Barry Sanders and Keegan-Michael Key to participate in Detroit Lions draft

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With the second overall selection in next month’s NFL Draft, the Detroit Lions will be selecting a player they envision will have a major impact on their future success. And while the announcement of every squad’s Round 1 pick is done by Commissioner Roger Goodell, Detroit’s announcement of their Round 2 selection will be made … Read more

Roger Goodell gets booed before challenging Detroit Lions fans

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On Thursday, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was at Campus Martius in Detroit as part of the free party to celebrate Detroit being awarded the 2024 NFL Draft. When Goodell was announced to the stage, he was booed by the Detroit Lions fans in attendance. After taking his medicine, Goodell challenged Lions fans. From Detroit News: … Read more

NFL world reacts accordingly to Calvin Ridley suspension

The National Football League has announced this afternoon that Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Calvin Ridley has been suspended for the entire upcoming 2022 season after he was found to have been gambling on games this past season. Ridley will not be eligible for reinstatement until February 15, 2023. He can appeal the decision if he … Read more

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on verge of contract extension

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According to a report from the Sports Business Journal, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is negotiating a contract extension. SBJ says this deal is expected to be finalized in the coming months. It would be the fourth contract extension Goodell has negotiated. From Sports Business Journal: “The NFL team owners’ desire to renew Goodell’s contract marks … Read more

Frank Caliendo does hilarious impression of Roger Goodell’s appearance on Manning Cast [Video]

If you happened to tune in for Monday Night Football’s Manning Cast with Peyton and Eli Manning, you got to see an awkward appearance by NFL Commissioner, Roger Goodell. Goodell joined the Mannings during the first quarter and he barely said a word, which easily makes him the most-boring guest to appear on the Manning … Read more

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell sends pointed message to Detroit Lions

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According to a report from John Ourand of the Sports Business Journal, NFL executives called out the Detroit Lions (and four other teams) during an August meeting for poor ticket sales. Ourand said in the article that Roger Goodell has grown “more frustrated with NFL teams that are not optimizing the unprecedented strength and stability … Read more

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell attends Detroit Lions open practice

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The Detroit Lions had a special guest in attendance during today’s open practice. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was on hand, speaking with Lions owner Sheila Ford Hamp on the sidelines at Ford Field: Roger Goodell with Lions owner Sheila Ford Hamp. pic.twitter.com/LSsOLT7fYA — Eric Woodyard (@E_Woodyard) August 7, 2021 We can only speculate as to … Read more

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell discusses fan attendance for 2021

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While discussing the new 17-game NFL schedule, Commissioner Roger Goodell expressed optimism regarding fan attendance for next season. Per NFL Network’s Albert Breer, Goodell addressed the issue of stadium capacity without being asked, and his comments will sound like music to the ears of fans: No guaranteed have been made yet, however. Thanks to COVID-19 … Read more

Offseason could be virtual again for NFL teams

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Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Detroit Lions (and every other NFL team) had their traditional formal offseason program held entirely in virtual format. And if the recent remarks from NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell are any indication, that may become standard practice moving forward. “Virtual’s going to be part of our life for the long … Read more

All NFL teams to operate in COVID-19 intensive protocol beginning this weekend

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All NFL teams will soon be operating under the League’s intensive protocol thanks to a rise in the number of positive COVID-19 cases across the country. A memo was issued by commissioner Roger Goodell stating that the protocols will officially go into place this Saturday. Embed from Getty Images “”The upcoming holidays, beginning with Thanksgiving … Read more

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell releases statement regarding 2020 season

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On Friday evening, news broke that the NFL and NFLPA approved an agreement that will allow training camps around the league to begin as scheduled. Following the announcement, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell released a statement noting that the 2020 season will “undoubtedly present new and additional challenges” but that the league is committed to playing … Read more

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh has prediction for whomever signs QB Colin Kaepernick

The history between Michigan Wolverines head coach and quarterback Colin Kaepernick is a long one, as the two were together with the San Francisco 49ers for four years that included a Super Bowl appearance. And after initially saying that he didn’t respect the motivation or action of Kaepernick’s silent protest against social injustices by kneeling … Read more