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Report: Tom Brady’s suspension appeal hearing set for June 23

The date has reportedly been set. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, citing a league source, Tom Brady’s appeal for his four-game suspension for his role in Deflategate will take place Tuesday, June 23. There’s a chance it could be continued June 25, Schefter added. Tom Brady’s appeal hearing will be held June 23, and possibly continued June 25, a league source told ESPN...
Via NESN.com
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Tom Brady suspension appeal date not set yet

Uncertainty continues to swirl around Tom Brady’s four-game suspension. A date hasn’t been set for Brady’s suspension appeal, a source with knowledge of the situation told ProFootballTalk. The deadline to set a date is May 27, but the NFL and NFL players association can agree to postpone it. The NFLPA hopes to complete the appeal in June, PFT reports. That would leave time...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Horn: Roger Goodell is the devil

Former NFL receiver Joe Horn is no fan of Roger Goodell, which isn’t too surprising given that that seems to be the popular public sentiment. But Horn had harsher words for the league commissioner than most. In an interview with The Football Girl, Horn spoke negatively about Goodell and called him “the devil.” “I don’t...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Former NFL wideout Joe Horn calls Roger Goodell 'the devil'

There is no doubt NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell isn’t viewed in a favorable light by most in the public these days, but Joe Horn took the criticism to a new level in a recent interview. Horn, a former NFL receiver and four-time Pro Bowler, held nothing back when asked about Goodell (via thefootballgirl.com: “I don’t like what Roger Goodell is doing. He has so much power...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ray McDonald, Frank Clark and the Abysmal Failure of Roger Goodell

In light of Chicago Bears defensive end Ray McDonald’s latest arrest, it is crystal clear NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has failed to “protect the shield.” Repeatedly. Not only has he failed to protect the NFL, but he has failed all of its fans, despite his promise to “do better,” after the Ray Rice elevator video surfaced last year. “At times, however, and despite...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Goodell will not recuse himself from Brady appeal

Roger Goodell wants to be the judge, jury and executioner in Tom Brady’s suspension appeal. The NFL rejected the NFL Players Association’s request that Goodell recuse himself as arbitrator in Brady’s appeal, CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora reported Friday. NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith said Friday on ESPN that the union would “increase the volume” of their request...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

NFLPA exec: Wells Report delivered what the NFL wanted

Roger Goodell has had time to review the NFL Players Association’s request he recuse himself from being arbitrator in Tom Brady’s appeal. The NFL commissioner hasn’t responded yet, however, according to NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith. Smith said on ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” on Friday the NFLPA will “increase the volume” of their request if the NFL doesn’t...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Brady Appeal: Holding Goodell to the Personal Conduct Policy

The NFL and its players are supposedly bound by the terms of the NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement (the CBA) in all that they do...except apparently when the league screws up a domestic violence punishment with one of its players so historically bad that they rewrite the rules as they go amidst public scrutiny.  The league blundered badly, and the result was a player's rights...
Via Football By Football
8 days ago  |  Discuss

NFLPA requested Goodell recuse himself from Brady appeal

In an expected move, the NFLPA, has formally requested NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell recuse himself from hearing and ruling upon New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s appeal of a four-game suspension handed down as a result of the league’s investigation into illegally deflated Patriots footballs. Brady’s punishment was handed down, not by Goodell, but by NFL executive...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bursting the NFL playoff expansion bubble

Hey, I have an idea. Let’s invite every NFL team into the playoffs! Sure. Why not? Talk about television revenue! So what if the Super Bowl falls on Mother’s Day? OK, that’s exaggeration for effect. But when Roger Goodell and the league start talking like expanding the postseason is only a matter of time, one must stop and consider if they care more about making money or...
Via The Sports Post
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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