“Bradshaw and Long split duties, alternating ‘Thursday Night Football’ appearances throughout the 2019 season, while Gonzalez and Strahan appear on every edition with Strahan serving as the show’s host,” Fox notes in today’s announcement. “Gonzalez, who appears regularly on ‘Fox NFL Kickoff,’ will remain in his role on the pregame show each Sunday during the NFL season. Strahan, Bradshaw and Long, who have been mainstays on ‘Fox NFL Sunday,’ will continue as studio analysts each Sunday during the NFL season.”