MATT RYAN JOINS CBS SPORTS AS NFL ANALYST
2016 NFL MVP and Four-Time Pro Bowl Quarterback to Serve as Studio and Game Analyst Across All CBS Sports Platforms
Matt Ryan, the 2016 NFL Most Valuable Player and a four-time Pro Bowl quarterback, has joined CBS Sports as an NFL analyst. Ryan, who led the Atlanta Falcons to a berth in Super Bowl LI, will serve as both a studio and game analyst across all CBS Sports platforms. The announcement was made today by Harold Bryant, Executive Producer and Executive Vice President, Production, CBS Sports.
Ryan will serve as an analyst for select NFL ON CBS games and also provide analysis for THE NFL TODAY, THAT OTHER PREGAME SHOW (TOPS), NFL MONDAY QB as well as CBS Sports HQ.
“As one of the NFL’s marquee quarterbacks for the past 15 years, we’re thrilled to add Matt to our talented roster of NFL analysts,” said Bryant. “He has played the game at the highest level, including winning an MVP award and taking his team to the Super Bowl, and will bring a fresh perspective to CBS Sports. We look forward to Matt sharing his knowledge, insight and opinions with our viewers and bolstering our NFL coverage.”
“It is truly an honor to join this exceptional team at CBS Sports,” said Ryan. “I have been blessed to have incredible teammates throughout my career and I am fortunate that will continue here working with and learning from the very best in the industry.”
Ryan, who has played 15 NFL seasons with the Falcons and Indianapolis Colts, ranks in the Top 10 in NFL history in passing yards (62,792), touchdowns (381), completions (5,551) and attempts (8,464). A first-round draft pick (No. 3 overall) by the Falcons out of Boston College in 2008, Ryan holds virtually every franchise passing record, including yards, touchdowns, completions, attempts and passer rating. He was named the 2016 NFL Most Valuable Player, selected to four Pro Bowls and guided the Falcons to six playoff berths, including an NFC Championship and an appearance in Super Bowl LI.