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Segment of what makes Tony Romo an elite broadcaster is his skill to predict what play is coming next.
The CBS shade commentator has improved to forecasting Extensive Bowl matchups months out from the immense sport.
Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers facing Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs could additionally maintain looked fancy a safe Extensive Bowl interact at any point during the season, however gain in mind Romo’s timing: Kansas Metropolis had genuine defeated Tampa Bay 27-24 moments earlier after racing out to a 17-0 lead, as Tyreek Hill scored three touchdowns and caught 13 passes for 269 yards in the win.
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“Attain you will want me to carry out a shrimp guess right here?” Romo asked because the CBS cameras showed opposing players and coaches wishing every diversified neatly after the game. “There is a bigger than true likelihood – I don’t even know what that proportion is – that these two are going to be right here in Tampa (for the Extensive Bowl).”
The Buccaneers dropped to 7-5 after losing to the Chiefs on Nov. 29.
Tony Romo at the finish of that sport: “I think there’s a bigger than true likelihood … that these two are gonna be right here in Tampa (for the Extensive Bowl).” pic.twitter.com/Pw0NY8rr82
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The Buccaneers had fallen to 7-5 and lost three of four. However this is why Romo is in the booth: he saw a Extensive Bowl contender in Tampa Bay when many didn’t.
Light, the declaration caught his play-by-play companion Jim Nantz abruptly.
“Wow,” acknowledged Nantz. “Either facet of it?”
“Yeah,” Romo answered. “I thought Tampa Bay had a definitely uphill battle to climb, now I think they’re in the dialogue after they developed in this offense right now time.”
His point about the offense additionally proved to be valid. The 24 points from the Buccaneers that day used to be the team’s lowest points complete during their recent six-sport win perambulate.
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