What Has the NFL Turned Into the Past Few Years?

Posted: 28th October 2009 by Lars Hanson in NFL
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The media icon that is the NFL seemed to go from a league with players playing to win and get the prize inside every box (the Super Bowl) to a league that's been loaded with player conduct problems, divas, and players just in it for the money. On Aug. 8, 2006, Roger Goodell was selected to succeed retiring commissioner Paul Tagliabue, voted on by 31 NFL GMs (Oakland abstainedáfrom all voting). Goodell officially became the acting commissioner on Sept. 1. From the moment Goodell was named to the commissioner position, he has been severely cracking down on off- and on-the-field player conduct/behavior. In mid-2007, theáoff-fieldáactions of NFL players Adam "Pacman" Jones and Chris Henry had become a major problem, not only for their respective teams, but for the league a ...

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