Everyone is raving about Tony Romo’s enthusiastic broadcast debut for CBS
Less than one year removed from a sterling career cut short by injuries and circumstance, Tony Romo is putting his football knowledge to good use in the broadcast booth.
Hired by CBS to be Jim Nantz’s right-hand man on NFL broadcasts, Romo wasted no time getting into his new role during Sunday’s showdown between the Oakland Raiders and the Tennessee Titans. The 37-year-old Romo was clearly excited to be there, with exclamations of “Wow!” and “Whoa!” dotting the broadcast.
But while Romo’s attitude may have been endearing, it was his football analysis that really got people talking. The former Cowboy’s expertise in modern strategy was clear, as he correctly predicted multiple play calls. At one point, Romo jokingly bet five dollars that the Titans would run the ball to the left, and seconds later, running back Derrick Henry did exactly that.
When asked to explain his rationale for the prediction, Romo’s response was simple: “I’ve seen football in the NFL for 14 years.”
The Wisconsin native’s vast knowledge was on display throughout the game, including on one play where he explained how sending four receivers out wide can overwhelm a secondary and create an open man. In all, it was a tremendously successful debut …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Sports