The first Commissioner of the NFL was Elmer Layden who took the job in 1941. Prior to be called the 'commissioner', the head of the NFL was called the 'president' (the title was changed from president to commissioner in 1941). The first President of the NFL was Jim Thorpe in 1920 when the league was organized.
Roger Goodall is the current NFL commissioner.
The commissioner is currently Roger Goodell.
The NFL Commissioner
The post of 'NFL President' is known as "NFL Commissioner". The position was known as President between 1920-1941. The current commissioner of the NFL is Roger Goodell.
He's the commissioner for the NFL.