Posts Tagged ‘Roger Goodell’

A little NFL history at Bender’s

A little history lesson for you, and a rather appropriate one, on the day that Roger Goodell and DeMaurice Smith signed a new 10-year collective bargaining agreement.

Ratified CBA will not contain testing for HGH

The final version of the league’s new collective bargaining agreement will contain no testing for HGH and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will retain his powers regarding off-field discipline, according to sources with knowledge of the situation.

What they’re saying about Thursday’s developments

Browns Pro Bowl WR/KR Josh Cribbs was one of many NFL players taking to the airwaves Thursday, urging fans to be patient and revealing some of the issues still in dispute between owners and players. “Things (remaining to be solved) as far as health care for retired players, pads during practice and how long can two-a-days go,” Cribbs said on NFL Network. “This is a 10-year deal. We can’t enter into it lightly. So fans have to understand that until we can completely dissect the CBA, we can’t go forward. “We hate that it’s being put out there that the lockout is over when the reality is that we’ve just made significant progress. We don’t want the fans to look […]

Hillis admires Harrison’s truthfulness

Steelers LB James Harrison made few friends when he unleashed on commissioner Roger Goodell, Ben Roethlisberger and Rashard Mendenhall in a recent magazine article. But he has found one admirer in an unusual place — Browns RB Peyton Hillis.

DDFP: The toughest NFL names, the most overrated players, and Harrison Ford vs. Robert De Niro

Episode 2 of the Dave Dameshek Football Program is a real hoot. The gang discusses the NBA playoffs, the most overrated players in the NFL, and who has the best movie career. Will you give it a listen?

First and 10: From Ground Zero to the mountaintop

Tuesday might be just another day for you, but it should be quite eventful for former Titans coach
Jeff Fisher and retired players Tedy Bruschi and Chad Lewis.

First and 10: Star Wars casting, healthy food tips

Here’s your chance to catch up and see what the NFL world is talking about. Check out these stories and videos from Wednesday night that you might have missed:

Goodell talks to fans about labor issues

“This is the first time all weekend I haven’t been booed,” NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell told a group of about 60 fans gathered on the Radio City Music Hall stage before Day 3 of the 2011 NFL Draft. “Go ahead. Doesn’t anyone want to take a shot at me?”

Goodell seeks the draft lowdown

It doesn’t take much to see just how much Commissioner Roger Goodell cares about the NFL draft.

Goodell on labor situation: ‘It’s frustrating’

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell made the media rounds inside Radio City Music Hall before the opening of Thursday night’s draft and sat down for a conversation with NFL Network’s Rich Eisen.

Moment of silence halts booing of Goodell

The chants of “We want football!” followed a chorus of boos after NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was introduced on the stage Thursday night at Radio City Music Hall before the start of the 2011 NFL Draft.

Ochocinco questions Goodell on CBA

One has to wonder what went through Roger Goodell‘s head as he stared out into the sea of reporters gathered for his annual pre-Super Bowl press conference and heard the familiar voice of one very outspoken player brave enough to stand up and ask the commissioner a question.

Goodell: CBA uncertainty is bad for game

NFL Network’s Rich Eisen sat down with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to discuss the league’s stance on fines for illegal hits and the latest concerning the ongoing negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement.

‘Lombardi’ draws all-star crowd for worthy cause

NEW YORK — Retired players such as Frank Gifford, Willie Lanier and Howie Long were in attendance at the Broadway play “Lombardi” Tuesday night to support, well, retired players. The NFL Family Night event honored the Player Care Foundation, which offers grants and medical programs to those who have suited up in the league to help improve their quality of life.

NFL to host special night at ‘LOMBARDI’ on Broadway

Beginning Oct. 21, fans have the opportunity to see Dan Lauria starring as legendary coach Vince Lombardi in “LOMBARDI” on Broadway. And on Nov. 9, fans can get in on a special performance of the play that will be preceded by a reception hosted by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Pro Football Hall of Famer Howie Long.

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