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Remember when Commissioner Roger Goodell slashed his annual salary to $1 during the NFL lockout in 2011? Apparently, his bosses more than made it up to him. Goodell, who serves at the pleasure of the NFL owners, made $29.5 million in 2011 according to the league’s tax return, most of it courtesy of a $22.3 million bonus. By comparison, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is the only player in the league who has a contract that averages $20 million annually (over five years). [Continue Reading] I’m in shock over this one. Honestly, what does Roger Goodell do that justifies a salary like this? The NFL is the most popular sport in the United States and reason number 500 million why it’s the most popular is Roger Goodell as the commissioner. I just don’t it. Remember when everyone applauded Goodell for taking $1M during the lockout. Yeah, ok…. So now that we established Goodell is grossly overpaid. Who else in professional sports is? 5.) Pau Gasol – Los Angeles Lakers At $19M pe...
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