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Report: The NFL Inks Lucrative New TV Contract

The NFL has renewed its media rights deal with their usual partners – , NBC, Disney, and FOX – while also introducing Amazon to the mix. You can read the full press from the NFL here.

While most networks deal with declining television ratings due to the changing media landscape, live sports remains king. Just about the only thing that is still live appointment viewing on network television is live sports, and the NFL is at the top of the heap.

The deal shakes up the normal scheduling, however. It was announced that will now get three doubleheaders, and will be eligible for flex scheduling later in the season. Their streaming network, ESPN+, will also get an international Sunday morning game once per year.

The craziest part of all of this is that Amazon Prime is now reportedly the exclusive home of . Literally putting one game a week behind a paywall. How ridiculous, man.

Anyway, the NFL keeps getting richer. So while the may have slightly dropped this season due to lost COVID related revenue, those numbers are going to explode again in the near future.

Kevin Brady
Kevin Brady
Die-hard Cowboys fan from the Northeast, so you know I am here to defend the 'boys whenever necessary. Began writing for a WordPress Cowboys Blog, and have been with ITS since 2016.

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