Found August 01, 2012 on The Victory Formation:

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 [...]


Giants' Sash suspended four games

Giants safety Tyler Sash was suspended four games Tuesday for violation of the league's performance enhancing drug policy. Sash, a rookie last season after being selected out of Iowa in the 2011 draft, is eligible to participate in all preseason practices and games, according to an NFL statement, and will be eligible to return to the Giants' active roster on Oct. 1, following...

Roger Goodell ok with using replacement NFL officials in preseason

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...

Tom Coughlin says the NFL lacks common sense with Sash suspension

On Wednesday, New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin expressed his displeasure with the NFL suspending safety Tyler Sash for using prescription Adderall, even though it’s on the NFL’s list of banned performance enhancing drug’s. “This kid really had no intention of doing anything that was illegal. I know what the definition of the rule is, and I understand all about that...

New York Giants' Tyler Sash Suspended Four Games for Violating League's PED Policy

The NFL announced today that New York Giants safety Tyler Sash has been suspended four games without pay for violating the league's performance-enhancing drugs policy. The second-year safety will be eligible to continue practicing with the team until the regular season gets underway, and then will be able to return on Monday, October 1st following the team’s September 30th...

Goodell supports football in Olympics

Should football -- not the sort played with a round ball on the pitch, but the American brand with tackling, helmets and pads -- be a part of the Olympic Games? Absolutely, says NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, who is actively pushing for the International Olympic Committee to take notice of what arguably is America's favorite sport. "We're already taking steps to gain...

Goodell: Olympics should have football

The commissioner said the league is making an effort to get football recognized as an Olympic sport, saying the NFL is "already taking steps to gain that IOC recognition."

Report: New York Giants' Terrell Thomas May not Have Torn ACL; Playing in 2012 Still a Possibility

On Monday, the New York Giants announced that cornerback Terrell Thomas had suffered an "injury to the right knee involving the ACL" and that he would consult with Dr. Arthur Ting, who handled Thomas' previous two ACL tears, to determine the extent of the damage. Whether or not Thomas has had that opportunity to consult with Ting remains unclear, but ESPN's Adam...

Goodell comfortable with replacement refs

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...

Goodell visits Lions camp, talks Fairley discipline

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...

Roger Goodell: American football should ‘absolutely’ be an Olympic sport

Over the past several years, the NFL has been working to grow the sport of American football internationally by holding regular season games in London. For the most part, the games have been a success. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says it won’t be long before the NFL is holding two regular season games a year in London and possibly even more. “Our point is just to keep growing...

Bears training camp diary: Day 6

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.
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