Bill Belichick Drafted Into The CW’s ‘Inside The NFL’

Bill Belichick’s post-New England Patriots dance card is filling up.

The eight-time Super Bowl champion is joining The CW’s Inside The NFL as an analyst. It comes after he left the Robert Kraft-owned team at the end of last season after 24 seasons as head coach.

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It is Belichick’s latest media gig since hanging up his clipboard; he is set to join ESPN’s The Pat McAfee Show as well as Peyton and Eli Manning’s Manningcast for the 2024 season.

He will join host Ryan Clark and former players Chad Johnson, who played for Belichick’s Patriots for one season, and Chris Long, who also played for the Patriots for one season, on the show.

Inside The NFL returns for its second season on The CW on Friday August 30. The show has been running since 1977, largely on HBO and then briefly on Showtime and Paramount+. It is now heading into its 48th season with expert analysis and footage and mic’d up audio from the games.

In January, the show also streamed on Netflix after its launch on The CW.

The series is produced by NFL Films and exec produced by Ross Ketover, Keith Cossrow, Ken Rodgers and Jessica Boddy.

“I’m thrilled to join my new team at NFL Films and to work on such a historic television franchise,” said Bill Belichick. “I’ve always appreciated Inside The NFL’s depth of analysis, and I hope to bring the same detailed insight to The CW by talking real football with real pros – Ryan, Chris and Chad – this coming season.”

“Bill Belichick joining Inside The NFL is a true game-changer for this storied franchise and The CW,” said Dennis Miller, President, The CW Network. “Not only is he one of the most accomplished coaches in NFL history, but his knowledge and passion for football is truly unmatched. Fans will now get the chance to hear his insights and better understand the nuances of the game from the master himself. We cannot wait for Bill, Ryan, Chad and Chris to deliver a championship-caliber show all season long.”

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