The 2014-15 NFL season has been a season of hell for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell _lowres

FILE - in this March 26, 2014, file photo, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell answers questions during a news conference in Orlando, Fla. Goodell says the league asked for, but was not given, a just-released video showing former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice hitting his then-fiancee on an elevator. Goodell says during an interview with CBS aired Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014: "We assumed that there was a video. We asked for video. But we were never granted that opportunity." (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

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In this GQ story, Gabriel Sherman writes about the ups and mostly downs of the 2014-15 season for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and how the pro football machine he has built has misfired a few times.

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