Found June 11, 2012 on This Given Sunday:
Roger Goodell has been called many things by players, analysts, and fans; most of which I'll skip since we're trying to keep this blog as family friendly as possible. The idea that Roger Goodell is good for football has been kicked around from time to time, but it's something that I've only recently began to seriously consider. First and foremost, there are policies implemented by Goodell that I don't support in any way. For instance, fining players for illegal hits, or even suspending them, doesn't act as a deterrent. From a purely psychological perspective, punishment needs to be instant and completely consistent to result in a change of behavior. Fining and suspensions don't fulfill either of those requirements. They just don't work. On the other hand, Goodell has proven over and over that he's a forward thinking mind. It's something fans of professional sports can't take for granted. Do you think MLB fans would like to see some major...

Roger Goodell wants you to be more like European soccer crowds

Ever have one of those “I told you so” moments? Chances are we all have and you are about to get another one. It may be a bit premature, but in this fast-paced 24-hour news cycle I figure I better take my shot while I can and once again the target is National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell. If you’ve read any of my Goodell rants in the past then you know they have...

Roger Goodell says iPads can help detect concussions

During a sit down interview with Peter King of, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell indicated that they’ve been looking into additional sideline tools that can help detect concussions during games.  One of those tools is a tablet PC or iPad. “The head, neck, and spine committee met back in early- to mid-February. I think we had 48 professionals in that room, leading doctors...

Roger Goodell says iPads could help diagnose concussions during games

With controversy surrounding concussions in the NFL growing by the day, the league is looking to come up with new and quicker ways to diagnose concussions. In an ideal world, any player with a concussion or concussion-like symptoms would not be allowed to play again until after they have fully recovered. The problem is diagnosing a concussion in the middle of a game is difficult...

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