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Hall of Fame Game Canceled Due to Field Concerns

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By Gregg Rosenthal | Around The NFL Editor | Published: Aug. 7, 2016 at 07:03 p.m. | Updated: Aug. 8, 2016 at 03:49 p.m.

The official return of pro football will have to wait another four days. The NFL canceled Sunday night’s Hall of Fame Game because of poor field conditions. The Green Bay Packers and Indianapolis Colts are headed back home.

“I was notified at about 5:30 that there was a problem at midfield and in the end zones with some of the painting that it was kind of congealing and rubberized, which meant players might slip on it,” Pro Football Hall of Fame president David Baker told NFL Media’s Steve Wyche. “The folks with the field tried to remediate that by dropping some other pellets but after talking to the coaches and staff for both the Packers and the Colts, there More >

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Richard Sherman on Roger Goodell’s Proposal: ‘He’s just a suit’

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Sheil Kapadia | ESPN Writer

Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman has never had a problem voicing his opinion, and during a SportsCenter interview with ESPN’s Jim Trotter on Sunday, he took aim at commissioner Roger Goodell.

Back in February, Goodell recommended a rule that would result in ejections for players who committed two personal fouls during the course of a game. Sherman ripped the idea behind the proposal.

“I think it’s foolish,” he said. “But it sounds like something somebody who’s never played the game would say, something that they would suggest, because he doesn’t understand. He’s just a face. He’s just a suit. He’s never stepped foot on the field and understood how you can get a personal foul.”

Sherman was recently elected to the NFLPA executive committee and has previously served as the Seahawks’ union representative.

He was also asked why the rules governing what a catch is More >

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