John Wooten

Denver Broncos wide receiver Nathan Palmer and John Wooten, the head of the Fritz Pollard Alliance, joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss the NFL’s new proposed penalty for use of the “n-word” by players. The panel talked about comments from athletes such as Charles Barkley and Richard Sherman, whose opinions on the proposed ban […]

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 […]