We spent much of the offseason discussing player safety and changes to the rules regarding hits. Recently, the NFL agreed to a $765 million settlement with former players. The bulk of the discussion has been focused on concussions, head trauma and CTE. Week 1 brought a boatload of offense with 63 touchdown passes and thrilling, [...]

Fans in Pittsburgh waited for the proverbial second shoe to drop for quite awhile. On Wednesday, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell finally kicked it off and handed down a six-game suspension for Ben Roethlisberger’s off-field transgressions. The league’s personal conduct policy offers Goodell a great deal of leeway in protecting the multi-billion dollar NFL shield. He [...]