The controversy over the name of Washington, D.C.’s football team is growing. Now a newspaper in Virginia says it will not print the name Redskins. And several schools in D.C. want to ban team jerseys from their classrooms.
Alright, let me get this straight, medical folks have done lots of research and now they think that if football players who get hit in the head a lot they could have head injuries?
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says he believes Washington owner Daniel Snyder is “way down the road” in consideration of whether the team should change its nickname.
Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice doesn’t plan on changing how he plows into defenders despite the new rule change.
The NFL is headed for a huge dilemma. In fact it’s a ticking time bomb. They NFL has been put on notice of what’s ahead…
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell would “absolutely” want his own child to play football.
The eight teams left in the NFL playoffs can thank their special teams for a good part of their success. That’s one reason players are still upset Commissioner Roger Goodell has floated the idea of abolishing kickoffs altogether.
Dirty shots and penalties reigned supreme in a contest that turned into a circus. The league is choosing to ignore the issues and it may lead to dire consequences.
The NFL is accused of negligence and failing to inform players of the link between repeated traumatic head impacts and long-term brain injuries, including early onset of Alzheimer’s, dementia and chronic traumatic encephalopathy.
The NFL’s rulings on “bounty gate” shows that the league has all the say. Even if the appeals process seems a bit unseemly, there should be some balance and fairness.
This is yet another move by the league to give the illusion of player safety along a focus on “the children”. I say give me a break.
Mike Florio called into The Norris and Davis show to talk about the recent lawsuit between the NFL and the NFLPA, concussions, and the Ray Rice contract situation.