Recently retired quarterback Alex Smith will join ESPN as an NFL analyst, according to a report Wednesday.

The New York Post reported that Smith, who most recently played for the Washington Football Team, will appear on shows such as "Monday Night Countdown" but will not hold a full-time position. The Post reported, however, that the deal could turn into a long-term commitment.

Smith, 37, announced his retirement from the NFL in April after he successfully completed a comeback from a gruesome leg injury.

After suffering a compound fracture to his right tibia and fibula in a November 2018 game against the Houston Texans, Smith underwent 17 surgeries and sat out the entire 2019 season.