He and Carter were let go by ESPN during a TV talent shakeup in 2016.
Lewis will be the latest former ESPNer to join Fox, following Bayless, Cowherd, Whitlock, Carter, Charissa Thompson and sideline reporter Erin Andrews.
The Ravens linebacker had a rocky three-year TV stint with Cheap Jerseys And Hats ESPN following his retirement in 2013. Hired with great fanfare, Lewis was given prominent roles on “Monday Night Countdown,” “SportsCenter” and other shows.
But Lewis never seemed comfortable at ESPN. He and Carter were let go by ESPN during a TV talent shakeup in 2016.
His involvement in an unsolved double-homicide in Atlanta in 2000 still hangs over his personal image.
ESPN and Fox continue to duel for TV talent. ESPN has re-signed college football analyst Jesse Palmer, whom Fox tried to hire as an NFL game analyst. Palmer chose to stay with ESPN, where he’s expected to move back into the studio for Saturday college football coverage this season.
He also has a separate deal with sister Disney network’s ABC’s “Good Morning America.”
In 2014 and 2016, Na garnered the most All-Star votes from fans. In 2016, he got off to a torrid start (.332/.413/.568 with 16 home runs) but fizzled after the All-Star break (.282/.357/.412 with six home runs), which raised some concern. However, so far in 2017, he has answered the critics by hitting .372/.431/.651 with 13 home runs and 33 extra-base hits, which is good for a 182.8 wRC+. His 3.27 WAR (per Statiz) ranks fourth among the KBO positional players this season — an impressive figure considering Cheap Jerseys China that he missed three weeks of action after tweaking his wrist attempting a diving catch in the outfield.