The Patriots quarterback is appealing his four-game suspension for his role in DeflateGate. At the conclusion of the NFL owners' meeting in San Francisco, Roger Goodell wouldn't address the issue of whether he'd recuse himself from Tom Brady's appeal for his four-game suspension in the DeflateGate scandal. Show More Summary
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell stated Wednesday at the league's spring meetings that he didn't play a role in the New England Patriots accepting their Deflategate punishments and hasn't made a final decision about his role in quarterback...Show More Summary
The decision by New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft not to appeal the team's "Deflategate" penalty was made without pressure from the National Football League, Commissioner Roger Goodell said on Wednesday.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says it's his responsibility to hear directly from New England quarterback Tom Brady in his appeal of his four-game suspension in the deflated footballs case.
If there was some kind of deal, that Robert Kraft accepting the NFL's deflate-gate punishment might positively affect Tom Brady's appeal of his four-game suspension, Roger Goodell wasn't saying. Goodell, during his press conference on...Show More Summary
The NFLPA has asked NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to recuse himself from Tom Brady’s appeal of his 10-game suspension. But it doesn’t sound like that’s happening, though the commissioner didn’t give a clear answer. Goodell sidestepped that question, saying only he wanted to do the “right thing.” But he said he wants to hear from Brady himself,…
The players' union has asked NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to recuse himself from the appeal hearing for Tom Brady in the deflated footballs case.
The NFLPA 's increasingly contentious relationship with commissioner Roger Goodell continued Tuesday, as the players association filed a motion to hold Goodell and the NFL in contempt of court regarding the Adrian Peterson case. "The...Show More Summary
The NFL Players Assn. announced Tuesday it has filed a motion to hold Commissioner Roger Goodell and the NFL in contempt for not making a disciplinary ruling on Adrian Peterson that is consistent with the league's personal conduct policy.
The NFL Players’ Association is sick of waiting around for the NFL to adjust its original punishment of former Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson and on Tuesday the union made its complaints formal. On behalf of Peterson, who was reinstated to the league last month, the NFLPA filed a motion in federal court to hold the […]
The NFL has gone out of its way to pick at the NFLPA the last couple of years, so it should be no surprise that the union is fighting back at every chance. On the heels of the NFLPA on Tuesday calling for Roger Goodell to recuse himself...Show More Summary
The New England Patriots organization, headed by owner Robert Kraft, may be done fighting the NFL over Deflategate, but Tom Brady and the league’s players’ union most certainly are not. On Tuesday, the NFL Players’ Association, on behalf of Brady, moved to formally recuse NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell as an arbitrator on the quarterback’s case. “Given […]
Commissioner Roger Goodell won his first battle in the Deflategate punishment controversy Tuesday, with New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft saying in a press conference the team would not appeal its fine or draft-pick penalties.Show More Summary
The NFL Players Association isn't over the Roger Goodell's handling of Adrian Peterson's suspension quite yet. Adrian Peterson is back in the NFL, but the NFL Players Association is still upset with the way commissioner Roger Goodell handled the running back. Show More Summary
The NFLPA’s issues with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday are not limited to their drive to have him remove himself as the arbitrator for Tom Brady’s forthcoming appeal of his four-game suspension. In a statement signed by NFLPA president Eric Winston, the union announced that it has filed a motion in to hold Goodell…
The New England Patriots have been playing hardliners and talking tough ever since the NFL handed down its Deflategate punishment. Their lawyer wrote a 20,000-word rebuttal of the Wells Report, positing all kinds of alternate theories and interpretations of events, and the team has threatened to appeal their punishment and maybe even sue the league […]
The NFLPA said last week in its appeal letter on behalf of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady that commissioner Roger Goodell is “inherently biased” to decide his punishment. Tuesday, the NFLPA formally requested the commissioner...Show More Summary
NFLPA reiterates request for Roger Goodell to step aside in Tom Brady appeal
The union wants Goodell to appoint an independent third party to oversee the matter. The NFL Players Association has formally requested that commissioner Roger Goodell step aside as the arbitrator for New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's appeal of his four-game DeflateGate suspension. Show More Summary
Robert Kraft said he will accept the punishment of commissioner Roger Goodell in deflate-gate.