Speaking on Wednesday afternoon in advance of Super Bowl LIII, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell commented on a wide range of matters ranging from the officiating error in the NFC championship video game to halftime act Maroon 5 canceling their press conference.
Goodell’s remarks weren’t strictly connected to the Super Bowl, and he spoke on many matters pertinent to the Kansas City Chiefs.
Goodell was requested about the NFL’s return to Mexico City in 2019. The Chiefs and Rams were being scheduled to engage in there in 2018, but the video game was moved to the Los Angeles Coliseum because of lousy area conditions at Estadio Azteca.
“We were being disappointed we weren’t equipped to engage in there this year, but I consider all of us did the appropriate thing,” Goodell said. “Our companions are keen for us to return following season — as we are. I consider we’re heading to keep on that romantic relationship and I consider that we are heading to keep on to improve the video game of soccer in Mexico. I assume we’re heading to be fantastic for Mexico because it puts it on a phase that I assume is fantastic for the state and shows all the assets and price that Mexico has. But I also assume it’s fantastic for the NFL, and our enthusiasts, most importantly.”
The NFL has already scheduled a video game among the Chiefs and Chargers at Estadio Azteca in 2019.
Goodell also commented on previous Chiefs jogging back again Kareem Hunt and the investigation into the domestic violence incident that precipitated his release from Kansas City this season.
“I assume absolutely everyone understands, that concern is underneath investigation and has been,” Goodell said. “He’s a totally free agent. If he is signed by a club — I assume all clubs have an understanding of this — he’ll go on the exempt listing at that time, right until the (investigation) has concluded. Irrespective of whether there is willpower or not, we would finish the investigation and make a resolve. Ideally that will take place before long, but we have not concluded the investigation and we’re working to do that.”
Goodell also included that there has been “great progress” in the investigation of the incident that took area in Cleveland last February. Specifically, that progress has transpired in the last 30 to 60 times, which suggests the investigation could arrive to an close before long. Hunt is anticipated to receive a suspension from the league.
An additional concern that Goodell touched on was the stadium situation involving the Oakland Raiders. You can hear to his remarks on that situation in the video clip at the best of the web page.