Mark Wahlberg Says That Roger Goodell Didn’t Want NFL Players To Appear On HBO’s ‘Ballers’

In an interview with ESPN’s show Mike & Mike on Friday morning, Mark Wahlberg revealed that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell didn’t want players to appear on HBO’s Ballers when the show began filming it’s first season.

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Thankfully Wahlberg was eventually able to convince the league that it was a good idea to have their biggest stars to appear on the show.

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