“Now, many years later, I am so incredibly proud of all the work we have done together to bring fantasy football into the mainstream and, specifically, make ESPN the leading game and content destination for fantasy players everywhere,” he wrote.
Berry, whose title was Senior Fantasy Sports Analyst, did not say what his next step would be after ESPN.
Berry’s departure represents the end of an era at ESPN. Fantasy sports is a lucrative business for the network, and Berry was, in many ways, the face of that enterprise. Berry’s takes on fantasy sports drove eyeballs and traffic to ESPN airwaves, digital platforms and podcasts.
The network added that even though Berry is leaving, it is still “committed as ever to fantasy sports.” ESPN also said that it will announce “details about programming, personalities, and our games in the weeks ahead.”
Berry ended his statement on Monday with a thanks to the millions of fans and fantasy players who have followed him over the years.
“May your Flex plays always hit, your trades never get vetoed, and your Monday Night miracles all come through,” he wrote.
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