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The Seattle Times
Seahawk Richard Sherman on speaking out about the NFL: 'If there weren't any issues to deal with then there wouldn’t be anything to talk about, right?'he thinks is wrong with the league. Sherman takes special interest in league is
Seahawk Richard Sherman on speaking out about the NFL: 'If there weren't any issues to deal with then there wouldn’t be anything to talk about, right?'
The Seattle Times / Posted an hour ago
he thinks is wrong with the league. Sherman takes special interest in league issues as the Seahawks’ representative to the NFL Players Association (Michael Bennett and Russell Wilson are alternates) as voted on by his teammates. But he said he’d... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Why is TV viewership down?Fewer people are watching the NFL on TV, and no one really knows why. The NFL
Why is TV viewership down?
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 6 hours ago
Fewer people are watching the NFL on TV, and no one really knows why. The NFL Players Association admits that the trend is an obvious concern. The league has kept quiet, likely fearful that talking about the situation would lend credence to the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seahawks' Richard Sherman slams NFL, calls it a 'bottom-line business'said that while it is difficult to ensure safety in such a violent sport, it’s
Seahawks' Richard Sherman slams NFL, calls it a 'bottom-line business'
The Seattle Times / Posted 6 hours ago
said that while it is difficult to ensure safety in such a violent sport, it’s pivotal for players to become educated so that the league “doesn’t abuse its power” — something he hopes to act upon as a member of the NFL Playe... Read more
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USA Today
Richard Sherman: NFL is a 'bottom line business'as a way to make a lot of money in a short amount of time in order to change th
Richard Sherman: NFL is a 'bottom line business'
USA Today / Posted 6 hours ago
as a way to make a lot of money in a short amount of time in order to change their families' lives. He says he joined the NFL Players Association so that he could "make the interest of players more known so the league doesn't abuse its... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
NFL Deflategate: Tom Brady timelinea $1 million fine. Brady's agent, Don Yee, blasted the punishment and promised
NFL Deflategate: Tom Brady timeline
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 7 hours ago
a $1 million fine. Brady's agent, Don Yee, blasted the punishment and promised to appeal the decision. May 14, 2015: The NFL Players Association files an appeal on behalf of Brady over his four-game suspension, the last day such an appeal could... Read more
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Showbiz Renegade
Former NY Giants Stacy Robinson Passes Away at the Age of 50super bowls under the Giants. At the age of 29, he opted for retirement. In th
Former NY Giants Stacy Robinson Passes Away at the Age of 50
Showbiz Renegade / Posted yesterday
super bowls under the Giants. At the age of 29, he opted for retirement. In the last couple of years, he worked for the NFL Players Association taking a stint as director of player development and overseeing the issue of drug use among... Read more
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The Washington Times
Driverless cars are the NFL’s game-changer— watching at home — begins to decline as well, that gets the attention of the
Driverless cars are the NFL’s game-changer
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
— watching at home — begins to decline as well, that gets the attention of the NFL, though they won’t tell you that. The NFL Players Association president, though, has come out and said, yes, it’s got everyone’s attention. “This is a huge issue... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Early-season ratings drop a “huge concern” for NFLPAlip and a stoic demeanor regarding the alarming early-season decline in TV rati
Early-season ratings drop a “huge concern” for NFLPA
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 4 days ago
lip and a stoic demeanor regarding the alarming early-season decline in TV ratings, specifically for prime-time games. The NFL Players Association is opting not to pretend that all is well. “This is a huge issue for us obviously,” NFLPA executive... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
17 days later, Cam Newton concussion protocol investigations still goingThe NFL and NFL Players Association continue to independently investigate wheth
17 days later, Cam Newton concussion protocol investigations still going
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 4 days ago
The NFL and NFL Players Association continue to independently investigate whether league officials complied with the concussion protocol during crunch time of Week One’s opening game. As to the investigations, crunch time apparently has not yet... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
18 games still not a consideration for NFLPAto secure other concessions, like neutral arbitrations and a bigger piece of th
18 games still not a consideration for NFLPA
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 4 days ago
to secure other concessions, like neutral arbitrations and a bigger piece of the financial pie. If that’s the plan, the NFL Players Association doesn’t seem to be inclined to take the bait. “I just can’t imagine a world where you add two more... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Joe Horn Calls Roger Goodell 'The Vladimir Putin of the NFL'the Deflategate situation involving the New England Patriots and quarterback To
