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Josh Gordon #12 of the Cleveland Browns warms up prior to the start of the preseason game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on August 9, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Browns 13-12 in a preseason game. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Keidel: Josh Gordon And NFL Policy

It seems we’ve jumped into the pool of relativism since we got wind of Josh Gordon’s season-long suspension for marijuana use. You have the indignant faction that can’t believe someone who smokes weed gets a year while Ray Rice skates with a two-game suspension

08/29/2014

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Boehlke: Josh Gordon Deserves His Year-Long Suspension

Gordon has once again found himself in the commissioner’s office appealing a suspension that is about to be levied upon him. For the second time, Gordon broke a cut and dry rule written in the NFL’s substance abuse policy.

08/02/2014

Running back Ray Rice of the Baltimore Ravens addresses a news conference with his wife Janay (not pictured) at the Ravens training center on May 23, 2014 in Owings Mills, Maryland. Rice spoke publicly for the first time since facing felony assault charges stemming from a February incident involving Janay at an Atlantic City casino. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Keidel: Rice Regrets, The World Forgets

No matter what Ray Rice said yesterday, it can’t change what he did or the near-universal perception that aristocrats get more chances than we do. But Rice made one refreshing statement: His wife could do no wrong.

08/01/2014

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5 Places I’d Like To See The NFL Draft

The NFL just announced that the NFL Draft will not be held at Radio City Music Hall in New York City next year. Here is my list of places that I’d like to see the NFL Draft.

07/18/2014

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Keidel: Pro Football Meets Johnny Football

All eyes and iPhones were on Johnny Manziel, who squirmed in his seat for 21 picks before landing in the wasteland we call Cleveland. He forced a smile and his signature salutation, rubbing his thumb and forefinger, a metaphor for counting his cash.

05/09/2014

Running back Ray Rice #27 of the Baltimore Ravens (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Keidel: Ray Rice Another Crack In NFL Shield

Even by the pro athlete’s subterranean standards, the Ray Rice video was shocking. He made no effort to heal or cradle or care for his unconscious fiancee.

02/21/2014

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Keidel: NFL Mansions And Expansions

Forever high on hubris, the sport is pondering extra games, playoff teams, and new franchises, perhaps in London or Los Angeles. And it feels like all are in the name of profit, not principle.

02/07/2014

GREEN BAY, WI - SEPTEMBER 30: Wide receiver Donald Driver #80 of the Green Bay Packers smiles from the sideline during the game against the New Orleans Saints at Lambeau Field on September 30, 2012 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Around The Super Bowl: Donald Driver To Retire, Joe Flacco Needs Cash, Ed Reed Concerned About NFL Policies

By Danny Cox Lots of news is all over the place as Super Bowl XLVII draws ever closer, but not everything is about the Baltimore Ravens or San Francisco 49ers. While two big stories today […]

02/01/2013

CHARLOTTE, NC - NOVEMBER 18: Armanti Edwards #14 of the Carolina Panthers is upended by Arrelious Benn #17 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on a kickoff return during play at Bank of America Stadium on November 18, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Around The NFL: League Could Eliminate Kickoffs, Viking Wants Fans ‘Super-Duper Drunk’

Commissioner Roger Goodell and the NFL have tried to come up with numerous ways to make the game of professional football safer for the players. Now, the NFL is seriously considering doing away with kickoffs entirely.

12/07/2012

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Will Sean Payton End Up in Dallas After All?

The saga that is the 2012 NFL season is never ending for Sean Payton and the New Orleans Saints.

11/05/2012

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