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Report: Owners voting on new TV deals with NBC, CBS, FOX

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With one $760 million transaction on the docket for today’s ownership meetings in Dallas, several other even bigger deals also will be the subject of a vote by all owners.

John Ourand of SportsBusiness Journal reports that the owners will vote on new TV deals with NBC, FOX, and CBS.  Ourand reports that the owners will approve the new deals.

Ourand also reports that the contracts will each pay more than $1 billion per year, and that an announcement will come later today.

Stay tuned.  (That line finally works on more than one level.)

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11 Responses to “Report: Owners voting on new TV deals with NBC, CBS, FOX”
  1. dccowboy says: Dec 14, 2011 3:32 PM

    So what effect does that have on 2012 Cap numbers?

  2. Derty Ernie says: Dec 14, 2011 3:32 PM

    With the NFL being the 800 pound gorilla in the room, the networks will pass this costs to cable, dtv and dish and our bills will go way up to pay for this.

  3. billybats says: Dec 14, 2011 3:33 PM

    Ho hum. Ruthlessly efficient Commissioner Goodell moves the chains again.

  4. seneca1ss says: Dec 14, 2011 3:34 PM

    Bucs owners: The Glazer Family (CHEAP)

    may need that cash ASAP to make the Interest Only loan payment on Manchester United

  5. trbowman says: Dec 14, 2011 3:35 PM

    Just put every non-primetime game, NFC/AFC on CBS. Fox is terrible

  6. ortonwhiskeycrew says: Dec 14, 2011 3:43 PM

    Did they add Tebow clauses to ensure networks receive their fair share of him.

  7. snaponrules says: Dec 14, 2011 3:57 PM

    Any chance we fans can get to watch any game we want without having to get the worthless dish?
    I find it hard to believe the ratings wouldn’t go up if you could watch any game you want. Instead of being stuck with the chiefs every week (in the area I am in).

  8. rmzthefirst says: Dec 14, 2011 4:05 PM

    What you can’t even mention what the quarter of a billion dollar transaction that’s on the docket was….! Head shaking….

  9. wheresmyjuice says: Dec 14, 2011 4:57 PM

    Does that mean they are getting rid of ESPN’s coverage (fingers crossed)?

  10. howley1 says: Dec 14, 2011 5:39 PM

    Any chance we fans can get to watch any game we want without having to get the worthless dish?

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    Yeah. Go to a sports bar that has a “worthless dish”.

  11. cornersportsnet says: Dec 14, 2011 6:48 PM

    Please dont hand me that we dont have cap space to add great players jerry jones,………nothing will change for the players good players get paid and veterans over 30 will get cust because its cheaper to pay that 6th rounder who has siliar skill and no experience

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