Roger Goodell's ESPN And NFL Network Interviews On NFLPA, 2011 NFL Draft

Earlier this week a report surfaced that the players union was thinking of telling incoming rookies not to attend the 2011 NFL draft at Radio City Music Hall, Instead, they were thinking of doing their own event down the street as some sort of protest against the league.

The NFLPA was slammed for this idea and they haven't really come out to explain what the truth is so NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell went on ESPN and NFL Network Tuesday night to capitalize on the folks that are upset with the NFLPA.

Goodell's main talking points were basically emphasizing that the NFLPA walked away from the negotiating table, that the NFL draft is special for the rookies and he hopes no one takes that away from them, that the show will go on whether they're there or not and that he "couldn't get off this show fast enough" to get back to mediation.

NFL Network's Rich Eisen thought he had an "exclusive" interview with Goodell until he found out shortly later that ESPN had him on as well.

Check out the ESPN interview here and the NFL Network one here

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