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49ers Defensive Tackle Ray McDonald Arrested For Domestic Abuse

August 31, 2014

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It appears that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will get an opportunity to put his tougher stance against domestic violence to use in quick order.

San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was booked on a felony domestic abuse charge on Sunday morning, according to Damian Trujilo of NBC Bay Area.

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Michael Sam Is Released By The Rams

August 30, 2014

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Michael Sam, who served as one of the biggest storylines during the preseason due to being the first openly gay player in league history, was released by the St. Louis Rams on Saturday.

Selected by the Rams in the seventh round of the 2014 NFL Draft as a defensive end, Sam’s presence caused controversy throughout the league including with former Bucs and Colts head coach turned NFL analyst Tony Dungy.

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Peyton Manning Gets Fined By The Shield For Potty Mouth

August 28, 2014

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Soon after Broncos teammate Wes Welker received a concussion courtesy of a hit from Houston Texans safety D.J. Swearinger, Peyton Manning opted to get a 15-yard penalty for taunting following a touchdown.

Manning’s act of defiance will cost him. The NFL announced on Thursday that it fined Manning $8,268 for taunting Swearinger.

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Reactive Roger Goodell & NFL To Get Tougher (Finally) On Domestic Abuse

August 28, 2014

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“I didn’t get it right.” – Roger Goodell

FINALLY.

NFL big boss Roger Goodell finally had something constructive to say about domestic violence after weeks of hiding following the controversial Ray Rice two-game suspension.

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The Shield Suspends Josh Gordon For One Year

August 27, 2014

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I’ll never get used to an NFL player getting a year-long suspension for abusing substances while another NFL player actually abused a woman.

Alas, that is where we stand in NFL 2014 after today’s report that states Browns receiver Josh Gordon will be suspended for an entire season following an appeal that felt flat.

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Seahawks Deemed Too Tough For Football; Sanctioned By The NFL

August 26, 2014

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Pete Carroll and the Seattle Seahawks received quite the wrist-slap on Tuesday when the NFL fined the Super Bowl champs $300,000 and stripped them of two 2015 mini-camp practice sessions. 

According to NFL spokesperson Greg Aiello, Seattle’s punishment stemmed from “excessive levels” of on-field contact during 2014 mini-camp sessions for veteran players. 

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100 Words Or More On The 2014 Green Bay Packers

August 25, 2014

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As a part of a preseason preview, it’s time to take a look at the NFL 2014 by taking a look at the league’s contenders and pretenders. The Green Bay Packers take center stage.

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