Found November 18, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Roger Goodell
The National Football League will continue NFL Thursday Night Football games going forward, according to league commissioner, Roger Goodell. The commissioner spoke yesterday and said that the league has done more than its’ fair share of injury related studies to the quick turnaround from Sunday to Thursday games, and has discovered no correlation between added injury concern. Unfortunately, the league continues to dismiss taking into account the feelings of its’ most popular and dedicated fan base, the fantasy football owners throughout the world. Joking aside, I have many mixed feelings when it comes to the NFL Thursday Night Football games. While having an extra night of football is great, it can be a headache for fantasy football owners who are faced with difficult decisions that can impact their entire weekend. Who am I kidding? It effects more than just your weekend. If you lose a fantasy football game in a league – shall we say, where more than just pride is at stake – do you ...

Column: NFL safety not just a current issue

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist Roger Goodell's timing seemed odd, with his Harvard School of Public Health speech on player safety coming after a week in which three starting NFL quarterbacks were knocked out of games with concussions. No matter, because the NFL commissioner is nothing if not a spin doctor extraordinaire. He cited the fact the quarterbacks...
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