Goodell: London Super Bowl not in near future
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said the Super Bowl won’t be played in London anytime soon during a Saturday morning appearance on “Good Morning Football Weekend” in London, NFL.com reported.
“That’s been talked about a lot,” Goodell said. “But the ownership really feels strongly that that’s a reward for our fans. I think if you had a franchise here, I think it would come into play. I think without a franchise it’s probably difficult.” back Baker Mayfield.
The league had said Whitehead should have been penalized for striking Mayfield in the side of the helmet.
Mayfield was sliding at the end of a 35-yard scramble when he got hit by Whitehead, who was initially penalized before the officials conferred and decided to pick up the flag – and one against Mayfield for taunting.
First-year referee Shawn Hochuli made the situation worse by incorrectly announcing Mayfield “was still a runner and therefore is allowed to be hit in the head.”
49ers: Receiver Pierre Garcon will miss Sunday’s game against the Cardinals with injuries to his shoulder and knee.
Jets: The Jets signed running back De’Angelo Henderson from the practice squad, adding much-needed depth to their backfield.