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The NFL Proves Yet Again It's The 'No Fun League'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 03.25.2014 | Sports

Roger Goodell's National Football League isn't going to shake it's reputation as the "No Fun League" any time soon. In the latest move by the NFL to l...

STUDY: NFL Hits To Head Still Prevalent

AP | EDDIE PELLS and NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 12.10.2013 | Sports

Almost once a game, an NFL player absorbs an illegal blow to the head or neck that could put his career — or worse — at risk. The NFL has been tr...

NFL Players Still Don't Know OT Rules?

Posted 11.25.2013 | Sports

Amazingly, there are apparently still NFL players who are unfamiliar with the league's overtime rules. According to Robert Klemko of Sports Illustrate...

Panthers Safety: I'm Being 'Targeted' By Roger Goodell

AP | STEVE REED | Posted 10.28.2013 | Sports

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers free safety Mike Mitchell says he's being "targeted" by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after rece...

NFL Rules You Might Not Know

AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 10.24.2013 | Sports

-- The NFL rulebook is thick enough to compete with a New York telephone book — cellphone numbers included. There are rules, and then there are su...

5 Rule Changes the NFL Needs to Make

David Macaray | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
David Macaray

Why on earth would you penalize a team for not having enough defenders? It's their own damned fault if the opponent takes advantage of the differential.

Bye Bye Tuck Rule

AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 05.20.2013 | Sports

PHOENIX — If it was good enough for football's greatest running back, NFL owners figure, it should work in the 21st century. Team owners passed...

Snail's Pace NFL Pacing Results From Replays

Leigh Steinberg | Posted 02.26.2013 | Sports
Leigh Steinberg

The pacing and immediacy of the NFL are being severely impacted by endless instant replays and late calls. And the sport is starting to drag.

Fixing Football

Grantland | Posted 09.01.2012 | Sports

Here's something I hate about myself: Whenever the NFL introduces a new rule, I'm automatically against it. My natural reaction to any change in the r...

NFL Passes New Rules For Players

AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 07.22.2012 | Sports

ATLANTA — The NFL made thigh and knee pads mandatory equipment for the 2013 season, something the players' union was not pleased with. Atlanta ...

NFL Makes Significant Rule Changes

AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 05.28.2012 | Sports

PALM BEACH, Fla. — Even though the NFL's new rule for postseason overtime has never come into play, it's being expanded for the regular season, ...