NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s note to fans

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The commissioner of the NFL Roger Goodell addressed fans of the league today on the issue of public safety

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NFL Commish Says Economy Helping TV Numbers, Hurting Ticket Sales

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NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says the ailing economy (some call it a recession) I call it a depression, has helped build television audiences for NFL games. Speaking on CBS’ “60 Minutes,” to be aired tonight at 7 ET, Goodell says the record near 60 million people watching last Sunday’s conference championships show that.

Now imagine those numbers if Tim Tebow had been present. Certainly, the lockout has affected the game at the gate, but on tv it’s thriving. Yes, the economy is the driving factor, but people vote with their feet, and the cheaper option of watching it at home on tv (where the food and beer is also much cheaper) seems like the better option for most right now.

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Roger Goodell’s Letter Today to NFL Fans

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NFL commissioner mass emailed a form letter to all NFL fans today, marking the end of another season/beginning of another off-season. Read the whole thing in its entirety after the jump

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