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A former GM says Johnny Manziel will “fall a little more than people think” in May’s draft

Speaking on NFL Insiders, ESPN’s Mark Dominik predicted that Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel will “fall a little more than people think” in May’s draft. Dominick, who served as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ general manager from 2009 until December, still has plenty of contacts throughout the league and offers great insights. Regardless, the 21-year-old Manziel should...
Via Sports by Colin
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Five potential draft day deals

We have a trade to announce… The words that bring excitement to every NFL fan, hoping their team is the one making a splash for one of the top college players in the country. The NFL draft can be incredibly difficult to foresee.  Predicting trades in this very same draft? Next to impossible.  But I’ll do my best here as I try to decipher five draft day swaps that could shake...
Via Down and Distance
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh DT Aaron Donald Has Decided He’s Not Up For Bro Hugging Roger Goodell

When University of Pittsburgh defensive tackle Aaron Donald has his name called during the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft next month, he won't be taking part in an uncomfortable-to-watch bro-hug with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on the stage of Radio City Music Hall in New York City. According to a Friday report by Jerry […] Pittsburgh DT Aaron Donald Has Decided He’s...
Via Steelers Depot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Jim irsay be held accountable for his actions?

Jim Irsay has always been an involved owner; however, his involvements as of late may find him in a bit of trouble; both with the law and the NFL. The charges brought against Irsay include four felony counts of possessing a controlled substance, as well as driving under the influence. Irsay is held to the same personal conduct policy, set out by the NFL, as the league’s players...
Via cover32 - Colts
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the San Francisco 49ers in store for a blowup season?

On the surface you could look at all the recent success for the San Francisco 49ers and easily assume they’re well on their way to being perennial contenders for a long time to come. But despite their 36-11-1 record over the last three years which included a Super Bowl trip in 2012 and NFC Championship game appearances in both 2011 and 2013 under Jim Harbaugh, the team seems to...
Via This Given Sunday
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the San Francisco 49ers in store for a blowup season?

On the surface you could look at all the recent success for the San Francisco 49ers and easily assume they’re well on their way to being perennial contenders for a long time to come. But despite their 36-11-1 record over the last three years which included a Super Bowl trip in 2012 and NFC Championship game appearances in both 2011 and 2013 under Jim Harbaugh, the team seems to...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell Needs to be More Consistent Disciplining Players

What’s worse: bullying or a bomb threat? Being friends with a shady person or domestic violence? ***** The National Football League is a wonderful thing. From September to the first weekend in February, Sunday’s are devoted to football. The NFL is by far the most popular sport in the country now and with the draft and other offseason activities being pushed back, it’s being...
Via Standing O Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Network boss: I don't see free TV going away

Brian Rolapp (Credit: sportsbusinessdaily.com) New chief of NFL Newtork, Brian Rolapp, indicated in an interview with Sports Illustrated’s Peter King that he doesn’t believe we’ll see a pay-only model to view games on television anytime soon. As fans across the country breathe a collective sigh of relief, Rolapp said it makes the most sense for business to allow fans to keep...
Via Down and Distance
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Aims To Improve Workplace Environment

In the wake of the bullying scandal of the Miami Dolphins and the use of racial slurs (abusive language), the NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and union officials met Tuesday to address the on-and-off-the-field issues. The objective of the meeting is to attempt to improve the element of respect and workplace environment for the players, coaches, and team employees. The NFL Players...
Via Total Sports Live
7 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Shows Up at Masters

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was spotted hanging out at the Augusta National Golf Club on Wednesday as part of this week’s Masters festivities.Related Link: Johnny Football Joins Tiger on Team Nike, Golf Course Next?Either Goodell is a member of the exclusive golf club or he was made an honorary member for a day, as he was donning a green jacket reserved for Augusta membership...
Via Back9Network
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the NFL allow players to wear custom facemasks in the pre-season?

Custom facemasks are the coolest things in football if you ask me, and our friends at www.bamasks.com have been making some amazing custom face masks for college and NFL players over the past several months, but there is one big problem.  Roger Goodell on his path to make the NFL the no fun league, has banned […] The post Should the NFL allow players to wear custom facemasks...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayhem Monday: Mid-Season Finale: Part 2

We here at cover32 Bills know that there is nothing worse than Monday’s so we want to break away from all the seriousness the beginning of the work week presents and try to lighten the mood a little bit. Our very own writer and artist Mike Guittar covers a weekly segment we call “Mayhem Monday” where he shares his vision on what Kiko Alonso’s diary looks like. If you missed...
Via cover32 - Bills
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Passing of Ralph Wilson Jr Brings Uncertainty for Bills

The Buffalo Bills only owner, Ralph Wilson Jr, passed away at his home in Detroit last week and with his passing comes the likely vultures to swarm around the Bills organization. There are only 32 teams in the NFL, and an opportunity to own a franchise in the multi-billion dollar industry just opened up, which means that money hungry businessmen will start to circle the wagons looking...
Via Pro Football Spot
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell is nothing more than a well paid dictator

