NFL Players Association
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has repeatedly in the past talked about protecting the shield, referencing the NFL and its. But the owners decision to lock out the referees has spawned disaster and now the NFL Players Association is telling its members the new refs are a danger to their health.
It was just a few years ago that South Florida was the center of the pro football world with both the NFL Pro Bowl and the Super Bowl being held at Sun Life Stadium. But one of those games may not be around much longer.
Domonique Foxworth has been elected president of the NFL Players Association without opposition. In 2007, Foxworth was elected by the Broncos as a player representative. In 2008, he became the youngest vice president of the NFLPA Executive Committee.
As talks of the lockout fade into the past and the Dolphins begin to look forward to a wild free agency period in the coming days, the NFL and the NFL Players Association have finally released the full calendar for the coming NFL year.
After more than four months of the NFL lockout, NFL Players and team owners have agreed to the terms of a new 10-year collective bargaining agreement.
Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross joined 30 fellow owners in approving a deal negotiated between the players’ trade association and the NFL to end the more than 120 day lockout. Then the players decided to throw on the brakes for a new NFL season starting on time.
As the hours ticked away to save much of the NFL’s preseason; NFL owners, including the Dolphins’ Stephen Ross, voted in favor of a settlement to the anti-trust/TV lawsuits that will eventually become the basis of the new collective bargaining agreement.
Miami Dolphins fans hoping to see their favorite team on the field this year should turn their attention to Washington and Atlanta for the next 48 hours.
It’s almost done. According to all signs coming out of the negotiations between the NFL and the NFLPA, a collective bargaining agreement could be reached as early as Friday night.
Miami Dolphins fans and sports writers continue to be teased that an end to the NFL lockout is near. But, according to New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees; the deal is “very close.”