Roger Goodell fields media questions while in Oakland
Dec06

Roger Goodell fields media questions while in Oakland

              Following the Fan Forum held by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Hall of Famers Howie Long, John Madden, Ronnie Lott, and John Elway, Goodell fielded questions from the media on various topics from play safety rules tweaks, to the 49ers’ Alex Smith and Colin Kaepernick situation, to new stadium...

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Raiders on Monday: Miller, Campbell, Johnson, Goodell & more

The Oakland Raiders debuted Nick Miller yesterday on punt returns. His 46-yard return was a jump-starting play that will allow him to keep the job for another week. “Yeah, it was caught on the 10-yard line, the guy was right in my face, made him miss and the basically just set up the next little move and off from there,’’ Miller commented today. “I just kind of reacted. Felt good.” John Henderson is weeks away from seeing any action,...

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NFL: Commissioner Goodell discusses enhanced season

NEW YORK — Yesterday, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell spoke with the media about the concept of an enhanced season. Here are excerpts from that session in New York City: About his endorsement of additional games to a campaign: One of the things when we discussed this a year ago and as recently as yesterday is what we need to do to make the game better. How do we improve the game, not only through rules and equipment, but also...

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Roger Goodell, NFL spring conference

Here are excerpts of commisionaer Roger Goodell’s spring press conference in Dallas yesterday. The NFL’s head man talked about Ben Roethlisberger, the Super Bowl, Canadian doctor Anthony Galea and other topics. On the New York-New Jersey Super Bowl and his role in getting it done: Far too much is being made of my role. Our job is to make sure we present three terrific bids. Our staff and the Super Bowl Advisory Committee did that....

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Oakland Raiders to play on Monday Night to open season, & Thanksgiving at Dallas

For the fourth time in five seasons, the Oakland Raiders will open the regular season in prime time. The Silver & Black will host the three-time defending AFC West champions San Diego Chargers on Monday September 14th, on ESPN, as part of their traditional double header to kickoff Monday Night Football’s schedule. All four teams playing on that night began play in 1960, as the NFL will commemorate the 50th anniversary season of...

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