Roger Goodell has thrown up white flag on NFL behavior

The statue of Roger Goodell won’t be like the one of Ray Lewis, outside the Ravens’ stadium. That statue depicts Lewis performing his blood dance, the contorted one he would enact after he knocked opponents senseless by illegally smashing them in their heads, brutality for which the NFL both fined him and hired him to...
Via New York Post
6 hours ago

Roger Goodell is on a mission to mend fences with players

Via FOX Sports
13 hours ago

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, 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
20 hours 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
1 day 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
2 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
2 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sports & Politics Intersect: NBA power players continue to speak against Trump

Front Five: The top stories that shaped both sports & politics this week “To this day, I feel like there's a cloud, a pall over the whole country in a paranoid, surreal sort of way.” - San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg PopovichWhile May is generally the time for playoff basketball talk, coaches and owners alike did not hold back their opinions on President Donald Trump...
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7 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
16 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
24 days ago  |  Discuss

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