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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell pauses as he speaks during a news conference Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in New York. Goodell says the NFL wants to implement new personal conduct policies by the Super Bowl. The league has faced increasing criticism that it has not acted quickly or emphatically enough concerning the domestic abuse cases. The commissioner reiterated that he botched the handling of the Ray Rice case.  (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

Goodell: ‘Same mistakes can never be repeated’

- The Washington Times

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell gave a public apology Friday afternoon during a press conference to address the league’s handling of several domestic abuse cases, announcing he will soon meet with experts to come up with new policies to better manage personal conduct issues.

New York Jets' Michael Vick acknowledges the crowd during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Michael Vick: Roger Goodell doing ‘great job’ handling NFL crises

- Associated Press

The New York Jets quarterback defended the NFL commissioner while the league and its teams have come under heavy criticism during the past two weeks over how they are dealing with several players facing domestic violence allegations.

Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson (11) takes the field as the Washington Redskins play the Jacksonville Jaguars at FedExField, Landover, Md., Monday, September 9, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

DeSean Jackson: ‘Burgundy and gold are my colors now’

- The Washington Times

The circumstances surrounding Jackson’s release have been laid out, yet they still remain entirely unclear. What’s known is that the wide receiver, a three-time Pro Bowler who still ranks fourth in Eagles history in receiving yards, was kicked to the curb by Philadelphia following the most productive season of his career.

Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer (20) rushes for a touchdown during the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Giants, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Cardinals RB Dwyer arrested on assault charges

Associated Press

Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested Wednesday on aggravated assault charges in connection with two altercations at his home in July involving a woman and an 18-month-old child, the latest in a string of such cases involving NFL players.

FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2013, file photo, Carolina Panthers' Greg Hardy watches before an NFL football game against the New York Jets in Charlotte, N.C. Hardy did not practice with the Panthers on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, and left the stadium in street clothes with his agent Drew Rosenhaus while awaiting a decision on his playing status regarding his domestic violence case.  (AP Photo/Bob Leverone, File)

Greg Hardy placed on exempt list by Panthers

- Associated Press

Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman says Hardy will continue to be paid, is allowed to be at the team facility but will not practice or play.

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The 12th Man is a force all around Seattle

- Associated Press

Success has not made the 12th Man soft. A Super Bowl championship has just added more fuel to the already caffeinated fervor of Seattle Seahawks fans.

FILE - In this Thursday, May 29, 2014, file photo, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, right, addresses members of the media in Foxborough, Mass. The NFL is under pressure from sponsors, fans and lawmakers for its handling of domestic violence allegations against several players. At issue is whether the league is acting swiftly enough to investigate or discipline players. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File)

Goodell: 'Same mistakes can never be repeated'

- Associated Press

More defiant than contrite, Roger Goodell announced no sweeping changes in his first public statements in more than a week of turmoil surrounding the NFL's handling of players accused of crimes.

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer listens to a question during a news conference in Eden Prairie, Minn., Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Hours after reversing course and benching Adrian Peterson indefinitely, team owner Zygi Wilf said that the team "made a mistake" in bringing back their superstar running back following his indictment on a felony child-abuse charge in Texas.(AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

Vikings try to overcome disruption at Saints

- Associated Press

After enduring the fallout from child abuse allegations against star running back Adrian Peterson, Minnesota Vikings first-year coach Mike Zimmer might benefit from visiting an old friend in the football business.

FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2014, file photo, Philadelphia Eagles players, from left, Nick Foles, Zach Ertz, Jeremy Maclin and Riley Cooper celebrate after a touchdown by Maclin during the second half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Philadelphia. he Associated Press awards a Comeback Player of the Year in February. Maybe this season the AP should hand out comeback team honors, too. The leaders after two weeks: the Eagles. (AP Photo/Michael Perez, File)

No NFL lead safe a cliche that works

- Associated Press

The Associated Press awards a Comeback Player of the Year in February. Maybe this season the AP should hand out comeback team honors, too.

St. Louis Rams running back Zac Stacy (30) celebrates with teammates, including tight end Lance Kendricks (88) and center Tim Barnes (61), after scoring against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the first quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco)

Rams on high alert for Cowboys' Murray

- Associated Press

Even while attending the birth of a daughter earlier this week, James Laurinaitis had DeMarco Murray on the brain.

Washington Redskins wide receiver DeSean Jackson (11) is helped off the field after he was injured, by tackle Trent Williams (71) and head coach Jay Gruden, right, during the first half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

DeSean Jackson set for return to Philly

- Associated Press

DeSean Jackson provided the Eagles and their fans many thrilling moments during his six seasons in Philadelphia before he was abruptly cut.

San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) pumps his fist after the Chargers defeated the Seattle Seahawks 30-21 in an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

Bills charged up to host Rivers-led Chargers

- Associated Press

Don't bother asking Buffalo Bills linebacker Brandon Spikes if he was impressed by how Philip Rivers spent last weekend picking apart the Seahawks' "Legion of Boom" defense.

Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers celebrates after throwing a touchdown pass during the second half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Tom Lynn)

Rodgers healthy for this meeting with Lions

- Associated Press

Since Aaron Rodgers took over as Green Bay's starting quarterback in 2008, the Packers have beaten the Detroit Lions with regularity - as long as Rodgers has been healthy.

Chiefs, Miami hope backup RBs can get them going

- Associated Press

When comparing Kansas City Chiefs running backs, it would seem Jamaal Charles has Knile Davis beaten by a mile - or by 5,522 career yards rushing, which is actually 3.1 miles.

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston comments on his half-game suspension Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014,  during a news conference at Florida State University in Tallahassee, Fla. The 2013 Heisman Trophy winner apologized for leaping on a table and shouting obscenities on campus. The university benched him for the first half of Saturday's game against Clemson. (AP Photo/Tallahassee Democrat,  Bill Cotterell)  NO SALES

Florida State suspends Winston for entire game

- Associated Press

Florida State has suspended Jameis Winston for the entire game against Clemson on Saturday, extending its initial punishment of one half after the quarterback made "offensive and vulgar" comments about female anatomy earlier this week.