This source is extremely old, but apparently Boomer Esiason was making $1.6 million per year to be a color commentator back in 1998. Let's assume he's still making that same amount today (no, I will not adjust for inflation, because I want to spend fewer than 45 seconds on this post). Why shouldn't he when he offers insights like he did yesterday?
Monday, September 19, 2011
/Tom Brady, under pressure, completes a screen pass to Rob Gronkowski which goes for 15ish yards
You know... the Patriots lead the league in plays where they just get it done.
Beat that, Aikman. The gauntlet is thrown.