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If Tom Brady turns over cell phone, does suspension change?

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell made it clear on Wednesday that he is unlikely to grant the NFL Players Association’s request of recusing himself from the Tom Brady appeal. Could that wind up being a good thing for Brady? Brady, who is appealing a four-game suspension, has maintained that he did nothing wrong in relation to...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell: NFL Looking To Play Games in Mexico, Germany

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced on Wednesday that the league is looking to hold regular season games in Mexico and Germany, as noted by NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. This is new. Roger Goodell said the league is considering a regular season game in Mexico, says there is interest. I support this — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) May 20, 2015   It’s yet to be determined...
Via Gridiron Grit
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFLPA to ask court to hold Goodell, NFL in contempt

This comes completely out of nowhere. The National Football League Players Association has filed a motion in federal court hoping that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and the league will be found in contempt. The motion alleges that Goodell and company have continually failed to abide by a court ruling from 11 weeks ago that indicated the league reassess the Adrian Peterson situation...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFLPA requested Goodell recuse himself from Brady appeal

In an expected move, the NFLPA, has formally requested NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell recuse himself from hearing and ruling upon New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s appeal of a four-game suspension handed down as a result of the league’s investigation into illegally deflated Patriots footballs. Brady’s punishment was handed down, not by Goodell, but by NFL executive...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Owners Siding With Roger Goodell, NFL Over Robert Kraft, Patriots

Robert Kraft is taking the fight to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, but he might be on his own. The New England Patriots owner has admitted he’s incensed over the punishment his team received for its involvement in Deflategate. New England reportedly is trying to resolve its differences with the league without an appeal, but a vote of confidence from...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Roger Goodell and Robert Kraft hug it out?

The NFL and the New England Patriots could be searching for a way to put the entire Deflategate scandal behind them. More specifically, Roger Goodell and Patriots owner Robert Kraft may have called a truce. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Kraft and Goodell both attended CBS Sports Chairman Sean McManus’ 60th birthday party over the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Pats asked to suspend employees before punishment

The plot thickens.   Among the many questions about the New England Patriots’ actions in the wake of Deflategate, one in particular stood out: If the team so adamantly denied deflating footballs, why did it indefinitely suspend John Jastremski and Jim McNally, the two employees implicated for wrongdoing in the Wells Report? ESPN’s Adam Schefter offered a potential answer...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Roger Goodell to hear Tom Brady's appeal

The NFL is officially playing hardball with New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and the National Football League Players Association. According to Bleacher Report’s Mike Freeman, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will oversee Brady’s appeal of a four-game suspension levied against him by the league due to his alleged role in Deflategate. NFL source: Roger Goodell will...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Kraft’s relationship with Goodell ‘pretty much dead’

Roger Goodell may have had a closer relationship with Robert Kraft than he did with any other NFL team owner, and then Deflategate happened. Goodell dropped the hammer on Brady and the New England Patriots on Monday, and he likely lost a friend in the process. One NFL owner reportedly told Bleacher Report’s Mike Freeman...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bursting the NFL playoff expansion bubble

Hey, I have an idea. Let’s invite every NFL team into the playoffs! Sure. Why not? Talk about television revenue! So what if the Super Bowl falls on Mother’s Day? OK, that’s exaggeration for effect. But when Roger Goodell and the league start talking like expanding the postseason is only a matter of time, one must stop and consider if they care more about making money or...
Via The Sports Post
15 days ago  |  Discuss

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