Roger Stokoe Goodell is the Commissioner of the National Football League.
The National Football League is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference and the American Football Conference.
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Goodell was chosen to succeed the retiring Paul Tagliabue on August 8, 2006.
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He was chosen over four finalists for the position, winning a close vote on the fifth ballot before being unanimously approved by acclamation of the owners.
He officially began his tenure on September 1, 2006, just prior to the beginning of the 2006 NFL season.