Tampa Bay Buccaneers Legend Derrick Brooks to Serve as NFL Appeals Officer
July 29th, 2014 at 9:23 AM
The NFL and NFL Players Association announced that 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee and Tampa Bay Buccaneer legend Derrick Brooks will serve as an appeals officer beginning this season. ***PHOTO1*** Brooks will hear player appeals of on-field discipline and replaces Matt Birk, who was named NFL Director of Football Development...
“Bountygate” Penalties May Level Playing Field in NFC South
March 21st, 2012 at 5:24 PM
The oft-discussed, much anticipated media circus surrounding the bounty program allegedly ran by former New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams finally came to a head. The NFL handed down some of the stiffest penalties in the history of league Wednesday, banning Saints head coach Sean Payton for the entire...
Arrangement Allows NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to Punish Repeat Offenders
August 25th, 2011 at 10:33 PM
The saga that is the Aqib Talib disciplinary judgment added another chapter Thursday afternoon when NFL commissioned Roger Goodell agreed not to reprimand approximately twenty players for behavior during the lockout. As reported by Yahoo.com, in exchange for his deference, Goodell was granted the permission to punish what he deems...