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ASHBURN, VA - JANUARY 09: Jay Gruden (L) poses for a photo with Washington Redskins Executive Vice President and and General Manager Bruce Allen after he was introduced as the new head coach of the Washington Redskins during a press conference at Redskins Park on January 9, 2014 in Ashburn, Virginia. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Navajo Panel Sidetracks On NFL Team’s Name

A Navajo Nation Council committee has delayed action on legislation to have the tribe take a stance on the Washington Redskins name.

97.1 The Ticket–04/01/2014

ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 13: Jimmy Graham #80 of the New Orleans Saints dunks the ball between the goalpost after scoring a touchdown against the Atlanta Falcons at Georgia Dome on November 13, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Taiwanese Animators Make NFL Bans Goalpost Dunks Video

Taiwanese animators should become the new Pixar in the world of amazing videos.

97.1 The Ticket–03/27/2014

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: (L-R) Fox sportscaster Michael Strahan, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, head coach Pete Carroll and Seattle Seahawks General ManagerJohn Schneider celebrate after the Seahawks 43-8 victory over the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Big News Yet To Come From Owners

NFL owners made plenty of news at their annual meetings, from shifting some video review oversight to the officiating headquarters to experimenting in the preseason with extra-point kicks from the 20-yard line.

97.1 The Ticket–03/27/2014

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 09: Muhammad Wilkerson #96 of the New York Jets grabs the jersey of quarterback Shaun Hill #14 of the Detroit Lions during the second quarter of the pre-season game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on August 9, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Lions On Lookout For New Backup QB As Shaun Hill Leaves Goes To Rams

The Lions are expected to look to the draft for Hill’s replacement.

CBS Detroit–03/26/2014

NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 07: Jimmy Graham #80 of the New Orleans Saints celebrates by dunking the football over the crossbar after scoring a touchdown in the third quarter against the Detroit Lions during their 2012 NFC Wild Card Playoff game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 7, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

3 Reasons The NFL’s No Dunking Over The Goal Post Rule Is Utterly Stupid [BLOG]

Is it taunting? No, it’s not as if they are “posterising” the opposition. It’s far away from the opposition.

97.1 The Ticket–03/26/2014

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 20: Wide receiver Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions celebrates after catching a touchdown pass during the second half against the Cincinnati Bengals at Ford Field on October 20, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Bengals defeated the Lions 27-24. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Players React To NFL Banning Dunks Over Crossbar, Sealing Its Reputation As ‘No Fun League’

NFL vice president of officiating Dean Blandino announced Tuesday that dunking over the crossbars will be prohibited beginning in the 2014 season.

CBS Detroit–03/25/2014

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 28:  Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions celebrates after scoring on a 20 yard touchdown pass from Matthew Stafford #9 during the third quarter of the game against the Green Bay Packers at Ford Field on November 28, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.  The Lions defeated the Packers 40-10.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

NFL Bans Dunking Over Crossbar; Jimmy Graham, Tony Gonzalez Respond

Evidently, the event that spurred the change was a two-handed slam by Graham in 2013 that knocked the crossbar out of alignment.

CBS Detroit–03/25/2014

Owner, Mark Cuban of the Dallas Mavericks at American Airlines Center on February 24, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Is Cuban Right On This One?

Mark Cuban has a new opinion — that the NFL risks “implosion” because of greedy tactics.

97.1 The Ticket–03/25/2014

CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 10: Josh McCown #12 of the Chicago Bears is sacked by Nick Fairley #98 of the Detroit Lions at Soldier Field on November 10, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Lions defeated the bears 21-19. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Mayhew Says Lions Will Not Pick Up Fifth-Year Option On Nick Fairley’s Contract

The Lions have characterized the move as a strategy to get more out of Fairley, who has a reputation for playing incredibly well in some moments and performing marginally in others.

CBS Detroit–03/24/2014

Football

NFL Owners To Hold Spring Meetings In Orlando

More than a dozen playing rules proposals and seven bylaws will be considered this week NFL owners at their spring meetings in Orlando.

97.1 The Ticket–03/23/2014

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