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"Things are bad. It's like dictators, you know. You know, in America, we really don't believe in them."– Bears CB D.J. Moore, on the growing divide between NFL players and Commissioner Roger Goodell. (CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, 82)
While the NFL has been "quiet publicly" about a string of player arrests recently, privately, Commissioner Roger Goodell "has been working with the union to solve the mess," according to Mike Freeman of CBSSPORTS.com. Goodell last week met with NFLPA Exec Dir DeMaurice Smith, and the meeting "was kept mostly quiet but it could be one of the most important of both men's tenure." Goodell said, "We are going to do some things to combat this problem because some of the numbers on DUIs and domestic violence are going up and that disturbs me. When there's a pattern of mistakes, something has got to change." Player arrests in recent years "are rising, going from 42 in 2010, 44 in 2011 and 48 so far this year." Goodell said that he wants to "streng ...
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