by Jason Cole
January 23, 02014
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell reacted to cornerback Richard Sherman’s postgame rant on Sunday during an interview with CBS This Morning, saying that he hoped Sherman would pre-sent himself in the “best possible way” and defending Sherman’s character.
“It’s an emotional game, and you see a young man who comes off the field and he’s pumped up, and there’s so much excitement in the stadium, but no, I’m not cheering for that because he’s a great young man, he’s extremely well spoken, does great things off the field, obviously a great play-er on the field. I want him to present himself in the best possible way, and make sure that he’s re-flecting on himself and his family in a positive way. He took away a little bit from the team. That was what he said yesterday. I thought that was a very interesting comment and I think it’s fair,” Goodell said.
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