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Goodell: 'We have to educate our players ...'

Updated: February 2, 2007, 10:17 PM ET
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MIAMI -- Roger Goodell has a strong message for NFL players: Stay out of trouble.

Plagued by tragedy and numerous arrests, the NFL's image took a hit this season, though the commissioner doesn't believe it's out of control or irreversible.

"We have to educate our players to the issues out there," he said in his first Super Bowl news conference. "We are raised to a higher standard in the NFL. We must make sure the players are more accountable and our clubs are more accountable.

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