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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 15: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell at US Bank Stadium. (Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Roger Goodell just received another huge payday, thanks to a vote from the NFL owners. According to this piece at Newsweek, the NFL commissioner has been signed to a new five-year contract.

Goodell's contract is heavily incentive-laden. He'll make $3.5MM as an annual base salary. However, that figure could increase to $50MM if the NFL reaches a variety of financial goals. All told, the rumored maximum value of the contract is $200MM. That would suggest that Goodell can't make the maximum $50MM in each of the next five years.

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