Goodell on Length of Games: 'It Drives Me Crazy'

For a bonus episode, I sat down for a conversation with Roger Goodell at the NFL offices on Park Avenue in advance of the NFL owners meetings beginning Saturday in Phoenix. Goodell talked about the length of games, admitting that it also drives him crazy. He explained different options the NFL is considering to help decrease all the down time in television broadcasts. Goodell talked...
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Roger Goodell on length of games: 'It drives me crazy'

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Goodell wants to cut five minutes of down time from NFL games

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell thinks the league can make games about five minutes shorter without eliminating anything fans will miss. Goodell said on NFL Network that he believes some of the league’s ideas for cutting delays during the game can reduce the length of game from last year’s average of three hours and seven minutes…
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Roger Goodell’s ‘shot clock’ is a great idea

Even Roger Goodell has a hit on his hands every now and then. Goodell isn’t the most popular commissioner around—especially in New England—but he’s got a smart idea under his sleeve that might make NFL games more enjoyable. It’s a shot clock of sorts, where teams would only have so long between extra points and kickoffs to actually make the play happen. Marc Sessler of...
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Goodell ‘fine’ with Trump’s comments on Kaepernick

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell seemingly attempted to keep the league above the political fray by indicating he’s fine with Donald Trump’s recent comments about Colin Kaepernick.The commissioner, appearing on ESPN’s “Mike & Mike,” said Trump has the right to express his opinions.“That’s a comment that he’s going to make and that’s fine,” Goodell said, via...
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Roger Goodell: commercial-kickoff-commercial 'drives me crazy,' NFL will cut down ads

The many NFL fans out there who hate the commercial-kickoff-commercial sequence have some support from an unusual source; Commissioner Roger Goodell. Goodell released a letter to fans Wednesday about the NFL’s plans to reduce commercials and speed up the pace of play, and also spoke with USA Today‘s Tom Pelissero about forthcoming changes. He told Pelissero the commercial-kickoff...
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Goodell announces proposed changes to improve game pace

The NFL has heard the cries of fans that are tired of the way games drag on and tend towards herky jerky, rather than a smooth ride. To that end, Roger Goodell announced some proposed changes and some changes that are going into effect for the upcoming NFL season. The NFL owners are voting to centralize replays, which should certainly cut down on time in between controversial plays...
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Seven ways to fix NFL overtime rules

Those who don’t like the current NFL overtime format got some good news on Monday. The current NFL overtime rules may be amended.The bad news? The possible amendment isn’t exactly eye-popping. In fact, it’s pretty darn bland.“The NFL’s competition committee is considering a proposal to trim overtime sessions to 10 minutes during the preseason and regular season, according...
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TailGreater: Actually, next season isn't really all that far away

I'm really sorry, guys. It's Wednesday. That means that it's officially no longer acceptable to use the Super Bowl as an excuse to spend all your time at work and home softly sobbing at an animated gif of an incredible Julio Jones catch (or, conversely, laughing maniacally watching a looped replay of that miraculous Julian Edelman catch). The Super Bowl is over. Which means that...
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