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TackleMeBen
05-21-2008, 07:38 AM
ATLANTA (AP) - The NFL put more teeth in its personal conduct policy on Tuesday when commissioner Roger Goodell announced he would fine teams whose players were suspended for disciplinary reasons.

We want to continue to emphasize personal conduct and personal responsibility," he said at the end of a one-day league meeting. "One way to do it is to hold teams responsible for the conduct of their players.

Goodell instituted a tougher policy during the 2006 season, his first as commissioner, after a series of arrests, nine alone affecting the Cincinnati Bengals (http://msn.foxsports.com/nfl/team/67041).

http://msn.foxsports.com/nfl/story/8159950/Goodell-to-fine-teams-for-player-misbehavior

GBMelBlount
05-21-2008, 07:49 AM
You will notice that teams will take a risk on a player with a "history" in hopes of a big payoff and then you see a team like the Bengals who seem to thrive on it, yet they are still terrible.

lilyoder6
05-21-2008, 10:32 AM
this just makes roger look more retarded.. he is going to fine teams 4 there player problems but he is not going to punish the pats (not a slap on the wrist) 4 the coaches prob..

verks36
05-21-2008, 11:46 AM
this is long overdue. the teams should take some responsibility for this. Players got so much money they dont even care but once money starts coming out of the owners pocket thats a whole nother story

fansince'76
05-21-2008, 12:50 PM
this just makes roger look more retarded.. he is going to fine teams 4 there player problems but he is not going to punish the pats (not a slap on the wrist) 4 the coaches prob..

My sentiments exactly. DUI by a player? Big problem. Impropriety by a HC that calls into question the integrity of the game and the league as a whole? No problem. :coffee:

steelreserve
05-21-2008, 12:55 PM
It's kind of funny how ol' Roger tries to be Robocop with people's offseason problems, but he can't even control cheating on his own field. What a maroon.