Re: Goodell is ruining this league!
posted at 11/5/2010 6:20 PM EDT
In Response to Goodell is ruining this league!
[QUOTE]Commissioner Roger Goodell is flat out ruining this league. What dose he want defenders to do? Play two hand touch? To quote Troy Palamalo: "He's got all the power, and that may be part of the problem. There needs to be some type of separation of power, like our government," Polamalu said. "I don't think it should be based totally on what two or three people may say that are totally away from the game. It should be some of the players that are currently playing." "If people want to watch soccer, they can watch soccer. The people who are attracted to this game, they're going to see the big hits, they don't care about touchdowns," Polamalu said. "So you're also taking apart what attracts people to this game." This is the politically correct league now. Goodell is trying to legislate violence out of the NFL. People don't have a problem with dirty hits but now any good legal hit is being fined! The hit Pryor put on Farvre was flat out legal. I'll be real upset if Pryor ends up having to pay it! It's just wrong! I'm sick of Roger Goodell! He is the worst commissioner the league has ever had. NFL owners beware there will be a new league if this keeps up.
Posted by RonF[/QUOTE]
Amen!! Jets Goodell has damaged the league with his overbearing, grandstanding acts...mostly to please the media. He has allowed NFL officiating to deteriorate to the point where it's now a joke, Aren't you-all sick and tired of watching WRs jump around after every incomplete pass, demanding that a flag be thrown? How many ticky-tac blocks to the back calls have destroyed one of the most exciting plays in every game...punt and kick-off returns? Does anybody know where a QB can now be hit without drawing a flag?
Next, there was spygate...a bogus NY media concocted conspiracy to destroy the Pats, which Goodell lent credence to by fining BB an unprecedented $500,000, fining the team $250,000, and stripping the Pats of a #1 draft choice.
Then there is the expanding of the NFL draft from two days to fifty...or how ever long they drag it on now.
Next there was this breast cancer awareness nonsense, which was stretched out from one week to now the entire month of October. I mean, don't you just love watching NFL players running around in pink??
Now there's these ridiculous fines being handed out for "blows to the head"...which has seemingly been expanded to include any type of hard hit, or any type of hit in which another player gets injured...even in cases where the so-called illegal hit failed to draw a flag! Why hasn't Steeler James Harrison been suspended after being fined again...after his whopping $75,000 fine? Who makes that call? You guessed it...Jets Goodell.
Ridiculous...just ask Troy Polamalu: http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/blog/shutdown_corner/post/Troy-Polamalu-thinks-Roger-Goodell-has-too-much-?urn=nfl-282580