Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/18/14

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - FEBRUARY 07: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell watches teams warm up prior to the start of Super Bowl XLIV between the Indianapolis Colts and the New Orleans Saints on February 7, 2010 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
It's no surprise to see NFL players kicking away at Roger Goodell, an attack by Twitter, mostly. If you've seen enough prison movies, then you know how it goes: The warden portrays himself as righteous, but really is just making sure the prisoners are broken into submission to help him get what he wants. You can't wait for the comeuppance. Goodell is no Warden Norton from "Shawshank Redemption," but the NFL players see him that way. They hate him, and finally have their chance to act on it. So they tweet away about the NFL, against Goodell's orders, daring him to do something about it. He won't. It's something the players never would have risked before the replacement refs blew the Seattle-Green Bay game. This isn't just about the refs, though, but also about how Goodell handled Bountygate, player conduct, safety issues and the lockout. Goodell has made some mistakes that deservedly should get him in trouble, but it's too bad that what's going to undermine him is something he's no...
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  • Goodell should have been fired along time ago, he is a
    Ratbastard!
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