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The NFL Player Vetting Process: There Are No Sure Things

By the time the typical player signs an NFL contract, around 100 scouts, coaches and general managers have pored over his history.

09/22/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell talks during a press conference at the Hilton Hotel on Sept. 19, 2014 in New York City. Goodell spoke about the NFL's failure to address domestic violence, sexual assault and drug abuse in the league. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Roger Goodell: ‘The Same Mistakes Can Never Be Repeated’

“Unfortunately, over the past several weeks, we have seen all too much of the NFL doing wrong,” he said. “That starts with me.”

09/19/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie during a Super Bowl ceremony on February 1, 2014 in Times Square. (Photo by Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie: ‘Honest, Decent’ Goodell Should Remain NFL Commish

Christie, who worked with the commissioner during the lead-up to the Super Bowl, said Goodell should not be judged solely on his error in the Ray Rice case.

09/19/2014

Jets quarterback Michael Vick (Photo by Evan Habeeb/Getty Images); NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Vick Goes To Bat For Goodell, Says NFL Commissioner Is Doing ‘A Great Job’

“Nobody’s perfect,” Vick said. “Nobody can make the correct decisions right then and there on the spot when faced with all forms of adversity.”

09/18/2014

Adrian Peterson looks for running room against the Jacksonville Jaugars on   Sept. 9, 2012. (credit: Getty Images)

Experts: Despite Scandals, NFL’s Future Likely Secure

Fans and sponsors are still paying and and will likely continue to do so “unless or until those folks think that this is a chronic problem,” said David Carter, who heads the Sports Business Institute at the University of Southern California.

09/18/2014

Adrian Peterson (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images), George Carlin (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images), Billy Joel (Photo by Express Newspapers/Getty Images)

Max: NFL Scandal, George Carlin And ‘Glass Houses’

What would George say about the NFL and its critics, the gruesomely physical league’s criminals and many of their equally impure, sanctimonious fans?

09/18/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Dahlberg: Time For Roger Goodell To Come Out Of Hiding

Through the NFL’s scandals, Goodell remains incommunicado, waiting for the perfect storm he could have never imagined blows over before getting back to earning his $44 million a year.

09/18/2014

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Boomer & Carton: James Takes His ‘Earful’ And Makes A Change For The Better

Finally, a pocket of good coming from this ongoing mess that is the NFL as of late…

WFAN–09/18/2014

Running back Jonathan Dwyer of the Arizona Cardinals scores a touchdown in the first quarter against the New York Giants on Sept. 14, 2014, at MetLife Stadium. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Cardinals’ Jonathan Dwyer Deactivated From Team Activities After Alleged Assault

The news just keeps getting worse for the NFL. On Wednesday the reeling league was hit with another scandal when the Arizona Cardinals’ Jonathan Dwyer was reportedly arrested for an attack on a woman.

09/17/2014

Parent weighs in on Adrian Peterson child abuse case (Credit: CBS 2)

Adrian Peterson Child Abuse Case Rekindles Child Discipline Debate

The child abuse charges surrounding Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson have reignited discussions about child discipline.

09/17/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (Allison Joyce/Getty Images News)

Pelosi: NFL’s Ray Rice Probe Sufficient For Now

When asked whether NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should resign over the way his office handled the incident, the Democrat sidestepped the question.

09/17/2014

Adrian Peterson (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Vikings Bar Peterson From All Team Activities; RB Could Be Done For Year

Peterson is charged with a felony for using a wooden switch to spank his 4-year-old son and now could miss the rest of the season while the case proceeds through the court system.

09/17/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Silverman: Where’s The Leadership? And Where The Heck Is Goodell?

A week ago, it seemed the world was angry at Roger Goodell because he had botched the Ray Rice decision. That was just the tip of the iceberg.

09/17/2014

NFL logo (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Anheuser-Busch, One Of NFL’s Biggest Sponsors, ‘Disappointed’ In League

Anheuser-Busch, one of the NFL’s biggest sponsors, says it isn’t happy with the recent controversy that has engulfed the league.

09/16/2014

Adrian Peterson (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

‘Public Embarrassment': Minnesota Gov. Calls For Peterson’s Suspension

In a statement, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton said disciplining “a child to the extent of visible wounds, as has been alleged, should not be tolerated in our state.”

09/16/2014

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