Originally written on Steel City Blitz  |  Last updated 10/21/14
Yesterday, Time magazine hit newsstands with our favorite professional sports commissioner on the cover looking as though he just conquered most of Europe. A reference to Napoleon you ask? Perhaps, although I know Napoleon was shorter, the ego is still the same. Roger Goodell once again followed his passive-aggressive nature by floating more ideas on how to ‘make the game safer’ from behind the pen of a writer. Rather than being a true leader where he could have called a press conference and announced these ideas in person, Goodell chose to hide behind a magazine article. This is the same tactic he has used in dealing with the Saints on ‘Bounty-Gate’ and the same way he hands down suspensions and fines. He hides behind the very shield he claims to be protecting. Let’s be clear; Goodell is not interested in saving the game he loves as is claimed in the article. He is trying to save the owners money because of legal action brought by thousands of former players. You know this and so d...
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