Former Giants Pro Bowl offensive tackle David Diehl tweeted on Wednesday that he has signed an agreement to work as an on-air NFL analyst for Fox Sports this upcoming season.
Just four months after retiring from an 11-year career spent entirely with the Giants, the 33-year-old issued a statement via a press release on Wednesday:
"I'm thrilled for the opportunity to still be involved in the sport that I love so much and that has provided me so much in my life."
Diehl won two Super Bowl rings with the Giants in his 11 years with the team. He had frequently been a guest on NFL Network in past offseasons. His former teammate Michael Strahan had provided coverage for the network since his own retirement in 2008.
I am thrilled and honored to be joining the @FOXSports family. This is a proud moment for me and I… http://t.co/KNi7Mj4GZq
— Dave Diehl (@davediehl66) May 28, 2014