Tagged: ‘NFLPA’

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...

NFL Network: Players Preparing for Conference Call
July 21st, 2011 at 1:41 PM
***PHOTO1*** Mike Lombardi of the NFL Network is reporting that preparations are underway for a conference call between the NFLPA and players scheduled for this evening. This would appear to be a precursor to a vote on an agreement which would end the NFL lockout. NFL owners are meeting today in Atlanta...

Is The Solidarity of The NFLPA Fading?
April 20th, 2011 at 3:08 PM
According to a report today from the New York Post a group of some 70 mid-level NFL players is considering hiring separate representation for the current stalemate between NFL players and owners. The report states that some players are not pleased with the current representation from the NFLPA, especially the...