Posts Tagged ‘NFLPA’

NFL General Managers Told That Business Remains on Hold

NFL general managers were told Friday at a meeting to discuss the specifics of the proposed labor agreement that the Saturday start to re-signing free agents and opening team facilities to players is on hold until the NFL Players Association board of executives accepts terms of Thursday’s announced deal, sources told ESPN.com’s John Clayton. An […]

NFLPA Warning Players About NFLVR Website

The website NFLVR.com is asking players to vote there to reconstitute as a union and for players to use it in assisting to do so according to the NFLPA. The site is not affiliated with the NFL or NFLPA and the players association has sent the following email to agents: “We have received information from […]

Packers: NFL Lockout–Owners Power Play & Players Reactions

Legendary senior writer jclombardi: NFL owners power play in NFL lockout. COMMENTARY: It’s Friday morning following last night’s events surrounding the lockout and proposed owner’s CBA deal. Yesterday afternoon, on the national news media, the NFL owners pulled a slick public relations power play with the lockouted out players. They approved their CBA version proclaiming […]

NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith Give Statement on Recertification Issue

NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith delivered the following statement to media outside NFLPA headquarters in Washington, D.C. “Look, we continue to talk. There are some issues that are outstanding that are left to resolve. And I know there’s been a lot of questions about what happens if the players–or the process of becoming a union […]

Owners and Front Office Members Meeting for 90-Minutes on New CBA

Fox Sports NFL Insider Alex Marvez just tweeted the following about the on-going drama with owners and players as things get close to finally being done in the CBA process. NFL owners and GM-types scheduled to assemble at 2:30 p.m. e.d.t. for 90-minute meeting on how the new CBA personnel rules will work afterward, those […]

Falcons Owner Blank Thinks a Deal Will Get Done Today

Falcons owner Arthur Blank told NFL Network that he is optimistic his fellow owners, who are meeting in Atlanta, will approve a new collective bargaining agreement with the players Thursday. “I’m optimistic that we’ll get a call for a vote today, and I’m optimistic that the ownership will approve a deal today,” Blank said just […]

NFL and NFLPA Hope To Ratify CBA Today

While no deal was agreed up Wednesday before the 32 team representatives departed the NFLPA headquarters, they gave NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith and the NFLPA’s executive committee a “vote of confidence” to resolve the issues that remain before an agreement can be endorsed to the ten plaintiffs in the Brady v NFL antitrust lawsuit. […]

Veteran Nose Tackle Kris Jenkins to Retire

Veteran nose tackle Kris Jenkins plans to announce his retirement, Larry Hardesty of ESPN NY 1050 reports, via Adam Schefter. Jenkins posted the following statement on Facebook. “Wanted to let you all know that I have loved the support and respect that you all have given me throughout my career. But it is time for […]