The NFLPA's insistence on getting the penalties reduced is preventing the Saints' bounty story from dissipating, John Clayton writes in his latest mailbag.
It's on to the next step for the NFL and its players, who are getting closer to a full-fledged collective bargaining agreement.
The NFL Players Association executive committee has voted to accept the labor settlement with the NFL, a source said Monday.
Tom Brady, Peyton Manning and Drew Brees say "it is time" for NFL owners and players to wrap up negotiations on a deal to end the league's lockout.
At a time when many are waiting for and anticipating a labor deal, there was a time Tuesday when talks clearly regressed.
The NFL has told its teams and players to get back to football, at least for now.
A group consisting of as many as 70 players is close to signing with a law firm in order to intervene in the Tom Brady antitrust case, the Sports Business Journal reported Wednesday, citing unnamed sources.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and league general counsel Jeff Pash are slashing their salaries to $1 each during the lockout.
Unable to decide how to divvy up $9 billion a year, NFL owners and players put the country's most popular sport in limbo Friday by breaking off labor negotiations hours before their contract expired.