NFLPA executive director DeMaurice SMith took aim at the credibility of Roger Goodell and the NFL.
NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith will be at the helm for three more years, and Marc Bertrand is done feeling bad for the players as a result.
Player representatives for all 32 teams voted unanimously to approve the new collective bargaining agreement. Commissioner Goodell and Executive Director of the NFLPA DeMaurice Smith held a press conference in Washington D.C. to announce the end of the lockout.
The NFL and its players are making progress on a deal to restart pro football and save the 2011 season.
Owners and players reportedly neared an agreement Thursday on how to rein in the soaring salaries of high first-round draft picks.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and NFLPA chief DeMaurice Smith have arrived to start a second straight day of negotiations at a law firm in Manhattan.
Joined by a handful of owners and players, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and NFLPA head DeMaurice Smith resumed talks Thursday aimed at ending the lockout with a new collective bargaining agreement.
People familiar with the talks tell The Associated Press that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith are meeting in Minnesota without players or owners present.
Round 4 of the “secret” negotiations is over. Round 5 is coming soon — perhaps to a suburban locale near you.
The NFL and the players’ union sat down Thursday morning for a last-ditch effort to avoid a work stoppage in America’s most popular sport.