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Retired Players Also Coming After NFLPA Over Concussions

The NFL has faced a number of lawsuits over the years from retired players for various reasons, primarily pertaining to matters concerning concussions and the league’s responsibility for their employees’ long-term health. Recently, a settlement agreement was reached and at long last given preliminary approval, which uncaps the funds that…


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Report: NFL Owners Table Playoff Expansion Talks Until Fall

It’s only a matter of time before the league adds two more teams to the playoffs, but it’s looking like that time will be in 2015, not 2014. According to Jim Corbett of USA Today Sports, NFL owners have decided to table any further discussion of playoff expansion until their fall meetings. Gary…




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Eric Winston Elected New NFLPA Union President By Player Reps

On Tuesday, Pittsburgh Steelers free agent safety Ryan Clark was nominated as a candidate to become the new NFLPA union president, however, after a Wednesday vote by the team player reps, Eric Winston will now replace outgoing president Domonique Foxworth. Winston not only beat put Clark, but Ben Watson as…





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NFLPA Tells Players To Expect HGH Testing In 2013

HGH testing in the NFL will more than likely take place in 2013 as the NFLPA has “tentatively agreed” to let the league take 40 blood samples each week from five randomly chosen players from eight different teams in order to test for human growth hormones. According to an NFL.com…







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James Harrison Appeal To Be Heard Today At 2 Eastern Time

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison reportedly will have his appeal for his one game suspension heard today via a phone conversation at 2:00 p.m. eastern time according to ESPN reporter Josina Anderson. Appeals officer Ted Cottrell will preside over the appeal. Cottrell was a defensive coach in the league for…