George Atallah of the NFLPA says of the NFL’s current drug policy, “we can’t have a situation where the trends are moving in one direction, and our league is moving in the opposite direction.”
“We’re not gonna live in this world where we aren’t gonna protect the due process rights for our players,” says DeMaurice Smith to The Junkies of the NFLPA’s negotiations with the NFL on a new disciplinary policy.
A conga line of football icons is suing the NFL for negligence, malfeasance, malpractice, and just about everything short of global warming.
Former Redskin Sean Gilbert has silently been assembling a resume to make him the ideal candidate to take over as the next executive director of the NFLPA. He joined Lavar & Dukes Wednesday to explain why he’s the most qualified to defend NFL players, at all costs.
The NFLPA says it is the duty of the union to hold the clubs and teams accountable for safety and professionalism in the workplace.
The NFL players union has set up a system to provide safe rides for its members.
The NFL Player’s Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith and spokesman George Atallah joined the Junkies in studio on Thursday and fielded tough questions about player safety, the Redskin’s cap penalty, and much more.
Will the players union have more success exploring legal avenues against the NFL than the Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys did? Yes, according to NFLPA President Domonique Foxworth who joined LaVar Arrington and Chad Dukes Thursday afternoon to discuss the collusion lawsuit the union filed against the NFL.
NFL players union chief DeMaurice Smith says the league isn’t exactly refuting his organization’s claim of collusion.
The players union claimed Wednesday that the NFL imposed a secret salary cap during the uncapped 2010 season that cost the players at least $1 billion.