Romo retiring, off to CBS
DALLAS | Tony Romo is retiring from the Dallas Cowboys to replace another former quarterback in Phil Simms as lead analyst for CBS.
The network announced Tuesday that Romo will be paired with Jim Nantz on Thursday night and Sunday games next season. The former 10-year starter considered multiple network offers while also deciding whether to keep playing after losing the Dallas job to rookie Dak Prescott last season.
Romo was released by the Cowboys and said he had interest from other teams, but chose the switch to broadcasting for several reasons. The married father of two young boys with another child on the way battled injuries his last two seasons, and said the CBS opportunity was difficult to pass up.