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The notion has only been entertained, per Florio, because of "the belief among owners that Jones instigated Papa John's CEO John Schnatter to disparage the NFL, blaming league leadership for ratings declines and, in turn, a reduction in Papa John's revenues".

The NFL has no clear successor to commissioner Roger Goodell should he decide to leave or be driven out by irritated owners during a contract renegotiation, prompting at least one owner to contact National Basketball Association commissioner Adam Silver.

This is getting good between the National Football League and Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, expanding into more than just a an individual match with commissioner Roger Goodell and the fate of his contract extension. Florio reported multiple owners have already discussed the idea of removing Jones. In a letter by a Cowboys attorney, Jones also accused Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank, chairman of the compensation committee, of misleading owners about the negotiations. In a counterproposal, Goodell's lawyer reportedly asked for $49.05 million per year.

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Jones threatened to sue the league as well as individual owners in an attempt to slow discussions on Goodell's new contract - other owners could certainly argue that such lawsuits are detrimental to the NFL. Seconds passed. Goodell's decision was an unconscionable violation of trust, Jones later told associates, because he believed that the commissioner had assured him this past spring that there would be no suspension.

Regardless, the letter makes it clear other owners are disturbed with Jones' recent actions. "We urge Mr. Jones to honor the resolution that he and his fellow owners adopted and allow the Committee to continue its work, in compliance with the May 2017 Resolution and the League Constitution".

"Your client's antics, whatever their motivation, are damaging the league and reflect conduct detrimental to the league's best interests", the letter said, according to the Times.

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