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Annually, the NFL redistributes upwards of $4 billion in radio, TV and digital earnings across its 32 teams -- $125 million a piece, plus an equal share for the league -- and that number shows no sign of declining. The 19 highest-rated fall TV programs (and 28 of the top 30) were NFL games, and this year's Super Bowl was the most-watched program ever.

ESPN pays $1.1 billion per year for 18 games.

DirecTV pays $1 billion per year for 8 games plus NFL Sunday Ticket.

Fox pays $712.5 million per year for 102 games.

NBC pays $650 million per year for 18 games.

CBS pays $622.5 million per year for 102 games.

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