NFL, NFLPA release joint statement after anthem meeting

A group of NFL players met with commissioner Roger Goodell and several team owners on Tuesday to discuss the issues surrounding national anthem protests, and it is unclear exactly how much progress was made.Shortly after the meeting ended, the NFL and NFLPA released a joint statement that did not say a whole lot but claimed the meeting was “productive.” ESPN’s Dan Graziano reported...
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WATCH: Jerry Jones confronted by protesters at owners meeting

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has evolved into a central figure in the national anthem debate in which the NFL is currently embroiled. And two protesters confronted Jones as he entered the Conrad Hotel in New York for the NFL’s annual fall owners meeting.Video posted by shows the protesters approaching Jones. Holding signs, the protesters shouted at Jones about anthem protests...
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Here's what Torrey Smith hopes comes of NFL meeting with Roger Goodell, Eagles' Jeffrey Lurie, Malcolm Jenkins on National Anthem protests

The Eagles were well represented in Tuesday's meeting with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell in New York, discussing how the league will handle the silent acts of dissent being carried out by players during the National Anthem over the past two seasons. Watch video PHILADELPHIA -- The Eagles were well represented in Tuesday's meeting...
2 hours ago

Doug Baldwin, Roger Goodell co-author letter in support of criminal justice reform bill

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell have co-signed a letter to Congress in support of a criminal justice reform bill. Seahawks’ Doug Baldwin responds to comments from Trump The letter outlines its support for S. 1917, named the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act, a bipartisan bill which aims to reduce enhanced mandatory sentencing for...
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Ten thoughts after NFL Week 6

$.01—It wasn’t the most compelling game of the week, but the Green Bay/Minnesota tilt wound up being the one with the most significance on the rest of the NFL season. That’s because Aaron Rodgers left the game with a broken right (throwing) collarbone early on in the Vikings 23-10 home win.Rodgers is now out at least six weeks, and that’s an absolute best-case scenario. If he needs...
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Roger Goodell’s wife exposed for using secret Twitter account to defend NFL commissioner

Warriors star Kevin Durant isn’t the only person to be accused of using a secret Twitter account to defend himself, it seems.NFL commissioner Roger Goodell’s wife, Jane Skinner Goodell, has also been using the same strategy to defend her husband from criticism, according to a report from Andrew Beaton of The Wall Street Journal.The report states that Mrs. Goodell used a Twitter account...
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Roger Goodell’s wife was defending him from anonymous Twitter account

The wife of Roger Goodell has admitted to defending her husband via an anonymous Twitter account she created that has since been deactivated, according to a report.The Wall Street Journal reports that Jane Skinner Goodell was defending her husband from criticism over his actions as NFL commissioner via the Twitter account. The account was “@forargument” and named “Jones smith.” The...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: NFL has not proposed that teams force players to stand for anthem

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell sent a letter to all 32 teams on Tuesday urging them to find a way to move past the controversy surrounding the national anthem, but the league has not suggested to teams that they force players to stand — at least yet.Shortly before word of Goodell’s letter spread, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that owners will consider a rule change that would ban...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Goodell to teams: We need to move past anthem controversy

Roger Goodell sent a letter to all 32 NFL teams on Tuesday, and the commissioner is urging owners and executives to do what they can to help move past the controversy surrounding national anthem protests.While Goodell didn’t mention anything about a rule requiring players to stand for “The Star-Spangled Banner,” he did say that it is the league’s belief that all players, coaches...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots troll Falcons on scoreboard prior to season opener

In advance of the season opener against the Kansas City Chiefs, the New England Patriots are posting a reminder on their scoreboard. If you’re an Atlanta Falcons fan, you may want to look away. While the fans will not get to see Roger Goodell, this will be a decent consolation prize for the Patriots fans as they start to fill the stadium up.In case anyone has forgotten, the New England...
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September 07, 2017  |  Discuss

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