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The 2012 London Olympic games have come to a close and it’s time now to focus on the NFL and the upcoming season. Flying under the radar, is a comment made by NFL League Commissioner Roger Goodell a few days ago. The Commish which favors international expansion of the league, thinks that NFL football could become an Olympic sport. Huh? Goodell loves the idea of placing a team in London, England- an idea I am very much opposed to. American football has failed when it’s been tried overseas in the past. Now, the Commish wants to try to get American football introduced into the Olympics, furthering his legacy. Goodell is all about legacy building. In a recent interview, Goodell said, “We’re already taking steps to gain that IOC recognition. We, have, I think, 64 countries that are playing American football now, and that’s one of the requirements.”Goodell wants to further the NFL product, as the sport is off the charts with record television viewership and owners wish to make even more m...

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Saints owner meets with Goodell

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Saints owner Benson meets with Goodell in NY

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Video: Chad Johnson predicted his arrest on Hard Knocks

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Chad Johnson Arrested: Time for an NFL Ban

He has been labeled as arrogant, outspoken, and an entertainer. He has been reported to have one very strenuous offseason workout regimen, eating over 10,000 calories a day yet maintaining a body fat of under eight percent. He has also been one of the more productive wide receivers of the last decade, as he caught over 738 passes for 10,730 yards from 2002-2011. Yet, despite...
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