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Tony Romo Was Shocked By CBS Announcement On Sunday

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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)

There's almost always that one moment in every sports broadcaster's career where they don't understand the content their employer's making. For CBS NFL color commentator Tony Romo, that moment came today.

During the CBS broadcast of the AFC Championship Game, play-by-play commentator Jim Nantz read a spot on the new Halo television series coming to Paramount+. But for some reason, this spot absolutely shocked Romo.

"That's a... video game, right? Are we talking about a movie or a series?" he asked incredulously.

NFL fans immediately found Romo's inability to process this hilarious. The memes began pouring in immediately:

It wouldn't be much of a surprise for most people to be unaware that the iconic video game series is going to a streaming service. But for someone who is literally employed by the people making the show, it turns the awkwardness level up to 11.

It might be a little bit more surprising that Tony Romo even knows that Halo is a video game in the first place. He doesn't strike most people as someone who would know about that even if it is one of the biggest franchises in media history.

But it was good for a laugh in what has largely been a one-sided AFC Championship Game. Hopefully we can get more moments like this in lieu of competitive football.

What other CBS products does Tony Romo know nothing about?