NEW YORK (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell made $44.2 million in 2012, according to tax returns the league has submitted.
Goodell earned $35.1 million in salary, bonus and pension compensation. Based on IRS reporting guidelines, his total 2012 compensation includes a $5 million incentive payment and a $4.1 million pension payment from the 2011 lockout year that was paid in 2012.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Record Warmth Possible Next 2 Days
Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank said the compensation to Goodell “reflects the value of his leadership and the success of the NFL at the highest levels.”READ MORE: Illinois Department Of Employment Security Admits To Monthlong Callback Wait Times; State Rep. Says Methods Must Change
The league’s revenues have approached $10 billion.MORE NEWS: The United Center COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Site: An Inside Look
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