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  1. Hosting Super Bowl an uphill battle

    Pat Yasinskas

    During a visit to Tampa, Florida, last month, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said he was confident the city will host another Super Bowl. But the question is when a game in Tampa Bay can be squeezed into the NFL's rotation. That is not as easy as ...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  2. Goodell: Tampa will host another Super Bowl

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Although the Tampa, Fla., community has come up short in its past two bids to host future Super Bowls, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Friday that he's confident the region will get another chance to host the league's spectacle. ...

    Blog | April 25, 2014
  3. Roger Goodell believes expanded playoffs could still be competiti...

    Pat Yasinskas

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Friday that a proposal to expand the playoffs by two teams would not water down the postseason.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2014
  4. Goodell: Saints fans innocent

    Pat Yasinskas

    NEW ORLEANS -- The lightest moment of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's Friday news conference might have come when he was asked about the welcome he is receiving in a city where he's Public Enemy No. 1. "I couldn't feel more welcome here," Goodell...

    Blog | February 01, 2013
  5. Goodell deserves respect from Saints fans

    Pat Yasinskas

    There has been a lot of talk about how NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will be received in New Orleans during the week of the Super Bowl. It's a well-known fact that Saints fans are more than a little upset with Goodell over the bounty scandal. Per...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  6. Some closure on bounty scandal

    Pat Yasinskas

    As NFL commissioner Roger Goodell gets ready to head to New Orleans for the Super Bowl, it appears there is some closure on the Saints' bounty scandal. Judge Helen Ginger Berrigan dismissed linebacker Jonathan Vilma's defamation suit against Goode...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  7. Judge dismisses lawsuit by Jonathan Vilma, New Orleans Saints lin...

    Pat Yasinskas

    A federal judge has dismissed Jonathan Vilma's defamation suit against NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, league spokesman Greg Aiello announced via Twitter on Thursday afternoon.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2013
  8. Will Smith still respects Goodell

    Pat Yasinskas

    New Orleans defensive end Will Smith made a pretty amazing statement in this radio interview. Smith said he still respects NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. To my knowledge, Smith might be the first Louisiana resident to utter anything close to that...

    Blog | December 13, 2012
  9. NFL walks away from Saints fight

    Pat Yasinskas

    Let me get this straight. Former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue has found that current commissioner Roger Goodell was spot on in his finding of facts in the New Orleans Saints bounty saga? But Tagliabue has vacated all player discipline? That'...

    Blog | December 11, 2012
  10. Call It: Kickoff or no kickoff?

    Pat Yasinskas

    By now, you probably have seen the previous post on how NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has floated the idea of scrapping kickoffs. That's an idea Goodell said came from Tampa Bay coach Greg Schiano. When Schiano was coaching at Rutgers in 2010, one o...

    Blog | December 06, 2012
  11. Roger Goodell on Saints' Sean Payton

    Pat Yasinskas

    ATLANTA -- Speaking to the media before Sunday night's game between the Atlanta Falcons and Dallas Cowboys, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell confirmed an earlier report by ESPN's Adam Schefter that said New Orleans coach Sean Payton's contract is not v...

    Blog | November 04, 2012
  12. Time to vote for the Pro Bowl

    Pat Yasinskas

    Although NFL commissioner Roger Goodell sure is making it sound like the Pro Bowl will cease to exist at some point in the future, the meaningless exhibition game will be played this season. Balloting for this season's Pro Bowl has begun. You c...

    Blog | October 23, 2012
  13. Vilma happy Tagliabue will hear appeals

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- After making his season debut in a 35-28 victory against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New Orleans linebacker Jonathan Vilma said he's happy with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's decision to recuse himself from hearing the appeals of playe...

    Blog | October 21, 2012
  14. Jonathan Vilma of New Orleans Saints happy with Paul Tagliabue ta...

    Pat Yasinskas

    New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma said he's happy with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's decision to recuse himself from hearing the appeals of the four players facing possible suspensions in the bounty drama.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2012
  15. Film of the NFC South chat

    Pat Yasinskas

    With the news breaking that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell had recused himself from hearing appeals of player suspensions in the New Orleans bounty saga, I didn't get a chance Friday to go through film of the NFC South chat. So let's take this opp...

    Blog | October 20, 2012
  16. Tagliabue to take over appeals from Goodell

    Pat Yasinskas

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has recused himself from hearing the appeals of player suspensions in the New Orleans Saints' bounty saga. I'd say that's at least a momentary victory for Jonathan Vilma, Will Smith, Anthony Hargrove and Scott Fujita...

    Blog | October 19, 2012