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Despite not having the best of track records and a history of disagreements between the league, teams and city, Los Angeles is going to have another NFL team soon enough.
Each week during the NFL season, I’ll be slinging my random, sometimes nonsensical thoughts about what’s going down.
It looks like Terrelle Pryor is going to be making that face for while.
Now that the NFL is back in full swing, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison has, as expected, increased his PR efforts in regard to <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2011/07/james-harrisons-hole-gets-deeper">his recent interview with Men's Journal</a>, a magazine that I once had in my bathroom because I received four free issues.
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison issued <a href="http://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=244600065567940">a statement on Facebook</a> yesterday, looking to put out a few of the fires created by <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/07/james-harrison-speaks-on-roger-goodell-in-mens-journal-interview">his Men's Journal interview</a> which ripped his teammates, the league & specifically Commissioner Goodell.
According to Drew Brees, the NFL Lockout is almost over.
Since their victory over the Patriots in last season's divisional round, the New York Jets' Bart Scott assumed the title as the NFL's most entertaining linebacker with his comical and intimidating slogan <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/01/your-nfl-recap-the-divisional-playoffs#page/4">"Can't wait!"</a> <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/james-harrison"> James Harrison</a>, football's public enemy #1, may not have had a defining quote in his interview with Men's Journal.
<a href="http://www.funnyordie.com/">Funny or Die</a> has a knack for cramming as many celebrities as possible into three minute video, and today they've outdone themselves -- watch in amazement has Ray Liotta, Kevin Costner, Dennis Haysbert, the Were-llama from Twilight and half of professional football bring you a Lockout-flavored sequel to the greatest baseball movie of all time, Field of Dreams.
I just got back from the airport, and this is the post I keep behind the glass that reads IN CASE OF EMERGENCY BREAK OPEN, so here we are.
As the NFL holds America's sports pages hostage for the second consecutive week, one big development in the collective bargaining negotiations between the league and its players has come to light: there will not be an 18-game regular season on the horizon.
I just taped a podcast with Brad Jackson at <a href="http://newledger.com/2011/03/the-business-of-the-nfl-labor-dispute/">The New Ledger</a> discussing the NFL's labor negotiations with its players and the probability of a lockout, replacement players, and an 18-game season.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced earlier this week that he would give himself a pay cut in the event of a lockout.
Yes, yes, we know that it's Carl Johnson and Merton Hanks that handle the NFL's "disciplinary" issues; we know our way around the 17th floor of 280 Park better than most.
SEXY UPDATE: For those of you that missed the gallery, enjoy.
<a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2010/04/report-big-ben-to-sit-6-weeks-being-shopped-by-steelers"> When news surfaced that Ben Roethlisberger's lapse in judgment had became a <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/03/ben-roethlisberger-investigated-for-sexual-assault">recurring theme</a>, NFL fans have been waiting to see how Roger Goodell would handle it, especially after Big Ben was able to avoid criminal charges for the second time.
NFL commissioner and arbiter on good behavior Roger Goodell is still mum on what sort of suspension Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will be receiving, but he has at least indicated that there will be one.
NFL commissar and closet Pantera fan Roger Goodell confirmed today that the Washington Redskins were in compliance with the league's "Rooney Rule" as it filled its general manager vacancy <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2009/12/redskins-gm-resigns-team-still-sucks">with former Buccaneers GM Bruce Allen</a> earlier this week.
People are still going ape over shock jock Rush Limbaugh and his association with a group planning to buy the St.