Archive for the ‘Roger Goodell’ Category

Gridiron Gab Links – NFC Evening Edition 8/7

Rams coach Jeff Fisher says he’s not concerned about the health or anything else when it comes to QB Sam Bradford. – St.Louis Post-Dispatch Saints QB Drew Brees has been vocal about his thoughts about commish Roger Goodell. Brees said last night that the NFL “don’t trust” Goodell when it comes to a fair disciplinary […]

Gridiron Gab Links – NFC Morning Edition 8/7

The lawyer for Jonathan Vilma, Peter Ginsberg, filed “a memorandum in support of injunctive relief in light of recent public comments” in the U.S. District Court of Louisiana on Monday, taking aim at the actions of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. – NFL.com The Rams are getting wide receiver Danario Alexander back, as he has resumed […]

NFL and NFLPA Go Back and Forth Over Legal Details of Vilma Case in Federal Court

Attorneys for the NFL Players Association and the NFL drove home key points in federal court concerning disputed legal details in the case of suspended Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma, Ryan Jones of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s jurisdiction over the fates of four suspended current and former Saints players, the players’ […]

Would You Watch American Football if it Was an Olympic Sport?

I’m not really sure about this one. Watching NFL in season and out can become a full-time job, and it has for those that cover it on a daily basis, as well as the millions of fans around the world that love it. There’s the NFL Network, NFL Radio, and ESPN covers hours after hours […]

NFL Kicks Off Total Wellness Program to Help Players

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell communicated in a letter to more than 11,000 current and former players that their health and wellness is paramount, Ian Rapoport of NFL.com reports. The league is launching a “comprehensive” program called “NFL Total Wellness” to serve those goals. With an assist from former Surgeon General Dr. David Satcher and NFL […]

NFL Files Grievance Over Defamation Lawsuit Filed by Jonathan Vilma

The NFL took aggressive action on July 3 in an attempt to prevent Jonathan Vilma’s defamation lawsuit against Commissioner Roger Goodell from ever seeing the courtroom, Ryan Jones of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports. The league’s management council filed a grievance against the NFL Players Association, demanding that Vilma withdraw his suit and compensate the […]

Goodell Says the Recording of Hargrove Wasn’t the Key to His Suspension

In denying Anthony Hargrove’s suspension appeal, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell wrote that it was unimportant whether or not the defensive end was the member of the New Orleans Saints who was recorded as saying “give me my money” after former Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre took a big hit in the 2009 NFC Championship Game, […]

NFLPA Sues, Calls NFL Commish Roger Goodell “Biased’ in Bounty Case

By AP The NFL Players Association filed a lawsuit against the NFL on behalf of three players suspended in connection with the bounty investigation, calling Commissioner Roger Goodell “incurably and evidently biased.” The lawsuit, filed in federal court in New Orleans on Thursday, said Goodell violated the labor agreement by showing he had determined Will […]