Does Roger Goodell Truly Deserve $74 Million?

Goodell (right) after the Seattle Seahawks won the Super Bowl in February Photograph by David Bergman/Sports Illustrated/Getty Images

National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell made $74 million over the past two years. How much he made in each year is up for argument and depends on how you gauge certain reports and how some income is classified. He either made $30 million in 2012 and $44 million in 2013—or he made $39 million in 2012 and then $35 million in 2014. In any case, the total is the same: He definitely made $74 million across a two-year period, for a nice average of $37 million per year.

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