Joe Horn Calls Roger Goodell 'The Vladimir Putin of the NFL'
Bleacher Report / Posted 5 days ago
the Deflategate situation involving the New England Patriots and quarterback Tom Brady standing out in that regard. The NFL Players Association collectively bargained to give Goodell that power, which means nothing can change until a new CBA is... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
K’Waun Williams files grievance against Browns for surgery, full 2016 salarystep toward getting that payment. Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com reports that
K’Waun Williams files grievance against Browns for surgery, full 2016 salary
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 7 days ago
step toward getting that payment. Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com reports that Williams has filed a grievance through the NFL Players Association to get the Browns to pay for the surgery. He is also seeking his full $600,000 salary for the 2016... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Update on the latest in sports:miss. Dallas owner Jerry Jones said on his radio show that it was pointless fo
Update on the latest in sports:
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 8 days ago
miss. Dallas owner Jerry Jones said on his radio show that it was pointless for Gregory to pursue the appeal since the NFL Players Association wouldn't back him. A 14-game suspension would make Gregory ineligible to play until Week 16 this... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Eagles RT Johnson facing PED suspensionof a banned substance as his initial sample. Johnson has said the supplement he
Eagles RT Johnson facing PED suspension
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 8 days ago
of a banned substance as his initial sample. Johnson has said the supplement he was taking was one that was approved by the NFL Players Association and did not list the banned substance on its list of ingredients. Johnson played in the Eagles' first... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Bears QB Jay Cutler Day to Day With Right Thumb Sprainban on top of the four games he will already miss. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones s
Bears QB Jay Cutler Day to Day With Right Thumb Sprain
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 9 days ago
ban on top of the four games he will already miss. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said Tuesday on his radio show that the NFL Players Association wouldn't support Gregory's appeal, making it pointless to pursue. Jones said the labor agreement... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Jay Cutler Day-to-day With Right Thumb Sprainban on top of the four games he will already miss. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones s
Jay Cutler Day-to-day With Right Thumb Sprain
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 9 days ago
ban on top of the four games he will already miss. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said Tuesday on his radio show that the NFL Players Association wouldn't support Gregory's appeal, making it pointless to pursue. Jones said the labor agreement... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Cowboys’ Gregory drops appeal, faces ban totaling 14 gamesban on top of the four games he will already miss. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones s
Cowboys’ Gregory drops appeal, faces ban totaling 14 games
The Register Citizen / Posted 9 days ago
ban on top of the four games he will already miss. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said Tuesday on his radio show that the NFL Players Association wouldn’t support Gregory’s appeal, making it pointless to pursue. Jones said the labor agreement... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Cowboys’ Gregory drops appeal, faces ban totaling 14 gamesban on top of the four games he will already miss. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones s
Cowboys’ Gregory drops appeal, faces ban totaling 14 games
The Middletown Press / Posted 9 days ago
ban on top of the four games he will already miss. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said Tuesday on his radio show that the NFL Players Association wouldn’t support Gregory’s appeal, making it pointless to pursue. Jones said the labor agreement... Read more
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TSN
Gregory drops appeal, faces 14 game banban on top of the four games he will already miss. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones s
Gregory drops appeal, faces 14 game ban
TSN / Posted 9 days ago
ban on top of the four games he will already miss. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said Tuesday on his radio show that the NFL Players Association wouldn't support Gregory's appeal, making it pointless to pursue. Jones said the labour agreement... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Cowboys' Gregory drops appeal, faces ban totalling 14 gamesban on top of the four games he will already miss. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones s
Cowboys' Gregory drops appeal, faces ban totalling 14 games
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 9 days ago
ban on top of the four games he will already miss. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said Tuesday on his radio show that the NFL Players Association wouldn’t support Gregory’s appeal, making it pointless to pursue. Jones said the labour agreement... Read more
