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Lockout Must Loosen Goodell's Grip

Nam Y. Huh/Associated Press

Roger Goodell is making a list and checking it twice.

Even with the ongoing NFL lockout, Goodell says he and his security staff are keeping tabs on any misbehavior by players, with punishment forthcoming if the commissioner deems it merited.

In other words, there is no immunity from the personal conduct policy in the standard player’s contract — even though the contract is not in force because of the lockout.

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