Found December 15, 2011 on thepigskinreport.com:
PLAYERS: Roger Goodell
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The NFL announced that the league has reached a new television deal with three television networks, removing any sliver of doubt that the NFL is America’s most popular sport. FOX, CBS and NBC signed nine-year extensions with the NFL for broadcasting rights through the year 2022. The new contracts are worth approximately $1 billion dollars per network, per year. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell issued a written statement after the agreement was reached stating, “These agreements underscore the NFL’s unique commitment to broadcast television that no other sport has. The agreements would not have been possible without out new 10-year labor agreement and players deserve great credit. Long-term labor peace is allowing the NFL to continue to grow and the biggest beneficiaries are the players and fans.” Terms of these new broadcast agreement will allow each of the three networks to broadcast a Super Bowl three times in the nine year period. NBC will be allowed to broadcast the N...
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