The NFL recently announced it is loosening its restrictions on touchdown celebrations, which came as very welcome news to many fans, not to mention players. Apparently, before deciding on what would and would not be allowed going forward, Commissioner Roger Goodell sought the advice of a former player who knows a thing or two about […]
Johnson knows a thing or two about being penalized and fined for celebrations. When Roger Goodell announced earlier this week that the NFL eased up its celebration penalties, he said he sought advice from “more than 80 current and former...Show More Summary
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and NBC play-by-play man Al Michaels will be among the featured speakers June 15 for Rams All-Access at the Coliseum. The annual dinner event staged by the Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission allows fans to meet and take photos with current and former Rams...
Outcry about the No Fun League led to some changes at this year’s rules committee meeting. The NFL is going to ease up on celebration penalties... finally. Roger Goodell released a letter that announced group celebrations, going to the...Show More Summary
It’s been an exciting week for fans of fun in the NFL. Not only has the league relaxed its policy regarding player celebration, but Roger Goodell also managed to make a joke in reference to a Key and Peele sketch: Don’t get any ideas about pumps @KeeganMKey – they’re still not OK under the new […]
This week the NFL announced that they are relaxing their rules concerning touchdown celebrations. They’ll now allow group celebrations and celebrations that use the ball as a prop, as well as other fun things like snow angels. Obviously, this is a good thing. While most sports fans probably agree that excessively choreographed celebrations are stupid, […]
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Commissioner Roger Goodell wrote an open letter to fans.
Despite Bengals coach Marvin Lewis' objections, Goodell doesn't think new rules will set bad example.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said he hasn’t spoken to Colin Kaepernick, pictured, since his anthem protests last year. (AP) CHICAGO — NFL commissioner Roger Goodell was asked about the free-agent status of quarterback Colin Kaepernick...Show More Summary
On a day when the NFL would have been wise to borrow college football’s overtime procedures, pro football is instead adopting something else from the amateur game. Commissioner Roger Goodell told reporters at the conclusion of the ownership meeting in Chicago that the league will use a medical tent on the sidelines in 2017. The…
At the league meeting two months ago, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said he doesn’t think Colin Kaepernick is being blackballed. Two months later, nothing has changed: Kaepernick is still unemployed, and Goodell still doesn’t think he’s being blackballed. “It’s the same thing I said before, which is each team makes individual decisions about how they…
Roger Goodell has jokes now.
Bengals coach Marvin Lewis isn’t happy that the NFL has loosened up its rules on celebrations, but Commissioner Roger Goodell thinks Lewis will change his mind when he actually sees the new rule in place. Goodell said today that while he understands that Lewis is concerned about allowing poor sportsmanship, Goodell believes players can celebrate…
Roger Goodell has jokes now.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has officially informed players that the league is backing off its heavy-handed approach to penalizing celebrations. In a letter to players, Goodell wrote that previously penalized celebrations, including making snow angels, using the ball as a prop and engaging in group demonstrations, will now be legal. “Today, we are excited to…
As unbelievable as it sounds, Roger Goodell actually did something to make NFL fans excited as well as the players on the field of play. According to the USA Today’s Tom Pelissero, the commissioner informed league owners during meetings this week that group celebrations, using the ball as a prop, going to the ground, and snow angels will […]
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced Tuesday that the league will be relaxing its rules on post-touchdown celebrations “to allow players more room to have fun after they make big plays.” The changes come after league officials had conversations with more than 80 current and former players in an attempt to broaden what’s allowed and clarify […]
The NFL’s straight-laced commissioner actually said something kind of funny. Roger Goodell is known for a lot of things: Cracking down on fun, botching player discipline issues, and avoiding the Patriots like the plague after Deflategate. Show More Summary
In a surprising instance of the NFL listening to the voice of its fans, Roger Goodell met with 40 players recently and has agreed to walk back the league’s impossibly strict stance on excessive celebration penalties following big plays and touchdowns. The news, which comes from Peter King at SI‘s MMQB, is less likely about […]