Chris Spielman moves to FOX, will call NFL games

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FOX has hired former NFL linebacker Chris Spielman as an analyst, beginning this fall.

A four-time Pro Bowler with the Lions, Spielman also played two seasons with the Bills before retiring with the Browns in 1999. Spielman began his broadcasting career with FOX in 1999. He’s worked for ESPN, primarily calling college games, since 2001.

The FOX news release said Spielman will work as an NFL game analyst and contribute to the network’s college football coverage.

A College Football Hall of Famer, Spielman has been living near Columbus, where he starred at Ohio State. He’s the brother of Vikings general manager Rick Spielman.