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  1. NFLPA vote on revising drug policy tabled

    Chris Mortensen

    NFL player reps decided to table a scheduled vote on an overhauled drug policy that has had the two parties engaged in intensive talks over the past two weeks.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2014
  2. NFL players union investigating Tampa Bay Buccaneers for possible...

    Chris Mortensen

    The MRSA infection that hit the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' facility last month is under official review that could result in the players' union filing an "Article 50" violation under the collective bargaining agreement.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2013
  3. NFLPA now doing random field inspections

    Chris Mortensen

    Citing workplace safety under OSHA laws, the NFLPA now has independent field inspectors who can conduct random field inspections.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2013
  4. NFLPA reminds players of concussion rules

    Chris Mortensen

    On the eve of Sunday's openers for most teams, the union sent a notice to 2,000 players reminding them of concussion guidelines, and providing more information about the independent sideline concussion experts now assigned to each bench.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2013
  5. NFL Players Association wants concussion specialists

    Chris Mortensen

    The NFL Players Association continues to be frustrated over what it perceives to be an inconsistency among teams to adhere to concussion guidelines in place.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2012
  6. Judge David Doty agrees to hear arguments in NFLPA collusion case...

    Chris Mortensen

    Judge David Doty has agreed to hear arguments on Sept. 6 regarding the NFL Players Association's claim that the league and its owners conspired in collusion to establish a "secret $123 million salary cap" in 2010.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2012
  7. NFLPA seeking clarity on Drew Brees' franchise tag status, source...

    Chris Mortensen

    The NFL Players Association asked an arbitrator Tuesday to determine whether New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has been hit with the franchise tag for a second time, according to sources.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2012
  8. NFL Players Association files suit vs. NFL, alleges collusion in ...

    Chris Mortensen

    The union filed a federal lawsuit against the NFL, alleging that the league and its owners conspired in collusion to establish a "secret $123 million salary cap" in 2010, which under the previous labor agreement was designated as an uncapped year.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2012
  9. NFL moving to suspend Pro Bowl, sources say

    Chris Mortensen

    The NFL is moving toward suspending the Pro Bowl, as soon as this year, sources told ESPN senior NFL analyst Chris Mortensen.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2012
  10. NFLPA had Gregg Williams tapes before they went public

    Chris Mortensen

    The NFL Players Association had detailed knowledge of the video and audio tapes in which former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams implored his team to target 49ers players before the tapes became public April 4, according to sources.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2012
  11. Source on Colt McCoy case -- Cleveland Browns' system failure

    Chris Mortensen

    Beneath the headlines after Colt McCoy suffered a concussion is a medical review by the NFL and NFLPA which one union source is calling a "blatant system failure" by the Browns for failing to perform a sideline exam and allowing the QB to return.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2011
  12. Sources -- Fred Davis, Trent Williams of Washington Redskins faci...

    Chris Mortensen

    Washington Redskins offensive tackle Trent Williams and tight end Fred Davis are facing four-game suspensions following a lockout-related drug-test settlement between the league and the NFL Players Association, according to sources.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2011
  13. NFL's on-site observers now will help spot concussions from press...

    Chris Mortensen

    The NFL sent a memo Tuesday to its 32 clubs that, effective this Sunday, a league observer will be positioned in the press box with the ability to communicate directly with both teams' sidelines to alert the medical staffs of possible undetected injuries.

    Story | Conversation | November 22, 2011
  14. NFL, union differ on concussion-monitoring plan

    Chris Mortensen

    The NFL and NFLPA agree that concussion monitoring is a high priority, with a mission to be more proactive at all game sites, but the two sides offer conflicting versions of a plan to place a medical observer inside the NFL command center.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2011
  15. Kris Dielman's concussion, seizure to be focus of NFL/NFLPA safet...

    Chris Mortensen

    A concussion and subsequent seizure suffered by San Diego Chargers guard Kris Dielman will be the subject of intensive discussion when the NFL and NFL Players Association's Joint Committee on Player Safety and Welfare meets in New York on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2011
  16. NFL expected to have HGH testing soon, sources say

    Chris Mortensen

    The NFL is expected to have HGH testing within five to 10 days on a marginal level, according to sources from both the league and its players union, though there has been no agreement reached yet between the two sides.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2011