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NFL will rack in 6.45 billion next year alone for TV rights

The NFL announced Wednesday that the league and DirecTV have reached an agreement on a new deal that, according to ESPN’s Darren Rovell, is worth $1.5 billion per year for the next eight years.

That means the latest contract is worth $8 billion more to the NFL (over four additional years) than its last deal with DirecTV.

@darrenrovell: $6,450,000,000: Revenue NFL will pull in for television rights deals next year alone.

That’s a lot of money for company that some feel will fold.


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