National Football League expects Goodell contract extension to be finalized soon

Report: Jerry Jones hires world-renowned to block Roger Goodell extension

Jerry Jones opposes the contract extension being negotiated with Roger Goodell. According to the New York Times, the Cowboys owner has hired the services of high powered attorney David Boyce.

In Jones attempts to change fellow owners' minds about Goodell's ability to do his job, Jones reportedly arranged a conference call with six other owners, a group that included Hunt along with Robert Kraft of the New England Patriots, Bob McNair of the Houston Texans and more.

According to ESPN, Goodell is furious that his next contract might be performance-based. Jones, in fact, has said in recent weeks that the league needs to hire a new commissioner, OTL reported, citing an unidentified source.

Elliott has continued to play while the issue works its way through the courts, but Jones still seems to have turned on Goodell over the suspension. "Another source said that Boies also might be asked by Jones to produce a report showing the negative economic impact that Goodell's major decisions, including player discipline, have had on clubs".

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Jones is angry at Goodell for suspending Ezekiel Elliot and wants Goodell out. Goodell became commissioner in 2006.

Numerous players joined Kaepernick in protest, disappointing and disgusting legions of National Football League fans and at least one team owner. Goodell is an employee of the league who has a salary of around $10 million.

SANTA CLARA, CA - OCTOBER 23: Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers kneels for the National Anthem before their game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Levi's Stadium on October 23, 2016 in Santa Clara, California.

Lockhart said he is aware of the reports concerning the potential lawsuit by Jones, who has been removed as an ad-hoc member of the six-member compensation committee, but "certainly neither the compensation committee or the league has been made aware of a lawsuit being filed".

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