Tampa Bay coach Greg Schiano suggested that instead of kickoffs, teams would have the option of punting from the 30-yard line and going for a first down in a fourth-and-15 situation. Goodell has called Schiano's idea "interesting."
* Former wide receiver David Boston has been sentenced to 6 months in jail and 5 years of probation for punching a woman in Boca Raton, Fla., in November 2011. Authorities say Boston had been drinking at a Florida home when he punched a woman twice in the head, leaving a wound requiring 10 stiches.
* FBI agents raided properties in northeast Indiana belonging to former Jets lineman Jason Fabini and his brother as part of an ongoing investigation by a task force that focuses on combatting illegal drugs and violent crime.
* Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher was fined $21,000 for a horse-collar tackle on Seattle's Leon Washington, his second fine in 2 weeks. Urlacher also was fined last week for a horse-collar tackle of Minnesota's Adrian Peterson.
Green Bay's Tramon Williams was fined $21,000 for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Minnesota's Toby Gerhart last Sunday.
Detroit defensive tackle Nick Fairley was fined $15,750 for his horse-collar tackle of Indianapolis quarterback Andrew Luck late in the Lions' 35-33 loss.
Washington center Will Montgomery was fined $10,000 for kicking New York Giants defensive lineman Linval Joseph, who was docked $7,875 for unnecessary roughness. He raised his right foot to kick at Montgomery, but stopped himself before doing so.