According to the organization formerly known as NFL Players Association, players’ agents should begin negotiating contracts for any of their players that aren’t currently under contract. NFL.com reports:
The letter states that “unless or until” U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson issues a stay of her ruling to end the NFL-imposed lockout, as the [...]
It’s hard to say what NFL Commissioner, Roger Goodell, is trying to get at. One the one hand, he seems to be saying that the entire regular season is import; so much so that the NFL is willing to move the Super Bowl to accommodate a delayed season. On the other hand, he’s hopeful that [...]
Several former players including Pro-Bowl running back, Priest Holmes, have filed an anti-trust suit similar to Brady, et al v. NFL. However, this legal maneuver was made primarily on behalf of the newly drafted players that will officially enter the league at the end on next month. According to Yahoo Sports:
The former players’ suit also [...]
Minnesota Vikings star running back, Adrian Peterson, is not happy with his employers or their lockout. In fact, he’s so angry that in a recent interview he compared playing for NFL owners to “modern day slavery”. Of course, this comment needs some context. But Peterson’s words, however ill-advised, were telling.
The Yahoo Sports blog – Shutdown [...]
It looks like the defunct NFLPA still has quite a bit of power. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the 17 top 2011 NFL Draft prospects are being told not to attend the Draft.
Thus, when NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announces the name of the first player selected, the player will not walk on to [...]
The NFLPA threatened this move a couple of weeks ago, and it appears to have been prepared to go through with it all along. According to the NFL Network, the players’ union has officially ‘decertified’ by turning in the paperwork in a Minneapolis court. In other words, the union is no more. However, it will [...]
There ain’t no way. Just forget about it. Get it out of your mind. The 18 game NFL season is just not going to happen. NFLPA Chief DeMaurice Smith made sure the NFL owners were under no further delusion that the players would accept more wear and tear on their bodies for the sake of [...]
In our ‘things are tough all over’ segment we offer this sad story. Even guys who were making close to half-a-million dollars in the past year are finding it hard to make ends meet. Okay, at least guys who play in the NFL and are facing a potential lockout this season. According to the Business [...]
They don’t have the financial records in hand just yet. However, the NFLPA is taking a proactive step in deciphering the, no doubt, ponderous balance sheets the NFL may have to turn over via court order. It has retained the services of International Investment Bank. According to Sports Illustrated:
“The players are serious about getting [...]
The NFL Network reports that a 24 hour extension of the NFL’s collective bargaining agreement has been approved. It’s really no surprise that this short extension of the NFL’s CBA has happened. What’s surprising is that either side thinks they can get anything new done in the next 24 hours. Over two years have [...]