Report: Goodell 'Terrified' That 'NFL Player Is Going To Die On The Field'"He's terrified of it," a Hall of Fame player told ESPN The Magazine. "It wouldn't just be a tragedy. It would be awfully bad for business."
Poll: 61 Percent Of NFL Players Disapprove Of Commissioner Roger Goodell"I feel like what he's doing is not totally for the safety of players," James Harrison said. "...In the true interest of player safety, I would have no issue with it. But that's not what it's about. It's about money. Who hired Roger Goodell?"
Silverman: Roger Goodell Has Plethora Of Bad IdeasRoger Goodell is a scattershot leader. He seems to let the ideas flow out of his mouth without thinking about them fully. He’s nearly at the point where you can’t take him seriously.
Silverman: Tagliabue Smacks Down Goodell By Eliminating Suspensions From 'Bountygate'Can you hear the screaming emanating from the NFL’s Park Avenue offices? The loud voices -- stomping and swearing -- are coming from commissioner Roger Goodell, who has had his legs cut out from under him by his predecessor, Paul Tagliabue.
Tagliabue Overturns NFL Player Suspensions Related To 'Bountygate'The former commissioner said Tuesday that "this entire case has been contaminated by the coaches and others in the Saints' organization."
Goodell Reportedly Open To Eliminating Kickoffs; Schiano Proposes Radical AlternativeNFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, who has dealt with his fair share of controversy since taking over for Paul Tagliabue, told TIME Magazine that he might consider eliminating kickoffs.
Silverman: Goodell’s Legs Chopped As Saints’ Suspensions OverturnedThe damage has been done to Roger Goodell's reputation as NFL disciplinarian.
NFL Extends Goodell's Contract Through 2018 SeasonThe 52-year-old Goodell took over for Paul Tagliabue in 2006. His original five-year contract was extended in 2009, and the new extension runs through March 2019.
Al Davis’ Passing Could Renew Raiders-To-L.A. TalkIn the wake of Raiders owner Al Davis’ death, new rhetoric is bound to spring up about the franchise’s future in Oakland, undoubtedly sparking new rounds of discussion as to whether the Raiders would return to Los Angeles.
10 Years Later, Ex-Jets Testaverde, Chrebet Reflect On 9/11The image on the television screen is still vividly etched in Vinny Testaverde's mind. The former Jets quarterback was in the trainer's room on Sept. 11, 2001, and had trouble making sense of the gaping, smoke-spewing hole in one of the Twin Towers.
Can Anyone Be Sure There Will Be Football Next Year?There will be an NFL season in 2011. That's what many of the owners and lots of players are saying. Even though labor talks collapsed, the union dissolved itself, and star players asked for a preliminary injunction to prevent a lockout hours before the league even implemented one.