The memo was endorsed by four players: Michael Bennett, Malcom Jenkins, Anquan Boldin and Torrey Smith.
Goodell has served as the NFL commissioner since 2006.
After the axing of offensive co-ordinator Ken Zampese, Cincinnati Bengals boss Marvin Lewis has turned up the heat on his players.
Corey Davis has been battling a hamstring injury since early August.
The Bengals have yet to score a touchdown through two games this season.
Midwestern State cornerback Robert Grays and Wooster offensive lineman Clayton Geib passed away this weekend.
Oklahoma president David Boren was instrumental in the Big 12 getting a championship game after the conference went to 10 teams.
Jonah Stillman is being brought into the organization to help the Vikings better connect with younger fans.
Tom Brady's healthy lifestyle book won't be in Bill Belichick's library any time soon.
The Lions allowed another fan to buy those tickets, which will be donated to charities in Detroit.
In two home games the Cincinnati Bengals have failed to score a touchdown but a quarterback change is not imminent.
Brady is regarded as one of the best quarterbacks to have ever played the game.
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats own CFL rights to Manziel and the CFL extended the team's 10-window to offer a contract to, trade, or release him.
New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr returned to limited practice on Thursday but is not anticipating a swift return.
The free-agent quarterback donated $100,000 to charity last week, putting his total at nearly $1 million in the past year.
The Giants wide receiver returned to practice on a limited basis Thursday for the first time since getting hurt on Aug. 21.
Jay Cutler went unsigned by an NFL team this offseason until Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill went down with a knee injury.
Deshaun Watson's 49-yard touchdown run in the Houston Texans' final drive of the first half proved to be the difference in the game.
Rams All-Pro DT Aaron Donald is expected to play Sunday against the Redskins, but he won't be an every-down player.
Head coach Marvin Lewis said he was not considering a quarterback change, but the Bengals can't sustain too many more nights like this one.