Mar 05

Roger Goodell is reportedly ‘terrified’ that a player will die on the field

Don Van Natta Jr. wrote an extensive profile of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell for ESPN the Magazine which you really should read. The profile touches on just about everything you ever wondered about Goodell–his motivations, his legendary temper, and his fears.

One the fears captured in the profile stems from the violent nature of the NFL today. And because of that violent nature, Goodell is said to be terrified that a player will eventually die on the field.