Posts Tagged ‘NFL Players Association’

Teams await cap penalties levied against ‘Boys, ‘Skins

The league has yet to alert NFL teams of the specific cap penalties to Dallas and Washington, according to league sources.

League: Ruling has no impact on CBA negotiations

Despite claims to the contrary by the NFL Players Association, NFL executive vice president and general counsel Jeff Pash insisted that Monday’s unanimous Supreme Court ruling against the league in its case against American Needle has no impact on collective bargaining agreement negotiations.

League, union will hold CBA talks Saturday

The NFL and the NFL Players Association will meet this weekend in South Florida to discuss the collective-bargaining agreement, which is scheduled to expire in March of 2011.

Ochocinco doesn’t want to be distraction over jersey

Bengals WR Chad Ochocinco apparently has reversed course after saying he planned to wear the No. 15 jersey of deceased teammate Chris Henry. Ochocinco said he doesn’t want to be a distraction.

Armstrong, Kenn leading names to replace Upshaw

As the NFL Players Association continues paring down its candidates to succeed Gene Upshaw, the two names that continue to generate the most buzz are Trace Armstrong and Mike Kenn.

NFLPA corrupting players

There comes a time when the NFLPA needs to draw the line when it comes to appealing suspensions. Take the Plaxico Burress appeal. What is there to appeal? The dude shot himself. … Allegedly, he was illegally carrying a firearm. … This was all after the Giants gave him a hefty (and well-deserved) extension.

NFL Players Association hires search firm

After interviewing search firms in Washington, D.C. last week, the NFL Players Association hired one Wednesday. The NFLPA announced it had chosen Reilly Partners of Chicago to act as the outside search firm to find a successor for former executive director Gene Upshaw.

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