Roger Goodell Seeking Private Jet For Life In New Contract

NFL Commissioner Asking For $50-Million Dollar Salary

Jones' recent outbursts in public and in private, and his attacks on commissioner Roger Goodell, are being seen by his peers as a direct reaction to his anger of Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension, the sources said, and are diminishing his respect and influence among other owners. Next step: Leak to the media what Goodell is looking for.

National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell is asking for a raise to the tune of almost $50 million per year, a lifetime use of a private jet, as well as lifetime health insurance for himself and his family, according to ESPN.

"That number for Roger just seems too much", the unnamed owner (Jones?) said. Those owners surely hope that the group grows, and leaks like this one won't hurt that effort. His current deal includes compensation of roughly $30 million per year.

As per Bleacher Report, in a statement they released earlier today (November 12th), the National Football League stated that "the only element of the ESPN report that is true is that there is a regularly scheduled Compensation Committee conference call on Monday".

NFL spokesman Joe Lockhart said Thursday that negotiations will continue despite the lawsuit threat and that the league has already authorized the committee to make an extension of Goodell's contract. "It's offensive. It's unseemly". Cohen claims Blank told owners that the compensation committee would vote unanimously on Goodell's deal. Heck, Jones reportedly hired this high-profile lawyer in an attempt to block a Goodell extension. "He can stand to show some humility, but he won't listen to staff".

"I don't sense that at all from him", one source who is regularly around Goodell told ESPN.

Owners also feel that Goodell will not walk away and that he will not take less money.

This was also the same call where Texans owner Bob McNair referred to the protesting players as "inmates", which resulted in heavy backlash.

Goodell has been the NFL's commissioner since 2006.

"The problem is, no one is talking about games anymore", said one owner. "It's about concussions, Jones vs. Goodell, Zeke, the anthem".

Goodell will be the commissioner the next 18 months, so those in Jones' camp believe there is no reason to rush the extension.

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