Blank, the owner of the Atlanta Falcons, is the chairman of the six-man compensation committe which was given unanimous approval from the 32 owners in May to negotiate the terms of Goodell's new deal.
While the details of Goodell's new contract remain unknown, consider Jones, the 28-year Cowboys owner, not in Goodell's corner.
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Despite declining television ratings and concerns over player safety, the NFL extended league commissioner Roger Goodell's contract extension Wednesday, according to a report by Pro Football Talk. With Jones under the impression that the deal wouldn't be done before then, there's a good chance the other 31 owners could be dealing with an irate Jones by the time that meeting rolls around.
According to the report there was reportedly a "nearly unanimous consensus" among owners to re-sign Goodell. ". We are pleased to report that there is a almost unanimous consensus among the ownership in favor of signing the contract extension now".
CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora has confirmed that Goodell has been given a new deal by the NFL's Compensation Committee.