Arthur Blank and Jerry Jones avoid each other before teams play

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ESPN reported Sunday that Goodell's last written counterproposal, sent to the committee around August 1, was seeking approximately $49.5 million in annual salary and also included the lifetime use of a private jet and lifetime health insurance for his family.

"The reality is where Roger's contract would be is roughly the same amount of money that he is making now and with that being many specific performance clauses that would be voted on by numerous owners as each year comes up", he said.

Yesterday, Jerry Jones and fellow owner Arthur Blank were within mere feet of each other on the field, but couldn't be bothered to even greet each other given the friction among the owners right now.

While reportedly considering a lawsuit against the NFL, Jones went so far as to hire high-profile lawyer David Boies, who defended scandalized Hollywood executive Harvey Weinstein against accusations of sexual harassment.

In the ongoing battle over Commissioner Roger Goodell's contract, Stephen Jones is reacting to the owners' nuclear option basically the same way the owners are reacting to Jerry Jones' nuclear option.

Jones said in a radio interview wtih a Dallas station on Friday that "material adverse conditions", including Goodell's handling of protests during the national anthem across the league and his suspension of Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott, should pause the extension talks. Cohen claims Blank told owners that the compensation committee would vote unanimously on Goodell's deal.

Goodell's current contract is slated to expire in 2019.

Goodell's leadership has been tested most recently by the protests.

The movement grew this year, particularly after President Trump said owners should fire anyone who takes a knee. Now, some owners have considered the idea of the nuclear option: taking the Dallas Cowboys away from Jerry Jones. League rules say only that players "should" stand. The NFL said there were three incidents over five days.

It's not clear how much Goodell was paid in 2016 and 2017. That's on top of the reported $50 million he wants in salary per year.

Goodell took the job in 2006.

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