Roger Goodell’s press conference a pathetic farce, columnist says

No, in terms of its image, the NFL is not good, it has never been worse. When Goodell stepped to the podium, he was fighting a reputation of arrogance. When he stepped down, he had confirmed that reputation while adding cluelessness and helplessness.

— Los Angeles Times columnist Bill Plaschke, condemning NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s press conference on players’ off-field conduct.