Category: ‘NFLPA’

National Football League Bans Crossbar Dunking Celebration
March 25th, 2014 at 6:59 PM
The National Football League (NFL) announced today that beginning this season, all touchdown celebrations involving dunking over the crossbar will be banned and result in a penalty.  ***PHOTO1***While there is a rule already in place preventing players from using the ball as a prop for celebrations, the new rule will be...

Bounties are Bad for Business for NFL and Its Players
March 5th, 2012 at 11:40 AM
Since the "bounty-gate" scandal involving the New Orleans Saints broke last Friday, there's been no shortage of outrage on both sides of the issue. On the one hand, you have some hand-wringing pundits who are shocked! that NFL players might be engaging in any sort of incentive-based system that involves making...

Cedric Benson Suspension Reduced to One Game Plus Fine
October 18th, 2011 at 12:26 PM
***PHOTO1*** The good news just keeps rolling in on a bye week Tuesday for the Cincinnati Bengals.'s Jason La Canfora is is reporting that running back Cedric Benson's original three game suspension has been reduced to one game and that Benson will be fined as well.  This comes after Benson filed a...

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"...