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Jerry Jones' Request For Special Meeting To Address Goodell Extension Promptly Denied

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 11 / 17 / 17

Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones in a letter Thursday "requested a special league meeting to discuss commissioner Roger Goodell’s contract extension negotiations," further "stoking his bitter conflict with the NFL’s leadership ," according to Andrew Beaton of the WALL STREET JOURNAL. Jones sen...

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