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Tony Romo says Texans were top choice if he played another season

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Dallas QB Tony Romo announces retirement (KTRK)

Tony Romo picked the broadcast booth over continuing his playing career, but if he had opted for another year as an NFL quarterback, the Houston Texans would have been his top choice.

"It really had nothing to do with the Texans and everything to do with CBS," Romo said Tuesday. "I felt like it was the right decision. My wife would tell you we've had a lot of late nights. It was nice to have some clarity."

The Dallas Cowboys officially released Romo on Tuesday and he was announced as the lead NFL analyst for CBS. Romo replaces former NFL quarterback Phil Simms and will work alongside play-by-play veteran Jim Nantz. Romo also had drawn interest from Fox and NBC.

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