Espn Is Well-Placed To Maintain Nfl Rights

It is true that any big internet company could outbid ESPN or any other current NFL broadcast partner for future NFL rights.
However, I think ESPN and the current broadcasters are still well-positioned to keep the rights (and other sports rights, if they want to keep them).
Again, no guarantees about the future, but, if I’m the NFL, I’m very appreciative to how ESPN has helped me, even though I’ve also helped it.
Here’s why:Currently, here’s how much the NFL makes annually from slicing and dicing its TV rights to games (ranked from highest to lowest):ESPN pays $1.9 billion to the NFL.
So, even with the new NFL deal well behind it (it signed it in 2011), ESPN is still massively profitable.

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