NFL extends deal with Westwood One

The National Football League (NFL) will continue to use Westwood One as its exclusive network radio partner in a new two-year extension deal worth over US$30 million.  Westwood One has been an NFL network radio partner for more than four decades and the exclusive network radio partner since 1987.

The National Football League (NFL) will continue to use Westwood One as its exclusive network radio partner in a new two-year extension deal worth over US$30 million.  Westwood One, the USA's largest independent network radio provider, has been an NFL network radio partner for more than four decades and the exclusive network radio partner since 1987.

The agreement will allow Westwood One to continue broadcasting all national regular season and postseason NFL games, including the Pro Football Hall of Fame Game, the NFL Playoffs, the Thanksgiving Day doubleheader and the Super Bowl, along with speciality NFL programmes.

"This agreement reflects the spirit of our long-standing partnership with the NFL," said Rod Sherwood, president of Westwood One. "The NFL is a powerful franchise with programming and a huge audience that bring great value to Westwood One, our affiliates and our advertisers.

Howard Katz, NFL senior vice president welcomed the deal. He said: "We are pleased to continue our partnership with Westwood One, which has been a long-time part of the NFL family. We continue to reach our fans wherever they may be."

In addition to the NFL, Westwood One’s sports lineup also includes NCAA Football and Basketball, including the Olympics and College World Series.