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Roger Goodell to speak at Rams event, tickets start at $550

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will join broadcaster Al Michaels to speak at the annual Los Angeles Rams All-Access event at the Coliseum in June.This gives fans an opportunity to take photos with and chat up current and former members of the Rams. It’s also going to cost a pretty penny.According to the Los Angeles Times, single tickets for the event cost $550.00. A table of 10...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Chad Johnson says Roger Goodell consulted him on touchdown celebration rule change

The NFL this week announced changes to its touchdown celebration policy that relaxes things to make them more fun. Chad Johnson, who was famous for his variety of celebrations, says NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell consulted him on some of the changes.“I knew the rule change was coming,” Johnson said on the B-More Opinionated Podcast this week. “I had talked to Roger a couple...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL players will still be penalized for dunking on goal posts

The NFL announced this week that it is relaxing its rules regarding touchdown celebrations, but that does not mean Jimmy Graham will be able to turn the clock back to 2013.According to Kevin Seifert of ESPN.com, dunking the ball through the goal posts will still result in a 15-yard penalty. While Roger Goodell is clearly trying to prove to fans that he is willing to allow players...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Antonio Brown tweets great reaction to relaxed celebration rules

The NFL on Tuesday announced a relaxing of the arguably draconian rules against player celebrations. Celebratory acts such as “snow angels, group demonstrations and more are back!”, per a statement from NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. While the relaxed approach to celebrations is a welcome one from an organization sarcastically referred to as the “No Fun League,” the NFL...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell snipes Marvin Lewis for TD celebration comments

The NFL’s decision to relax its celebration rules has generally been well received. But one man who’s not a fan is Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis. You can read the entirety of Lewis’ quote here, but he said, in part, “that’s not a very good example for young people.” Commissioner Roger Goodell took Lewis’ point in stride, but he also expressed confidence...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell tweets ‘Key & Peele’ joke about relaxed celebration rules

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell may not be known for his sense of humor, but it certainly seems like he has a soft spot in his funny bone for “Key & Peele.”The NFL on Tuesday announced it would relax rules on celebrations. Goodell, in a letter to fans entitled “Touchdown celebrations: snow angels, group demonstrations and more are back!”, wrote the goal is to allow players...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL to reportedly bring back fun touchdown celebrations

The No Fun League is about to get a little bit more fun. Commissioner Roger Goodell is bringing back some of the fun touchdown celebrations that had recently been banned by the league. It’s a mystery why these celebrations were ever banned in the first place. They don’t hurt anyone, and they’re a lot of fun. You want fans to enjoy your product, so don’t take yourself so...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NFLPA files grievance over the NFL’s painkiller problem

Back in March, the Washington Post obtained court documents detailing the NFL’s apparent violation of federal laws with regards to prescription painkillers.That was a pretty big story at the time, for obvious reasons: Citing sealed documents from a federal lawsuit filed by more than 1,800 former players against the league, The Washington Post reports the NFL was in violation of...
Via The Comeback
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Cowboy: Goodell encouraged me to taunt Eagles fans

Drew Pearson had easily the most memorable draft pick announcement during the 2017 NFL Draft, and the Dallas Cowboys legend says his trolling of Philadelphia Eagles fans was encouraged by Roger Goodell.Goodell, who received plenty of boos himself from the people of Philadelphia, apparently told Pearson to do whatever he wanted to anger the fans in attendance.“I’m thinking he...
Via Larry Brown Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell weighs in on NFL's evolving marijuana debate

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell continues to move forward the dialogue concerning the league’s evolving stance on marijuana. While Goodell does say the league is open to researching the possibility of allowing players to use marijuana on a medical basis, he made it clear there’s a long way to go before such an eventuality comes to fruition.Goodell made the NFL’s current stance...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 28, 2017  |  Discuss
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