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Campus Times - University of Rochester
The most volatile relationship in sportsthat governs the relationships between players, personnel, owners, and the leag
The most volatile relationship in sports
Campus Times - University of Rochester / Posted 9 days ago
that governs the relationships between players, personnel, owners, and the league office. While the players and the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) were elated to finally get their fair share of league revenues (a 50-50 split), there was... Read more
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Hamilton News
In Brief: Lampard strains calf muscle, out up to a monthcontrol over practices and intervening if prohibited conduct occurs." The decis
In Brief: Lampard strains calf muscle, out up to a month
Hamilton News / Posted 9 days ago
control over practices and intervening if prohibited conduct occurs." The decision was made after the league and the NFL Players Association independently reviewed the on-field practice video for June 6. Both sides agreed the Seahawks... Read more
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Hamilton News
In Brief: Vikings say Peterson has torn meniscus in kneecontrol over practices and intervening if prohibited conduct occurs." The decis
In Brief: Vikings say Peterson has torn meniscus in knee
Hamilton News / Posted 9 days ago
control over practices and intervening if prohibited conduct occurs." The decision was made after the league and the NFL Players Association independently reviewed the on-field practice video for June 6. Both sides agreed the Seahawks... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Seahawks lose draft pick, fined for violating CBA rulesof the league's offseason practice rules, which are governed by NFL's collectiv
Seahawks lose draft pick, fined for violating CBA rules
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
of the league's offseason practice rules, which are governed by NFL's collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with the NFL Players Association. "I'm disappointed, I'm real disappointed because we work really hard to try and do a great job,"... Read more
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New England Sports Network
Seahawks Lose Draft Pick, Fined By NFL For Offseason Workout ViolationsThe Seattle Seahawks lost more than just a football game this weekend. The NFL
Seahawks Lose Draft Pick, Fined By NFL For Offseason Workout Violations
New England Sports Network / Posted 10 days ago
The Seattle Seahawks lost more than just a football game this weekend. The NFL on Monday came down hard on the Seahawks for violating league rules about offseason workouts, fining the team $400,000 and head coach Pete Carroll $200,000 while taking... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Carroll and Seahawks fined for excessive contact in OTAcontrol over practices and intervening if prohibited conduct occurs.” The deci
Carroll and Seahawks fined for excessive contact in OTA
Calgary Sun / Posted 10 days ago
control over practices and intervening if prohibited conduct occurs.” The decision was made after the league and the NFL Players Association independently reviewed the on-field practice video for June 6. Both sides agreed the Seahawks... Read more
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Long Beach Press-Telegram
Pete Carroll fined $200K, Seahawks out $400K, draft pickcontrol over practices and intervening if prohibited conduct occurs.” The deci
Pete Carroll fined $200K, Seahawks out $400K, draft pick
Long Beach Press-Telegram / Posted 10 days ago
control over practices and intervening if prohibited conduct occurs.” The decision was made after the league and the NFL Players Association independently reviewed the on-field practice video for June 6. Both sides agreed the Seahawks... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Vikings RB Adrian Peterson Has Torn Meniscus; Timetable UnknownJune 6. That is prohibited by the labor agreement with the players' union. The
Vikings RB Adrian Peterson Has Torn Meniscus; Timetable Unknown
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 10 days ago
June 6. That is prohibited by the labor agreement with the players' union. The decision was made after the league and the NFL Players Association independently reviewed the on-field practice video for June 6. Both sides agreed the Seahawks... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Pete Carroll fined $200K, Seahawks out $400K, draft pickcontrol over practices and intervening if prohibited conduct occurs.” The deci
Pete Carroll fined $200K, Seahawks out $400K, draft pick
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 10 days ago
control over practices and intervening if prohibited conduct occurs.” The decision was made after the league and the NFL Players Association independently reviewed the on-field practice video for June 6. Both sides agreed the Seahawks... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Pete Carroll fined $200K, Seahawks out $400K, draft pickcontrol over practices and intervening if prohibited conduct occurs.” The deci
Pete Carroll fined $200K, Seahawks out $400K, draft pick
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
