American Hero Roger Goodell Makes The Ultimate Salary SacrificeBrian Hickey3/12/11 5:15pm12EditPromoteGo to permalink Sure, the NFL lockout may or may not survive a players' injunction seeking to prevent ownership from doing so. Little matter. Little surprise. But today, Commissioner Roger Goodell slashed his salary from $10 million annually with bonuses to $1. Just like he had promised should a lockout be imposed.