Posts Tagged ‘DeMaurice Smith’
Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Super Bowl XLVI, Ben Roethlisberger, DeMaurice Smith, Jason Pierre-, Jason Pierre-Paul, John Mara, Maria Menounos, Mark Herzlich, Maurice Jones-Drew, Media Day, New England Patriots, New York Giants, Steve Weatherford
Media Day has come and gone but not without leaving a ton of great memories in its wake.
Posted: Sunday, September 18th, 2011 | Jason La Canfora Tags: Terrelle Pryor, DeMaurice Smith, Drew Rosenhaus, Oakland Raiders, Roger Goodell
It seems unlikely that Raiders rookie QB Terrelle Pryor will win his appeal of his NFL-mandated five-game suspension, given the conditions of his deal to be allowed into the league via the supplemental draft in the first place.
Posted: Thursday, September 15th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: NFL study, DeMaurice Smith
The average career of an NFL player remains brief, but maybe not quite as brief as we’ve been told.
Posted: Friday, August 5th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: 2011 Hall of Fame, Bender's Tavern, DeMaurice Smith, Roger Goodell
A little history lesson for you, and a rather appropriate one, on the day that Roger Goodell and DeMaurice Smith signed a new 10-year collective bargaining agreement.
Posted: Friday, July 22nd, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Chester Pitts, Chris Cooley, DeMaurice Smith, Greg Aiello, Heath Evans, Josh Cribbs, Maurice Jones-Drew, Peter King, Philip Rivers, Roger Goodell
Browns Pro Bowl WR/KR Josh Cribbs was one of many NFL players taking to the airwaves Thursday, urging fans to be patient and revealing some of the issues still in dispute between owners and players. “Things (remaining to be solved) as far as health care for retired players, pads during practice and how long can two-a-days go,” Cribbs said on NFL Network. “This is a 10-year deal. We can’t enter into it lightly. So fans have to understand that until we can completely dissect the CBA, we can’t go forward. “We hate that it’s being put out there that the lockout is over when the reality is that we’ve just made significant progress. We don’t want the fans to look […]
Posted: Thursday, February 25th, 2010 | Steve Wyche Tags: 2010 NFL Scouting Combine, CBA, DeMaurice Smith, Roger Goodell
Another round of labor talks between the NFL and NFLPA took place Thursday amid the start of the combine, but there were no indications that a new collective bargaining agreement will be reached before March 5, thus, a season without a salary cap seems a certainty, although no one is saying that on the record.
Posted: Saturday, February 6th, 2010 | Steve Wyche Tags: CBA, DeMaurice Smith, Kevin Mawae, NFLPA, Roger Goodell
Top executives from the NFL and NFLPA, including a handful of former and current players, met Saturday morning to address ongoing labor issues.
Posted: Tuesday, January 26th, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: 2010 Pro Bowl, Chad Ochocinco, Darnell Dockett, DeMaurice Smith, Donovan McNabb, Kevin Mawae, Ray Anderson, Ray Lewis, Steve Hutchinson
The 2010 Pro Bowl got more of an official start Tuesday night when the players and coaching staffs of the AFC and NFC teams met at the team hotel for a few introductions and to discuss some orders of business.
Posted: Wednesday, October 14th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Dave Checketts, DeMaurice Smith, Donovan McNabb, Rush Limbaugh, St. Louis Rams
The group that will try to buy the Rams plans to drop Rush Limbaugh, a source with knowledge of the situation told NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora.
Posted: Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009 | Jason La Canfora Tags: DeMaurice Smith, Minnesota Vikings, Roger Goodell, StarCaps, Steroids
There was a memo distributed to all NFL clubs and players Monday from the league, making it clear that, in the wake of the recent “StarCaps” cases, the enforcement policies for the league’s drug-testing program have not changed. It’s worth noting that commissioner Roger Goodell asked DeMaurice Smith, the head of the NFLPA, to join him in issuing the memo, as a sign of support.
Posted: Wednesday, August 5th, 2009 | Jason La Canfora Tags: Bruce Laird, DeMaurice Smith, Jerry Kramer, Joe DeLamielleure, Mike Ditka, NFL Alumni, Roger Goodell, Sam Huff
Several former players laud the Commissioner Roger Goodell’s letter sent to NFL Alumni, stating that an uncapped year in 2010 would not decrease the pension and benefits made to retired players.
Posted: Friday, March 27th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: DeMaurice Smith, NFLPA, Ryan Moats
One day after the run-in between a Dallas police officer and Houston Texans RB Ryan Moats hit the airwaves and blogosphere, NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith released a statement on the situation.
Posted: Monday, March 16th, 2009 | Scott Hanson Tags: DeMaurice Smith, NFLPA, Tony Dungy
Tony Dungy has been approached by new NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith, who’s interested in having the retired coach assume a role of liaison between the players and the NFL office.
Posted: Monday, March 16th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: DeMaurice Smith, NFLPA
DeMaurice Smith walked into the NFLPA meetings in Maui over the weekend and spoke boldly about his litigating background, presented an infectious energy and a comprehensive plan to move the group forward.