Larry Fitzgerald, a former wide receiver in the NFL, has officially joined the football media.

Fitzgerald has joined ESPN's Monday Night Countdown as an analyst. He'll make his first appearance in Week 1.

Fitzgerald confirmed in a tweet that "Monday Night Football is a key reason so many people fall in love with the game,incredible it's to be a part of that heritage".

Fitzgerald never officially retired from the game, but fans appear to be ecstatic by his inclusion in the Worldwide Leader.

Fitzgerald's first Monday on the job is this coming Monday, when he'll assist preview the Seattle Seahawks' Week 1 clash against the Denver Broncos.

Earlier this summer, ESPN named Robert Griffin III to Monday Night Countdown. He'll take over for Randy Moss.

He excelled at fade routes and catching balls above opponents.

After two seasons with the Pittsburgh Panthers, he was taken third overall in the 2004 NFL Draft by the Arizona Cardinals.

Fitzgerald went on to play his whole 17-year career with the Cardinals, retiring in 2020.

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