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ROGER GOODELL RUMORS

Report: NFL already has handed out $21.5 million in fines

The NFL isn’t even halfway through its regular season and the players have already lost more than double what they lost last year due to suspensions and fines. According to CPA Robert Raiola, NFL players have been forced to pay $21,529,652.50 in suspensions and fines, compared to $10.5 million over the entire 2013 season. Arizona Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington coughed...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Luke Wilson may portray Roger Goodell on the silver screen?

Remember back in June when we told you there was going to be a movie about concussions in the NFL, starring Will Smith? Well, the latest in casting news/rumors is that Luke Wilson is in talks to play NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. The movie still doesn’t have a name and doesn’t appear to be on anyone’s IMDB pages, but according to The Wrap, the cast is being rounded out: ...
Via Awful Announcing
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell's job likely protected by contract details

It’s hard to forget how badly NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has bungled things in the last few months. Though many have called for his ouster, Goodell still sits at the helm of the NFL despite his utter failure in punishing Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice for committing domestic violence. It’s a mystery to most as to how Goodell still has his job, but according to former...
Via NESN.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Roger Goodell’s bodyguard assault a photographer?

A recent report from Gothamist.com suggests that Roger Goodell’s personal bodyguard and head of security Thomas Crowe assaulted a NY Daily News photojournalist earlier in September when the latter was camped out NFL’s office in New York City. Photographer JB Nicholas indicates that the assault took place on September 17th outside NFL headquarters on Park Avenue and East 52nd...
Via Sportsnaut
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell's compensation has increased 300% since 2008

The NFL has seen unprecedented growth in terms of the economics of the game and overall popularity since Roger Goodell took over as commissioner of the league back in 2006. The top league executive has seen his salary increase nearly 300 percent since he took over the job less than a decade ago. Meanwhile, NFL’s annual revenue total has increased 31.6 percent during the same span...
Via Sportsnaut
26 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN suspends Bill Simmons over Roger Goodell comments

Bill Simmons dared ESPN to suspend him.  And now the network has took the bait. ESPN announced that they have suspended their most influential personality for three weeks, an unusually lengthy time for on-air talent, over recent comments made on his podcast aimed towards Roger Goodell. The ESPN statement in full: “Every employee must be accountable to ESPN and those engaged in...
Via Awful Announcing
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Simmons dares ESPN to punish him for ripping Goodell?

ESPN’s Bill Simmons sometimes goes off the rails in very un-ESPN-like fashion. As a result, he’s part of a small group of key faces at the Worldwide Leader who are sometimes penalized by their employer for going too far. It’s debatable whether Simmons went too far with his latest diatribe against NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Monday, but it does appear as though — in...
Via Awful Announcing
29 days ago  |  Discuss

MEME: Rachel Nichols Is Real MVP At Roger Goodell Presser

Rachel Nichols has been crowned the real MVP of the Roger Goodell press conference. For that, she gets the Kevin Durant meme treatment.
Via Gamedayr
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Goodell stumbles on domestic violence question

Roger Goodell read a prepared statement during his press conference on Friday and then answered questions using lines given to him by PR people/crisis management firms. The result was a boring, insincere press conference where many of the exact same lines and phrases were repeated. However, there was one point where Goodell got thrown off […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Howard Stern associate interrupts Goodell's presser

Howard Stern's Benjy Bronk yelling "Don't take me to the elevator!!" at Roger Goodell presser. [Will Brinson]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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