Posts Tagged ‘roger-goodell’

NFL Chatting with Saints Suspended Coach Sean Payton About a Return

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says his office has communicated with suspended Saints head coach Sean Payton about his eventual reinstatement, and Goodell did not eliminate the possibility of Payton rejoining the franchise before the Super Bowl. Payton would like an adjustment on the suspension so it would end at the conclusion of the regular season […]

Goodell Says It’s Not Easy to Say if Lions DT Suh Kicked Texans QB Schaub on Purpose

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell spoke out on today about the latest case involving Lions DT Ndamukong Suh. The Commish says that it’s not easy to try and judge on if Suh tried on purpose to kick Texans QB Matt Schaub in the *ahem* groin area during Thursday’s OT loss to Houston. Goodell met with reporters […]

NFL Commissioner Goodell Sends Out a Message to Fans on Getting the Officials Back

To NFL Fans:The National Football League is at its best when the focus is on the players and the action on the field, not on labor negotiations.All of us who love the sport appreciate the skills and dedication of the players and coaches. That is why we are focused not just on what happens on […]

Official Statement from Both NFL and NFLRA on 8-Year Deal

The NFL and NFLRA are pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement tonight on an eight-year collective bargaining agreement, subject to ratification by the NFLRA. “Our officials will be back on the field starting tomorrow night,” Commissioner Roger Goodell said. “We appreciate the commitment of the NFLRA in working through the issues to […]

Roger Goodell Set to Meet With Four Players of Bounty Scandal

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and four players whose suspensions in connection with the bounty investigation were recently lifted by an appeals panel have agreed to new meetings on the matter, the Associated Press reports. NFL spokesman Greg Aiello said Tuesday no specific dates have been set for the meetings. An attorney for Saints linebacker Jonathan […]

Three Weeks Into the NFL Preseason, Grading the NFL Replacement Officials

You can’t turn on an NFL preseason game without hearing the words “replacement officials” within the first 10 minutes of the broadcast. There has been much talk and controversy regarding the NFLRA strike, and the replacement refs taking over the officiating duties for the time being. While many people think that the NFLRA is just […]

Gridiron Gab Links – NFC Afternoon Edition 8/14

After missing two weeks of training camp and being gone for a week for personal reasons, Chicago Bears middle linebacker Brian Urlacher has undergone arthroscopic surgery on his left knee. – Bears Gab Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt dismissed a report by ESPN that John Skelton is the favorite in the race for the starting quarterback […]

Gridiron Gab Links – AFC Morning Edition 8/9

After sitting out all last year, Peyton Manning will take the field for the first time against the Bears tonight but according to John Elway, he will play just 1-2 series. – NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell met with reporters for 11 minutes Wednesday morning before a scheduled event at the Chautauqua Institution, and stated […]