Steelers WR Martavis Bryant meets with NFL in attempt to get reinstated

The Pittsburgh Steelers are hoping to get wide receiver Martavis Bryant back from his year-long suspension for his multiple violations of the NFL’s substance abuse policy. It was reported earlier in the spring that Bryant’s reinstatement was imminent. That report was later refuted by the NFL itself.Now, as Bryant attempts to do everything he can to be reinstated, the troubled...
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New York wants to host the NFL Draft again, but other cities want to get involved

The first ever NFL Draft took place in 1936 in Philadelphia. The next year the first of now 57 NFL Drafts took place in New York City. NYC has hosted more NFL Drafts than every other city combined, but hasn’t hosted since 2014.From 1965-2014, every single NFL Draft took place in New York City, with every draft between 2006 and 2014 being hosted by Radio City Music Hall. Since 2014...
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Report: Amazon to pay $50 million to stream NFL games in 2017

All of you who were looking forward to NFL games being streamed on Twitter again this year are set to be in for a brutal off-season letdown.According to Peter Kafka of, Amazon has won the bidding war over Twitter, YouTube and Facebook for the right to stream 10 NFL games during the 2017 season. The games will be offered for free to Amazon Prime subscribers, meaning that...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell to attend first game in New England since Deflategate

Roger Goodell will finally face the music.The NFL commissioner said on Tuesday at the league’s annual meetings that he will attend the Thursday night opener hosted by the defending Super Bowl champion Patriots this fall.That’s a big deal because Goodell has avoided Foxboro since hammering the Patriots with the Deflategate scandal and penalties.Last season, Goodell chose to attend...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell sends letter to Oakland in lead up to Raiders relocation vote

The NFL’s 32 teams and their owners are expected to vote on the Oakland Raiders’ relocation to Las Vegas on Monday. The vote is also expected to pass without much drama, ultimately leading to the Raiders moving from their Northern California home.In the lead up to said vote, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell sent a letter to officials in Oakland. It’s a letter than pretty much...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Goodell ‘fine’ with Trump’s comments on Kaepernick

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell seemingly attempted to keep the league above the political fray by indicating he’s fine with Donald Trump’s recent comments about Colin Kaepernick.The commissioner, appearing on ESPN’s “Mike & Mike,” said Trump has the right to express his opinions.“That’s a comment that he’s going to make and that’s fine,” Goodell said, via...
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March 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell: commercial-kickoff-commercial 'drives me crazy,' NFL will cut down ads

The many NFL fans out there who hate the commercial-kickoff-commercial sequence have some support from an unusual source; Commissioner Roger Goodell. Goodell released a letter to fans Wednesday about the NFL’s plans to reduce commercials and speed up the pace of play, and also spoke with USA Today‘s Tom Pelissero about forthcoming changes. He told Pelissero the commercial-kickoff...
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March 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Goodell announces proposed changes to improve game pace

The NFL has heard the cries of fans that are tired of the way games drag on and tend towards herky jerky, rather than a smooth ride. To that end, Roger Goodell announced some proposed changes and some changes that are going into effect for the upcoming NFL season. The NFL owners are voting to centralize replays, which should certainly cut down on time in between controversial plays...
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March 22, 2017  |  Discuss

TailGreater: Actually, next season isn't really all that far away

I'm really sorry, guys. It's Wednesday. That means that it's officially no longer acceptable to use the Super Bowl as an excuse to spend all your time at work and home softly sobbing at an animated gif of an incredible Julio Jones catch (or, conversely, laughing maniacally watching a looped replay of that miraculous Julian Edelman catch). The Super Bowl is over. Which means that...
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February 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Fact-checking Donald Trump on Roger Goodell

There have been many attempts to talk about Donald Trump at the Super Bowl, most of them unsuccessful. Patriots tight end Martellus Bennett said he probably won’t go to the White House if his team wins the Super Bowl on account of his dislike of Trump. That’s about all the direct thought put forth from those involved about the president.Tom Brady, Bill Belichick, and later Roger...
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February 02, 2017  |  Discuss

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