Found January 28, 2013 on
NFL Trade Rumors:
Roger Goodell fielded questions during a chat on Reddit this afternoon and was asked if the Saints would get their 2013 second round pick back.
“The penalty will continue to include the 2nd round draft choice in 2013,” said Goodell of the team’s punishment, per Terrance Harris of the New Orleans Times-Picayune.
The Saints continue to feel the effects of their bounty scandal. For a team attempting to switch its defense from a 4-3 to a 3-4, not having a second-round pick to work with is a pretty big inconvenience. It will be interesting to see what they can do in free agency to find some extra help for what was a historically bad defense this season.
The post Saints Won’t Get 2nd Round Pick Back From Roger Goodell appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
OUT OF COMMISSION
According to a new poll of NFL players, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has an incredibly low but not unsurprising approval rating.
Roger Goodell took time out of his busy pre-Super Bowl schedule to hold an AMA, or ask me anything, on Reddit Monday afternoon.
The commish avoided questions like “If Jonathan Vilma and a dog were trapped in a car on fire and you could only save one of them, what would you name the dog?” from Reddit user vitey15, but he did tackle some controversial issues.
One question Goodell...
Even George Bush is like damn homie….
There are various reasons why players in general don’t like Roger Goodell, but I think it is summed up best by Steelers James Harrison.
“I think it’s obvious that I disapprove.” Harrison has been fined more than $100,000 in his career for hits the NFL has deemed against the rules.
“I feel like what he’s doing is not totally for...
Hard to believe, but the Pro Bowl just got funnier. During Train’s performance, one of the Pro Bowl dancers got a little excited and exaggerated her jump, letting her shirt ride up and showing off an elite level camel toe in the process. Commissioner Roger Goodell may opt to suspend her for leading with the lobster claw.
She looks naked, but she’s not naked; just...
The past couple of seasons for the NFL haven’t been very good for commissioner Roger Goodell’s image. There was a lockout, a few rule changes that are affecting the game in a negative manner for the fans, as well as countless fines and suspensions handed out. It is apparent that Goodell wants to make the [...]
ULTIMATE TRUMP CARD
Falcons owner Arthur Blank desires a new, $1 billion stadium in Atlanta and he might be wiilling to use a possible relocation to Los Angeles as leverage.
The future of the Pro Bowl is still in doubt, but maybe not as much as it was even Sunday night.
While NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and many others around the NFL continue to prepare for Sunday’s Super Bowl in New Orleans, the future of the league’s all-star game still hangs in the balance.
With the Super Bowl media frenzy already shifting into overdrive, Goodell took to Reddit...
Peyton Manning and Arian Foster two of the NFL’s elite think Roger Goodell is off his rocker thinking he can get a better product in the Pro Bowl. The Pro Bowl is a pick up game, teams send the best of the best to play together in one game to highlight the best players in the NFL. If Goodell wants a better product then why not move the game until after the Super Bowl? This way...
The Big Leagues Who will win it all? And more importantly, who Rickrolled Roger Goodell?
Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank wants a new stadium for his team. Badly. Looking to build a stadium in the neighborhood of $1 billion, Blank is ready to leave the Georgia Dome in the past. However, there is just a little problem.
The Atlanta community is reportedly not behind this new stadium. Something that left Blank even bringing in commissioner Roger Goodell to help...
Peyton Manning urged the Pro Bowl players to take the game seriously and to play hard so that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell doesn’t get rid of the game. It appears as though J.J. Watt received that message loud and clear. Even after the injury, Watt continued playing, and had a special message for the Commissioner telling him that they’re playing hard. You have to love...
The mayor of Atlanta has warned city councils members about business interests in Los Angeles who want to move the Atlanta Falcons to the west coast.According to Atlanta's Fox 5, team owner Arthur Blank shared the information with top city and state officials in their discussions about financing a new stadium in downtown Atlanta.Mayor Kasim Reed called city councils members...
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JIM LITKE AP Sports Columnist Super Bowl week is beginning to resemble one of those family reunions where your crazy uncle says something outrageous, but just true enough to spark a discussion worth having.
Two years ago, it was Steelers linebacker James Harrison ripping the NFL and commissioner Roger Goodell for excessive fines on the violent hits that...