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Dan Patrick Thinks Tony Romo's Decision Is A 'No-Brainer'

Tony Romo gets interviewed by NBC Sports after a golf tournament.

STATELINE, NEVADA - JULY 14: Tony Romo speaks on TV after winning the American Century Championship at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course on July 14, 2019 in Stateline, Nevada. (Photo by Jonathan Devich/Getty Images)

Tony Romo has a major decision to make in the near future. The former star quarterback is the most coveted sports broadcaster in the country.

At CBS the last three years, Romo has established himself as the preeminent football game analyst. Originally signed for $3 million per year, Romo is set to blow that number out of the water with his next contract.

ESPN is reportedly willing to pay Romo in excess of $10 million yearly, and CBS is said to be willing to match any offer from the Worldwide Leader. Romo can't really go wrong either way, but radio host and former ESPN employee Dan Patrick thinks the choice is easy.

On his show today, Patrick warned that while working for ESPN is great, you going to "be pulled quite a few ways." Since money is no object, those added responsibilities would be the deciding factor for Patrick if he was Romo.

"If I'm Tony Romo and I have something great with Jim Nantz and I can still play golf--I don't have to go on Get Up! with Mike Greenberg, I don't have to do "The Will Cain Show" in the afternoon. I basically get to do the CBS main game and I can go golf," Patrick said.

"You got one of the great talents in the history of this industry there with Jim Nantz," he continued. "You already have a partnership, a friendship established there. To me, it's a no-brainer."

ESPN wants Romo to headline its revamped Monday Night Football coverage. The network is said to be unhappy with the much-maligned Joe Tessitore/Booger McFarland tandem.

Romo has broadcast CBS' Game of the Week with Nantz since joining the company in 2017. He is also able to play in semi-professional golf tournaments as part of his agreement with CBS.

Sounds like a decent arrangement to us.