The announcement comes on the same day the President launches a new campaign to combat sexual assault at colleges and universities. A White House official infers the NFL needs to “get a handle” on the problem. Meanwhile, the Pentagon is also evaluating their relationship with the league. The military spends millions in advertising and broadcasts games to troops overseas, an issue since the military has a zero tolerance policy on domestic abuse.
Goodell has apologized saying that he was wrong in the situation. “I got it wrong, on a number of levels. From the process I led, to the decision that I reached. But now I will get it right, and do what is necessary to accomplish that,” says Goodell.
Goodell has also made it clear, that he is not resigning.