Report: Al Michaels expected to be Amazon’s lead NFL announcer

Al Michaels is facing an uncertain future at NBC beyond the 2021 season, and all signs continue to point to him departing as the network’s lead play-by-play man for “Sunday Night Football.”
Andrew Marchand of the New York Post reported on Monday that he is almost certain Michaels will be hired as Amazon’s lead NFL announcer following the season. While the two sides have not finalized an agreement, Marchand said he would “put money on it” and that one of his sources put the chances of it happening at 95 percent.
Amazon will begin streaming “Thursday Night Football” exclusively next season. Even if Michaels takes the job, Marchand notes that the 76-year-old could still have some sort of role with NBC. Mike Tirico is expected …

















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