control over practices and intervening if prohibited conduct occurs.” The decision was made after the league and the NFL Players Association independently reviewed the on-field practice video for June 6. Both sides agreed the Seahawks... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Pete Carroll, Seahawks fined for excessive contact in OTAcontrol over practices and intervening if prohibited conduct occurs." The deci
Pete Carroll, Seahawks fined for excessive contact in OTA
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 10 days ago
control over practices and intervening if prohibited conduct occurs." The decision was made after the league and the NFL Players Association independently reviewed the on-field practice video for June 6. Both sides agreed the Seahawks... Read more
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San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Pete Carroll fined $200K, Seahawks out $400K, draft pickcontrol over practices and intervening if prohibited conduct occurs.” The deci
Pete Carroll fined $200K, Seahawks out $400K, draft pick
San Gabriel Valley Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
control over practices and intervening if prohibited conduct occurs.” The decision was made after the league and the NFL Players Association independently reviewed the on-field practice video for June 6. Both sides agreed the Seahawks... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Pete Carroll and Seahawks fined for excessive contact in OTAcontrol over practices and intervening if prohibited conduct occurs." The deci
Pete Carroll and Seahawks fined for excessive contact in OTA
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 10 days ago
control over practices and intervening if prohibited conduct occurs." The decision was made after the league and the NFL Players Association independently reviewed the on-field practice video for June 6. Both sides agreed the Seahawks... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
Pete Carroll fined $200K, Seahawks out $400K, draft pickcontrol over practices and intervening if prohibited conduct occurs.” The deci
Pete Carroll fined $200K, Seahawks out $400K, draft pick
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 10 days ago
control over practices and intervening if prohibited conduct occurs.” The decision was made after the league and the NFL Players Association independently reviewed the on-field practice video for June 6. Both sides agreed the Seahawks... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Pete Carroll and Seahawks fined for excessive contact in OTAcontrol over practices and intervening if prohibited conduct occurs." The deci
Pete Carroll and Seahawks fined for excessive contact in OTA
Brandon Sun / Posted 10 days ago
control over practices and intervening if prohibited conduct occurs." The decision was made after the league and the NFL Players Association independently reviewed the on-field practice video for June 6. Both sides agreed the Seahawks... Read more
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Daily Mail
'80 percent of NFL players use marijuana'have not recommended making a change or revisiting our collectively-bargained p
'80 percent of NFL players use marijuana'
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
have not recommended making a change or revisiting our collectively-bargained policy and approach [between the NFL and NFL Players Association] related to marijuana, and our position on its use remains consistent with federal law and workplace... Read more
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New York Post
‘I played stoned’: Some NFL players love getting high before kickoffhave not recommended making a change or revisiting our collectively-bargained p
‘I played stoned’: Some NFL players love getting high before kickoff
New York Post / Posted 11 days ago
have not recommended making a change or revisiting our collectively-bargained policy and approach [between the NFL and NFL Players Association] related to marijuana, and our position on its use remains consistent with federal law and workplace... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Flag day? Hits on Panthers QB Cam Newton could change officials’ behaviorNewton was allowed to stay in for the Panthers’ last series in the final minute
Flag day? Hits on Panthers QB Cam Newton could change officials’ behavior
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 11 days ago
Newton was allowed to stay in for the Panthers’ last series in the final minute of the 21-20 loss. The NFL and the NFL Players Association continue to investigate the Panthers’ handling of Newton, while teammates and former NFL game... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Law enforcement union calls for boycott of services for Dolphinsthe players stand for the anthem. But with no league rule requiring it and no t
Law enforcement union calls for boycott of services for Dolphins
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 13 days ago
the players stand for the anthem. But with no league rule requiring it and no term of the labor deal between the NFL and NFL Players Association permitting players to be disciplined for failing to stand, there’s nothing the Dolphins can... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
NFL Deflategate: Tom Brady timelinea $1 million fine. Brady's agent, Don Yee, blasted the punishment and promised
NFL Deflategate: Tom Brady timeline
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 13 days ago
a $1 million fine. Brady's agent, Don Yee, blasted the punishment and promised to appeal the decision. May 14, 2015: The NFL Players Association files an appeal on behalf of Brady over his four-game suspension, the last day such an appeal could... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
