NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is close to an agreement on a new five-year extension that runs through 2024, as first reported by the Sports Business Journal and confirmed by ESPN. If the agreement is reached, the terms of Goodell’s new deal would be similar to his current contract, which expires in 2019, according to the Sports Business Journal. A deal is likely to be completed, but there are still issues to work out because talks have not progressed as expected, a league source tells ESPN’s Adam Schefter. A committee chaired by Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank has had ongoing discussions about a new contract for Goodell since the league meetings in May, the source tells Schefter. And there are some who feel that the sides were closer to a deal earlier this month than they are today, a source told Schefter. Goodell made nearly $32 million in fiscal year 2015, according to the league’s tax filing from that year, and has made $212.5 million…

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