Nov 12, 2017

NFL's Goodell wants $50 million per year, lifetime use of private jet

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. Photo: Rick Osentoski / AP

The NFL's compensation committee is meeting Monday to discuss an extension of Commissioner Roger Goodell's contract, and he's seeking $49.5 million per year in addition to lifetime use of a private jet and lifetime health insurance for his family, ESPN reports.

The backdrop: Goodell's ask comes amid reports that NFL ratings are on the decline and after some advertisers stopped airing messages during games due to the controversial protests that have taken place during the national anthem.

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