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Ryan Hannable
January 08, 2018 - 4:35 pm
One of the most fascinating pieces of information reported in the ESPN feature last week was Bill Belichick and Roger Goodell met in Foxboro last week and are "good friends." Appearing on Dale & Holley with Keefe Monday, Belichick squashed that report. “That’s absolutely not true," he said. "...
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Ryan Hannable
December 13, 2017 - 2:03 pm
FOXBORO -- Roger Goodell recently signed a five-year extension as NFL commissioner and apparently it will be his last. Speaking to NFL Media's Ian Rapoport , NFL spokesman Joe Lockhart said it will be Goodell's final extension, meaning the 2024 season will be his last. Lockhart also noted Goodell...
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Ryan Hannable
December 08, 2017 - 9:47 am
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell signed a five-year contract extension this week, reportedly worth $200 million. This means he is slated to be commissioner through 2023. Speaking on Westwood One prior to Thursday Night Football, Tom Brady was asked about Goodell's new deal. “That’s a lot of money and...
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Alex Reimer
December 07, 2017 - 1:48 pm
NFL players allowed the league’s avaricious owners to swipe gross amounts of revenue from them during the last round of collective bargaining negotiations. They made a principled stand for several months, but in the end, they eventually submitted to the owners’ demands. It’s largely been the same...
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Alex Reimer
December 07, 2017 - 10:50 am
The Steelers are not happy wideout JuJu Smith-Schuster received the same suspension for laying out Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict as Rob Gronkowski did for his late cheap shot on Bills corner Tre’Davious White. On Tuesday, Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said the punishments “ aren’t...
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Alex Reimer
December 06, 2017 - 4:15 pm
The tedious drama over Roger Goodell’s contract is over. The commissioner has signed a five-year extension with the league worth up to $200 million, according to Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio . All 32 owners unanimously granted the Compensation Committee permission in May to negotiate an...
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Alex Reimer
November 28, 2017 - 4:28 pm
The fervor around the NFL’s decline only seems to be intensifying during the holiday season. President Donald Trump lashed out at his new favorite boogeyman Tuesday morning, once again calling the league “ weak and out of control ” for allowing nearly two dozen players to kneel during the national...
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Ryan Hannable
November 24, 2017 - 9:38 am
Jerry Jones is backing down in potentially suing other NFL owners, but he doesn't appear to be backing down from his fight to prevent Roger Goodell from getting a new contract. Speaking after the Cowboys' loss to the Chargers on Thanksgiving, he said NFL owners will discuss Goodell’s deal at the...
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Ryan Hannable
November 19, 2017 - 3:43 pm
Roger Goodell apparently will get his new contract after all. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter , many expect the deal to be completed at or before the owners' meetings in Dallas on Dec. 13. The report adds if everything goes as planned and Goodell meets all the bonus criteria, he would average $40...
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Alex Reimer
November 17, 2017 - 3:03 pm
One of Jerry Jones’ central complaints against commissioner Roger Goodell is the NFL’s proclivity to move from controversy to controversy. The league is seemingly always caught up in a public relations disaster, whether it’s over pertinent matters like domestic violence or trivial nonsense such as...
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