NFL Deflategate: Tom Brady timelinea $1 million fine. Brady's agent, Don Yee, blasted the punishment and promised
NFL Deflategate: Tom Brady timeline
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 13 days ago
a $1 million fine. Brady's agent, Don Yee, blasted the punishment and promised to appeal the decision. May 14, 2015: The NFL Players Association files an appeal on behalf of Brady over his four-game suspension, the last day such an appeal could... Read more
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SportingNews
Tyrod Taylor's concussion protocol in stark contrast to Cam Newton'sthe blow, never left the field and was allowed to continue playing. That has pr
Tyrod Taylor's concussion protocol in stark contrast to Cam Newton's
SportingNews / Posted 13 days ago
the blow, never left the field and was allowed to continue playing. That has prompted an investigation from the NFL and NFL Players Association to determine whether the concussion protocol was followed properly. The Panthers have said Newton... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Catching up with... The man announced 10 spots before Unitassix years with the Colts trump all other achievements, from winning Super Bowl
Catching up with... The man announced 10 spots before Unitas
Baltimore Sun / Posted 14 days ago
six years with the Colts trump all other achievements, from winning Super Bowl I with the Green Bay Packers to running the NFL Players Association to coaching at Alabama, Georgia Tech (his alma mater), Kentucky and Georgia State. Not a bad resume... Read more
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WRAL Sports Fan
Newton not worried about long-term health from hits to headsore," Newton said. "It's a contact sport and we have to plan accordingly to ge
Newton not worried about long-term health from hits to head
WRAL Sports Fan / Posted 14 days ago
sore," Newton said. "It's a contact sport and we have to plan accordingly to get back to 100 percent." The league and the NFL Players Association are investigating the hit from Stewart that occurred with 36 remaining in the loss to the... Read more
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KERA North Texas
NFL Pledges Another $100 Million For Study Of Head Injuries, Safety In Footballchief medical officer to coordinate best practices and information between the
NFL Pledges Another $100 Million For Study Of Head Injuries, Safety In Football
KERA North Texas / Posted 15 days ago
chief medical officer to coordinate best practices and information between the medical staff of teams and the NFL and the NFL Players Association. In addition, Goodell said, the NFL is "establishing an independent, scientific advisory board... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Broncos duo fined for hits on Newtonofficials failed to adhere to the NFL's own concussion protocols by allowing th
Broncos duo fined for hits on Newton
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 15 days ago
officials failed to adhere to the NFL's own concussion protocols by allowing the quarterback to continue. The NFL and the NFL Players Association both said they were probing the response by medical personnel during the game. Newton's father,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Newton not worried about long-term health from hits to headsore," Newton said. "It's a contact sport and we have to plan accordingly to ge
Newton not worried about long-term health from hits to head
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 15 days ago
sore," Newton said. "It's a contact sport and we have to plan accordingly to get back to 100 percent." The league and the NFL Players Association are investigating the hit from Stewart that occurred with 36 remaining in the loss to the... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
NFL Pledges Another $100 Million For Study Of Head Injuries, Safety In Footballchief medical officer to coordinate best practices and information between the
NFL Pledges Another $100 Million For Study Of Head Injuries, Safety In Football
KPBS San Diego / Posted 15 days ago
chief medical officer to coordinate best practices and information between the medical staff of teams, the NFL and the NFL Players Association. In addition, Goodell said, the NFL is "establishing an independent, scientific advisory board... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Newton not worried about long-term health from hits to headsore,” Newton said. “It’s a contact sport and we have to plan accordingly to ge
Newton not worried about long-term health from hits to head
Calgary Sun / Posted 15 days ago
sore,” Newton said. “It’s a contact sport and we have to plan accordingly to get back to 100 per cent.” The league and the NFL Players Association are investigating the hit from Stewart that occurred with 36 remaining in the loss to the... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Why doesn’t the NFL have a targeting rule like college?under which a player would be ejected from a game is subject to the rules of co
Why doesn’t the NFL have a targeting rule like college?
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 15 days ago
under which a player would be ejected from a game is subject to the rules of collective bargaining. But why would the NFL Players Association have an issue with a rule change that heightens player protection and creates a clear disincentive... Read more
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