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Saints News, 9/19/14: Roger Goodell Press Conference Gets Poor Reviews

Lots of people tweeting their contempt for what they saw and heard in the NFL's latest PR stunt. See below. Some are hilarious! This is a direct result of Goodell's dishonesty and exaggeration during Bountyfarce. Congratulations, Saints fans! There's no question anymore that the world now sees that what the Saints were accused of in 2012 by Goodell and his operatives in the media was simply not reality.




Saints News

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NFL News

Goodell: I got it wrong, I’m sorry and now I will get it right | ProFootballTalk
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Goodell: "Everything on the table" in terms of his role | ProFootballTalk
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Joint NFL-NFLPA Statement on Wide-Ranging Changes to Drug Programs | ProFootballTalk
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Vikings won’t be doing an Adrian Peterson jersey exchange "at this time" | ProFootballTalk
Given that the Ravens have offered to exchange Ray Rice jerseys for those bearing the names and numbers of other players, some Vikings fans want to do the same thing with their Adrian Peterson jerseys.

Detroit Lions' passing attack seeking balance while maintaining Calvin Johnson as focal point |
Calvin Johnson and Golden Tate have seen 38 balls their direction through two games, while wide receivers Corey Fuller and Jeremy Ross, along with the team's trio of talented tight ends, have been targeted 16 times, resulting in just eight receptions for 116 yards and zero touchdowns.

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Domestic violence is not a football problem, it is a societal problem. And while the high-profile cases involving players such as Ray Rice and Greg Hardy grab the headlines, the problem runs through every community.

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While absent from public view for 10 days, Commissioner Roger Goodell and his administration have been working on specific efforts to address the problems of domestic violence and sexual assault beyond the boundaries of the NFL.



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