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PHOENIX - Four months after it looked as if he might lose his job over crisis mismanagement, Roger Goodell laughed Friday when asked whether he could imagine circumstances that might lead him to resign or be fired.

PHOENIX - Even though St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke, the league's second-richest owner to Seattle's Paul Allen, has announced plans for an 80,000-seat football stadium in Hollywood Park, Calif., and has the financial and political wherewithal to get it done, the NFL is not ready to name a lead horse in the Los Angeles derby.

On the front page of Friday's Arizona Republic, a photo of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell showed Goodell in a shirt and slacks teaching proper tackling technique at a youth football skills clinic.

It didn't take Nostradamus to predict what was going to happen Friday when Roger Goodell finally met the media for his annual state of the league address two days prior to Super Bowl XLIX.

Rob Tivnan wasn't going to let 28 inches of snow at his home south of Boston stop him from getting to his sixth New England Patriots Super Bowl, but he knows when he's outnumbered.

Everybody seems to be chiming in on Ndamukong Suh these days with the All-Pro defensive tackle mulling his future.

Former East Carolina head coach Steve Logan will return to the sidelines next season as the San Francisco 49ers quarterbacks coach. Logan is part of a new regime in San Francisco that includes newly-hired head coach Jim Tomsula and offensive coordinator Geep Chryst, who served as the Niners QB coach the last four seasons.

Drew Brees serenaded Peyton Manning, hoping to convince the seven-time All-Pro to keep playing.

Brian Urlacher's dislike of Phil Emery is no secret. The former Bears star linebacker didn't appreciate how the former general manager handled his failed contract negotiation after the 2012 season.

Projected starters and key players for the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl:

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