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Roger Goodell’s mistakes continue to mount with each day

When baseball needed to insulate its owners from personnel issues and other controversies, they hired Kennesaw Landis as commissioner. This served the owners so they could appear apart from the harder decisions that need to be made in a business. Fast forward to 2015 and the NFL, where commissioner Goodell is trying to serve the owners and at least appear to be serving the players...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vincent criticizes NFLPA over spending millions on lawsuits

NFL executive vice president of football operations Troy Vincent indicated in a recent interview with ESPN that the NFL Players Association is wasting valuable financial resources in challenging his boss, Roger Goodell, in court. “Look at the amount of money being spent on legal fees for a handful of people,” the former NFL defensive back told ESPN. “It’s millions and...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Decision on Brady appeal at least a month away

A decision on New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s Deflategate suspension appeal likely won’t come before next weekend, at the earliest, according to NFL insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that post-hearing briefs are due next week, which means NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will still need time to process those briefs once he receives them. “As for...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Foxborough CC supports Brady with No.12 flags at every hole

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady saw his appeal heard by the NFL on Tuesday—a hearing that lasted over 11 hours. Brady supporters came out in droves, surrounding the league’s New York City headquarters in large numbers. In addition to Brady’s support in the Big Apple, the Foxborough Country Club also showed its loyalty to the golden quarterback by displaying No...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Tom Brady gave an ‘A+ performance’ in appeal hearing

Tom Brady met with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and league officials on Tuesday to appeal his four-game suspension, and the New England Patriots quarterback was reportedly very convincing. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Brady was his own “greatest ally” and appeared extremely genuine. The three-time Super Bowl MVP reportedly addressed every issue raised by the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jenkins: AEI analysis suggests Deflategate was a ‘frame job’

Don’t bother feeling bad for Roger Goodell, but the NFL commissioner is in an impossible situation as Tom Brady’s four-game suspension appeal looms. Washington Post columnist Sally Jenkins, who has ripped the commissioner many times in the past, detailed why any decision Goodell makes in the New England Patriots quarterback’s appeal will be the wrong one. This is especially...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Special NFL owners meeting focusing on L.A. set for August

According to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport, a special owners meeting will take place in August to discuss potential relocation to Los Angeles. This was expected following the annual spring meeting that took place in San Francisco last month. And while nothing concrete is expected to come out of the meeting, it’s likely the first official step in what promises to be an expedited...
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27 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...
May 22, 2015  |  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
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Browns' Danny Shelton bear hugs Roger Goodell

The 2015 NFL Draft kicked off on Thursday night, and Round One has been quite eventful for commissioner Roger Goodell thus far. He first butchered Marcus Mariota’s name after announcing that the Titans were drafting the quarterback with the No. 2 overall pick, and a short time later, he was greeted by an overjoyed Danny Shelton. When Goodell announced that the Cleveland Browns...
Via The Sports Daily
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

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