It is the absolute truth that I and millions of others believe that the NFL is the greatest game in the world.  I also believe it is the only professional ‘team game’ worth watching and following closely.  The games move quickly, and the season ends much too soon for most of us.  The league is filled with excitement every week, culminating in the greatest single sports and...
Via The Penalty Flag
19 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL turns into No Celebration Zone

Roger Goodell is at it again. Making changes to the sport of football with little to no logical reason whatsoever. The latest change: no dunking over the goal post. Personally, I don’t see the issue in players doing this to express their enthusiasm for what is more than likely considered a great play seeing as it led to a touchdown. For that matter, I see nothing wrong with a moment...
Via The Penalty Flag
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell: ‘Millions’ want NFL team in Los Angeles

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell believes there are “millions” of fans who share his desire of bringing an NFL team back to the city of Los Angeles, California, which hasn’t had a team in nearly two decades. Speaking at the owners meetings Wednesday, Goodell explained that the league is waiting on the right situation before making the move to L.A.   “We’ve been very open...
Via Gridiron Grit
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants don’t think John Jerry will be suspended, Goodell unsure

Giants coach Tom Coughlin says his new guard John Jerry will not be suspended for his role in the bullying in the Dolphins’ locker room last season. But NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says no such determination has been made. “Calls were made to the league office,” Coughlin said. “There is no suspension in the air or anything of that nature. Whatever part he played in it...
Via Pro Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Goodell: NYC Super Bowl was a big success

Well, it sounds like another New York/New Jersey Super Bowl could happen down the road. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell made it clear on Wednesday that he was pleased with the way everything went. Roger Goodell: NYC Super Bowl was a big success and “a great opportunity to play it on the biggest stage." — Bart Hubbuch (@HubbuchNYP) March 26, 2014 Let’s be honest,  the...
Via Pro Football Zone
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell: We’ll be monitoring Ray Rice’s legal situation

  NFL commissioner Roger Goodell told reporters on Wednesday that they’ll be monitoring Ray Rice’s legal situation after he knocked out his fiancee at a New Jersey casino. Roger Goodell says the NFL is monitoring the Ray Rice legal situation and there’s no indication on whether a suspension could be coming. — Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) March 26, 2014   I would expect Rice...
Via Pro Football Zone
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Goodell: Expanding playoffs is 'not out of the question' for 2014 season

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says it's possible the playoffs could expand next season.
Via FOXSports.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell: 90 percent of Redskins fans support their team name

  NFL commissioner Roger Goodell claims that 90 percent of Redskins fans support their team’s nickname. Goodell says the Redskins name isn’t an issue because “90 percent of Redskins fans support the nickname.” Oh, well, in that case … — Bart Hubbuch (@HubbuchNYP) March 26, 2014 So Goodell asked every single Redskins fan? I don’t think so. var ACE_AR = {Site: '...
Via Pro Football Zone
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Podcast: Roger Goodell hates fun, Jimmy Graham and Most Hated Saint Tournament

After debuting a brand new show open this week the boys discuss the NFL banning the goal post dunk, Jimmy Graham's contract situation and if the Saints have had the perfect off season so far. Ralph is excited the NFL saved the lives of dozens of innocent goal posts from the football terrorist Jimmy Graham. The Bracket Challenge of "Most Hated Saint in History'...
Via The Saints Nation
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Who is the Left Tackle for the Kansas City Chiefs?

With the first pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, the Kansas City Chiefs select, Eric Fisher, Tackle - Central Michigan ~ Roger GoodellLast year, there was speculation prior to the draft that Branden Albert would be traded to the Miami Dolphins.It never happened.This year, Branden has $26 million reasons why he is not a Kansas City Chief anymore. Guaranteed.Yep, BA got a $47 million contract...
Via Pro Football Spot
25 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL bans Dunking Celebrations

The running joke about Roger Goodell and the National Football league is the letters “N-F-L” actually stand for the “No Fun League.” Now, it appears to be coming true. NFL vice president of officiating Dean Blandino was on the “Dan Patrick Show” today, and said dunking over the crossbar will be penalized, starting in the 2014 season. The league banned using props for...
Via Standing O Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins brass at work during offseason, propose many rule changes

The NFL Annual Meeting is taking place this week in Orlando as Commissioner Roger Goodell joins team owners, general managers, coaches and staff to debate the league’s current concerns. Last year’s rule changes included eliminating crown-of-the-helmet contact and requiring punters to wear thigh and knee pads. This year, the NFL Competition Committee proposed 13 new rules, seven...
Via cover32 - Redskins
26 days ago  |  Discuss

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Five-round NFL mock draft

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Ranking the best NFL free agents still available

Updated NBA Draft early entries list

Honest NBA playoffs slogans

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Draft needs for all 32 NFL teams

Seven kids on every youth sports team

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