George Atallah on The Dan Patrick Show

NFLPA Ready For Legal Battle Should NFL Suspend Harrison, Others

Earlier this week, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison received a letter from the league that stated a suspension could be forthcoming for him should he decide against interviewing with the league as part of their ongoing PEDS investigation stemming from accusations made against him and other high profile NFL players…

Roger Goodell Concussions

NFL, NFLPA Opening Their Ears To Medical Marijuana Discussion

The topic of medical marijuana has come to the fore in recent months within NFL circles in large part due to the outreach efforts of former Ravens and current free agent offensive tackle Eugene Monroe, who has publicly campaigned to lift both stigmas and restrictions from a substance that he…


NBA Free Agency Dollars A Recent Target Of NFL Players’ Attention

Over the course of the past few days, the NBA free agency period has understandably been the talk of the sporting world, at least in terms of major American professional sports. What with Kevin Durant choosing to join the defending Western Conference champion Warriors and the Knicks making a number…


NFL Reminds NFLPA Of Joint Obligation In Investigating Reports

The Al-Jazeera documentary that came out in December drew very brief scrutiny and then was more or less summarily dismissed from the public consciousness as generally something not worth further investigating time and effort, especially considering the individual making allegations against players of using performance-enhancing drugs unequivocally recanted his claims….

Ross Cockrell

NFL, NFLPA Agree To More Inclusive Practice Squad Tweaks

While I have yet to note this elsewhere, a bit of interesting news—to me anyway—came out yesterday courtesy of former Buccaneers general manager and current ESPN analyst Mark Dominik regarding the practice squad. Dominik Tweeted out yesterday a message of congratulations to the NFL as well as the NFLPA for…

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during a press conference prior to Super Bowl 50 at the Moscone Center West on February 5, 2016 in San Francisco, California.

Goodell, Owners Issue Tone-Deaf Responses To Congressional Report

Since the Congressional report issued two days ago on whether or not the NFL inappropriately attempted to intervene in concussion research conducted through the National Institutes of Health, the league’s response has largely been fairly insubstantial, particularly if you compare it to their aggressive and rapid reactions to other accounts…


Report: 2016 Salary Cap To Be Set At $155.27 Million

While it has yet to be announced by the NFL or the NFLPA, a Friday evening report by Tom Pelissero of USA Today indicates that the 2016 salary cap has been finalized at $155.27 million per team. Should the report wind up being correct, it would be almost a $12…


Will Allen Spending Downtime Wisely To Plan For Future

Depending on your prerogative, for some people, the NFL may not always stand for ‘National Football League’. It has also variously had alternative meanings over the years, such as ‘No Fun League’ in the face of continuing rules changes that some feel take away from the quality of the on-field…


NFLPA Expects 2016 Salary Cap To Be At Least $153 Million

As expected, the NFL salary cap will be going up once again in 2016. During his annual talk with the media on Thursday, NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith said he “conservatively” expects the recent trend of $10 million per-team increases to the salary cap to continue in 2016. NFLPA's DeMaurice…