With the Ray Rice video, Adrian Peterson’s child abuse charges, the lawsuit against Jerry Jones, and the league’s evolving drug policy — the NFL is taking a big public relations hit.
NFL analyst Charles Davis doesn’t believe the NFL has handled the domestic abuse firestorm properly, but he also believes the failures have nothing to do with effort.
The NFL players’ union appealed Ray Rice’s indefinite suspension Tuesday night. Rice was originally handed a two-game suspension in July under the NFL’s personal conduct policy after he was charged with assault.
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones reiterated his support for Commissioner Roger Goodell, saying the criticism of the league can be used to improve the NFL.
Cowboys owner and GM Jerry Jones is standing behind embattled NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and believes an investigation into the commissioner’s handling of the controversial Ray Rice case will not result in discipline of Goodell.
For just the second time in the past 11 regular-season games between Pittsburgh and Baltimore, the outcome was decided by more than a field goal, as the Ravens crushed the Steelers 26-6 last night at home.
The NFL says former FBI director Robert S. Mueller III will conduct a probe into how the NFL handled evidence as it investigated domestic violence claims against former Ravens running back Ray Rice.
A law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee to an NFL executive three months ago, while league officers have insisted they didn’t see the violent images until this week.
Many have been critical of the NFL’s handling of the Ray Rice case and domestic violence. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones thinks the NFL has gotten it right — on the second try.
Here is how players, sports pros and regular folks reacted to Ray Rice’s suspension on Twitter.
It seems we’ve jumped into the pool of relativism since we got wind of Josh Gordon’s season-long suspension for marijuana use. You have the indignant faction that can’t believe someone who smokes weed gets a year while Ray Rice skates with a two-game suspension
In light of recent criticism, the NFL is taking an aggressive stance on domestic violence. First-time offenders will receive a 6-game ban. A second offense will result in a lifetime ban.