CBS agreed to an eye-popping deal with Tony Romo to remain the lead analyst on its NFL coverage going forward, but it sounds like things could have changed during the middle of negotiations.
CBS will keep Tony Romo for at least the next three years after the analyst signed a new three-year contract, but that deal could prove even longer depending on what CBS does with its NFL rights pack
Tony Romo isn’t going anywhere.
Romo agreed to a new contract with CBS that will pay him around $17 million per year, the New York Post’s Andrew Marchand reports.
Tony Romo’s free agency status is a big topic in the sports media world, and things could really begin for the former Dallas Cowboys quarterback next week.
Tony Romo dropped a hint this week that he has made a decision about his broadcasting future, though he has not shared what that decision is yet.
Tony Romo’s first contract to broadcast NFL games for CBS paid him $3 million a year. He’ll be making a lot more than that going forward.
Much has been made of ESPN’s impending efforts to convince Tony Romo to join the network, but it does not sound like CBS will be letting him go without a fight.
Tony Romo has distinguished himself as a TV analyst for CBS and is setting himself up to become the most desired color commentator in sports.