Sep 252012
 
Seahawks celebrate replacement refs and the touchdown that wasn't

What the NFL has done this season with the replacement refs is a disservice to everyone: the teams, the players, the coaches, the fans and, perhaps most of all, the replacement referees themselves. The third weekend of NFL play was by far the worst of all. It seemed every single game was marked by blown [...]

Mar 212011
 
War of Words: NFL Players Answer Commissioner Roger Goodell

Remember that summer when you went away to camp and fell in love? You got the girl’s address and began writing love letters back and forth.¬†Well, the letters written from NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to the NFL players and the one written back to the commissioner by a handful of players are nothing like those [...]

Mar 192009
 
Hey Roger: Don't Be a Turkey!

Long before the NFL was America’s pastime, back when a midweek game meant messing up routines, risking injury, missing dinner with the family, and general aggravation, the NFL was looking for a second team to take a Thanksgiving Day game. Everyone said, “No thanks.” Everyone, that is, except Tex Schramm. Schramm, the architect of the [...]