The 2014 National Football League season is only two weeks old. Several teams are certainly surprising everyone. The Buffalo Bills are 2-0 and atop the AFC East division. While the New Orleans Saints, a popular preseason pick to win the Super Bowl, are a disappointing 0-2.
What is even more alarming the amount of off-field incidents taking away from the action on the field. Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson, and Greg Hardy have all been making the news, not for their on-field exploits, but off- the-field transgressions.
The backlash by media outlets has forced the NFL to adjust its domestic violence policy. Commissioner Roger Goodell has caught flack for not originally suspending Ray Rice for more than two games. He has since suspended the former Ravens running back indefinitely for the alleged assault against his then fiancee Janay Palmer.
In order to avoid any more of a mess, the NFL has hired four women to help shape its new domestic violence policy.
First, Anna Isaacson, who is currently the NFL's vide president of community affairs and philanthropy, will take on an expanded role as vice president of social responsibility. Goodell wrote in a memo that Anna will "oversee the development of the full range of education, training, and support programs relating to domestic violence."Read more... Join the Conversation...