Season-long turbulence makes for bumpy ride

Has the year of issues eroded the public's trust in the sport and its leaders, including NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell?

In September, Commissioner Roger Goodell faced a public uproar over the Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson and Greg Hardy cases. Now Super Bowl week arrives with the “DeflateGate” scandal involving the Patriots raging.

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Richard Sherman: Patriots will ‘probably not’ be punished, given owner’s friendship with Roger Goodell

Richard Sherman: Patriots will ‘probably not’ be punished, given owner’s friendship with Roger Goodell

The Seahawks cornerback offers a typically contentious opinion on DeflateGate.

Redskins interested in Packers exec Highsmith

Redskins interested in Packers exec Highsmith

Washington is interested in adding a former colleague of Scot McCloughan to the front office.

Josh Gordon fails another drug test, faces one-year suspension

Josh Gordon fails another drug test, faces one-year suspension

Cleveland Browns wide receiver was showing partying with Johnny Manziel last week.

NFL warns Seahawks that Marshawn Lynch’s gesture will bring a penalty in Super Bowl

NFL warns Seahawks that Marshawn Lynch’s gesture will bring a penalty in Super Bowl

Super Bowl XLIX may be an expensive proposition for Beast Mode.

Watch ‘SNL’ skewer Bill Belichick, Tom Brady over DeflateGate

Watch ‘SNL’ skewer Bill Belichick, Tom Brady over DeflateGate

You knew this was coming. You just knew it.

Bill Nye says Bill Belichick made no sense on DeflateGate explanation

Bill Nye says Bill Belichick made no sense on DeflateGate explanation

Of course, the Science Guy also said, “Go Seahawks.“

Season-long turbulence makes for bumpy ride

Season-long turbulence makes for bumpy ride

In September, Commissioner Roger Goodell faced a public uproar over the Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson and Greg Hardy cases. Now Super Bowl week arrives with the “DeflateGate” scandal involving the Patriots raging.

Belichick says Patriots broke no rules

Belichick says Patriots broke no rules

The coach says the Patriots have conducted their own studies on how they treat footballs and he believes they “have absolutely followed every rule to the letter.”

Twitter lampoons Bill Belichick after DeflateGate press conference on Saturday

Twitter lampoons Bill Belichick after DeflateGate press conference on Saturday

Turns out, when you blame ball deflation on the natural course of players rubbing them, the jokes write themselves.

Players’ union advises Patriots to keep quiet about DeflateGate

Players’ union advises Patriots to keep quiet about DeflateGate

Meanwhile, the NFL (and the rest of us) are still trying to figure out how 11 of the Patriots’ 12 footballs were under-inflated at halftime.

Colts linebacker Andrew Jackson arrested on suspicion of drunken driving

Colts linebacker Andrew Jackson arrested on suspicion of drunken driving

The arrest occurred in Kentucky early Friday morning. Jackson was booked into jail and later released.

Morris expected to leave Redskins for Falcons

Morris expected to leave Redskins for Falcons

The defensive backs coach is expected to accept a senior assistant position on new Coach Dan Quinn’s staff.

How the NFL, Tom Brady, Peyton Manning and other QBs created DeflateGate

How the NFL, Tom Brady, Peyton Manning and other QBs created DeflateGate

Patriots QB, Peyton Manning and others seized control as offenses reigned.

Tubed meat + Skittles = Marshawn Lynch-inspired ‘Beast Mode Sausage’

Tubed meat + Skittles = Marshawn Lynch-inspired ‘Beast Mode Sausage’

The sausage, which was conceived last year by two Seattle-area butchers, has been an economic boon.

How to think about DeflateGate, a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma

How to think about DeflateGate, a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma

Each new piece of information seems to spark 10 new questions.

Watch a dude play PacMan like you’ve never seen before, courtesy of Bud Light’s Super Bowl ad

Watch a dude play PacMan like you’ve never seen before, courtesy of Bud Light’s Super Bowl ad

If you remember going to the arcade in the 1980s, you’re about to be really jealous.

Ravens to release Terrence Cody, who is being investigated for animal cruelty

The Ravens did not give a reason why they decided to release the veteran nose tackle, but Cody’s agent blames the investigation.

NFL: Balls were underinflated; intent unclear

NFL: Balls were underinflated; intent unclear

The league releases a statement calling its investigation ongoing and confirming that New England supplied underinflated footballs used in the first half of the AFC title game.

McCloughan: No such thing as weak draft classes

McCloughan: No such thing as weak draft classes

Redskins GM says, ‘in my opinion, they’re always good drafts.’

Marshawn Lynch ‘embarrassed’ to work for NFL because of teammate’s fine

Marshawn Lynch ‘embarrassed’ to work for NFL because of teammate’s fine

The running back thinks his teammate was fined for simply shaking his hand to celebrate his touchdown. The NFL saw the player shake something else, though...

DeflateGate cheating accusations hilariously dismissed by Shaquille O’Neal and Gregg Popovich

DeflateGate cheating accusations hilariously dismissed by Shaquille O’Neal and Gregg Popovich

The controversy sweeping the NFL by storm hits the NBA on Thursday night in two amusing ways.

Which Senior Bowl prospect best fits the Redskins?

Which Senior Bowl prospect best fits the Redskins?

As players and coaches in Mobile begin to stand out, we ask which best fits a Washington need?

New Change the Mascot ad imagines a Washington football team without the Redskins name

New Change the Mascot ad imagines a Washington football team without the Redskins name

For the second year in a row, Change the Mascot has timed a new online commercial with the Super Bowl.

NEWS QUIZ: The first lady’s suit, an NFL scandal and a defiant GOP move

NEWS QUIZ: The first lady’s suit, an NFL scandal and a defiant GOP move

How closely have you been paying attention to the news in the past week? Test your knowledge with Express’ current events quiz.

GM hits ground running, looking for good players

GM hits ground running, looking for good players

Scot McCloughan didn’t get to ease his way into his new position as general manager of the Washington Redskins.

Bad Lip Reading nails it again with hilarious new take on the NFL

Bad Lip Reading nails it again with hilarious new take on the NFL

“You know, I like Horace, that little mystery pig. He’s got round poops,” Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt could’ve possibly, maybe said.

Tom Brady on DeflateGate: ‘I didn’t alter the ball in any way’

Tom Brady on DeflateGate: ‘I didn’t alter the ball in any way’

Patriots quarterback takes his turn at explaining the controversy, after Coach Bill Belichick.

Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski named NBC’s official Super Bowl XLIX tailgate reporters

Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski named NBC’s official Super Bowl XLIX tailgate reporters

Another reason why the Super Bowl is not like any other football game around.

Why Hope Solo got suspended over husband Jerramy Stevens’s DUI arrest

Why Hope Solo got suspended over husband Jerramy Stevens’s DUI arrest

She escaped a suspension after being arrested last year on domestic assault charges, but not this time.

NFL will reevaluate game ball handling

NFL will reevaluate game ball handling

It’s not an issue for the Super Bowl, when a third-party equipment manager takes control of the footballs two days before the game under a long-standing policy.

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