Found September 22, 2012 on No Guts, No Glory:
PLAYERS: Roger Goodell
With each week that passing, the displeasure of replacement referees continues to grow. What was once just fans making snarky remarks on social media has not morphed into former players making bold statements about how the NFL is handling all of this. And now we can add retired NFL referees to the every growing list of groups willing to question the NFL’s use of replacement referees. In an interview with Jim J. Corbett of USA Today, retired referee Jerry Markbreit voiced his displeasure with the replacement referees and flat out states that Roger Goodell and the NFL doesn’t care about player safety. “These players deserve to go out there and give it their all and just worry about playing and winning games and not have to worry about some ancillary replacements who’ve never officiated a pro game before. “These kids aren’t getting a fair shake from the league. “These replacements miss a roughing the passer and it’s not called, the guy is going to come in and do the same thing to him a...

The New Orleans Saints Roger Goodell Jinx is Real

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NFL News: Browns’ Fujita Will Meet Roger Goodell on Friday

Cleveland Browns linebacker Scott Fujita will meet with commissioner Roger Goodell on Friday. With the topic being the veteran player’s involvement in the New Orleans Saints bounty scandal, it was originally reported that Fujita would speak with Goodell in a video conference last Tuesday. The league, however, opted not to proceed and requested a face-to-face meeting. Fujita is...

Patriots Linebacker, Brandon Spikes Goes Off On Officials Following Patriots Loss

Not much needs to be said here. Anything I can say I am sure that The NFL and Roger Goodell will say i a very nicely worded letter which will be delivered to Brandon’s locker on Monday morning. via Article found on: Cosby Sweaters

Video: More Debacles for NFL Replacement Refs

It’s been a tough season so far for the replacement officials in the NFL. It seems to be obvious to almost every NFL player, coach and fan, who’s name isn’t Roger Goodell, that the replacement reps aren’t up to par with the currently locked out officials. We all know that the old officials made mistakes, but the amount of mistakes seemed miniscule compared to what we’ve...

Roger Goodell: Replacing the NFL With Referees

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Conduct Indistingu​ishable From Contracts - A Bountygate Opinion

Jamal Black is a guest writer for TFDS. He is a long time NFL fan and co-host of the Two Tone Crew podcast.  Follow him on Twitter @Jamalisms Little Guy, meet Big Guy. Big Guy, meet Little Guy’s Attorney. Rinse, repeat. The NFL’s ongoing legal battle with former Saints players over the alleged misconduct they undertook as part of “Bountygate” made for an interesting...

Griffin's Comments Define Immaturity

In today’s NFL, there’s no shortage of things to complain about if you’re a player.    There’s the persistency of terrible officiating by replacement refs, concussions becoming as common as busted Matt Millen draft picks and murky discipline decisions by NFL czar Roger Goodell.    However, shiny new prodigy Robert Griffin III found a few more grievances...
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