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Roger Goodell is not happy with DeAngelo Hall

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Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall may view himself as a great guy, but NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell didn’t like what he saw from Hall on Sunday.

Goodell said on SiriusXM NFL Radio that the league is in the process of determining discipline for Hall, who was ejected from the Redskins’ game against the Steelers after screaming at an official.

“There’s respect for people who are playing the game, coaching the game and officiating the game. It’s critical that we have that,” Goodell said, via “It’s not only respect for the game and the people who are involved, but also sportsmanship. We want to make sure that we maintain that. That’s not what football is about.”

Hall was angry because Steelers receiver Emmanuel Sanders wasn’t penalized for taking what Hall thought was a cheap shot. But Goodell indicated that Hall is the one who’s going to be penalized after the league is done reviewing the incident.

“Our football operations staff are looking at that,” Goodell said. “I got a briefing this morning on it. They’re going through the process of evaluating, getting all of the information, and they’ll be making a decision on that either today or tomorrow, I believe.”

Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said this week that Hall could be suspended for his actions, although that seems unlikely at this point because if the NFL is going to suspend a player, it usually announces the suspension early in the week to give the team time to prepare not to have the player. So it’s more likely that Hall will face a fine.

“We have very strong rules in this area and we’re going to enforce them aggressively,” Goodell said.

From the way Goodell is talking, it sounds like Hall’s fine will be a big one.

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44 Responses to “Roger Goodell is not happy with DeAngelo Hall”
  1. georgeremus says: Oct 31, 2012 6:03 PM

    Who is?

  2. tindeaux says: Oct 31, 2012 6:05 PM

    I’m with you mr. Goodell. Suspend Hall 2 games!!!

  3. thegreatgabbert says: Oct 31, 2012 6:06 PM

    Get in line, Raj. His Mom has constant regrets.

  4. juddgr says: Oct 31, 2012 6:06 PM

    I usually don’t agree With Goodall on any thing but some one needs to take this guy to task. He seems to think he is Gods gift to football, but a DARRELL GREEN HE IS NOT!!!!!!! Nor any where near!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  5. easternshoresfinest says: Oct 31, 2012 6:22 PM

    I was shocked at the way this jerk Hall came at that ref. I thought he was gonna take a swing! What a head case.

  6. waitingguilty says: Oct 31, 2012 6:23 PM

    georgeremus says:Oct 31, 2012 6:03 PM

    Who is?

    Every QB an WR he faces?

  7. bdawk20 says: Oct 31, 2012 6:25 PM

    I am not saying DeAngelo Hall is an idiot or shouldn’t be fined, but Goodell lecturing Hall on treating the officials with respect sounds a bit off coming from his mouth.

  8. bdawk20 says: Oct 31, 2012 6:26 PM

    isn’t an idiot*

  9. baloneyjohn says: Oct 31, 2012 6:29 PM

    Goodell, got this one right.
    Fine him half a weeks pay

  10. dmvskins says: Oct 31, 2012 6:30 PM

    Goodell suspending Hall would be doing the Redskins a favor.

  11. 4sacroc says: Oct 31, 2012 6:32 PM

    Wow. What a tough guy! Gettin in ref’s grill.

  12. peytonsneck18 says: Oct 31, 2012 6:33 PM

    All of skins fans arent happy with the skins organization either!!!

  13. mattyk72 says: Oct 31, 2012 6:36 PM

    Hall was out of line. Can’t wait for the Skins to dump this bum already.

  14. 2dollarpbrs says: Oct 31, 2012 6:36 PM

    Redskins fans aren’t happy with him either

  15. ihateduke says: Oct 31, 2012 6:39 PM

    He must’ve thought he was playing pro basketball. I can’t believe the NBA hasn’t come down with a rule that players can’t yell at officials like they’re kids. I blame it all on Michael Jordan. Think about it. Do you ever remember refs getting absolutely chewed out before he came along? I know they can call technical foul, but a player has to go way over the line before that happens.

  16. asseenonokra says: Oct 31, 2012 6:40 PM

    Suspend the coach. He knew what was going on. And if he didn’t, he should have.

  17. hoops737 says: Oct 31, 2012 6:43 PM

    Suspend him for 8 games!!! Isn’t that the GOOD(ell) thing to do?

  18. skinsfaninnebraska says: Oct 31, 2012 6:45 PM

    Hall could be suspended for the rest of the year and his absence would scarcely be noticed. He’s already ranked at the bottom of all CB’s for pass coverage.

    Having said that, in fairness Emmanuel Sanders needs a fine too for his violent mugging of Hall that started the whole mess.

  19. clu1perceiver says: Oct 31, 2012 6:47 PM

    One part of the article says that Hall probably will not be suspended later this week due, in part, to giving the team a chance to prepare for the lost player. Actually, the more damage done to the team the greater the incentive to police their players more stringently.

  20. bathroomben7 says: Oct 31, 2012 6:50 PM

    Roger Goodell should be known to NFL history as “The Janitor” as he cleaned up the NFL and took out some of its more marginal characters.

  21. bigperm33 says: Oct 31, 2012 6:50 PM

    well if there is one thing (and there is only one thing) Goodell is good at, it is handing out fines.

  22. aldavisisthenfl says: Oct 31, 2012 6:52 PM

    Fine him the amount he stole from the Raiders…..

  23. thelastpieceofcheese says: Oct 31, 2012 6:55 PM

    If anybody should be suspended it’s the official for missing the cheap shot DeAngelo Hall took.

