Who was the Commissioner of the NFL in 2012?

Who was the Commissioner of the NFL in 2012?

The contentious nature of the replacement officials’ decision at the end of the Green Bay Packers–Seattle Seahawks game two days earlier was widely considered to have been the tipping point that finally led to an agreement. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell acknowledged that the game “may have pushed the parties further along” in negotiations.

Who are the NFL teams for the 2012 season?

Highlights of the 2012 schedule include: NFL Kickoff Game: The 2012 regular season began on Wednesday, September 5, as the defending Super Bowl XLVI champion New York Giants hosted the Dallas Cowboys, and the Cowboys beat the Giants 24–17.

Who was the first pick in the 2012 NFL Draft?

The 2012 NFL Draft was held from April 26 to 28, 2012 at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall. With the first pick, the Indianapolis Colts selected quarterback Andrew Luck from Stanford.

Why did the NFL lockout end in 2012?

The main issues between the union and the league were changes to the retirement plan, salaries, and personnel. On June 4, 2012, the NFL announced it would begin hiring replacement officials. On September 26, 2012, an agreement was reached to end the lockout after increasing criticism of the NFL and the performance of the replacement officials.

What was the average points scored in the NFL in 2012?

There were a total of 11,651 points scored during the 2012 NFL regular season. The average points scored among all the teams in the NFL was 22.8 points per game. The New England Patriots had the highest point differential, scoring an average of 14.1 points more than their opponents.

What was the salary cap for the NFL in 2012?

The 2012 NFL League year and trading period began at 4pm EST on March 13 2012, which marked the start of the league’s free agency period. The per-team salary cap was set at US$120,600,000, marginally increased from US$120,000,000 the previous year. Notable players to change teams during free agency included: