The 2022-23 NFL season will be the first that Amazon will get full-time coverage of Thursday Night Football, and they have already made a number of big moves to add to their coverage team.
Amazon has already brought in veteran NFL players such as Ryan Fitzpatrick and Richard Sherman to add to its coverage team.
On Monday, Amazaon announced three more additions to its coverage team that should certainly garner the attention of the NFL world.
— Ryan Glasspiegel (@sportsrapport) June 27, 2022
In addition to this, Amazon announced that Charissa Thompson will be joining their team, and hosting its Thursday Night Football pregame show.
It was also announced that she will remain in her role with FOX as a host of “FOX NFL Kickoff” in addition to her new responsibilities on Thursdays with Amazon.
Talib had an impressive first season last year as a color commentator for FOX after his retirement from the NFL in 2020, and many around the NFL world are excited to see him in a slightly different role for Amazon next season.
Definitely gonna miss him calling games but good for him https://t.co/mnACvl2Aou
— 💬 (@sterling19_) June 28, 2022
he was so goated last year on Fox so many former players become announcers and talk like Carlton Banks, Talib was such a breath of fresh air https://t.co/RgzRkX5bpI
— lil bump stock (#1 kyrie irving hater) (@m_booker1) June 28, 2022
— Alex Glaze (@Alex_Glaze) June 28, 2022
— Cody Roark (@CodyRoarkNFL) June 28, 2022
It has been more and more of a trend for retired NFL players to become key contributors to the coverage of NFL games, and Amazon appears to be leading the charge with a ton of recent additions of former players to their team.