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Reports: NFL, DirecTV near new Sunday Ticket deal


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#221 OFFLINE   tonyd79

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Posted 27 August 2014 - 12:20 PM

If DirecTV only gets traditional rights for $1.4b, I would consider it a good deal for the NFL, and a bad deal for DirecTV, but again, I don't think DirecTV has a choice and the NFL knows that.

 

Of course DirecTV has a choice. Same choice as the NFL. Sunday Ticket exists or it does not. The interest in Sunday Ticket from the other providers has dropped according to the articles I am reading, so it continues to exist only because DirecTV and the NFL wants it to be. Not sure how that gives leverage to either side.


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