NFL's Roger Goodell Signs Five-Year Extension, Ending Feud With Jerry Jones

Michael Dwyer  AP

Jones, who isn't a member of the six-person committee, had wanted an even more incentive-based contract for Goodell, citing in part the commissioner's inability to quell player protests during the National Anthem.

In a league memo obtained by PFT, the "binding contract extension" was signed by Goodell and Falcons owner Arthur Blank, who serves as the chairman of the NFL's Compensation Committee.

All 32 owners unanimously granted the Compensation Committee permission in May to negotiate an extension with Goodell.

ESPN's Adam Schefter says a source told him that the contract would be worth approximately $40 million per year for five years.

The Compensation Committee received unanimous authorization from the owners in May 2017 to execute the contract. The deal was signed today, according to ProFootballTalk, although the terms of the deal have not yet been disclosed. Although Jones had been claiming that he had several owners in his corner who were also against Goodell's contract, the memo noted that there was a "nearly unanimous consensus" among owners who thought it was a good idea to give Goodell an extension.

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The owners will all get together on December 13, a meeting which will likely end up shedding a bit more light on the details and on the process of extension.

Negotiations dragged on for months amid reports that Jones opposed the proposed structure of Goodell's contract extension.

Goodell has earned more than $200 million since he became commissioner in 2006.

With the league meeting set to basically be held in Jones' backyard, it is somewhat surprising that the Compensation Committee chose to execute the deal before December 13. Since then, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has been working to delay and/or derail the process.

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