Saturday, 23 May 2015

Lawyers recommend Roger Goodell hear Tom Brady appeal

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Lawyers recommend Roger Goodell hear Tom Brady appeal

Attorneys for NFL commissioner Roger Goodell have recommended that Goodell reject the NFLPA's request that he recuse himself from hearing?? Tom Brady's appeal of his four-game suspension. While Goodell still could step aside as arbitrator, he would be doing so against the advice of his lawyers Goodell said Wednesday at the NFL spring meeting that he looked forward to hearing "directly from Tom if there is new information or there is information that can be helpful to us in getting this right." Goodell cited his role as arbitrator as part of a "long-established" process. The players' association formally made its request Tuesday, citing "a process that has contained procedural violations of our collective bargaining agreement." The union called Goodell a "central witness in the appeal hearing," adding that he is not impartial. The NFLPA wanted a neutral party to serve as an arbitrator. "The players also believe that the Commissioner's...
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