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2016 NFL Draft To Take Place In Chicago

The 2015 NFL Draft was held in Chicago this year and according to a Tuesday morning report by Adam Schefter of ESPN, that’s where the 2016 NFL Draft will also take place. Many believed that the league would start holding the annual selection of future players in other NFL cities…


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James Harrison On Tom Brady Ruling: ‘That’s A Shame’

On Tuesday, the NFL decided to uphold the four-game suspension of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. While we still have a while to wait until we find out whether or not Brady will take his appeal to the higher courts, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison, as you would expect,…



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Steelers 2015 Training Camp: 5 Storylines To Watch Closely

On Saturday, the Pittsburgh Steelers will report to Latrobe for what will be the organization’s 50th training camp at Saint Vincent College. While it has been a relatively quiet offseason for the Steelers, there are still several main storylines to follow closely leading up to the start of the regular…


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Goodell Says He’s Not Hearing Bell Appeal, Timetable Still Unknown

As training camp is fast approaching, the hope – and the thought – was Le’Veon Bell would have definitively known his status for the 2015 regular season. Four days out from players reporting and the Pittsburgh Steelers running back hasn’t had his appeal heard. And according to a tweet sent…


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League Posts Record Profits In Spite Of Controversy And Ire

Through all of the controversies, the cries of hypocrisy, the accusations of corruption, and the threats of boycotting a game that no longer resembles what old school fans once called football, the fact of the matter is that the NFL is as popular and profitable as ever. In fact, the…


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Report: Tom Brady, NFLPA, Will Challenge Any Suspension In Court

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said last week that a decision could come this week on the appeal of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, who is currently scheduled to miss the first four games of 2015 season after being suspended for his alleged role in Deflategate. According to a Wednesday…



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Appeal Hearing For Patriots QB Tom Brady Begins Today

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is currently in New York City appealing his four game suspension, and that hearing is underway right now. Despite him being asked by the NFLPA to recuse himself from the proceedings, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is serving as the neutral arbitrator in Brady’s appeal. According…


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Harrison Takes Pride In His Body Of Work And Work On His Body

When breaking down the playing career of Pittsburgh Steelers former DPOY James Harrison, there have been many bone-rattling hits, from his suplex-style sack of Titans quarterback Vince Young, to nearly decapitating Browns receiver Mohamed Massaquoi to his lassoing of a Browns fan who decided it’d be a good idea to…


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Goodell Tells NFLPA He Will Not Recuse Himself From Brady Appeal

Like or not, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will be that one that hears the suspension appeal of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. According to a Tuesday report by Mike Reiss of ESPN.com, Goodell has formally rejected the NFL Players Association’s recent motion to recuse himself as arbitrator of Brady’s…


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Art Rooney II, Steelers Want To Play In Mexico

During his press conference at the owners meetings on Wednesday, Commissioner Roger Goodell talked about the league’s desire to expand its brand more internationally, and mentioned a “renewed” interest in playing a regular season game in Mexico. Apparently that renewed interest came from Pittsburgh. The Pittsburgh Steelers, who played their…


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Goodell, NFL Has Renewed Interest In Mexican Market

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell addressed the media yesterday from the league’s annual Spring owners meetings, touching on an array of topics, which was naturally dominated by discussion of the new extra point rules, as well as potential changes to the game day protocols for handling footballs in the wake of…


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Patriots’ Acceptance Of Punishment Still Betrays Sense Of Entitlement

Following reports of “back-channel” discussions between the league office and the New England Patriots, including a documented face-to-face meeting between Commissioner Roger Goodell and team owner Robert Kraft, the organization announced yesterday at the league’s Spring meetings that it would not appeal the NFL’s decision relating to the Deflategate scandal….


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NFLPA Wants Goodell To Recuse Himself From Brady Appeal

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is currently set to hear the appeal of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady following him being suspended for four games last week for his apparent role in Deflate-gate. However, if the NFLPA has their way, someone other than Goodell will hear it. In a statement…