Report: Greg Olsen expected to call Super Bowl LVII for Fox
Fox analyst Greg Olsen will call Super Bowl LVII in Glendale, Arizona, sources told Andrew Marchand of the New York Post.
The framework of a deal is in place, but a contract has not been signed, Marchand reports. Fox Sports declined to comment on negotiations.
Olsen would reunite with colleague Kevin Burkhardt to call the big game after the two worked together during the 2021 season. The pair will reportedly assume the No. 1 broadcast role vacated by Troy Aikman and Joe Buck, who left for ESPN's Monday Night Football earlier this offseason.
Olsen, a three-time Pro Bowler, played 14 NFL seasons, spending time with the Chicago Bears, Carolina Panthers, and Seattle Seahawks. The 37-year-old retired after the 2020 campaign, joining Fox's NFL broadcast team soon after.
Olsen's reported promotion creates a vacancy on the network's No. 2 broadcast team. Future Hall of Fame quarterback Drew Brees is considered a candidate for the job, sources told Marchand. Brees, 43, is expected to part ways with NBC after one season as an analyst but has teased other possible ventures, including a resuming his playing career.
Joe Davis and Adam Amin are front-runners for Fox's No. 2 play-by-play team, according to Marchand.
Fox recently signed Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady to be its next top analyst, inking him to a 10-year, $375-million contract that begins after he concludes his playing career. The 44-year-old briefly retired this offseason before announcing his return for a 23rd NFL campaign.
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