Category: ‘NFL Lockout’

Cedric Benson, Adam Jones Among Eight Players Sold Out by NFLPA
September 25th, 2011 at 6:00 AM
When Bengals 101 and other outlets reported earlier this week that the NFL had handed down a three game suspension for Cincinnati Bengals running back Cedric Benson, Benson's response was that he had not been notified. Now, thanks to a report today from Yahoo! Sports' Jason Cole, we know why...

NFL Players Whining About Roger Goodell: Get a Job!
July 26th, 2011 at 2:37 PM
***PHOTO1*** Perhaps emboldened by the lockout, there has been a small, but loud chorus of players who have publicly questioned the authority of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. The loudest of these outbursts have come from Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker and frequent recipient of Goodell's discipline, James Harrison, who called Goodell a "devil"...

On Your Mark, Get Set, Go!
July 25th, 2011 at 6:04 PM
***PHOTO1*** Everybody celebrate! The 131 day NFL lockout is history! It's time to get on with the business of football. That means a flurry of activity will commence tomorrow in Cincinnati and every other NFL city. Beginning tomorrow, the Bengals and other clubs can begin signing draft picks, undrafted free agents,...

NFLPA to Meet Monday; Pads Popping by Saturday
July 24th, 2011 at 4:27 PM
***PHOTO1*** I don't know about you, but I'm ready for the sounds of popping pads and grunts and groans of the scrimmage battles. Multiple sources are reporting that NFLPA executives and player reps will meet tomorrow to ratify the agreement ratified by the owners on Friday. As reported here, the NFL...

NFL Owners Back NFLPA into a Corner
July 22nd, 2011 at 9:20 AM
 ***PHOTO1***  Last night's surprising developments revealed one very obvious reality: NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith is no Gene Upshaw. In what is surely a calculated gambit, the NFL owners approved a new collective bargaining agreement and announced their decision contingent upon the players ratifying the agreement. If this were tennis, Roger Goodell just acted...