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Josh Gordon #12 of the Cleveland Browns warms up prior to the start of the preseason game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on August 9, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. The Lions defeated the Browns 13-12 in a preseason game. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Keidel: Josh Gordon And NFL Policy

It seems we’ve jumped into the pool of relativism since we got wind of Josh Gordon’s season-long suspension for marijuana use. You have the indignant faction that can’t believe someone who smokes weed gets a year while Ray Rice skates with a two-game suspension

08/29/2014

Roger Goodell. (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Goodell’s PR Move Also Better Policy

There are now stiffer penalties for all sorts of off-the-field incidents.

CBS Chicago–08/29/2014

Browns receiver Josh Gordon. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Josh Gordon and NFL Individuality

Marijuana makes football feel less bad, but the The Shield won’t tolerate it.

CBS Chicago–08/28/2014

Ray Rice. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Reports: NFL Institutes Stiffer Penalties for Domestic Abuse, Assault, Battery

“I didn’t get it right,” Roger Goodell wrote of punishment for Ray Rice.

CBS Chicago–08/28/2014

Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather, center. (Larry French/Getty Images)

Bernstein: NFL Must Ban Brandon Meriweather

If the Roger Goodell wants to tout safety, there’s an obvious move to make here.

CBS Chicago–08/26/2014

CBS football analyst Phil Simms. (Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Good For Phil Simms

The slow fade of the “Redskins” nickname is taking shape.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2014

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Roger Goodell Defends 2-Game Suspension Of Ray Rice

“It has to be consistent with other cases,” Roger Goodell says. “And it was in this matter.”

CBS Chicago–08/01/2014

Running back Ray Rice of the Baltimore Ravens addresses a news conference with his wife Janay (not pictured) at the Ravens training center on May 23, 2014 in Owings Mills, Maryland. Rice spoke publicly for the first time since facing felony assault charges stemming from a February incident involving Janay at an Atlantic City casino. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Keidel: Rice Regrets, The World Forgets

No matter what Ray Rice said yesterday, it can’t change what he did or the near-universal perception that aristocrats get more chances than we do. But Rice made one refreshing statement: His wife could do no wrong.

08/01/2014

Ray Rice, left, and Dan Snyder. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: What Are The Ravens And Washington NFL Team Doing?

Silence can be golden sometimes.

CBS Chicago–07/31/2014

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Power And Responsibility Of Roger Goodell

Goodell is only responsible to the dollar, not the human being.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2014

Roger Goodell. (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Bernstein: NFL Counts On Our Hypocrisy

The NFL is a guilty pleasure that became guiltier last week.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2014

Soldier Field. (Jeff Haynes/AFP/Getty Images)

5 Cities That Could Make Strong Bids For 2019 Super Bowl

The NFL’s open to cold-weather cities hosting the Super Bowl now, so there’s an outside chance for Chicago.

CBS Chicago–07/24/2014

Roger Goodell. (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

5 Punishments That Make Ray Rice’s 2-Game Suspension Seem Shockingly Lenient

How, again, are you only suspended two games for hitting a woman?

CBS Chicago–07/24/2014

Bears chairman George McCaskey. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

McCaskey: Never Say Never To A Chicago Super Bowl

Soldier Field’s seating capacity is a challenge, but there could be adjustments made.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2014

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2015 NFL Draft To Be Held In Chicago Or L.A.

“They both have tremendous bids,” commissioner Roger Goodell says.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2014

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5 Places I’d Like To See The NFL Draft

The NFL just announced that the NFL Draft will not be held at Radio City Music Hall in New York City next year. Here is my list of places that I’d like to see the NFL Draft.

07/18/2014

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Bernstein: NFL’s Power Getting Silly

A one-year hiatus from Roman numerals is actually news.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2014

Michael Sam.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Bernstein: End Of Michael Sam TV Show Necessary, Unfortunate

Oprah Winfrey’s network is calling it a “postponement,” but it sure seems like the idea of a Michael Sam reality show is dead.

670 The Score–05/17/2014

Johnny Manziel (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Keidel: Pro Football Meets Johnny Football

All eyes and iPhones were on Johnny Manziel, who squirmed in his seat for 21 picks before landing in the wasteland we call Cleveland. He forced a smile and his signature salutation, rubbing his thumb and forefinger, a metaphor for counting his cash.

05/09/2014

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Emanuel Trying To Lure NFL Draft To Chicago

As the NFL Draft begins Thursday evening in New York, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is hoping to bring the three-day spectacle to Chicago as soon as next year.

05/08/2014

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