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  1. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said league is looking into why Ne...

    Kevin Seifert

    The NFL is conducting a "serious" and "thorough" investigation into the deflation of footballs in the AFC Championship Game, commissioner Roger Goodell said Friday.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2015
  2. Examining the biggest questions surrounding the impending NFL pla...

    Kevin Seifert

    Kevin Seifert identifies the 10 biggest issues facing the NFL's likely playoff expansion, including whether additional teams would dilute the postseason product.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2014
  3. NFL playoff expansion subject to collective bargaining

    Kevin Seifert

    Any expansion of the NFL playoffs would be subject to collective bargaining with the NFL Players Association, union executive George Atallah said Monday in a conference call.

    Story | Conversation | March 10, 2014
  4. 'PTI:' NFL without Kluwe, Ayanbadejo

    Kevin Seifert

    Tony Kornheiser raised an interesting point in this "Pardon the Interruption" video clip: How will NFL commissioner Roger Goodell reconcile his support of players who speak out on social issues at a time when two of them, Chris Kluwe and Brendon Ayan...

    Blog | May 08, 2013
  5. Player safety 'overrode our concerns'

    Kevin Seifert

    PHOENIX -- Chicago Bears tailback Matt Forte called it "absurd." Leslie Frazier worried that his MVP running back would be subjected to an increasing number of hits to his knee. The NFC North generated as much opposition to the NFL's proposed crown-t...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  6. Anthony Hargrove names Remi Ayodele

    Kevin Seifert

    If you caught Sunday's "Outside the Lines" episode, you saw a 30-minute discussion about the performance of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell in anticipation of Don Van Natta Jr.'s profile in this week's ESPN The Magazine. For our purposes, it's wort...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  7. Aaron Rodgers: 'A lot of talk' on Pro Bowl

    Kevin Seifert

    The yearlong Pro Bowl narrative traces back to Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers' critical comments about last year's game. So it's worth circling back with Rodgers after Sunday's game, based on early reviews, seemed to go better. Speaki...

    Blog | January 29, 2013
  8. On Roger Goodell's kickoff musings

    Kevin Seifert

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- So I got a pretty lively and thoughtful response Thursday morning after tweeting out the basics of a proposal to eliminate the kickoff from football, as suggested by commissioner Roger Goodell in this week's edition of TIME mag...

    Blog | December 06, 2012
  9. Blogger Blitz: $30K for an 'inadvertent' act?

    Kevin Seifert

    Ndamukong Suh said Wednesday that his kick to the groin of Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub happened "inadvertently." Lions coach Jim Schwartz said the same thing Monday. So here's a fair question to ask: If the NFL believed them, why did it...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  10. Final Word: NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    Five nuggets of knowledge on Week 4: The Goodell Bowl: That's how I'm referring to Sunday's game at Lambeau Field, which pits two teams that have felt aggrieved by the policies of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. The New Orleans Saints are 0-3 afte...

    Blog | September 28, 2012
  11. BBAO: Adrian Peterson recovery ongoing

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over. (We're also on Facebook and Twitter.) Minnesota Vikings tailback Adrian Peterson has noted often that he does not consider himself 100 percent recovered from major knee surgery in December. I suppose you could say he...

    Blog | September 28, 2012
  12. Roger Goodell: 'That's the beauty of sports'

    Kevin Seifert

    Part of the job of an NFL commissioner is to factor every twist and turn into the context of the league's big-picture health, and that's what Roger Goodell did Thursday while speaking for the first time about the Green Bay Packers' controversial 14-1...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  13. BBAO: Packers' game as the tipping point

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: As it turns out, the final call ever made by the NFL's replacement officials was the one that gave the Green Bay Packers a 14-12 defeat Monday night. The league ended its two-month lockout of its regular officials la...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  14. Inside Slant: NFL and 'outside influences'

    Kevin Seifert

    The NFL threw Mike Sando and I the first curveball of our Inside Slant podcast careers Wednesday morning. The league reportedly had a breakthrough in negotiations with its locked-out officials, according to ESPN's Chris Mortensen, and the Replacement...

    Blog | September 26, 2012
  15. Aaron Rodgers: 'Game is being tarnished'

    Kevin Seifert

    With a few hours to sleep on it, Green Bay Packers players were still livid Tuesday over Monday night's 14-12 loss at the Seattle Seahawks, offering blunt and direct criticism of the NFL, its administration of the replacement official program and its...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  16. Weak NFL response suggests more of same

    Kevin Seifert

    The NFL repeatedly has played us for fools over the past two months. Did you expect that to change with Tuesday's response to the final play of the Green Bay Packers' 14-12 loss to the Seattle Seahawks? Instead of fully owning up to an inexcusable...

    Blog | September 25, 2012