Archive for the ‘NFL Owners’ Category

Players Union Filed Lawsuit Stating Owners Had Secret Salary Cap in 2010

The players union claimed Wednesday that the NFL imposed a secret salary cap during the uncapped 2010 season that cost the players at least $1 billion. The complaint was filed in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis, which oversees the Reggie White settlement covering NFL labor matters. But the league says the union has no grounds […]

NFL Owners Approve Trade Deadline Extension, New IR Rule

In addition to making it mandatory for players to wear hip and knee pads, the NFL owners also agreed to extend the trade deadline to after Week 8 of the regular season. Competition Committee Chairman Rich McKay anticipates it will lead to more action in the trade market without jeopardizing the integrity of the league’s […]

Goodell Gives His State of the NFL Speech – Expansion, Safety and London on the Table

As per usual the Friday before the Super Bowl, Commissioner Roger Goodell gave his annual State of the NFL address, hitting on a number of topics that will point the way to the future for the league. Below are some of the highlights of the news conference: Player safety: “We are focused now on how […]

Players and Owners Reach Agreement on Final CBA

The NFL owners and players reached agreement on final details of the CBA late Wednesday night according to Mike Freeman of CBSSports. Now, the team reps will detail the CBA to the general membership. Players will conduct the vote, fax in the results, and if ratified, practice can start for everyone at 4 p.m. eastern. […]

2011 National Football League Calendar

2011 NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE CALENDAR JULY July 25 NFL will publish the 2011 Free Agency List, which will become effective July 29, 2011 at 6:00 p.m., New York time. July 26 At 10:00 a.m., New York time, Club facilities open. Players may report for physicals and voluntary strength and conditioning. At 10:00 a.m., New York […]

NFL and Players Set on Terms of Deal; Vote to be Taken Later Today

From AP NFL owners and players agreed early Monday to the terms of a deal to end the lockout, and players were expected to begin their voting process later in the day, two people familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The people spoke on condition of anonymity because the process was supposed to […]

NFL Lockout Deal & Football This Week

Legendary senior writer jclombardi reports about NFL lockout deal. BREAKING NEWS: Sources are verifying ESPN’s Chris Mortensen’s report that NFL owners and NFLPA settled the final unresolved issues in the NFL lockout.  Monday, the NFLPA is expected to approve the new collective bargaining agreement.  Then, the players can report to their training camps beginning on […]

Players’ Executive Committee to Meet Monday

From: AP A vote on a settlement to the lockout is what every NFL fan wants. Nobody is sure when that might happen. The players’ executive committee will meet Monday in Washington after lawyers have worked through the weekend on issues that are holding up an agreement with the owners. Several people with knowledge of […]