roger goodell

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Ryan Hannable
November 14, 2017 - 10:05 am
Over the weekend, it was reported Roger Goodell has some pretty high demands for his new contract. The NFL commissioner would like to have a $50 million salary in addition to having a private plane for life, and more. Appearing on Westwood One with Jim Gray prior to Monday Night Football , Tom...
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Alex Reimer
November 13, 2017 - 9:31 am
Roger Goodell’s hubris is unfathomable. The NFL Compensation Committee is slated to hold a phone call Monday to move the embattled commissioner’s contract extension forward, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen . Goodell, who’s currently paid around $30 million per year, would...
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Ryan Hannable
November 12, 2017 - 7:27 pm
It's quite clear Cowboys owner Jerry Jones isn't a fan of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. According to Sports Illustrated's Peter King , on a conference call with the NFL’s compensation committee Jones wanted the committee to send Goodell's new deal back to the entire membership for possible...
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Alex Reimer
November 10, 2017 - 2:07 pm
The best drama this NFL season is unfolding in the boardroom instead of on the field. Roger Goodell’s expected contract extension, which was once considered a mere formality, has become one of the most contentious issues in recent league history. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones wants Goodell out, or at...
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Alex Reimer
November 09, 2017 - 1:13 pm
Roger Goodell and Jerry Jones are clashing in the ultimate battle of evil. And with an array of injuries to star players, it may wind up being the most captivating drama of the rest of the NFL season. It is nearly impossible to pick a side in this heavyweight bout of egotism. The conflict stems...
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Lucy Burdge
November 09, 2017 - 7:37 am
Welcome to Thursday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . THURSDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NBA: Cleveland at Houston, 8 p.m. (TNT) NBA: Oklahoma City at Denver, 10:30 p.m. (TNT) NFL: Seattle at Arizona, 8:25 p.m...
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Alex Reimer
October 29, 2017 - 6:18 pm
Roger Goodell has deserved to lose his job many times over his turbulent tenure as NFL commissioner. But ironically, as a large group of owners are reportedly plotting to halt his contract extension, now is not one of those times. Seventeen owners took part in a conference call last week to discuss...
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Ryan Hannable
October 29, 2017 - 10:32 am
According to ESPN's Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter , 17 NFL owners were on a conference call Thursday to discuss the possibility of halting Roger Goodell's pending contract extension. The report adds there's a growing difference of opinion among owners on Goodell's overall performance including...
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Ryan Hannable
October 22, 2017 - 6:24 pm
FOXBORO -- Apparently the national anthem protests have now impacted Roger Goodell's contract extension. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter , the finalization of his new deal has been slowed because of the anthem protests, which have affected TV ratings and merchandise sales. The contract could have...
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Alex Reimer
October 18, 2017 - 3:56 pm
The NFL has made a decision regarding its national anthem policy. It wants players to stand for the national anthem, but won’t punish those who kneel or sit. In other words, after two days of meetings between owners and players, absolutely nothing has changed. League owners met with socially active...
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