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Changes the NFL Actually Needs: Penalty Edition

NFL referee

The NFL updated some of their rules this past week and that’s swell. Here are some rules that are sorely in need up updating, with a big focus on penalties.

Most Interesting Potential Rule Changes at NFL Owners Meeting

Roger Goodell NFL Draft

They’re changing rules at the NFL owners meeting this week! Or at least they’re talking about doing so. Here are the most interesting potential rule changes.

NFL Changed Playoff Ticket Policy for the Packers

Mark Murphy

The Green Bay Packers said they’d change their playoff ticket policy after fans let them have it last season. Well, the NFL beat them to the punch today.

By the Numbers: Top Defense or Top QB?

Aaron Rodgers: QB1

Paying a quarterback top dollar can prevent a team from fielding a top-tier defense. So which is better? A top QB or a top defense? We break down the stats.

CBS Taking Over Thursday Night; Saturday Football Returns

CBS's Jim Nantz and Phil Simms

CBS scored. They’ll be taking over eight Thursday night contests from the NFL Network in 2014. That’s the bad news. The good news is Saturday games are back.

Changes the NFL Actually Needs

Roger Goodell NFL Draft

The NFL has been talking about making changes to the game, including adding an extra playoff team. Here are some better suggestions for the league.

NFL, Mark Murphy, Want to Expand Playoffs, Ditch Extra Point

Mark Murphy

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has been talking up potential plans to expand the playoffs and eliminate the extra point. Green Bay Packers president Mark Murphy is on board.

The NFL’s Era of Guaranteed Contracts Begins

Calvin Johnson

The NFL’s recent mega-contracts signed by the likes of Calvin Johnson and Joe Flacco make one thing clear. Guaranteed money is here to stay. The Packers will certainly follow the trend.

Bad Lip Reading Does the NFL [Video]

Read Aaron Rodgers' lips

If, like us, you need something funny right now, then we’ve got something that delivers. Bad Lip Reading takes on the NFL and here’s the video. Enjoy!

Oh, Look, the Real Referees Are Back

Ed Hochuli

Hey, the NFL’s lockout of the real referees is over. We wonder what spurred so much progress in the past couple days.

Conan is Lampooning the Replacement Refs [Video]

replacement officials

Conan O’Brien is making fun of the replacement officials. You’d think that would be a good sign that the NFL has gone too far with this charade. Here’s the video.

There’s a New IR Rule, but it Won’t Help Desmond Bishop

Desmond Bishop

The NFL and NFLPA agreed on two rule changes, one of which allows a player to go on injured reserve and come off during the season. Unfortunately, it won’t help Green Bay Packers linebacker Desmond Bishop.

Replacement Refs to Start Regular Season: The Breakdown

NFL referee

The NFL sent out a memo today telling their teams they’re starting the season with replacement referees. Of course we’re breaking this down line by line.

NFL Admits Anthony Hargrove Didn’t Say “Give Me My Money”

Anthony Hargrove

The NFL now admits suspended Green Bay Packers defensive lineman Anthony Hargrove isn’t the person who said “give me my money” in the infamous bountygate video. Does that exonerate him? Not in the NFL’s book!

Football Flowchart [Photo]

Here’s a handy guide to choosing which NFL football team to root for, just in case you don’t already know. It’s the football flowchart.

NFL May Eliminate Pro Bowl: Here’s Our Solution

Aaron Rodgers

We hate the Pro Bowl for a number of reasons. Apparently, the NFL is beginning to agree. Commissioner Roger Goodell said the league is considering canceling the game. Good riddance. Here’s our solution.

NFL Could Expand To 34

Roger Goodell

Commissioner Roger Goodell said the NFL could expand to 34 teams in order to put a franchise back in Los Angeles. Of course, that’s probably just talk for now.

We Finally Have A Deal

Roger Goodell

The NFL will reportedly put an end to the lockout tomorrow after players agreed to the terms of the collective bargaining agreement the owners approved last week. The next week going to be wild.

Packers’ Reactions To Continuation Of Lockout

Aaron Rodgers on the lockout

The Green Bay Packers had varied reactions to the events of the past two days that say the owners approve a new labor deal and the players choose not to vote. They ranged from rational to stupid. Here they are.

Murphy: We’re Done Negotiating, You Assholes!

Mark Murphy

Green Bay Packers president Mark Murphy has let it be known the NFL is done negotiating, which could either lead to the lockout ending next week or a stalemate that makes it drag on for some time.