    The NFL should implement a rule where a player has a free shot at any official that misses or calls incorrectly a penalty.

  24. sadskinsfan89 says: Oct 31, 2012 6:59 PM

    o will they give them time to prepare to be without hall just like they gave the redskins time to prepare for free agency by hitting them with a cap penalty the day before free agency?

  25. clw1906 says: Oct 31, 2012 7:23 PM

    I find it funny seeing peytonsneck18 always saying seething stupid and trollish on every Redskin news item. It really shows his football IQ because the idiots focus should be on his division opponents first then the AFC. Dude get out of your mommas basement and get a life!

  26. thereisalwaysnextyear says: Oct 31, 2012 7:30 PM

    Watch the play. And I”m a skins fan. Hall bum rushed the WR and they tangled. Hall was “handled” and then didn’t like it. So sorry little baby Hall. You started it and he finished it. Then you cried like a baby. And then you let your team down by getting ejected. Oh yeh, and you allowed the most yards as any DB last year but still think you’re the best. PLEASE cut this guy and move on. He’s overrated and overpaid. He’s a headache and disrespectful. Terrible combination.

  27. heathshuler says: Oct 31, 2012 7:31 PM

    “it usually announces the suspension early in the week to give the team time to prepare not to have the player.”

    just like it usually announces $36M and $10M cap penalties just before free agency…

  28. usmutts says: Oct 31, 2012 8:02 PM

    Goodell is a hypocrit for saying someone should have respect for the players, the coaches, and the refs. He has none. He’s just a tool of the owners. And the word “sportsmanship” should never pass his lying lips.

  29. Canyonero says: Oct 31, 2012 8:03 PM

    Could not believe Hall’s behavior. He should be suspended. And, like, generally avoided in public.

    It’s a tribute to the professionalism of most all players that this kind of tantrum is so rare!

  30. flannlv says: Oct 31, 2012 8:18 PM

    i have no problem with the league fining Hall. I do have a problem with people calling for Hall’s suspension. The coaches berated the replacements and were only fined. Suspensions aren’t warranted.

  31. MichaelEdits says: Oct 31, 2012 8:47 PM

    R E S P E C T
    Find out what it means to me

  32. commandercornpone says: Oct 31, 2012 9:23 PM

    DeAngela has been living off that 4 pick game for a long long time…

  33. blackqbwhiterb says: Oct 31, 2012 9:32 PM

    Over in San Francisco, there’s a corner getting ready to go to another pro bowl that they should have kept in DC and sent Hall packing. Thanks again, Vinny Cerrato

  34. tobiasjodter says: Oct 31, 2012 9:34 PM

    Here’s what I don’t get – what was Hall upset about anyway? I didn’t see anything much. If anything he’s the one that initiated the extracurricular activity.

  35. dja1287 says: Oct 31, 2012 10:23 PM

    Free Michael Vick

  36. redskinsrt says: Oct 31, 2012 10:41 PM

    The only difference between what Hall does and what happens every week is that Hall’s helmet was off making it easier to see what he was saying. Same refs that told Shanahan that he was “out of control” at one point during the game. Hall got jerked down on an illegal hold then pushed and the refs did nothing. Sanders is the same guy that faked the cramp vs the Bengals.

  37. burnzido says: Oct 31, 2012 11:06 PM

    D Hall is a punk, however something didn’t seem right about the way he blew up. I would love to hear the exchange between him and the ref and find out what the ref actually said or didn’t say to spark such a blatant reaction. D Hall is still a punk but im still curious.

  38. websurferdude says: Oct 31, 2012 11:18 PM

    Are they going to suspend coaches for yelling at the ref’s. I think not. All he did was yell at a ref every coach does too. So why would he warrant a suspension to Hall for doing what the coaches do every game.

  39. jetsfan79 says: Oct 31, 2012 11:38 PM

    The jets will sign him

  40. joetoronto says: Nov 1, 2012 4:48 AM

    Hall and all players like him should be suspended for life.

    Take out the trash, Roger.

  41. crowdedtrophycase says: Nov 1, 2012 10:36 AM

    “There’s respect for people who are playing the game, coaching the game and officiating the game. It’s critical that we have that,”

    Glad he didn’t include “the Commisioner” in his statement.

    Based on his performance since taking office, respect is the last thing that comes to mind when considering his tenure.

    Rozelle must be getting tired from turning over in his grave….

  42. captainrick2285 says: Nov 1, 2012 1:12 PM

    C’mon braska hall stuck his helmet right in sanders face. Sanders threw him off. What really made hall pod was something the ref said to him. It is not revealed but the “pro” refs trash talk with the players all the time. These refs aren’t much better than the subs that were in at the beginning of the year. Don’t you remember complaining about bad calls last year. these guys can’t keep up with these young fast players.

  43. captainrick2285 says: Nov 1, 2012 1:14 PM

    hall found it was ok because if you look at the game again the washington coach was screeming at the refs the entire game. At one point the ref pushed him off the field three tiimes.

  44. lowelly says: Nov 1, 2012 2:02 PM

    With as bad as the officiating is in both the nfl and MLB I wouldn’t be surprised at all to see someone finally take a swing at one of them. Not defending the hall situation just saying you can’t just say well your getting paid millions to play a game so you have to live with getting screwed by an official every once in awhile. People’s jobs and careers can hinge on some terrible call by a guy who isn’t held accountable for his mistakes.

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