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Texans Owner Feels Roger Goodell’s Email To Players Was Productive

Perhaps it’s the next-best thing to face-to-face negotiations: Become pen pals. NFL players responded over the weekend to a letter received from NFL commissioner Roger Goodell that outlined the league’s last proposal for a new labor deal with a scathing letter of their own that accused the NFL of being untruthful and addressed point-by-point differences with the offer and the process.

Despite the reaction, at least one NFL owner won’t fault Goodell for trying to reach Players in a different manner as the lockout extends to a 10th day on Monday. “I thought it was productive,” the Houston Texans’ Robert McNair said Sunday as owners gathered for NFL meetings. “It allowed Players to see exactly what the proposal was and they can judge for themselves as to the merit of it. I think we’re all sorry that they chose not to negotiate any of the points. Hopefully, they’ll look at it and decide there’s something there worth talking about.”

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  1. […] and addressed point-by-point differences […]Source : Texans GabExplore : Roger Goodell, SportsContinua This entry was posted in sport. Bookmark the permalink. ← Cincy Jungle: Favorite Football […]

  2. Larry says:

    No. 53
    Head Coach

    Personal information
    Date of birth: (1957-05-08) May 8, 1957 (age 56)
    Place of birth: Crafton, Pennsylvania

    Career information
    College: North Carolina State

    Undrafted in 1979

    Debuted in 1980 for the Cleveland Browns
    Last played in 1984 for the Philadelphia Eagles
    Coaching debut in 1985 for the Cleveland Browns
    Last coached in 2006 for the Pittsburgh Steelers
    Career history
    As player:
    • Philadelphia Eagles (1979)
    • Cleveland Browns (1980–1982)
    • Philadelphia Eagles (1983–1984)

    As coach:
    • Cleveland Browns (1985–1986)
    (Special teams)
    • Cleveland Browns (1987–1988)
    • Kansas City Chiefs (1989–1991)
    (Defensive coordinator)
    • Pittsburgh Steelers (1992–2006)
    (head coach)
    Career highlights and awards
    • Super Bowl XL victory (2005)
    • 2 AFC Championship victories (1995, 2005)
    • AP NFL Coach of the Year (1992)
    • 2× Sporting News NFL Coach of the Year (1992, 2004)
    • 149–90–1 (regular season record)
    • 12–9 (playoff record)
    • 161–99–1 (overall record)
    Career NFL statistics
    Win-Loss Record 149–90–1
    Winning % .623
    Games 240

  3. Larry says:

    Next Head coach should be Bill Cowher!

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