The annual State of the NFL press conference, given by the commissioner each year at the Super Bowl, is typically a bunch of fluff...questions so hard-hitting they don't break a wall of soapy bubbles.  Roger Goodell has been under fire throughout the NFL season, and is trusted implicitly in this country seemingly only by people who own professional football teams.In the few moments...
Via Football By Football
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No Katy Perry, no Deflategate, but MVC gets to host a Super Bowl of its own Saturday

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Before Roger Goodell flaunts his Super Bowl, Missouri Valley Conference commish Doug Elgin gets to throw one in sunny Cedar Falls, Iowa. Minus the deflated balls, of course. And no Katy Perry, no Marshawn Lynch, no banned commercials, no wacky prop bets, no wardrobe malfunctions (we think). Just two top 10 defenses -- Northern Iowa is fourth in lowest opponent...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

The NFL’s Office In New York City Looks Pretty Sweet

The NFL’s New York office is not as bustling as it usually is as most of the league’s attention and man power is understandably focused on Super Bowl XLIX. However, the lack of hustle and bustle did give Ad Week an opportunity to tour the League’s office, which was apparently designed using Roger Goodell’s “guiding Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Boomer Esiason called a white supremacist for saying Richard Sherman should be fined

Boomer Esiason explains why Richard Sherman's shot at Roger Goodell and Robert Kraft should result in a fine from the NFL.The response? Not good.Scott Hansen: "So, let me get this straight, this guy answered a question with information that is open to the public, i.e. twitter, and you think he should be fined? How about we deal with the real problem, which is what he pointed out...
Via Bob's Blitz
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Super war of words: Kraft defends partying with Goodell, rips Sherman's Stanford education

Lost in the Media Day commotion over Deflategate, Marshawn Lynch trying not to speak and Gronk erotica may be the juiciest Super Bowl week battle: the war of words between the fearless Richard Sherman and the proud Bob Kraft. Sherman, the loquacious Seattle Seahawks cornerback and unofficial team spokesman, arrived in Arizona with his teammates Monday and immediately shot a verbal...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: NFL investigators to consult physicist on Deflategate

  Bill Belichick said it himself: He isn’t the Mona Lisa Vito of deflated footballs. But an Ivy League physicist probably is pretty close.   Apparently that’s the thinking of the NFL-appointed investigators looking into the New England Patriots’ DeflateGate controversy, as they have reached out to the Columbia University physics department for help in understanding...
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell Likely Declining Interview Request by NBC

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has had a rough calendar year, and Sunday night will likely mark the beginning of a long vacation. Goodell wanted no parts of discussing Ray Rice, Josh Gordon or Deflategate, so he turned down a request from NBC Sports for a Super Bowl interview. Goodell will settle for his league wide address on Friday. NBC said it requested an interview with...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Marshawn Lynch Gets Simpsons Treatment

The Simpsons is America. Since its inception in 1989, the iconic cartoon has been a fixture in households, making generations of Americans laugh year after year. The opening sequence of this show is also among the most popular in the history of television. It includes Bart writing a different phrase on a chalkboard while in detention every episode. Leave it to the Internet to combine...
Via Sportsnaut
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Sports Media Musings: The NFL Is Insane; 3 Best Deflategate Pieces To Date

I woke up to a flat tire this morning, which was just great! So, I walked over to the local Dunkin’ Donuts (because I can’t afford to drop four dollars on Starbucks), and thought about a few things as I combed through my daily reads on my phone. Chief among these thoughts was whether or not Roger Goodell enacted the some form of the Patriot Act without anyone noticing? Was there...
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Super Bowl 2015: Five Reasons To Root Against The Patriots

The New England Patriots are back in the Super Bowl.  It will be the reigning champions, Seattle Seahawks against the Patriots.  It will be the bad boys of the NFL against Kraft's Angels. So let's dispense with the over-tread storyline of deflategate.  Its done.  And I refuse to use it as a reason to root against the team.  Wait...maybe not.If you are waffling on your allegiance...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Super Bowl Media Day Press Conference Inner Monologues

Hiding, ProbablyImagine, if you will, if the most meaningless event in modern America actually had some news content. And all it would take is any of the principals saying what they actually are thinking.Tom Brady: Of course we've been cheating on the inflation level of the balls. That isn't because we're scummier than everyone else. Everyone in the NFL would stab you in the ear...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Goodell Runs to The Phone Anytime Pats Owner Calls

A new GQ piece is taking a poignant look at the relationship between Roger Goodell and Patriots owner Robert Kraft. The once budding bromance is likely finished because of #Deflategate, and the NFL’s assertion that the Pats may have cheated. Roger Goodell has had a lot to deal with this season, but a rift with the Patriots owner could have lasting consequences for the commissioner...
Via Thacover2
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks star Richard Sherman calls out Roger Goodell over double standards

Richard Sherman is never shy about speaking his mind. During his question and answer session today during the annual Super Bowl media day Circus Freak Show, the outspoken Seattle Seahawks cornerback called out NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell over the league’s media policies. Specifically, he thinks it’s bogus that Marshawn Lynch should be required to answer questions from the...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Richard Sherman Puts Goodell and the NFL on Blast in Article

