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Tony Romo Reportedly Makes Decision Between CBS, ESPN

tony romo smiles during the cbs upfronts

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 16: Tony Romo attends the 2018 CBS Upfront at The Plaza Hotel on May 16, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/Getty Images)

Late Friday night, a report emerged suggesting Tony Romo finally made a decision regarding his broadcasting future. The former Dallas Cowboys quarterback is now the highest-paid color analyst in history.

According to a report from Andrew Marchand of the New York Post, Romo has decided to stay at CBS. The move comes after ESPN reportedly made a strong push to sign everyone's favorite analyst.

Multiple reports suggested the battle between ESPN and CBS would spark a bidding war. Well, that happened and Romo walked away as the beneficiary. Marchand reported that Romo largest sports analyst contract in TV history.

So, how much are we talking? How about a cool $17 million. That's right, Romo will take home more than double of the previous largest contract for an NFL analyst - John Madden who earned $8 million more than two decades ago.

Here's more from Marchand's report:

The long-term deal, sources say, is for significantly more than five years, which means the total value for Romo’s contract will well surpass $100 million.

During his run with the Dallas Cowboys, Romo made $127 million.

With this new deal from CBS, he could conceivably make more in the broadcast booth than he ever did on the field.

Now he and Jim Nantz are paired up for the long haul.