The suspension of running back Ezekiel Elliott, heading to a court room, the issue is weather the NFL should be investigating the off the field action of players. Since taking over for Paul Tagliabue, Goodell has prioritized player conduct, far more than any other commissioner. He has taken the roll of the new sheriff in town and put player conduct, as the NFL’s most wanted issue. This all come from the Ray Rice incident, where he was originally given two game suspension, till the video from the hotel surfaced. Ray Rice was then suspended from the league for the year and he was released by the Ravens.
Roger Goodell Maintains Status as ‘Conduct Commissioner’ with Ezekiel Elliott’s Suspension
Roger Goodell’s tenure as NFL commissioner has been marked by his prioritization of player conduct—and his response to Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott’s accusation of domestic violence was no different, for the most part…