Rate NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's Performance
Roger Goodell, as commissioner of the NFL, acts as the top executive of the league. Like any chief decision maker or leader, his job covers all aspects of league operations and success. Goodell has served as commissioner since 2006 and his current contract will end in 2019. Recent media reports suggest that the owners will soon vote on an extension of his contract. Before any decisions are made on whether or not to offer him a new contract, it is important that the fans get to assess his performance.
To this end, we propose the following five questions to you, the fans.
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Your completed performance review will remain confidential and will not be published separately or shared with other institutions or persons. The aggregated report of the online survey will not identify the names of participants and will be made public for the owners, the commissioner, and the press to see.
For those seeking guidance on the role of the commissioner, please see the following criteria:
- Being the face of the league?
- Ensuring fair competition?
- Building the product?
- Maintaining the product?
- Make money for the owners of individual teams/corporations?
- Protecting the reputation of the league?
- Properly protected players' health?
- Balancing the interests of fans and shareholders/owners?
- Reducing off-field problems with players?
- Providing the proper help to retired players?
- Ensuring a fair collective bargaining agreement?
- Being willing and open to working with the NFLPA?
- Putting out a fair, balanced, and fitting schedule, including pre and postseason games?
- Increasing entertainment value?
- Acting as the disciplinarian for the league?
- Properly adjusting, creating, and eliminating rules as the game evolves?