Category: Roger Goodell

Domonique Foxworth Goes to Bat for Diversity as the New President of the NFLPA

Friday, March 1st, 2013

I'm really impressed with the following interview of Domonique Foxworth. Elected the president of the NFLPA last year, Foxworth is not afraid to speak his mind about the current issues for players in the NFL, including the latest CBA, player safety and, more recently, the discussion about diversity in the ...

Sean Payton’s Mindset: “This is My First Year Here and I Just Got Hired”

Friday, February 8th, 2013

Sean Payton is back and the New Orleans Saints are trying to forget one of the most painful periods in team history. Payton stresses that the team needs to forget about the bounty scandal and everything that took place before that. He wants to start fresh in 2013. Sean Payton joined ...

Drew Brees On the Saints Running the Read-Option: “Never Say Never, but Highly Doubtful”

Monday, February 4th, 2013

Drew Brees would obviously have preferred to have played in Super Bowl XLVII last night in New Orleans, but Brees sucked it up this past week and performed as an ambassador for his adopted home city as tourists invaded the Big Easy during Super Bowl week. Drew Brees joined Scott and ...

Bernard Pollard Understands Why the People of Boston Hate Him

Monday, January 28th, 2013

Bernard Pollard is off to his first Super Bowl after once again playing a role in slaying the New England Patriots. Pollard's presence in the game alone might be enough to cause Pats fans to cheer for the 49ers in Sunday's Super Bowl. Bernard Pollard joined Josh Innes and Rich Lord ...

Sean Payton: “There’s No Promise of us Being an 11- or 12-Win Team just Because the Head Coach is Back”

Friday, January 25th, 2013

Sean Payton is back and thus the expectations have grown significantly for the 2013 New Orleans Saints. Sure, New Orleans was a perennial contender with Payton on the sideline, but this team looked so bad at times last year that it's tough to tell what they'll do with Payton coaching ...

Will Smith: Roger Goodell Made a Mistake, but I Still Respect Him

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

The suspensions for all the Saints players originally punished in the bounty scandal have been vacated, but the story won't likely die soon. Roger Goodell is still the commissioner and Will Smith and Jonathan Vilma will likely remain in this league for years to come. Awkward? Smith is relieved that his ...

John Harbaugh Thinks Eliminating Kickoffs is Ridiculous: “I’m Not with that at All”

Friday, December 7th, 2012

Word emerged on Thursday that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell might have a whole new plan up his sleeve when it comes to curbing big hits on kickoffs. Essentially, kickoffs would die and be replaced by what would be fourth-and-long situations for the scoring team, with punts taking the place of ...

LeRoy Butler Discusses The Green Bay Packers’ 1996 “Smash For Cash” Program

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

We're on the first page of what appears to be a new chapter in Bounty Gate. That's because the NFLPA has pulled a new club out of the bag in its fight to defend the New Orleans Saints players involved in the scandal, filing papers in federal court last week ...

Plaxico Burress Calls “Shenanigans” On The NFL’s Replacement Officials

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

While the rest of the league racks up fines for illegal hits and criticism of the NFL's replacement officials, they won't be able to touch Plaxico Burress. The free agent receiver has yet to find himself a gig, but that's great news for us as he breaks down the "shenanigans" ...

DeMaurice Smith Calls The NFL Referee Lockout “A Stupid Idea” That Is Jeopardizing the Safety of the Players

Monday, September 24th, 2012

The NFL just wrapped up a third Sunday with replacement officials, and the outrage level certainly hasn't dropped. The league and its officials met on the weekend but reports indicate there are still significant differences between the two parties, which could indicate the replacements won't be going anywhere anytime soon. The ...