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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. NFLPA to fight proposed Louisiana bill staff

    NEW YORK -- The NFL Players Association has said it will fight a proposed bill in Louisiana which would change the way professional athletes would be compensated in the event of an injury. "Starting today we will be engaged in a massive effort to ...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  4. NFLPA files grievance on behalf of Jimmy Graham, New Orleans Sain...

    Mike Triplett

    It took a little longer than anticipated, but New Orleans Saints star Jimmy Graham has filed a grievance through the NFL Players Association to challenge whether he should be considered a tight end or wide receiver for franchise-tag purposes.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2014
  5. Brees steps down from NFLPA committee

    Mike Triplett

    New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees officially stepped down as a member of the NFL Players Association's executive committee on Wednesday. He explained earlier this week that he plans to remain involved with union issues. But Brees said he want...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  6. Eric Winston elected NFL Players Association president

    Veteran tackle Eric Winston has been elected president of the NFL players union.

    Story | Conversation | March 19, 2014
  7. Domonique Foxworth of NFLPA says players don't trust NFL commissi...

    Union leader Domonique Foxworth says NFL players don't trust commissioner Roger Goodell because of the Saints bounty case, in particular.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2013
  8. DeMaurice Smith, Domonique Foxworth of NFLPA lay out complaints a...

    Less than 18 months after the league and players signed a 10-year CBA, NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith and union president Domonique Foxworth used a Super Bowl news conference to lay out a series of complaints about safety issues.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2013
  9. Paul Tagliabue vacates New Orleans players' bounty penalties

    Paul Tagliabue affirmed the findings of Roger Goodell in the NFL's investigation of the New Orleans Saints' bounty program but vacated all discipline issued to the players who were punished, league spokesman Greg Aiello announced on Twitter.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2012
  10. NFLPA to fly Jonathan Vilma, Will Smith of New Orleans Saints to ...

    Ed Werder

    Jonathan Vilma and Will Smith will play Thursday night in Atlanta and then immediately travel to Washington D.C. to be in attendance when former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams is questioned by their lawyers for the first time in an appeals hearing.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2012
  11. NFL lawyers oppose efforts to remove Paul Tagliabue from hearing ...

    NFL lawyers filed a motion in U.S. District Court in New Orleans on Friday, arguing that former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue should be allowed to hear appeals on the Saints' bounties case next week.

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2012
  12. NFLPA, four suspended bounty players file motion opposing Paul Ta...

    The players' union and the four players suspended in the Saints' bounties case filed motions Wednesday to have former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue removed from hearing their appeals.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2012
  13. Paul Tagliabue will have role in bounty appeal challenged by NFL ...

    A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that the NFL players' union might challenge former Commissioner Paul Tagliabue as the appeals officer in the Saints' bounties case.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2012
  14. NFLPA files papers in federal court, cites NFL-permitted incentiv...

    The NFL Players Association filed papers in federal court pointing out that the NFL permitted a 1996 incentive program for big hits funded by then-Green Bay defensive lineman Reggie White.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2012
  15. NFL responds to Jonathan Vilma, NFLPA bounty lawsuits

    The NFL is again urging a federal judge to avoid interfering in Commissioner Roger Goodell's efforts to discipline four players for the Saints' cash-for-hits bounty pool.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2012
  16. Jonathan Vilma of New Orleans Saints -- 'Allowed to play' against...

    New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma, who has been embroiled in the bounty scheme saga, says he will come off the physically unable to perform list after an equally lengthy battle with a knee injury.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2012