Paul tagliabue

Open Field
Here Come the Architects
Here Come the Architects
The Pro Football Hall of Fame is widely opening its doors to contributors beyond the playing field. With the selection of ex-GMs Ron Wolf and Bill Polian as class of 2015 finalists, expect more team builders to be considered down the road
By Peter King
The Conscience
His Job Is Safe, His Credibility Is Shot
His Job Is Safe, His Credibility Is Shot
Two years ago, Roger Goodell told the Saints that ignorance was not a suitable defense in the Bountygate scandal. In the wake of the second Ray Rice video, the NFL commissioner is using that same defense. His credibility is slipping away
By Don Banks
Business of Football
Is the NFL’s No-Nonsense Sheriff Turning Soft?
Is the NFL’s No-Nonsense Sheriff Turning Soft?
Roger Goodell has long ruled with an iron fist, but following Ray Rice’s mere two-game ban, the so-called ‘judge, jury and executioner’ is catching heat for being too lenient. Which begs another question: Why aren’t people up in arms about the Ravens doing nothing?
By Andrew Brandt
NFL 95
Paul Tagliabue’s Post-9/11 Correspondence
Paul Tagliabue’s Post-9/11 Correspondence
Thirteen years ago, the 9/11 attacks changed the world. NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue was among the leaders who were tested like never before, navigating the league through a difficult time with grace and wisdom. He shared with The MMQB some of his letters and notes from the days after the attack
By Peter King
NFL 95
Television: Better Than the Real Thing—and Getting More So Every Year
Television: Better Than the Real Thing—and Getting More So Every Year
It’s the primary means by which fans connect with football, and as technology improves—bigger screens, sharper images and magic we can only imagine right now—TV’s power and influence on the NFL will only grow
By Richard Deitsch