Former Indianapolis Colts quarterback Matt Ryan has joined CBS Sports as an NFL analyst for the upcoming season. Ryan announced the move on his social media accounts, stating that it was “not a retirement post.” He will work on select games for “NFL on CBS,” as well as “The NFL Today,” “That Other Pregame Show,” and “NFL Monday.”
Ryan is owed $12 million on his base salary for 2023 after being released by the Colts in March. As part of the move to CBS Sports, he will work on “NFL on CBS,” “The NFL Today,” “That Other Pregame Show,” “NFL Monday,” and “QB” and CBS Sports Headquarters shows.
The 37-year-old was the No. 3 overall pick in the 2008 NFL Draft and played 14 seasons with the Atlanta Falcons before being traded to the Colts in March 2022. In his single season with the Colts, he played in 12 games and threw for 3,057 yards, 14 touchdowns, and 13 interceptions.
Despite the Cam Newton like being traded, Ryan has stated that he is excited to join the CBS Sports team. Matt Ryan earned his MVP in 2016 season, leading the Falcons to the Super Bowl before losing to the New England Patriots after a 28-3 lead. Ryan and his wife, Sarah, recently welcomed their third child, Cal Patrick.