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NFL fans loved Tony Romo's CBS broadcasting debut

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Tony Romo was a borderline Hall of Fame quarterback.

He might be even better in the broadcast booth.

Romo’s CBS debut came during Week 1’s matchup between the Tennessee Titans and Oakland Raiders. Based on how Twitter–from fans to celebrities to football people–reacted, it was an excellent first game in the booth.

Tony Romo is 1-0 on my Twitter feed with a passer rating of 148.6.

— Richard Deitsch (@richarddeitsch) September 10, 2017

Tony Romo…Excellent at his new job.

— Geoff Schwartz (@geoffschwartz) September 10, 2017

nice job by the rookie @TonyRomo calling his first game – oftentimes before the plays even happened

— Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) September 10, 2017

Biggest surprise today?
Tony Romo has been excellent [?] [?]
Really enjoying his analysis [?] [?]

— hiSEAN808 (@Oahu_Raider808) September 10, 2017

Not only was Romo articulate, informative and interesting, he was prescient. The former Cowboys quarterback called out plays before they were ran or blitzes before they arrived on multiple occasions.

Awesome debut by Tony Romo as a commentator too. Composed, informative. 4-5 times he called out a play or blitz before it happened.

— Ted Nguyen (@RaidersAnalysis) September 10, 2017

@tonyromo predicting plays before they happen. Is Romo really Psychic

— Rachel Rizzuti (@Rizzuti09) September 11, 2017

Romo’s next test will come in Week 2 in New Orleans when the Patriots take on the Saints. While Raiders-Titans offered a chance for Romo to analyze two young quarterbacks (Derek Carr, Marcus Mariota) and rising teams, Week 2 will allow for a different perspective. 

Romo’s schedule

The quarterback duo playing in front of Romo next week: Tom Brady vs. Drew Brees.

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