Roger Goodell deserves credit for one thing: he’s not afraid to push anybody around. In his short tenure as Commissioner, he’s already made examples of Chris Henry, Pacman Jones, and Chad Ochocinco as targets of heavy punishment, and doubtless there are plenty of NFL players more carefully toeing the party line for it.
What he hasn’t done as much, though, is go after the underperforming franchises in the league. That seems likely to change, though, considering the slumping monetary performance of so many teams and the resultant threats of blackout and relocation.
But threatening to put a team in London? Soon? Yikes.