Football Shock! Tony Romo who Never Won a Super Bowl Signs 17M Deal with CBS, Becoming the Highest-paid Sports Broadcaster in History

Jan 21, 2018; Foxborough, MA, USA; Television announcer Tony Romo following the AFC championship game between the New England Patriots against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Tony Romo is staying at CBS, signing a long-term deal to remain as the network’s lead NFL analyst.

The deal is worth $17 million a year, per the Sports Business Journal and New York Post.

Since 2017, Romo has worked alongside play-by-play announcer Jim Nantz. Romo received praise for his knack for predicting the plays that teams would run.

In January, Front Office Sports reported that ESPN was prepared to pursue Romo and make him the highest-paid sports broadcaster in history.

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SOURCE:  USA Today, Jim Reineking