NFL 2011: 5 Changes Roger Goodell, Owners Should Consider Now

« Prev
1 of 7
Next »
Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse the slideshow
NFL 2011: 5 Changes Roger Goodell, Owners Should Consider Now
Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
Goodell (above right) ought to worry less about overseas expansion and more about some basic rules

At times, the NFL seems to succeed in spite of itself.

Hideous prime-time games. Rules defying (evident) logic. Dumb broadcast guidelines.

Don't get me wrong; we all know the "F" in NFL doesn't stand for "forward-thinking." The league clings to standards that may have made sense years—or decades—ago (the non-sellout blackout rule, for one).

Increasing the league's global brand is a nice touch; perhaps, it's smart strategy. 

But not at the expense of glaring deficiencies, on the field and off, that go ignored.

In the spirit of making a great game even better, here are five changes NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and his owners ought to pursue without delay.  

Begin Slideshow »
Load More Stories

Follow B/R on Facebook

Out of Bounds

NFL

Subscribe Now

We will never share your email address

Thanks for signing up.