National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell and chief labor negotiator Jeff Pash will be paid $1 during any work stoppage, the league said in an e-mailed news release.
National Football League teams don’t have to pay players’ health insurance costs after their collective bargaining agreement expires in March.
The National Football League and its players’ union were negotiating at a mediator’s office today in a bid to reach an agreement on a labor accord before the existing one expires at midnight.
The National Football League and its players’ union are continuing negotiations to avoid a shutdown of the U.S.’s most-watched television sport a month after the Super Bowl drew the biggest audience in U.S. television history.
"They could go in there and do the kind of investigating that might have made it possible to learn more about it at an earlier stage and allow us to make a better assessment."
- Jeff Pash on Dec 10, 2014