The Dolphins have endured a week of withering scrutiny while trying to prepare for a game that is very much and afterthought outside their locker room.
Ted Wells was appointed Wednesday by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to investigate possible misconduct in the Dolphins’ workplace and to prepare a report that will be made public.
The former Cardinals defensive back took to Twitter on Thursday to blast the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell for not doing enough to ensure players’ well-being.
“I said, ‘Listen, Roger, I can’t guarantee the lights aren’t going to go out,’” Christie said. “‘But if they do, there will be bodies strewn in the parking lot for the people who are responsible for the lights going out.’”
Ray Halbritter heads a tribal delegation that is meeting in New York City with senior NFL executives Wednesday. Redskins owner Dan Snyder has called the name “a badge of honor” and said it won’t be changed.
Some players and coaches in the National Football League have started speaking out against Thursday night games. Too bad, so sad. The NFL is contemplating an expansion of its Thursday schedule, according to the WSJ.
The veteran broadcaster — no stranger to stirring debate on “Sunday Night Football” — made the comments during halftime of the Dallas Cowboys’ win over Washington.
The NFL will play three regular-season games at London’s Wembley Stadium next year, hosted by the Jaguars, Falcons and Raiders.
Tribal leader Ray Halbritter said the meeting’s time and place provide a great opportunity to bring more understanding about the issue of why the Redskins name is considered offensive by many people.
Former Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis previously delivered his own conspiracy theory about the power outage, though he declined to point fingers. Suggs took it a step further.
According to ESPN, the NFL is in discussions to reduce the preseason slate from four games to three. The regular season would still consist of 16 games.
“If we are offending one person, we need to be listening,” Goodell said Wednesday in an interview with 106.7 The Fan.
In the ad, Oneida Nation Representative Ray Halbritter says NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should “stand up to bigotry” by denouncing “the racial slur” in the team’s name.
The Huddle Shuttle is a rolling Super Bowl exhibit and will house the Vince Lombardi trophy, video features and a mock locker room.
Goodell is disputing assertions that the league’s $765 million settlement with former players is a paltry sum compared to the sport’s revenues.