Roger goodell

Going Long
The Battle of Washington
The Battle of Washington
Daniel Snyder says it honors the heritage of Native Americans; critics consider it nothing less than a racist slur. We set out to gauge the real sentiment regarding the name ‘Redskins’ among Native American leaders and in grass-roots tribal communities around the country. The short answer: It’s complicated
By Jenny Vrentas
Open Field
Time for an NFL Sweet 16
Time for an NFL Sweet 16
Playoff expansion is inevitable, so let’s do it right: Eliminate the first-week byes, go to eight teams from each conference and let the Madness commence. Like the NCAAs, that will provide the best test and the truest champion
By Greg A. Bedard
Open Field
R.I.P. Ralph Wilson
R.I.P. Ralph Wilson
He was the most important person in the history of sports in Buffalo and a leader in the NFL becoming what it is today. But more than that, Bills owner Ralph Wilson was a world-class human being and he will be missed
By Peter King
On Further Review
The Man With A Plan In San Fran
The Man With A Plan In San Fran
No, not Jim Harbaugh. As the announcement of 2014 compensatory draft picks shows, 49ers GM Trent Baalke is building a lasting winner in Northern California. Plus, more news and rumors from the NFL annual meeting and reader email
By Peter King
Behind the Face Mask
‘I’m Under No Illusion That We’re Going to Make Magical Changes’
‘I’m Under No Illusion That We’re Going to Make Magical Changes’
But new NFLPA president Eric Winston is ready to play hardball with the NFL. Just ask him about Roger Goodell and HGH testing
By Robert Klemko
On Further Review
Goodell’s Irsay Problem
Goodell’s Irsay Problem
Colts owner Jim Irsay faces four felony counts of possessing a controlled substance and a DWI charge. He’s subject to the same personal conduct policy as NFL players, but will the commissioner be the same disciplinarian when punishing one of his bosses?
By Peter King
The Conscience
The Extra Point Is … Good! (So Stop Trying To Fix It)
The Extra Point Is … Good! (So Stop Trying To Fix It)
Yes, point-afters are easy. But so are gimme putts in golf. There are plenty of changes and improvements the NFL needs to make, but tinkering with the PAT isn’t one of them
By Don Banks
Behind the Face Mask
How to Fix the Locker Room
Jason Avant: How to Fix the Locker Room
Football takes young men from the most diverse backgrounds, throws them together and expects harmony. But that can’t happen without a stronger hand, higher standards and better training on tolerance
Monday Morning Quarterback
The NFL’s Wake-Up Calls
The NFL’s Wake-Up Calls
The timing of Michael Sam’s announcement and—five days later—the release of the Ted Wells report made one thing crystal clear: It’s time to professionalize pro football. Plus, America’s new non-hero and more as NFL eyes shift to Indy
By Peter King
Weekend Notes
Ted Wells Report: A Culture Gone Wrong
Ted Wells Report: A Culture Gone Wrong
The official report on the Jonathan Martin-Richie Incognito case isn’t an indictment of the NFL locker room as a whole, but a case study in what can happen when it’s left to operate without restraints or mature leadership
By Greg A. Bedard