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Every year, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell gives his state of the NFL press conference on the Friday prior to the Super Bowl. This year, there was no shortage of issues and controversies in professional football, so Goodell had plenty to address.
First, with the issue of player safety, the commissioner had this to say:
“I’m disappointed, because I think we have tremendous medical care for our players. These are not just team doctors. These doctors are affiliated with the best medical institutions in the world – the Cleveland Clinic, Stanford, Hospital for Special Surgery. The medical care that is provided to our players is extraordinary. Now, we will always seek to improve it. We will always seek to figure out how we can do things better, provide better medical care, but I think it’s extraordinary. And as I talk to players – including one yesterday – they feel the same way, but we’ll have to address that and we’ll have to figure out what we can do to try to improve it. One of those ...
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NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Friday he hopes to address the dangers of drinking and driving this off-season (Credit: AP Photo)
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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says next year's Super Bowl at the stadium used by the Giants and Jets will ''have an impact on future decisions for open-air, cold-weather sites.''
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In the world of professional sports the NFL is well behind MLB when it comes to drug testing. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is hoping to change that.
“I believe that HGH testing is going to happen prior to the 2013 NFL season. It’s the right thing to do for the players,” Goodell told reporters during his annual state of the league news conference.
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During his state of the union address on Thursday, in the city where his controversial decision-making process made him public enemy No. 1, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was asked if he had any regrets about how he handled the New Orleans Saints bounty investigation.
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"Well, let me just let me take...
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell would ''absolutely'' want his own
child to play football.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says hes been treated well in New Orleans this week as Super Bowl XLVII approaches, something that was a concern given the fallout from the Saints bounty scandal.
"I couldn't feel more welcomed here, Goodell said today at his state of the league press conference, according to Jarrett Bell of USA Torday. I had a float in the Mardi Gras...
Drinking and driving by NFL players is a problem Commissioner Roger Goodell wants to address.
He said Friday at the Super Bowl he met with Mothers Against Drunk Driving last week to work on the issue.
''The reality is we have to do a better job of educating people in the NFL that this is a priority: 'This is for your safety, for the safety of the people in your...
NEW ORLEANS — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell would “absolutely” want his own child to play football.
After President Barack Obama recently said he’d “have to think long and hard” about allowing a son to take part in the sport, Goodell was asked the same question hours before Sunday’s Super Bowl during an interview on CBS’s “Face the Nation.”
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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the league will look at eliminating certain low blocks and improve the quality of playing fields as part of a program to improve player safety.
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Commissioner Roger Goodell spoke to the media Friday addressing problems he’s addressing in the NFL like player safety, and problems that have already been addressed but not solved.
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