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So what did NFL commissioner Roger Goodell think New Orleans Saints football players would do when their leaders put in a bounty program for quarterbacks' heads?
Did he expect them to stand up in the middle of the fire and brimstone the night before a huge game and say, "Uh, Coach? I'm not entirely sure that's ethical. Maybe we need to check with Roger?"
Did he expect the Saints players to raise their hands and say, "You know what, Coach? I'm out. But good luck with that!"
Did Goodell expect players to risk insurrection, to risk the esprit d' corps, to risk their jobs by conscientiously objecting?
Now that the NFLPA has pushed back against Goodell's ruling on player sanctions, and the NFL has responded to the pushback, it's time to comment and analyze just what's going on here.
Report: NFLPA Has Filed Grievance Against NFL. Seems the NFLPA may be trying to block/overturn the recently announced player 'Bountygate' suspensions...interesting.