Just when the anger and complaints from a weekend of contempt toward replacement officials couldn’t get any hotter, a disputed call trumps it all.
An appeals panel has overturned the suspensions of four New Orleans Saints players for their role in the alleged bounty case where players were rewarded for intentionally injuring opponents, according to SI.com’s Jim Trotter.
The National Football League dropped the discipline hammer on the New Orleans Saints for the team’s bounty program which rewarded players for hits that knocked out other players or forced them to be carted off the field.
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.
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison opened up with both barrels on teammates and Roger Goodell in a new article in Men’s Journal. Harrison unleashed a tirade that has electrified social media since it was released Wednesday.
Miami Dolphins fans hoping to see football this season may have been just handed an audible by the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The appellate court overruled a lower court’s judge’s ruling lifting the NFL lockout, meaning the lockout is legal.
The Miami Dolphins have plenty of holes left on the squad, but the team remains in a holding pattern as the league and the players association continue to try and iron out a new collective bargaining agreement.
In a public show of unity, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and NFL Players Association chief DeMaurice Smith took questions in a joint appearance at an NFLPA for NFL rookies.
Miami Dolphins players, fans, and the team continue to sit and wait as the NFL lockout continues to grind on. But, there continues to be light at the end of the tunnel as negotiators are still meeting to end the four month work stoppage.
Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross, and his 31 fellow team owners, are in Chicago looking to come to some agreement that will give NFL commissioner Roger Goodell room to finally get a new collective bargaining agreement with NFL players.