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Well-respected Saints quarterback Drew Brees told NFL Network on Wednesday that he was representing the league's consensus opinion earlier this week when he said nobody trusts NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. "I was asked a direct question: How do players in the league feel about the commissioner?'" Brees told Marshall Faulk of NFL Network. "I've talked to many, many players obviously. I'm on the executive committee of the Players Association. So I talk to a lot of the guys who are involved in the union, and certainly my teammates and others. And I think that there is a general feeling that the players don't trust the commissioner." Brees said in the interview that he has a very honest relationship with Goodell and doesn't expect that to change. "It just happens to be that the big topic or issue this offseason has been the bounty allegations," he said. "Unfortunately, my team, my organization, has been directly affecte...
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NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says he is comfortable using replacement officials in preseason games.
The labor dispute between the NFL and its officials continues with no end in sight. The NFL believes its proposal is a fair deal, but the officials don't agree.
The Hall of Fame Game is Sunday and Goodell believes using officials with less experience will not be a safety...
All NFL fans suffered last year for months, crushed by the thought of their season in jeopardy during the raging lockout between the league and the NFLPA. Now, commissioner Roger Goodell finds himself two months into a second lockout in as many seasons. This time, the NFL Referees Association finds itself locked out by the league. While a year ago replacement players would have damaged...
10) Just gets him one step closer to having every decision made by instant replay9) Without playing hardball with the refs, the league is sure to fold from not making enough money8) Knows that if he just holds out long enough, the regular refs won't be able to hold out, seeing as how they are all hooked on meth7) As Bountygate shows, he's just, oh, a wee bit utterly mad with...
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell after being asked if the NFL would consider putting advertisements on jerseys.
The NBA announced it would likely do so in the near future, but it doesn’t appear the NFL will follow suit, at least for now.
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- With no end in sight to the labor dispute between the NFL and its officials, commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday that he is comfortable with the idea of using replacement officials in preseason games.
Goodell said he doesn't think using officials with less experience will pose a safety risk to players.
"That's why we've been training them...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Former Packers defensive lineman Johnny Jolly is apparently quite low on the priority list of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.
With Goodell in Green Bay for the Packers' training camp practice Wednesday morning as part of his brief preseason tour, a potential NFL return for the indefinitely suspended Jolly was a topic that was met with a quick response.
ALLEN PARK, Mich. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell confirmed Thursday that Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley could be disciplined before his legal cases have been finalized.
Fairley faces a possible suspension similar to teammate Mikel Leshoure, who must sit out the Lions first two games because of his two arrests for marijuana possession.
Its quite possible that Fairleys...
The man who without remorse will fine and punish his players for not being 5 minutes early to a team meeting is pleading with the NFL to think about what they are doing with the 4-game suspension that has been handed down to New York Giants' safety Tyler Sash. He wants Roger Goodell and his cohorts in the [...]
Today’s practice featured visits from Commissioner Roger Goodell and John Madden. We break down all the action from the practice fields of Olivet Nazarene University.