Roger Goodell tweets ‘Key & Peele’ joke about relaxed celebration rules

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell may not be known for his sense of humor, but it certainly seems like he has a soft spot in his funny bone for “Key & Peele.”The NFL on Tuesday announced it would relax rules on celebrations. Goodell, in a letter to fans entitled “Touchdown celebrations: snow angels, group demonstrations and more are back!”, wrote the goal is to allow players...
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NFL Loosens Rules Against Touchdown Celebrations

Commissioner Roger Goodell shared with fans on Tuesday that the league is going to allow more celebration creativity in 2017.
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Roger Goodell Announces Changes to NFL's Celebration Policy

In a letter to NFL fans, Commissioner Roger Goodell announced changes to the league's celebration policy.
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Months of NFL research gives players what they want

Welcome to the Nearly Fun League. The NFL is taking a step away from its image as the No Fun League with commissioner Roger Goodell reportedly set to implement new rules to reduce penalties for on-field player celebrations. According to USA Today, Goodell has been meeting with players for months about the issue, and the...
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Goodell tells players they can make snow angels, use the ball as a prop

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has officially informed players that the league is backing off its heavy-handed approach to penalizing celebrations. In a letter to players, Goodell wrote that previously penalized celebrations, including making snow angels, using the ball as a prop and engaging in group demonstrations, will now be legal. “Today, we are excited to…
Via Pro Football Talk
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Sports & Politics Intersect: NBA power players continue to speak against Trump

Front Five: The top stories that shaped both sports & politics this week “To this day, I feel like there's a cloud, a pall over the whole country in a paranoid, surreal sort of way.” - San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg PopovichWhile May is generally the time for playoff basketball talk, coaches and owners alike did not hold back their opinions on President Donald Trump...
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NFLPA files grievance over the NFL’s painkiller problem

Back in March, the Washington Post obtained court documents detailing the NFL’s apparent violation of federal laws with regards to prescription painkillers.That was a pretty big story at the time, for obvious reasons: Citing sealed documents from a federal lawsuit filed by more than 1,800 former players against the league, The Washington Post reports the NFL was in violation of...
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Yes, teams are jealous of the Patriots. But the Patriots deserved scrutiny

New England Patriots owner Bob Kraft echoed the talking point of the most abrasive fans of his team this week when he attributed “envy and jealousy” as motivating forces behind the NFL’s investigation into whether the Pats illegally deflated footballs two years ago during the playoffs.Now that the Pats have won two Super Bowls since the investigation began, it’s fair to say...
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Ex-Cowboy: Goodell encouraged me to taunt Eagles fans

Drew Pearson had easily the most memorable draft pick announcement during the 2017 NFL Draft, and the Dallas Cowboys legend says his trolling of Philadelphia Eagles fans was encouraged by Roger Goodell.Goodell, who received plenty of boos himself from the people of Philadelphia, apparently told Pearson to do whatever he wanted to anger the fans in attendance.“I’m thinking he...
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Roger Goodell weighs in on NFL's evolving marijuana debate

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell continues to move forward the dialogue concerning the league’s evolving stance on marijuana. While Goodell does say the league is open to researching the possibility of allowing players to use marijuana on a medical basis, he made it clear there’s a long way to go before such an eventuality comes to fruition.Goodell made the NFL’s current stance...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

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