NFL Network and NFL RedZone went dark on Dish in mid-June after the two sides failed to come to terms on a new contract. The NFL said at the time that it had “offered terms consistent with those in place with other distributors,” but noted, “Dish has not agreed.” Somehow, just as the first Sunday afternoon games of the 2020 NFL season were about to start, the two sides found common ground. … [Read more...] about NFL, Dish Strike New Carriage Contract After Nearly Three Months of Haggling
Still, Davis notes Slay’s presence and ability to shadow the opposing team’s top dog should give the Birds “a little bit of juice, a little bit of confidence.” Add in free agent Javon Hargrave up front collapsing the pocket with Fletcher Cox and Malik Jackson and the defense could make some strides. … [Read more...] about NFL On CBS Analyst Charles Davis Says Darius Slay Should Give Eagles ‘A Little Juice, A Little Confidence’ In Secondary
"If the league were to be flat to up this season, that is a major win for television, and it probably further solidifies the NFL as the most important media property on the planet," Crakes said. "Even after all this confusion, change, and competition, the NFL still can deliver 20 million viewers to you live across a three and a half-hour period on an average minute basis. There's nothing anywhere that does that on any platform." … [Read more...] about The NFL’s ratings problem is a distant memory
The NFL is so massive at this point that it’s essentially always engulfed in crisis no matter what it does. In the last few years, domestic violence, deflated footballs, culturally insensitive mascots, and player safety have threatened to derail any positive stories coming from what’s happening on the field. It’s the NFL: There’s always something. The big story to keep an eye on, I’d wager, is the widespread sexual harassment in the Washington Football Team organization — a story that still hasn’t quite caught widespread traction outside of the world of sports but absolutely has the potential to. (And very much should.) The NFL has an owner in Daniel Snyder who has fostered a dangerously sexist workplace environment, discouraged a thorough investigation of his organization, and reportedly tried to coerce one of the team’s cheerleaders to go to a hotel room with one of his friends and one of the team’s financial investors. And yet he … [Read more...] about The NFL Is Returning To a Different World. Can It Adapt?
“I hope we’re at a point now where everybody’s committed to making long-term, sustainable change,” Goodell said. “If his efforts are not on the field but continuing to work in this space, we welcome him to that table and to help us, guide us, help us make better decisions about the kinds of things that need to be done in the communities.” … [Read more...] about NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Encourages Team To Sign Colin Kaepernick