“Jim Rome is the Kirk Cousins of sports broadcasting” Fans are shocked to see Jim Rome right behind Tom Brady on list of richest sportscaster

Tom Brady will be making $37.5 million as an NFL analyst on Fox Sports while Jim Rome currently makes $30 million with CBS.

Jim Rome and Tom Brady

Fox Sports has absolutely stunned the world by announcing that Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady will be joining them as an NFL analyst once his playing days are over.

Fox Sports have offered Tom Brady a mammoth contract worth $375 million for 10 years which makes him the highest paid sportscaster ever. However what has shocked many people is that Jim Rome of CBS Sports is the second highest paid making $30 million a year.

Jim Rome is behind only Tom Brady and makes $30 million a year

Tom Brady
Tom Brady

After the surprise announcement from Fox Sports, The Athletic released a list which showed the top five highest paid sportscaster in the world currently. Coming as a shock for many, Jim Rome from CBS is second on the list.

Pat McAfee who is an NFL analyst and host of the Pat McAfee Show, didn’t miss out on the action and shared a tweet on how everyone was surprised to see Jim Rome making so much money. He tweeted with the caption – “Twitter is the best.”

Another fan wrote – “Damn I haven’t heard Jim since I got out of prison in 2012. Jim Rome was a must listen on the daily only because it seemed like that was the only station we got clear reception on 🤣🤣

Check out some of the best reactions below:-

We are delighted that Tom has committed to joining the Fox team and wish him all the best during this upcoming season,” said Fox CEO Lachlan Murdoch.

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