In a wide-ranging article on Peter King’s MMQB site, Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman absolutely laid into NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and the National Football League. Not holding back, Sherman had this to say about Goodell’s management of the league itself. I look at the NFL today and I’m as disappointed as ever in its management. Commissioner Roger Goodell...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Several B1G Stars Projected As High Picks in 2015 NFL Draft

Photo by Mike Carter, Associated Press We have a long way to go between now and May when Roger Goodell saunters onto a stage in Chicago — serenaded by a chrous of boos for a variety of reasons — and starts reading off the names of tomorrow’s NFL stars. Be that as it may, the NFL Draft “experts” around the country are never shy about releasing their own mock drafts early...
Via Know It All Football
2 days ago  |  Discuss

'Goodell Must Go' mobile banners heading to Phoenix

There will be a very vocal and highly visible presence in Phoenix during Super Bowl Week by those who believe that Roger Goodell should be removed from his position of commissioner. Women’s group Ultraviolet has been highly critical of the NFL and Goodell since the initial stages of the league’s mishandling of the Ray Rice...Read More The post ‘Goodell Must Go’ mobile banners...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

"Fire Goodell" mobile billboards to be at Super Bowl

AP PhotoThe NFL has had a rough year off the field. From the Ray Rice scandal to Adrian Peterson and now up to the fiasco that is Deflategate.A lot of the blame for the trouble lies with the leadership of Commissioner Roger Goodell. His handling of the Rice domestic abuse case has drawn a lot of criticism. With the biggest event of the NFL's calender set to take place this week,...
Via Patriots Life
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Richard Sherman is not pleased with Roger Goodell

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is the most outspoken player in the National Football League. The All-Pro and Stanford graduate has plenty of thoughts on DeflateGate, commissioner Roger Goodell and the New England Patriots, whom he will face in Super Bowl XLIX this Sunday. When asked at an introductory press conference about the scandal, Sherman blasted New England...
Via Awful Announcing
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Finally, ex-QB ex-Con Ryan Leaf weighs in on Ray Rice, Roger Goodell, & DeflateGate

Finally, ex-Quarterback ex-Con Ryan Leaf weighs in on Ray Rice, Roger Goodell, & DeflateGate. And? He's on the mark. It's troubling that the NFL can find the video of a locker room attendant in a week and never see the Rice elevator video ever!— Ryan D Leaf (@RyanDLeaf) January 27, 2015Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Doug Baldwin Sounds off on Richard Sherman’s Statement Regarding Roger Goodell

On Monday, Seattle Seahawks’ cornerback Richard Sherman stated that he thinks there is a conflict of interest between New England Patriots’ owner Robert Kraft and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. When posed with the question about Sherman’s statement and whether there is a conflict of interest going on, Baldwin had this to say. Of course. I mean Richard Sherman is probably one...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

UltraViolet | Equality at a Higher Frequency wants Roger Goodell out #GoodellMustGo

UltraViolet | Equality at a Higher Frequency, funded this "@UltraViolet: #GoodellMustGo" you'll be seeing today.UltraViolet proclaims:It's not just about [Ray] Rice--55 cases of abuse have gone unanswered on Goodell's watch. It completely undermines the NFL's credibility. Calls for Goodell's resignation are mounting--it's time for him to go. Will you sign the petition?Tell NFL Commissioner...
Via Bob's Blitz
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Owner Wants Apology From NFL Over Deflategate (Video)

I don’t think we’ll be seeing Roger Goodell at any Kraft family gatherings anytime soon. The Patriots landed in Arizona and faced the Super Bowl media for the first time. The us against the world mentally was on full display with Robert Kraft firing the first salvo. Kraft appealed for the public to listen to facts, not “media leaks.” Kraft said he has seen nothing but...
Via Thacover2
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wife of Dolphins CB Grimes goes off on the NFL in Twitter tirade

Miko Grimes, the wife of Miami Dolphins cornerback Brent Grimes, is well on her way to becoming public enemy No. 1 in the eyes of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. No, she didn't deflate any footballs at the Pro Bowl, but a quick glance at her Twitter feed would likely suck all the air out of Goodell's office. Unhappy with the treatment of her husband at the event, Miko went on a profanity...
Via Fox Sports Florida
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: ‘Assistant Commissioner’ Robert Kraft Pushed Roger Goodell To Do CBS Interview

Richard Sherman might have been on to something. The Seattle Seahawks cornerback didn’t waste any time firing some shots at the league and the New England Patriots over the DeflateGate scandal during his arrival press conference in Phoenix on Sunday. Sherman told the media the Pats will likely get off scot-free because of Robert Kraft’s close relationship with Roger Goodell...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch #GoodellMustGo Commercial That Will Air Before Super Bowl

Equal rights group UltraViolet will air a brief commercial calling for NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to resign or be fired.  Earlier in the 2014 season, the same group organized planes to fly over a few NFL stadiums with the message #GoodellMustGo, attempting to draw more attention to the issues that have plagued the league in 2014. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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3 days ago  |  Discuss
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