Marvin Miller taught the professional athlete that the commissioner was nothing more than an employee of the owners. Roger Goodell's missteps in six-plus years on the job only make that more apparent.
What passes for excitement in the NFL today happens on Park Avenue in the commissioner's office. Roger Goodell is the person to watch in the NFL, on every issue, with every team. The NFLPA is losing the battle for the public.
Michael Vick returns to action on Sunday. But how much of a second chance will the public give him?