Articles tagged "Gridiron Godfather"

Roger Goodell's Fatal Mistake: Tom Brady An Innocent Man

Cold, Hard Football Facts for August 5, 2015

Roger Goodell and the NFL made a tragic mistake when they launched the DeflateGate drama during the AFC championship game: they first tried to entrap and then wrongly accused an innocent man.

Failure to Whack Ray Rice May Sink Gridiron Godfather Roger Goodell

Cold, Hard Football Facts for September 11, 2014

Roger Goodell's failure to act decisively in the wake of Ray Rice's brutal act of violence against a woman threatens to sink the career of the NFL commissioner. It'd be a bit ironic if it did. After all, Goodell was once the iron-fisted ruler we dubbed the Gridiron Godfather, who whacked anybody who dared sully the rep of the NFL.

Roger Goodell: NFL May Abolish Extra Point

Cold, Hard Football Facts for January 21, 2014

Gridiron Godfather told the NFL Network today that the league may abolish the extra point. What do you think?

Epic Fail: Jim Schwartz Bumbles, Saints Stumble, Michael Vick Fumbles

Cold, Hard Football Facts for September 23, 2012

The brutal bottom-line life of the NFL inevitably delivers Epic Failures every Sunday. Here’s a look at the worst failures, flubs and meltdowns from Week 3 of the 2012 season.

The NFL's $60 million attendance problem

Cold, Hard Football Facts for June 1, 2012

Gridiron Godfather Roger Goodell's pigskin panties appeared tied a knot at the spring meetings last week. Your little panties might bunch up, too, if you suddenly lost 782,000 paying customers and $60 million in revenue at the gate.

Roger Goodell admits to problems with NFL's live product

Cold, Hard Football Facts for May 23, 2012

Gridiron Godfather Roger Goodell discussed a wide range of issues at his spring meeting presser: ways stadiums can compete with the home experience, Atlanta's stadium plans, Jonathan Vilma's suspension, Junior Seau's death and much more.

Gridiron Godfather: Roger Goodell's wave of vengeance

Cold, Hard Football Facts for March 24, 2012

The Godfather Michael Corleone whacked everyone from corrupt cops to Moe Green. The Gridiron Godfather has whacked everyone from corrupt players to Bill Belichick. The Godfathers worked in similarly ruthless ways.

Sean Payton sleeps with the fishes

Cold, Hard Football Facts for March 21, 2012

Gridiron Godfather Roger Goodell's latest orgy of violence punishes four individuals and comes after the Saints were busted for placing bounties on the heads of Brett Favre, Cam Newton, Aaron Rodgers and Kurt Warner.


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