There’s a popular view among some in the media that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell enjoys complete and total power over the league’s players, especially on matters of discipline. That popular view also is not accurate. Apart from the reality that all discipline for on-field infractions falls under the jurisdiction of Ted Cottrell or Derrick Brooks,…
Workouts for the NFL Scouting Combine begin on February 20, but it looks like Roger Goodell couldn't wait any longer. The NFL commissioner ran the 40-yard dash as part of NFL Network broadcaster Rich Eisen's "Run Rich Run" campaign. Fans are encouraged to join in on the fun by posting videos of their own 40 times and also to donate to St. Show More Summary
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell was paid $35 million in 2013. That's 21 percent less that he made in 2012, when his salary was $44.2 million.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell might have the lowest approval rating in sports, except among the owners who keep him employed and sign off on his annual paycheck. When Goodell's compensation of $44.2 million for the 2012 calendar year was revealed about this time last year, most people did a double take. Show More Summary
It's not surprising that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell finds himself lampooned by critics in the form of a Mardi Gras float. And yep, it's as creepy as it sounds.
Jeb Bush said that he only seriously considered becoming commissioner of the National Football League for “about 10 minutes” back in 2006, Politico reports. “During his final year as governor of Florida, a few team owners reached out to the [...] The post Bush Was Offered Post of NFL Commissioner appeared first on Political Wire.
Brandon Marshall made a brief appearance in the suite of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell during Super Bowl XLIX and now is the time to wonder if the wide receiver will be seen at Halas Hall when the new league year begins.
Despite one of the ugliest seasons in NFL history thanks to a number of issues and how the league handled them, commissioner Roger Goodell has repeatedly said he has no intention of resigning. However, Goodell's biggest supporter, New...Show More Summary
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell began his widely panned press conference last Friday by saying the league was about to hire a new chief medical officer. Apparently, like the press conference, that’s not going quite as planned either. According to Scott Soshnick of Bloomberg, Elizabeth G. Nabel of Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital rejected the league offer…
PHOENIX -- Leftovers from news conferences with New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and coach Bill Belichick on Monday morning, as part of the MVP presentation: Brady and Goodell share an embrace. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell led off the news conference with remarks on the game, before turning it over to Brady. Show More Summary
The network that broadcast the Super Bowl said NFL commissioner Roger Goodell declined interview requests before the game. The post Roger Goodell Stonewalls NBC On Domestic Violence, Concussions appeared first on ThinkProgress.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell did not make himself available for an interview on NBC just hours before the start of Super Bowl XLIX. Neil Best of Newsday shared the news, via NBC's Bob Costas: The news comes on the heels of Goodell touting his accessibility to the media during his annual Super Bowl press conference Friday, via Don Van Natta Jr. Show More Summary
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell met here Saturday morning with International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach. But don’t get your hopes up.
Bob Costas, during NBC’s Super Bowl XLIX pregame show Sunday, revealed that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell had turned down his request for an interview during the run-up to the league’s biggest game of the year. It was rather rich because, on Friday, Goodell told reporters during his annual “State of the NFL” press conference that […]
Comedian Seth Meyers was given the honor of hosting the 2015 NFL Honors, and his opening monologue was full of zingers. Nobody was off limits. From Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers to the Dallas Cowboys to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, Meyers let the jokes fly. For 2015 NFL Honors results, click here. [NFL] Read more NFL news on BleacherReport.com
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says putting American football in London has worked out better than expected. At his “State of the League” press conference, Goodell talked up London as a market where the NFL has already experienced tremendous growth, with more to come. “London has done not only everything that we expected, but more than…
There were tears. There was a challenge to dare to be great. There was an embrace with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. If you didn’t know what Carolina Panthers outside linebacker Thomas Davis was all about before Saturday night, you...Show More Summary
In the fortnight of wall-to-wall media hype dedicated to Super Bowl XLIX, no storyline has gone unturned. From Bill Belichick's deflated footballs to Tom Brady's nasal congestion to Marshawn Lynch's camera shyness, every angle been covered ad nauseam. Show More Summary
The president of the NFL Players Association apologized on Friday for comparing NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to a bad bartender working Spring Break. “Hey, even the worst bartender at Spring Break does pretty well,” NFLPA President Eric Winston told CSN’s Tom Curran when asked to evaluate Goodell’s 2014 performance on Friday after the league’s annual […]