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The NFL is facing pressure to rethink its policies and how players are treated after a video of players celebrating in a trash-talking fashion at a playoff game went viral.
The NFL is trying to move away from the practice of celebrating players who are hurt or have been injured by fans and to have a “more inclusive culture,” the league announced Wednesday.
The league’s governing body announced new measures aimed at tackling the issue, including a new policy aimed at “building a culture of integrity in our game.”
“This is an issue that’s growing in the NFL and in society,” said Goodell, whose league is under pressure to find a way to deal with the issue.
“This is something that I have been deeply concerned about for a long time.
This is something I think has gotten out of hand.
We have seen in the past that some of the behaviors that have been shown are inappropriate.
And I think that we’ve got to look at those in a much more thoughtful way than we’ve been doing in the last few years.”
In the video, the Dallas Cowboys’ Dez Bryant is seen pushing a teammate while he’s down.
In a statement released by the league, Bryant said he “absolutely did not want to injure” his teammate.
He said he was only trying to “help out my teammates.”
But on Tuesday, ESPN’s Chris Mortensen tweeted that Bryant was “really good” at what he was doing and the league was “trying to correct it” for the sake of the league’s image.
Mortensen said Bryant’s actions were not “inappropriate, but in my opinion, inappropriate for the image that the league is trying so hard to achieve.
I have a hard time understanding how this league could allow that to happen in any way.”
But Bryant, who is still with the Cowboys, denied he was involved in any trash-talk.
“I don’t condone it, and I definitely don’t support it,” Bryant said on ESPN’s NFL Live. “I don