Posts Tagged ‘Roger Goodell’

Brees backs Fujita’s criticism of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell

Drew Brees denounced Commissioner Roger Goodell’s reaffirmation of the bounty punishments, but isn’t making excuses for the New Orleans Saints’ 1-4 start.

Roger Goodell: Fantasy football has ‘added so much’

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell talked about the impact fantasy football has had on the league overall. Which begs the question — why aren’t you playing fantasy?

Roger Goodell: NFL prepared for replacement refs in HOF Game

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell discussed the probability of using replacement officials in Sunday’s Hall of Fame Game with “NFL AM” on Friday.

“Yes, we are prepared for that if necessary,” he said. “We obviously would like to get an agreement with our officials. We have a great deal of respect for them, and we’d like to get that done. We have our differences, not only economic differences, but differences of how we continue to improve NFL officiating.”

Master chef Besh links NFL stars to culinary delights

Celebrated chef John Besh spoke with on Friday and played a little word-association game involving the Patriots, Giants and some of the NFL’s biggest stars.

VIPs will be in the house at NFL House

Historic Union Station now is NFL House, a high-end stop for VIP Super Bowl guests. League employees had the chance to check out the digs Wednesday night.

Commissioner Goodell hits ’60 Minutes’

In the lead-up to Roger Goodell‘s “60 Minutes” interview, which aired Sunday night on CBS, the NFL Commissioner is compared to Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke for the economic might he yields as the figurehead of a $10 billion industry.

First and 10: Thank God it’s Thursday

NFL Network’s second-half schedule of Thursday night games kicks off at 8 p.m. ET with an important divisional showdown, as Carson Palmer’s Oakland Raiders battle Philip Rivers’ San Diego Chargers for first place in the AFC West.

First and 10: Approaching the quarter pole

Week 4 marks the end of the first quarter of the season, a significant landmark for most coaches, and that means a lot of teams will have their first-quarter “grade” on the line when they take the field this weekend.

Pryor not expected to win appeal of five-game ban

It seems unlikely that Raiders rookie QB Terrelle Pryor will win his appeal of his NFL-mandated five-game suspension, given the conditions of his deal to be allowed into the league via the supplemental draft in the first place.

First and 10: Good start, more to come Sunday

How’s that for a start to the season? Thursday night’s opening contest between the New Orleans Saints and Green Bay Packers featured more points than the previous three Thursday Kickoff games combined. Re-live all the best moments at’s Game Center.

Tagliabue reflects on events of 9/11

Former Commissioner Paul Tagliabue was back the NFL headquarters Friday, taping an interview about his recollection of the events during and after 9/11. The interview is part of a memorial feature that will air Sept. 11 on NFL Network’s “GameDay Morning.”

Will possible suspension harm Britt’s value?

How does a potential suspension influence the draft position of WR Kenny Britt. Our intrepid Adam Rank has the scoop.

No word yet on discipline for Talib, Britt

  Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Aqib Talib and Tennessee Titans wide receiver Kenny Britt met with Commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday, and both left without being given any final word of their suspension status, according to a league source. Both players, who were involved in off-field issues during the lockout, were getting their first chance to give information and answer questions from NFL Security and league officials. Both have had problems in the past, and thus as “repeat offenders” to some degree could face league discipline. But Britt’s charges were lessened or dropped and Talib is not even scheduled to go to trial until after the season and he turned the opportunity to plea to much lesser misdemeanor charges in […]

First and 10: Big win, big loss

The New York Giants should have been all smiles after throttling the Chicago Bears, 41-13, on Monday night, but the mood around Big Blue was glum after the team lost cornerback Terrell Thomas for the season with a torn ACL.

Talib, Britt scheduled to meet with Goodell

Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Aqib Talib and Tennessee Titans WR Aqib Talib will meet with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to discuss their ongoing legal issues.

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