Archive for May, 2010

Goodell: Precedent not set for future Super Bowl sites

Even with the announcement that New York/New Jersey has been awarded the 2014 Super Bowl, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said the potential of future games in open-air stadiums will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Goodell: Decision on Roethlisberger’s suspension soon

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Tuesday at the NFL Spring Meeting that he expects to make a decision on when Ben Roethlisberger can return to Steelers within a week, according to NFL Network insider Jason La Canfora.

Owners table vote to extend overtime rule

NFL owners decided not to vote Tuesday at the NFL Spring Meeting on extending the new overtime rule changes to the regular season.

Super Bowl presentations finished; vote upcoming

The presentations of the three finalists for the 2014 Super Bowl have been made.

End of an era in Minnesota: Allen cuts his mullet

It’s an end of an era in Minnesota. Vikings fans will ask for generations, “Where were you when you found out Jared Allen cut his mullet?”

Ochocinco says he’s injured, can’t go in DWTS finale

Bengals WR Chad Ochocinco has uttered the words that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has longed to hear: He will not dance. Well, at least not Tuesday night on “Dancing With The Stars.” In the end zone? That might be a completely different story.

Is Westbrook a perfect fit for St. Louis?

Free-agent RB Brian Westbrook is being courted by a handful of teams and is expected to make a decision this week. But is there any way he can ignore the opportunity in St. Louis?

Cowboys’ Williams talks up his competition

Cowboys WR Roy Williams has spent a lot of time this offseason discussing his competition, rookie Dez Bryant.

Kraft has big plans for Gillette Stadium

Patriots owner Robert Kraft has some big plans — literally — for Gillette Stadium.

More to meetings than 2014 Super Bowl

The awarding of the 2014 Super Bowl is the major issue for the NFL League Meetings on Tuesday (watch the announcement live on NFL Network and NFL.com), but there are some side agendas that will be discussed.

New York/New Jersey Super Bowl is virtual slam dunk

Although Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti has voiced strong opposition to a New York/New Jersey Super Bowl, the hotel lobby buzz at the NFL Spring Meeting here continues to be that it is a virtual slam dunk.

Fantasy Focus chat, Tuesday, 2 p.m. ET

Be sure to stop by and check out my live chat on Tuesday, starting at 2 p.m. EST here on NFL.com!

Orton is realistic short-term answer for Broncos

None of the alternatives to Kyle Orton have provided any indication they’re ready to compete for the starting job right now. A job that’s Orton’s to lose seems difficult to lose.

Signs point to NYC/N.J. winning Super Bowl bid

The biggest item on the agenda at the NFL Spring Meeting is the vote to decide who will host Super Bowl XLVIII, and all signs seem to be pointing to the game taking place at the New Meadowlands Stadium in New Jersey in 2014.

League: Ruling has no impact on CBA negotiations

Despite claims to the contrary by the NFL Players Association, NFL executive vice president and general counsel Jeff Pash insisted that Monday’s unanimous Supreme Court ruling against the league in its case against American Needle has no impact on collective bargaining agreement negotiations.

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