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NFL Expanding Draft & Playoffs?

Two interesting changes that are being discussed involve expanding the playoffs to 14 teams and expanding the draft to include a 4th day.  For some draft junkies, three days isn't enough. That one seems excessive but here are some more details. Roger Goodell: Owners to talk playoff expansion in May The door remains ajar for [...]

NFL’s Goodell Supports Playoff Expansion

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell stated yesterday that the league is contemplating adding two additional wildcard playoff teams (one for each conference): Goodell believes one change the NFL could make is to expand the playoffs. 'That is under serious consideration,' he (Goodell) said. 'We think it's one of the great things about the NFL, besides the [...]

Should The Patriots Be Allowed To Void Hernandez’s Guarantees Under NFL Rules

Following up on a recent JetNation article regarding Aaron Hernandez’s contract multiple sources are reporting the New England Patriots were able to void his guaranteed base (season) salaries for 2013 and 14.   Ian Rappoport of NFL.com had written the contract language voiding any future guaranteed salary for Hernandez was omitted: In almost all situations, when [...]

Roger Goodell Made $29.49 Million In 2011

From the "It is good to be the King" department comes a report from YES Network.com stating that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell made over 29 million dollars in 2011. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's compensation reached $29.49 million in 2011, nearly tripling his previous salary. As reported by Sports Business Daily, NFL owners likely made Goodell the [...]

Roger Goodell Statement On Negotiations

Roger Goodell spoke with the media today in regards to the NFL labor situation.  Not surprising but the Commish didn't say much, they are in a media blackout. Transcript of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell 3/4/11 – Washington, DC “As you know we’ve extended our agreement for mediation for another seven days. We are continuing to [...]