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Mike Ditka critical of proposal to eliminate kickoffs

Mike Ditka critical of proposal to eliminate kickoffs

profootballtalk.com Updated Dec 11, 2012
Ever since Roger Goodell floated the idea proposed by Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano to eliminate kickoffs in a TIME magazine feature last week, many people have called the proposal ridiculous. Former Chicago Bears tight end and coach Mike…
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  • Video - Should top teams be worried? 01:49

    Should top teams be worried?

    Dec 11
    Is it time for the Houston Texans and Atlanta Falcons to worry? Charlie Casserly lays out the issues facing both teams in their quest to make a run to the Super Bowl.
  • Video - Pierce: A Black Eye For The League 03:23

    Pierce: A Black Eye For The League

    Dec 11
    Antonio Pierce and Herm Edwards react to Paul Tagliabue's ruling that voids all player discipline in the Saints bounty case.
  • Video - Woodson: Bounty Case Mishandled 03:24

    Woodson: Bounty Case Mishandled

    Dec 11
    Darren Woodson reacts to Paul Tagliabue's ruling that voids all player discipline in the Saints bounty case.
  • Video - Player Suspensions Vacated 03:47

    Player Suspensions Vacated

    Dec 11
    John Clayton discusses Paul Tagliabue vacating all player suspensions in the Saints bounty case.

Sports Columnists

  • Alabama's Nick Saban to Cleveland Browns doesn't add up

    Dec 11
    Having experienced the unique pressures of the NFL, why would Nick Saban vacate his Alabama throne for Cleveland?
  • Kerry J. Byrne: Inside the Numbers: Week 14

    Dec 11
    Seattle is a great place to play if you want to grab a double latte or a Pyramid IPA. It's not a great place to play if you want to grab coast-to-coast NFL headlines.
  • Peter King: Tagliabue ruling points finger at Saints organization, coaches

    Dec 11
    In vacating the 31 games' worth of player suspensions and fines handed to four players over the Saints' bounty sanctions, former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue today, in effect, slammed the Saints' coaching staff and organization for the existence of a…
  • Do not blame Roger Goodell for New Orleans Saints bounty scandal

    Dec 11
    Everything that's gone wrong for Saints is fault of man in charge during scandal, Sean Payton, writes Jeffri Chadiha.