News today out of the NFL is that if Oakland Raiders head coach Tom Cable is implicated by police in the assault of an assistant coach, then commissioner Roger Goodell will act, and Goodell expects to receive a report from the police ôin the next couple weeks.ö For someone who has attempted to paint a picture of himself as this get-tough commissioner who will not tolerate anyone tarnishing the NFL brand through his off-the-field actions, Goodell's handling of this matter strikes me as rather cowardly. In case anyone does not remember, this situation stems from an incident that happened in August, over two months ago. A story of a head coach of one of the NFLÆs teams possibly breaking the jaw of an assistant coach occurs, and the commissioner doesnÆt deem it necessary to get involved. W ...
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