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  1. Norv Turner on Ponder's future, fans booing

    Ben Goessling

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- We discussed the reasons the Minnesota Vikings might have for parting with Christian Ponder, and why the return they could receive -- either in the form of trade compensation or additional flexibility on their roster -- might o...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  2. RTC: Workers' comp tough in Tennessee

    Paul Kuharsky

    Reading the coverage of the Tennessee Titans... "[C]hanges in workers' compensation, both in Tennessee and around the country, have created new challenges for workers seeking help, including former pro athletes." Walter F. Roche Jr. of The Tennessea...

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  3. New Orleans Saints' workers' comp bill scrapped this session in L...

    Mike Triplett

    A controversial workers' compensation bill in Louisiana that sparked a battle between the New Orleans Saints and the NFL Players Association has been pulled from consideration for the current legislative session.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2014
  4. DeMaurice Smith hints that proposed Louisiana workers' comp bill ...

    Mike Triplett

    The NFL Players Association is backing up its promise to engage in a "massive effort" to fight a proposed workers' compensation bill being pushed by the New Orleans Saints in the state of Louisiana.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2014
  5. Bears needed to bring back rock of offense

    Michael C. Wright

    Brandon Marshall made it clear in March that "one way or another, they're going to get the deal done," and the Chicago Bears made good on the receiver's optimism Monday by signing him to a three-year extension that brings his total compensation up to...

    Blog | May 19, 2014
  6. Morning links: Defending Clary

    Eric D. Williams

    Good morning. Kevin Acee of U-T San Diego defends the Chargers retaining offensive guard Jeromey Clary, stating that the Kansas State product has earned his keep. Clary is due $4.55 million in non-guaranteed total compensation for the 2014 season. ...

    Blog | May 16, 2014
  7. Brees opposes Saints on workers comp bill

    Mike Triplett

    Quarterback Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints are on opposite sides of a battle over a proposed worker's compensation bill in Louisiana. Brees pledged his support Tuesday for the NFL Players Association's campaign to fight the bill, which they...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  8. Why Stevie Johnson trade is significant

    Bill Williamson

    Here are some thoughts on the San Francisco 49ers trade for receiver Stevie Johnson. The 49ers sent Buffalo a conditional fourth-round pick in 2015 that can become a third-rounder. The price was right: The compensation for Johnson (who became expe...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  9. New York Jets cheerleader files lawsuit

    Jane McManus

    A New York Jets cheerleader filed a class-action suit against the team on Tuesday alleging illegally low wages, making it the fourth suit filed by a cheerleader against an NFL team over compensation.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2014
  10. Adrian Peterson of Minnesota Vikings says college athletes should...

    Ben Goessling

    As the debate about whether the NCAA should pay college athletes continues, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson offered his strongest comments yet Wednesday in favor of players receiving compensation.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2014
  11. Nick Saban of Alabama Crimson Tide says college players deserve s...

    Alex Scarborough

    Nick Saban believes that players deserve a seat at the table when determining the future of college football.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2014
  12. Why Jackson didn't count for compensation

    Nick Wagoner

    When the NFL released compensatory picks on Monday afternoon, it listed five "lost" free agents counting toward the St. Louis Rams' formula: cornerback Bradley Fletcher, center Robert Turner, receivers Brandon Gibson and Danny Amendola and safety Cra...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  13. Davis, Winters leaders in performance pay

    Rich Cimini

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- The NFL released its performance-based pay distribution for the 2013 season. Not familiar with this deal? The league uses a formula, based on compensation and playing-time percentage, to reward players with a bonus-type payment. ...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  14. Keenan Allen tops Bolts in performance pay

    Eric D. Williams

    Drafted as a developmental prospect last season, receiver Keenan Allen topped the San Diego Chargers' list for performance-based pay in 2013. Allen added $218,153 to his a little over $1 million in total compensation in 2013. Following Allen on th...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  15. Morning links: Freeney takes pay cut

    Eric D. Williams

    Former NFL salary cap guy Joel Corry reports San Diego Chargers outside linebacker Dwight Freeney took a cut in pay for the upcoming season, reducing total compensation from $3.5 million to $2.5 million. The cut in pay reduces Freeney's salary cap...

    Blog | March 16, 2014
  16. What holes remain for Dolphins?

    James Walker

    The Miami Dolphins got off to a successful start in free agency. New Dolphins left tackle Branden Albert, safety Louis Delmas and defensive linemen Earl Mitchell and Randy Starks all filled holes. Miami even got compensation in a trade for embattled ...

    Blog | March 13, 2014