Former San Francisco 49ers President Carmen Policy has been tapped by the Oakland Raiders and the San Diego Chargers to help promote the construction of a $1.7 billion stadium in the city of Carson.
The commissioner spoke in between meetings with NFL owners in San Francisco. After he gushed about stadium plans in other markets, he then called out Oakland for not having a finalized plan and not keeping in touch with his office.
The NFL is moving back extra-point kicks and allowing defenses to score on 2-point conversion turnovers.
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft will not appeal the $1 million fine and loss of two draft choices the NFL penalized the team for its role in the use of deflated footballs in the AFC championship game.
A Coliseum official close to the talks for a new Raiders stadium in Oakland is saying the deal is “gurgling blood”, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.
The National Football League is reportedly set to suspend New England Patriots quarterback and San Mateo native Tom Brady, in the wake of pro football’s “Deflategate” controversy.
John Madden said quarterbacks have had a long history of wanting to work with game footballs during the week and the “Deflategate” scandal was probably a direct result of that.
An NFL investigation released Wednesday concluded New England Patriots employees likely deflated footballs used in the AFC Championship and that quarterback Tom Brady was probably “at least generally aware” of the rules violations.
49er fullback Bruce Miller has been charged with vandalism for allegedly smashing his girlfriend’s phone outside a Santa Clara hotel earlier this year.
With the 17th pick in the NFL draft Thursday night, the San Francisco 49ers selected Arik Armstead, a defensive tackle from the University of Oregon.