Tag: goodell

Preseason injuries mounting again in the NFL. (Ugh.)

We’re only to Week 3 of the NFL’s exhibition season, but as it seems every year, a handful of players have been lost already with preseason injuries. The biggest by far is Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson, lost to a torn ACL. Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey was also lost for the year during that game. The most frustrating thing about Jordy Nelson was that it was a non-contact injury. He might have been going harder than he would in practice, but he could have just as easily tore his ACL during a padless OTA session — like Jacksonville...

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Roger Goodell Participates In Reddit’s “Ask Me Anything”. Answers Questions About Bounty Gate, A Raise for Rich Eisen and Socks.

Reddit is one of those communities that when you post something, you’re not sure if the community is going to eat you alive or praise you for an eternity. So when the NFL Commish Roger Goodell decided to participate in chat called “Ask Me Anything” (AMA), it was eyebrow raising because you assumed the internet trolls would be in full force. Questions like “if  given the chance, would you redo the Bounty Gate punishments” and “how do you justify Tom Brady’s ninja kick $10k fine when Frank Gore was fined $500 more for low socks” were asked among a...

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