"McCarthy says the leading contenders to join Burkhardt are his partner from last season, Greg Olsen, former Saints coach Sean Payton and current 49ers GM and...
"All Marchand mentioned was that Olsen was a leading candidate, but was "not guaranteed the spot". Tom Brady is off the table obviously."
"McCarthy writes that he has been told Payton could command $10 million per year."
"The most-watched contest was Tom Brady’s return to New England in October, when 27.2 million tuned in."
"More than 22.6 million viewers tuned into the network for the late window."