Fritz Pollard Alliance

The NFL Competition Committee has been engaged in talks since last Friday, discussing a variety of issues important to the league. One such matter is the proposed 15-yard penalty on players using the “N-word” on the field. Seattle Seahawks player Richard Sherman (pictured) is against the ban of the word, calling the potential rule “almost racist” […]

The NFL is considering penalizing players 15 yards for using the N-word on the playing field the first time, then ousting them from the game if they spew it a second time, according to ESPN. SEE ALSO: Everything You Missed at the 45th NAACP Image Awards The NFL’s Competition Committee is also looking into other methods […]