Roger Goodell will step foot into his hell

Were Roger Goodell and Gillette Stadium really just used in the same sentence? The commissioner himself made sure of it Tuesday, when he said at the NFL owners meeting he would attend the Patriots’ home opener this season against an undetermined opponent. Smiling broadly when asked where he would be the night of Sept. 7,...
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8 hours ago

Roger Goodell says he will be in New England for Patriots’ season opener

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8 hours ago

Roger Goodell Finally Plans To Attend Another Patriots Game At Gillette Stadium

New England Patriots fans, practice your boos. Roger Goodell said Tuesday at the NFL Annual Meeting that he plans to attend the Patriots’ Week 1 Thursday Night kickoff game at Gillette Stadium. The Boston Globe’s Ben Volin asked Goodell if he knew exactly where he would be the night of Sept. 7. “I don’t, but I plan on being at the kickoff game,” Goodell said at his annual...
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Roger Goodell to attend first game in New England since Deflategate

Roger Goodell will finally face the music.The NFL commissioner said on Tuesday at the league’s annual meetings that he will attend the Thursday night opener hosted by the defending Super Bowl champion Patriots this fall.That’s a big deal because Goodell has avoided Foxboro since hammering the Patriots with the Deflategate scandal and penalties.Last season, Goodell chose to attend...
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Roger Goodell: Discussion of celebration rules tabled

The NFL cleaned up some rules changes already today, but NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said he wanted to get more information before proceeding on modifications to the league’s celebration rules. Goodell said he asked owners to table the proposal to loosen the league’s collective ties, saying he wanted to talk to more players before any…
Via Pro Football Talk
9 hours ago

Roger Goodell sends letter to Oakland in lead up to Raiders relocation vote

The NFL’s 32 teams and their owners are expected to vote on the Oakland Raiders’ relocation to Las Vegas on Monday. The vote is also expected to pass without much drama, ultimately leading to the Raiders moving from their Northern California home.In the lead up to said vote, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell sent a letter to officials in Oakland. It’s a letter than pretty much...
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Goodell ‘fine’ with Trump’s comments on Kaepernick

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell seemingly attempted to keep the league above the political fray by indicating he’s fine with Donald Trump’s recent comments about Colin Kaepernick.The commissioner, appearing on ESPN’s “Mike & Mike,” said Trump has the right to express his opinions.“That’s a comment that he’s going to make and that’s fine,” Goodell said, via...
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Roger Goodell: commercial-kickoff-commercial 'drives me crazy,' NFL will cut down ads

The many NFL fans out there who hate the commercial-kickoff-commercial sequence have some support from an unusual source; Commissioner Roger Goodell. Goodell released a letter to fans Wednesday about the NFL’s plans to reduce commercials and speed up the pace of play, and also spoke with USA Today‘s Tom Pelissero about forthcoming changes. He told Pelissero the commercial-kickoff...
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Goodell announces proposed changes to improve game pace

The NFL has heard the cries of fans that are tired of the way games drag on and tend towards herky jerky, rather than a smooth ride. To that end, Roger Goodell announced some proposed changes and some changes that are going into effect for the upcoming NFL season. The NFL owners are voting to centralize replays, which should certainly cut down on time in between controversial plays...
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Seven ways to fix NFL overtime rules

Those who don’t like the current NFL overtime format got some good news on Monday. The current NFL overtime rules may be amended.The bad news? The possible amendment isn’t exactly eye-popping. In fact, it’s pretty darn bland.“The NFL’s competition committee is considering a proposal to trim overtime sessions to 10 minutes during the preseason and regular season, according...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

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