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Goodell Could Rule on Brady Appeal as Early as Next Week

Roger Goodell was spending time at a conference in Sun Valley when he told a CNBC reporter that a ruling on Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady’s appeal could come as early as next week. Goodell initially responded to questioning by saying a decision is “coming soon” and then elaborated that it could be next week. Brady was […]

Tom Brady’s Appeal Set for Tomorrow

Tom Brady will meet face to face with Roger Goodell on Tuesday in the much anticipated “deflategate” appeal. Brady will be looking to have his four game suspension completely wiped out. Goodell will be the arbitrator and have final say on whether or not Brady’s  case merits a change in his discipline. If he chooses […]

In Surprising Move, Robert Kraft Opts to Accept NFL Penalties

When Robert Kraft strolled to the podium at the NFL Owners’ meetings on Tuesday, one could expect just about anything. Since the “Deflategate” controversy and league penalties, one of the league’s most powerful owners was at odds with the offices on Park Avenue in New York. Given his harsh statements toward the league prior to […]

Roger Goodell To Hear Tom Brady’s Appeal

Roger Goodell will be the person who hears the much anticipated Tom Brady suspension appeal. Goodell, who has the power to appoint himself or someone else to hear appeals has chosen to hear the case himself. At the hearing, Tom Brady and the NFLPA with newly hired lawyer Jeffrey Kessler will get the opportunity to […]

Video: Roger Goodell Says Patriots #Deflategate Report Coming Soon

In the never-ending Deflategate saga, we have a new development this morning. Roger Goodell told CBS News that Ted Wells is nearly finished with the report. “[Wells] has not been given a time frame, I expect it will not be long,” Goodell told Charlie Rose on CBS This Morning Tuesday. The investigation began in late […]

Notes and Observations Week 12: Patriots Continue Stretch of Dominance, Defeat Lions 34-9

Another week goes by and another division leader falls at the hands of the New England Patriots. After the beginning of the season if you told most people the Patriots would come out of their current six-game stretch with a 3-3 record, most people would have taken that as a plus. Fast forward to the […]

NFL Hires Former FBI Director to Conduct Internal Investigation Regarding Ray Rice

Roger Goodell, since he started as commissioner in 2008, has earned himself the reputation as a ruler with an iron fist, so now in the wake of the Ray Rice incident, it is ironic that his biggest controversy to date begins with him being too lenient on a certain matter. After only giving Ray Rice […]

Ray Rice Suspended Indefinitely After TMZ Publicizes Domestic Abuse Video

Wes Welker was suspended four games for supposedly doing Molly at the Kentucky Derby. Josh Gordon was suspended for the entire season for testing positive for marijuana for the second time (though it’s probably safe to assume it wasn’t his second time smoking pot). Ray Rice was suspended two games for a domestic abuse incident […]

2014 NFL Draft Profile: Bishop Sankey

With the 2014 NFL Draft a little over a week away fans are frothing at the mouth to finally see Roger Goodell at the podium in Radio City Music Hall. Since the draft has been pushed back from its original air date pundits such as us here at SportsofBoston have had more time to evaluate […]

Jets Caught with Sideline Camera after Loss to Patriots

The New York Jets are under fire today, stemming from a recent allegation that a Jets’ team employee was caught videotaping from their sideline in a 30-21 loss to the New England Patriots on Sunday. The man in question was holding a large camera, New York Jets gear and a lime green vest.

NFL Lockout Over: Looking Back & Looking Forward

Over the past three years, NFL coaches, media members and fans have wondered the same question: Will there be a professional football season in 2011? After the league owners agreed to unanimously opt-out of the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) in May 2008, the threat of no football has lingered for three seasons. That fear can […]

NFL Owners Reach Deal on Labor Agreement

We all knew it was going to happen, but it was only a matter of when. After meeting all day Thursday in an Atlanta-area hotel, NFL owners officially voted to approve a 10-year collective bargaining agreement by a vote of 31-0 with the Oakland Raiders abstaining. So everything is all set, right? Not exactly. Now the players […]

Regarding Spygate And Belichick, What Did You Expect Roger Goodell?

Anyone remember “V For Vendetta?” Pretty good movie, definitely the best Alan Moore adaptation so far (“Watchmen” was more accurate, but also more boring), even if some of its message about terrorism’s potential upside hasn’t held up in the five years since its release. Point is, there’s a line in it where Mr. Creedy, head […]

NFL Releases Video Regarding Illegal Hits; Goes Power Hungry

There were quite a few helmet hits this past week in the No Fun League, which is truly living up to that moniker. In response to hits they deem illegal, the NFL has released a 4:02 video to all NFL teams with instructions to play by the rules. The problem is, what are the rules […]

The NFL Should Not Expand to 18-Game Seasons

One of the functions of a league is to ensure that the league has created a schedule that entertains fans, but also draws as much money as possible. So, it is no surprise that the NFL wants to expand to more games, given that a large percentage of their games sell out as is. An […]