Tony Romo tweeted a picture with him wearing a CBS blazer, to confirm earlier reports that he has joined them as a color commentator.
After reports from earlier surfaced that Tony Romo would be officially retiring from the NFL, he then tweeted this photo to confirm that he will be joining CBS as a color analyst, pairing with Jim Nantz.
The report stemmed earlier when Adam Schefter tweeted the news which he received from John Ourand of the Sports Business Journal.
After not being selected in the 2003 NFL Draft, Romo signed with the Dallas Cowboys as a free agent. He was finally given a chance to start in 2006, and he ran away with the opportunity. Romo was selected to four Pro Bowls during his career, but came up short in the playoffs.
In six postseason affairs, Romo went 2-4. He may not be the sole reason to blame for that, but quarterbacks usually shoulder the load of their team’s success. Many people speculated that Romo would be joining a new team this offseason after new Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott emerged as the starter, but Romo ultimately decided it was best for him to retire. CBS jumped to the opportunity and offered him a position to join their team, and Romo’s tweet suggests he is ready to get rolling with them.
Romo passed for over 34,000 yards, 248 touchdowns, and completed over 65 percent of his passes during his career. Those numbers stack up well among some of the great quarterbacks, especially for ones undrafted.
He will walk away leading the Cowboys in numerous career marks, including most passing yards and passing touchdowns.