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Miller awaits offseason filled with fun, financial reward

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) On top of his game and now the world, Von Miller's docket is quickly filling up. A parade. Lots of parties. A princely payday. ''I was just talking to Coach Kubiak, I was asking if you could make the plane do backflips on the way home,'' Miller said Monday after accepting the Super Bowl MVP trophy from NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. ''It's definitely going to...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell doesn’t protect the shield, he IS the shield

Before you can evaluate anyone’s job performance, it’s important to have a proper understanding of exactly what that job really entails.  That’s true for every just out of school, overeager, entry level office worker in America.  And it’s also true of Roger Goodell. Because sure, officially, Goodell’s title is clear and unambiguous:  Commissioner of the National Football...
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Nine best and worst players from 2015 NFL playoffs

Von Miller’s stellar defensive effort earned him Super Bowl 50 MVP honors, but the spectacular showing also solidified his place as the best player from the 2015 NFL playoffs. While a few more stars assembled a memorable postseason, others can hardly block out the memories (or turnovers) of a disappointing end to a once-promising campaign. The list highlights five of the best...
Via Sportsnaut
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Aqib Talib commits three awful penatlies in first half of SB

Aqib Talib was up to his usual hot-headed ways during the first half of the Super Bowl on Sunday. The Denver Broncos cornerback committed three penalties in the first half, two of which were 15-yard personal fouls. The first penalty was a 15-yard unsportsmanlike conduct that Talib got for taking off his helmet during a confrontation. The penalty gave Carolina a first down because...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dave Duerson’s son insulted by Roger Goodell comparing risks of football to sitting on couch

Dave Duerson’s son called Roger Goodell’s comments about the risks of football “an insult.” During his state of the league press conference on Friday, Goodell downplayed the risks of head injury and CTE. “There’s risk in life. There’s risk sitting on the couch,” Goodell said, via Bernie Augustine of the New York Daily News. “What we want to do is get people active...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bills, Packers, & Raiders

Bills Bills HC Rex Ryan explained during an interview with the Buffalo News that he’s open to doing whatever they can to improve their roster, even drafting a quarterback. “Like anybody, we’re trying to add to our football team,” Ryan said. “If somebody can help us make us better, you don’t shut yourself off to any position. That’s something that you’ve got to be...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Arkansas Running Back Coach Heading To NFL

For a second year in a row, Arkansas’ football coaching staff is without a running backs coach. Jemal Singleton announced on Instagram Friday night that he will be leaving the Arkansas football program. Although it isn’t specified on his post, Singleton is leaving for the same job with the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts. Singleton had spent just this one season with the Razorbacks...
Via Gamedayr
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Roger Goodell speaks about future of Pro Bowl in annual address

The future of the Pro Bowl seems to be up in the air after Commissioner Roger Goodell expressed his unhappiness with the product. After Team Irvin completely destroyed Team Rice with a 49-27 rout, Goodell spoke about the performance and future of the Pro Bowl in his annual “State of the League” press conference. Goodell referred to the game not looking like what an all-star...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans Expect To Have Resolution Regarding Ownership Concerns Soon

On Friday, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell addressed the league’s concerns with the Titans’ ownership group during his press conference on Friday. “We have ownership policies. Ownership policies are lengthy, but essentially they require a single owner to represent the club locally but also at the league level,” Goodell said, via the Tennessean. “We work on the basis of...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Goodell is on the Right Track With Personal Fouls But There are Issues With His Proposal

National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell took time out for his annual “State of the Game” address prior to the Super Bowl on Friday. While he discussed many things that included re-location and the rise in concussions this season, the issue that grabbed my attention was a new proposal of his aimed at player ejections. Goodell is suggesting that any player who should...
Via Steel City Blitz
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Media Focus on CTE Can No Longer Center on “Just” Football

If you’re a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers then you likely know the story of Hall of Fame Center Mike Webster. After years of butting heads with the guy across the line of scrimmage, Webster’s life was a downward spiral of sad and disturbing proportions that was ultimately profiled in the movie “Concussion.” It was thru the study of his brain that Dr. Bennett Omalu discovered Chronic...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Couch sitting is a risk? Tone-deaf Roger Goodell is avoiding the real problem facing his NFL | Politi

The biggest threat to the NFL is the mounting evidence that will keep parents from letting their kids play football. Watch video SAN FRANCISCO -- Bad news, American football fans. If you were planning on settling in on your couch to watch Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, the commissioner of the NFL himself has issued a stern warning...
Via NJ.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell says NFL cheerleaders 'should be properly compensated'

