Roger Goodell: The Hypocrite

Posted: 12th October 2009 by Steven Resnick in NFL
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Roger Goodell had a tremendous task of cleaning up the NFL's image, and so far he's done a good job of cleaning the league's image up. Yet, even with that there's one thing that keeps him from having done a great job, and that is the hypocrisy of Goodell. When he became the commissioner of the NFL, he set in place a stronger personal policy for the NFL players. These policies allowed for the NFL to discipline individuals even before the incident in question would go to court. Since that policy was put into place, Goodell has suspended Pac-Man Jones for a year in 2007, eight games for Chris Henry in 2007, and Marshawn Lynch for the first three games of the 2009 season. Jones' and Henry's suspensons were for multiple arrests, and neither Jones or Henry had been convicted for any of them. Yet ...

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