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NFL Compensation Committee Advised Against Talks With Jones

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 11 / 13 / 17

Members of the NFL Compensation Committee have been advised by league counsel not to communicate with Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones , who has threatened litigation over a possible extension of Commissioner Roger Goodell ’s contract. A letter from outside counsel Brad Karp dated Nov. 4 read, &l...

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