NFL cheerleaders, the commissioner has your back.During his state of the league news conference on Friday, Roger Goodell backed the cheerleaders, who have been at odds with clubs over how much -- how little, actually -- they are paid."The cheerleaders perform a very valuable function for us," Goodell said (via The Associated Press). "They are very active in the communities. ... They...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell Super Bowl 50 Press Conference Transcript

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell held his annual state of the league press conference on Friday and in case you missed it, below is a transcript of what he said as provided by the league. Opening Statement: “Good morning and welcome to Super Bowl 50. It sounds good. We’re glad you’re... The post Roger Goodell Super Bowl 50 Press Conference Transcript appeared first on Steelers...
Via Steelers Depot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Goodell encourages NFL teams to fairly pay cheerleaders

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says he is encouraging NFL teams to properly compensate cheerleaders. Goodell, speaking at his annual Super Bowl news conference Friday, said he respects the cheerleaders' role for each team and is discussing the issue with NFL teams on a regular basis. Goodell says: ''The cheerleaders perform a very valuable function for us. They...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell Says He Wants To See Browns WR Josh Gordon Has Changed Before Reinstating Him

On Friday, NFL commissioner explained that he wants suspended Browns WR Josh Gordon to show he’s changed before they consider reinstating him. “The process is we will go back and look at how he’s conducted himself over the last several months, what he’s done to make sure it’s consistent with the terms of his suspension, and at some stage we’ll have a report on that,...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chasing Lombardi: Why NFL commissioner Roger Goodell hates you

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Mile High Sports Magazine columnist and 104.3 The Fan radio host D-Mac traveled 1,000 miles to ask NFL commissioner a very, very, very long...
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NFL considering moving Pro Bowl to Australia

The NFL has a bold new proposal for the Pro Bowl – play it in Australia. According to NFL VP of International Mark Waller, the league is looking at moving the game down under to raise interest. NFL's Mark Waller says the league is considering a proposal to move Pro Bowl to Australia. Indicates it is a real possibility — Les Carpenter (@Lescarpenter) February 5, 2016 On...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders owner Mark Davis intrigued by Las Vegas as NFL city

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Owner Mark Davis has a sly response when it comes to his interest in moving the Oakland Raiders to Sin City. ''First off, what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas,'' he cracked with a grin Friday. As hard as Davis tried to keep the attention Friday on an announcement about Oakland's Nov. 21 Monday night game against the Texans in Mexico City, the relocation issue...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell’s Super Bowl presser tightly controlled, D-Mac feels he was “blackballed”

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The NFL runs the American sports world. The league is No. 1 among all professional sports in the United States when it comes to revenue, viewership...
Via Mile High Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell expectedly dodges Patriots-related questions at Super Bowl

SAN FRANCISCO — NFL commissioner Roger Goodell briefly showed emotion when he laughed to start his annual Super Bowl press conference. Robo-Goodell 3000 quickly apologized. The sham that is Goodell’s yearly state of the shield was in full-effect Friday. If media members and questions aren’t planted to begin the presser, then the NFL is luckier than the New England Patriots...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell comments on the Calvin Johnson situation

Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is considering retirement, even though he's only 30 years old and still among the most dominant players in the NFL. In a press conference on Friday, league commissioner Roger Goodell was asked to comment on the still-developing situation.Goodell said that Johnson's potential retirement is an individual decision and not a product of a larger...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Goodell proposes what might be called Odell Beckham Jr. Rule

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Call it the Odell Beckham Jr. Rule. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is pushing to require the ejection of any player who is flagged for two personal fouls in a game. ''We should take that out of the hands of the officials when it gets to that point. They will obviously have to throw the flag, but when they do, we will look to see if we can reach an agreement on...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hola: Texans-Raiders in Mexico City on Nov. 21

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Hola. The NFL is heading back to Mexico. Commissioner Roger Goodell announced Friday that the Oakland Raiders will host the Houston Texans in a Monday night game on Nov. 21 at Azteca Stadium in Mexico City. It's the first game there since 2005, when Arizona beat San Francisco 31-14 before 103,467 fans. The league has had concerns about the quality of the stadium...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: NFL Announces 2016 Regular Season Game In Mexico City

For almost a decade now, the NFL has played regular season action outside of the 50 states that make up America. It has been no secret that the ultimate goal is to have a team permanently placed overseas, most likely in London. In 2016, three regular season games will be played in England, but the league had been rumored to be looking at holding another game at a location outside...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss
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