I thought their earnings would of been down, not up.

The National Football League makes plenty of money thanks to massive sponsorship deals, a huge fan base, and, of course, eye-popping TV contracts. Thanks to all of those money making avenues, the NFLís revenue for this past season reached an incredible all-time high of around $14 billion. Yes billion, with a B.

That total of $14 billion represents an increase of $900 million compared to last year, according to the Sports Business Journal.