Roger Goodell made $35 million in 2013, NFL reports

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell made $35 million in 2013, according to tax returns submitted by the league

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell made $35 million in 2013, according to tax returns submitted by the league.

The NFL on Friday released the amount Goodell earned in salary, bonus and pension compensation. Goodell made $35.1 million in 2012, with an additional $5 million in incentive pay and $4.1 million pension payment from the 2011 lockout year that was paid in 2012.

Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank, a member of the league's compensation committee, said in a statement that compensation packages are reviewed annually. The committee will "conduct a thoughtful review and make a determination of 2014 compensation in March."

Goodell was heavily criticized this season for his handling of the domestic violence case of former Baltimore Raven Ray Rice. The league's revenues have approached $10 billion and its TV ratings dominate all other programming.


Broncos coach Gary Kubiak has finished building his staff by hiring Marc Lubick as assistant wide receivers coach and Samson Brown as assistant defensive backs coach.

Kubiak, who replaced John Fox, has a 22-man staff that includes nine offensive coaches, seven defensive coaches, two special teams coaches and four strength and conditioning coaches.

Lubick is the son of longtime Colorado State University coach Sonny Lubick. He's coached in the NFL six seasons and in the college ranks for nine. Last season he coached wide receivers at Vanderbilt after spending the previous four seasons on Kubiak's staff in Houston.

Brown is in his fifth season in the NFL. He spent the last two years as assistant defensive backs coach with the Buffalo Bills.


Alabama fire officials say a blaze that gutted an NFL player's Tuscaloosa County home has been ruled arson.

Alabama State Fire Marshal Ed Paulk said in a release Friday that investigators have determined a late December blaze that destroyed the home of Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain was set intentionally.

Details on what led investigators to that conclusion weren't immediately available. A phone message left with the state fire marshal's office wasn't immediately returned.

McClain's brick mansion was on the market for $1.5 million at the time of the fire. Authorities have said the fire at McClain's home was suspicious because the house was unoccupied and expensive. Authorities have also said a vehicle was seen speeding away from the scene. Paulk says no arrests have been made.

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