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JACKSONVILLE, FL - NOVEMBER 8: NFL commissioner Roger Goodell talks with injured running back Maurice Jones-Drew of the Jacksonville Jaguars before play against the Indianapolis Colts November 8, 2012 at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Goodell: Owners Could Expand Postseason To 14 Or 16 Teams

If you like (or don’t like) Roger Goodell’s ambition to increase the regular-season schedule to 18 games, you’re really going to love (or hate) the owners’ next big idea — playoff expansion.

97.1 The Ticket–12/13/2012

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - NOVEMBER 04: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell greets first responders on the field before a game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium on November 4, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The game is the first professional sporting event to be held in New Jersey since Superstorm Sandy swept ashore with devastating force. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Goodell Says Suh’s Intent Very Difficult To Judge

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and league officials looked at Ndamukong Suh’s latest infamous act on the field from several angles, trying to understand why the Detroit Lions defensive tackle kicked Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub in the groin area.

97.1 The Ticket–11/28/2012

DETROIT - DECEMBER 05: Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz argues an Unnecessary Roughness call on Ndamukong Suh #90 by NFL referee Ed Hochuli #85 during the fourth quarter of the game against the Chicago Bears at Ford Field on December 5, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan. The Bears defeated the Lions 24-20. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Regular Refs To Work Thursday Game After Agreement

The NFL’s regular officiating crews are back. Their return couldn’t have come soon enough for many players, coaches and fans.

97.1 The Ticket–09/27/2012

ead coach Jim Schwartz of the Detroit Lions argues a call with the referees during the game against the New Orleans Saints. (Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

NFL Reaches Tentative Agreement With Refs

So long, replacement refs. The NFL’s regular crews will be back on the field starting Thursday night.

97.1 The Ticket–09/27/2012

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 23: Referee Robert Dalton during a game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Dallas Cowboys at Cowboys Stadium on September 23, 2012 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Tentative Deal Between NFL, Regular Referees Is ‘At Hand’

The long, somewhat-overblown national nightmare that’s been the referee lockout appears headed to a conclusion.

97.1 The Ticket–09/26/2012

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 20: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell participates in a news briefing after his meeting with U.S. Senate Majority Whip Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL) June 20, 2012 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Goodell was on the Hill to discuss bounties in professional sports. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Goddell Is Turning The NFL Into A Joke

Here’s something that you don’t hear sports media types say very often.

97.1 The Ticket–09/25/2012

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 30: Umpire Randy Tabler #114 tries to break up a first quarter altercation between Kyle Moore #54 of the Buffalo Bills and Dan Gerberry #64 of the Detroit Lions during a pre season game at Ford Field on August 30, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Lions Seem To Be Headed In Right Direction Finally

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell couldn’t help but notice a great deal of optimism and confidence that the Detroit Lions are moving in the right direction when he visited their training camp.

97.1 The Ticket–08/31/2012

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 20: U.S. Senate Majority Whip Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL) (R) and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (L) participate in a news briefing after their meeting June 20, 2012 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Goodell was on the Hill to discuss bounties in professional sports. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

USA Football Launches Youth Safety Program

In a conference room down the hall from his office, Roger Goodell played the role of running back while a youth coach demonstrated the safest way to tackle.

97.1 The Ticket–08/15/2012

Matthew Stafford of the Detroit Lions. (credit: Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Stafford: ‘You Have To Be Consistent’

“We gotta learn from the mistakes that were made this off-season and move on and come together as a team to make sure they don’t happen again,” Stafford said.

97.1 The Ticket–08/14/2012


Goodell May Discipline Lions’ Fairley

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the league has met with the players’ union and teams about what can be done after a series of offseason arrests.

97.1 The Ticket–08/02/2012