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The NFL is trying to ‘Deebo’ Christmas Day games from the NBA

With already having three games on Thanksgiving, the NFL is looking to own a second major holiday this year. After having a Christmas schedule that featured Cleveland/Green Bay and Indianapolis/Arizona last year, you can be sure that the league will make sure this year’s schedule is more attractive to a national audience.

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On Monday, it was announced that Amazon is willing to pay between $70 to $100 million for a Black Friday game. And if that happens, it’s almost a lock as it’s being reported that it would be somewhere between $2.1 million and $3.2 million per team. And given the way that this league and these owners love money, you can already pencil this game on the schedule.

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The NFL’s 2022 schedule will be released in a few weeks…smack dab in the middle of the NBA playoffs. Roger Goodell is trying to make Adam Silver bend the knee.

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