Tony Romo's CBS Deal Worth Even More Than Originally Reported

Tony Romo has been one of the best color commentators in football over the last couple of years.

BYAlexander Cole
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Tony Romo was an above-average quarterback during his time in the NFL. While his career with the Dallas Cowboys didn't lead to very much playoff success, there was no denying that Romo had the talent to be top 10 in the league. With that being said, Romo's foray into broadcasting wasn't all that surprising although it was always going to be interesting to see if he could be a successful commentator. Over the past few years, Romo has proven himself to be the best at his craft and recently, CBS rewarded him with a brand new deal.

Originally, the contract was reported to be worth $17 million per year. Now, Andrew Marchand of the New York Post is reporting that with perks included, Romo's yearly salary is valued at $18 million per year. Essentially, he has been signed to a 10-year, $180 million deal.

Tony Romo's CBS Deal Worth Even More Than Originally Reported
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This is a pretty incredible salary when you consider it's more than he made as a quarterback. In fact, there are various players throughout the league who still don't make as much as Romo does now. With this in mind, we will certainly see some players attempt to get their money up in the offseason.

As for Romo, let us know if you think his salary makes sense or if it's simply too much.


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Alexander Cole is the current Managing Editor of HotNewHipHop. He started at HotNewHipHop back in 2018 where he began as a Sports and Sneakers writer. During this time, he has shown an expertise in Air Jordans, Yeezys, and all things that have to do with Nike. His favorite kicks are the Air Jordan 1 High OG, the Air Jordan 4, the Air Jordan 6, and the Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 in the "Beluga 2.0" colorway. Although his collection might not be the biggest, he is always looking to add new styles to it. When it comes to sports, Alex has a particular interest in the NBA and the NFL. His favorite teams are anywhere LeBron goes, and the Kansas City Chiefs. As a Montrealer, the Montreal Canadiens hold a special place in his heart, even if they haven't won the Stanley Cup in his lifetime. Alex also works for the Concordia Stingers, where he provides play-by-play and color commentary for the football, hockey, and basketball teams His favorite hip-hop artists are Kendrick Lamar, Playboi Carti, Travis Scott, and Lil Uzi Vert.