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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the No. 1 issue in the game is taking the head out of tackles. Goodell said players are using their heads more than in the past, something he said may be because better helmets and face masks lead them to take more risks with their heads. In his state of the NFL address Friday before Sunday's Super Bowl, Goodell said progress has been made...

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Goodell Addresses Several Key Issues In State Of NFL Address

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Goodell: Pact close on HGH testing

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says he believes there will be an agreement soon with the players' union for testing for human growth hormone. At his annual state of the NFL news conference Friday, Goodell said he expects an agreement for the tests to be reached in time for the start of the 2013 season. Goodell noted that the league and union agreed to the testing two years...

Roger Goodell and NFL will address players’ drinking and driving

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Goodell plans to have HGH testing in the NFL next season

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. Goodell continued saying...

Brrrr: Goodell, Mara talk about '14 NJ Super Bowl

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.'' Goodell said Friday at his pre-Super Bowl news conference that the league ''will be prepared for the weather factor'' for the Feb. 2, 2014, championship game in East...

Goodell says he welcomes Obama's remarks on safety

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. In his annual message on the state of the league two days before Sunday's Super Bowl, Goodell said neurosurgeons will also be added to game day medical staffs. Goodell pledged to pioneer new approaches...

Does The Super Bowl Need More Entertainment Than The Game Itself?

There are many things to talk about before the Super Bowl on Sunday. There's speculation on where Alex Smith will go now that Colin Kaepernick is the new starter. There's curiosity over whether Roger Goodell will be treated with open arms after mishandling the Bountygate issue. There's the talk about the Harbaugh brothers and how their emotions will be facing each other...
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