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  1. NFLPA monitoring Sean Lee play

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING, Texas -- NFL Players Association officials haven't requested a copy of the practice tape from Tuesday's organized team activities involving the Dallas Cowboys, however they are monitoring the injury suffered by middle linebacker Sean Lee from...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  2. NFLPA asks agents about possible collusion in free agency

    Calvin Watkins

    The NFLPA sent out an email to player agents on Wednesday asking them to report any improper dealings with NFL teams.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2013
  3. Washington Redskins, Dallas Cowboys file cap grievance

    Calvin Watkins

    The Dallas Cowboys and the Washington Redskins have filed a grievance against the NFL and the NFLPA to have $46 million in salary cap penalties overturned.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2012
  4. Cowboys getting back to normal

    Calvin Watkins

    SAN ANTONIO -- For the first time in training camp, the Cowboys were able to practice with their first team offense and defensive lines Thursday. And with the collective bargaining agreement finally approved and NFLPA certified, every signed free ...

    Blog | August 04, 2011
  5. Jason Witten hopes league year can start

    Calvin Watkins

    SAN ANTONIO -- There is a chance the NFL's league year will start Thursday. If that's the case, players who signed new contracts will be allowed to practice, and signing and roster bonuses will be paid out. That's a big if. The league year is s...

    Blog | August 03, 2011
  6. Agents to speak with NFLPA

    Calvin Watkins

    Last week, NFL front-office types got a chance to view the new rules on how the league runs business. Today, all agents have the ability to speak with the NFLPA at a scheduled conference call at 2 p.m. Numerous agents have been forwarded a 38-page...

    Blog | July 25, 2011
  7. NFLPA to hold rookie symposium

    Calvin Watkins

    The NFL Players Association will hold a rookie symposium called "Business of Football" on June 28-29 in Washington, D.C., spokesperson George Atallah told ESPN Dallas on Tuesday. The normal rookie symposium is conducted by the league, but that's b...

    Blog | May 31, 2011
  8. Cowboys players speak out on labor issues

    Calvin Watkins

    Over the next few days, more than 100 current and former NFL players will meet in Marco Island, Fla., where the NFLPA is meeting with its board of directors to talk about their plan against the owners in this lockout mess. Cowboys player reps Brad...

    Blog | March 19, 2011
  9. Lockout starts, but Cowboys' issues remain

    Calvin Watkins

    With the NFLPA decertifying and the owners beginning their lockout Friday night, several decisions around the NFL -- and with the Cowboys -- will be delayed. One of the biggest decisions for the Cowboys involves starting right tackle Marc Colombo....

    Blog | March 12, 2011
  10. Tashard Choice proud of NFLPA

    Calvin Watkins

    The future of the 2011 season is uncertain more than ever with the NFLPA deciding to decertify and changing from a union to a professional trade association. The move by the union follows 16 days of federally mediated negotiations in which the uni...

    Blog | March 11, 2011
  11. Cowboys stand pat before deadline

    Calvin Watkins

    The NFL and the NFLPA agreed on a 24-hour extension Thursday to prevent a possible lockout, but several teams made roster moves in anticipation of a work stoppage. As part of Thursday's agreement, even though an extension was granted, the league y...

    Blog | March 03, 2011
  12. Jerry Jones in D.C. for labor talks

    Calvin Watkins

    The NFL ownership labor committee is in Washington, D.C. for the talks with the NFLPA and Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is there team officials have confirmed. Jones was also part of a brief session with a few owners last week in Indianapolis. Jones m...

    Blog | March 02, 2011
  13. Cowboys vote to decertify, if needed

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING -- According ESPN's Chris Mortensen, a union source said the Cowboys and Eagles players have voted to authorize the NFLPA to decertify if necesary next March when the current labor agreement ends. A Cowboys source confirmed the team voted t...

    Blog | September 16, 2010
  14. Retired players upset with NFLPA

    Calvin Watkins

    IRVING -- Several retired NFL players are upset with NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith. They include Jeff Nixon, a former Buffalo Bills player who asked for the union to open up their financial books. Former Cowboys tight end Billy Joe DuPr...

    Blog | May 25, 2010
  15. NFLPA on Dez Bryant situation: Interviews need to be conducted in...

    Calvin Watkins

    NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith said Wednesday the treatment of Dallas Cowboys first-round pick Dez Bryant and other prospective draft picks needs to be conducted in a professional manner.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2010
  16. NFLPA trying to save salary cap

    Calvin Watkins

    The NFLPA sent a letter to player agents today stating it asked the NFL owners to continue the current capped system for an additional year. If the two sides don't come to terms by March 5, the 2010 season will become an uncapped year and hundreds...

    Blog | February 23, 2010