The NFL creates a “social responsibility” team consisting of four women to focus on domestic violence. NFL community affairs vice president Anna Isaacson leads the group which also includes Lisa Friel, former head of sex-crimes prosecution for the Manhattan district attorney; Jane Randel, co-founder of the advocacy group NO MORE; and Rita Smith, former executive director of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell:
We are continuing to develop our organization to strengthen our ability to address the wide range of issues we face and other changes in our office will be announced soon. Our goal is to make a real difference on these and other issues. We know that we will be judged by our actions and their effectiveness.