NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Sunday on CBS's Face the Nation that he would "absolutely" want his own child to play football -- answering the same question put recently to President Barack Obama.The president said he would "have to think long and hard" about allowing a son to play the sport. Both men have two daughters.Goodell deflected the question by noting the high incidence of concussions in girls soccer. Obama told The New Republic he worried about the game's long-term effects of hard hits.Goodell said the league didn't hide head injury risks.BrieflyAli's fine: Muhammad Ali's daughter knocked down rumors of her father being near death Sunday, saying he was at home in Arizona watching the Super Bowl wearing a Ravens jersey. May May Ali said she talked to her father on the phone and he was fine. A British tabloid report quoting Ali's brother as saying he was near death drew wide coverage on the Internet. 49ers: Sources told ESPN.com the team will try to trade backup quarterback Alex Smith, who lost his starting job earlier this season. The Browns and Chiefs are possible trade partners. Jets: They will try to trade, rather than cut, backup QB Tim Tebow, sources told ESPN.com.