NFL's Core Business Is Booming, But Subtle Issues That Could Have Big Impact Remain
Published November 18, 2013
Torrenzano Group Chair & CEO Richard Torrenzano, whose firm specializes in building and protecting corporate reputations, said of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, "If you look at Goodell’s statements (on concussions) back in 2009 before Congress, he talked about changing the culture. This is 2014, so you have to ask yourself the question ‘what happened in five years?’ The concussion issues would scare any parent."
Torrenzano added the Dolphins' recent scandal involving alleged bullying by suspended G Richie Incognito "would be on top of the minds of many parents because of digital bullying."
Torrenzano: "If they don’t clean this mess up quickly, it’ll have a significant impact on sponsors and others around the sport, more congressional hearings." Bondy wrote, "Even the NFL isn’t indestructible, once the protection starts breaking down" (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 11/17).
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