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An Open Letter To Roger Goodell

Dear Mr. Goodell, How are you today?  Is the weather nice nice in New York today?  I bet you have a really nice office, filled with rich mahogany and leather bound books.  Anyway, I am writing to you because I feel as though we have been drifting apart these last 8 years.  I have just […] The post An Open Letter To Roger Goodell by Andrew LeTourneau appeared first on Water Cooler Sports.

WATCH: Detroit Lions Broadcast Team Throws a Verbal Haymaker at Raiders Fans

The Detroit Lions were in Oakland for a preseason game with the Raiders Friday night. The game itself was okay, but the hardest hit of the night was not by anyone on the field. No, it came courtesy of the Lions broadcast team.No actual punches were thrown--it was something they said.@RantSportsDuring the game the camera found a Lions fan amidst a sea of Raiders supporters and had...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: Roger Goodell challenges Michael Strahan to Ice Bucket Challenge

Just one day after Giants president John Mara participated in the Ice Bucket Challenge, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell took his turn. Thanks @sfujita55. I challenge @PeteCarroll & @michaelstrahan to the ALS #IceBucketChallenge! — Roger Goodell (@nflcommish) August 12, 2014 After completing the task himself, he nominated former Giant and new Hall of Famer...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Josh Brent’s meeting with Roger Goodell went well

According to, Josh Brent’s meeting with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell went well on Friday. Brent met with the commissioner to determine whether he would be suspended after being convicted of intoxication manslaughter. He was sentenced to six months in jail and 10 years probation. No one knows if the NFL will suspend Brent. The Cowboys have made it clear already...
Via Pro Football Zone
11 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers LB’ Aldon Smith Already Met with Goodell, Sitting Out Preseason Game

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith, who was scheduled to meet with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Friday, has already met with the head NFL disciplinarian. 49ers general manager Trent Baalke confirmed the news to 49ers beat writers on Thursday evening.  Per #49ers GM Trent Baalke, the meeting between Aldon Smith and Roger Goodell – scheduled for Friday – has already...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns could turn to Santonio Holmes if Gordon’s suspension is long

The Cleveland Browns are patiently waiting for the response of the NFL in regards to Josh Gordon’s suspension. A few days ago Gordon’s agent along with Roger Goodell sat down to discuss the suspension of Josh Gordon. If Gordon is suspended for a long period of time the Browns will then turn to veteran wide […] The post Browns could turn to Santonio Holmes if Gordon’s suspension...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Keith Olbermann calls for Roger Goodell to resign

Keith Olbermann is one person who isn’t shy of strong takes.  It was true at MSNBC.  It’s true at ESPN2.  There’s no questioning his talent and conviction as a television anchor.  Many of the essays and special comments that have led his show have gained traction for the convincing arguments being made since his return to sports. But thus far in his ESPN comeback, Olbermann...
Via Awful Announcing
18 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL narrows down potential hosts for 2015 Draft to two cities

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell told reporters on Thursday that they have narrowed the field of host cities for the 2015 NFL Draft to Chicago and Los Angeles, per Sam Farmer. There has been talk that NFL could take the draft on the road and host in multiple cities given the level of interest in the event and the fact that Radio City Music reportedly informed the league that they...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell hints the Raiders could play at Levis Stadium

During the 49ers ribbon cutting ceremony for Levis Stadium,  NFL commissioner Roger Goodell hinted that the Raiders could end up playing at the Niners’ new stadium in the future. Goodell on Raiders (1/2): "They have to make that determination, whether they're in a new stadium in Oakland or whether they feel that … — Bay Area Sports Guy (@BASportsGuy) July 17, 2014...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL teams split more than $6 billion in revenue last season

Anyone worried how all the bad press the NFL has gotten for its treatment of former players and worries about concussions would impact the league’s bottom line can stop worrying. It’s doing just fine. According to financials released by the Green Bay Packers on Thursday afternoon, the NFL’s teams split more than $6 billion between them last season, which was a record amount...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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