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Report: Rice’s wife pleaded with Goodell for light punishment

Ray Rice has been suspended for the first two games of the regular season for his involvement in a domestic violence incident with his wife Janay Palmer at a casino over the winter. Given that the public was shown a video of Rice dragging an unconscious Palmer out of an elevator and police reportedly had […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wife/Victim of Baltimore Ravens RB Ray Rice Influence Roger Goodell's Decision?

The NFL and commissioner Roger Goodell have been coming under fire ever since Goodell handed down a two game suspension for Ravens running back Ray Rice. The general perception is that the league is way too soft on domestic violence. If what Peter King has stated in a recent post is true the league is likely going to come under even more fire.@CBSSportsIn a recent post on MMQB King...
Via FatManWriting
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rice's wife made case to Goodell for lesser punishment

On Thursday, the NFL suspended Ravens running back Ray Rice for the first two games of the 2014 season. The punishment, which was widely criticized as too lenient, was handed down months after Rice was indicted on a third-degree assault charge following a physical incident with his now-wife, Janay Palmer, at an Atlantic City hotel. But a source told the TheMMQB.com's Peter King...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell thinks of Irsay when suspending Rice

Via 110 Nation Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Aldon Smith will meet with Roger Goodell soon

49ers linebacker Aldon Smith will meet with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell in the coming weeks about his off the field issues, according to Bill Williamson of ESPN.com. According to an NFL source, Smith is expected to fly to New York sometime in the near future. It could be as soon as next week, although an exact date has not been set. The meeting will be held to discuss his off...
Via Pro Football Zone
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago or Los Angeles? Which city will host the 2015 NFL Draft

The NFL Draft, held in New York City every year since 1965, will have a new home for the 80th edition in 2015. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said on Thursday that New York City is no longer in the running to host next year’s draft, leaving Chicago and Los Angeles as the remaining finalists. I […] The post Chicago or Los Angeles? Which city will host the 2015 NFL Draft appeared...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders May Become Tenants at Levi’s Stadium

When NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says that the Oakland Raiders could play at the new home of the San Francisco 49ers, he doesn’t just mean their Week 14 meeting on December 7th. Roger Goodell Says The 49ers & Raiders Could Share Levi's Stadium – 49ers & Raiders Fans Disagree: http://t.co/qDeSJ6loJY via @ChatSports — San Francisco 49ers (@Chat49ers) July 18, 2014...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL narrows down potential hosts for 2015 Draft to two cities

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell told reporters on Thursday that they have narrowed the field of host cities for the 2015 NFL Draft to Chicago and Los Angeles, per Sam Farmer. There has been talk that NFL could take the draft on the road and host in multiple cities given the level of interest in the event and the fact that Radio City Music reportedly informed the league that they...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell hints the Raiders could play at Levis Stadium

During the 49ers ribbon cutting ceremony for Levis Stadium,  NFL commissioner Roger Goodell hinted that the Raiders could end up playing at the Niners’ new stadium in the future. Goodell on Raiders (1/2): "They have to make that determination, whether they're in a new stadium in Oakland or whether they feel that … — Bay Area Sports Guy (@BASportsGuy) July 17, 2014...
Via Pro Football Zone
11 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL teams split more than $6 billion in revenue last season

Anyone worried how all the bad press the NFL has gotten for its treatment of former players and worries about concussions would impact the league’s bottom line can stop worrying. It’s doing just fine. According to financials released by the Green Bay Packers on Thursday afternoon, the NFL’s teams split more than $6 billion between them last season, which was a record amount...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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