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NFL Players Association

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2013

    This Weekend's Best Bets: Fire Pelini (No Not That One, THAT ONE) Edition

    One of the very underrated advancements in wagering over the last few years is that we now have the ability to bet on several sports-related propositions off the field of play. For example, in the corner of the internet that I frequent for my odds and occasional risk of a sawbuck or two, you can be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2012

    Texans Bye Week Twitter Fun: The Implosion Of Tony Romo (w/ MANY Tweets)

    "I don't understand Tony Romo being called the most overrated player in the NFL. If anything, he's the most underrated player in the NFL." -- Troy Aikman during Sunday's telecast of Cowboys-Giants I'm not sure what's crazier, that Troy Aikman gets paid several hundreds of thousands of dollars for i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2011

    NFL Owners Celebrate New CBA, Now They Just Need The Players To Sign It

    Or is it?​ "I'm pleased to report that the definitive agreement that we've negotiated with the union, the owners approved it today by a vote of 31, with one abstention, and I'm quite pleased. It's a 10-year agreement." -- Houston Texans owner Bob McNair on a conference call Thursday night I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2011

    More NFL Owner Premature "Celebra-culation" As Lockout Rolls On

    ​So, the NFL owners ratified the proposed collective bargaining agreement on Thursday afternoon. Instead of following up that approval with a brief, measured statement from commissioner Roger Goodell (an appropriate follow-up since the deal is not done until the players approve it), the owners ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2011

    Ray Lewis Predicts Crime-ageddon If There's No NFL

    This is what society looks like without the NFL.​"Do this research if we don't have a season -- watch how much evil, which we call crime, watch how much crime picks up, if you take away our game." -- Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis to ESPN's Sal Paolantonio Well, that's a new one. I've ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2011

    My Advice for NFL Players

    Don't take these magic moments away, Players Union​In the battle for NFL labor supremacy, I'm rooting for football. I'm rooting for order in my world, and my entertainment to remain untouched. However, forced to choose a side, I am rooting for the players. I don't know if I represent Joe NFL ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2011

    Countdown To NFL Lockout 2011 (Obama Speaks!)

    Obama's punting on this one​"If we can make the kind of progress that you needed to make to have a further extension, that's where we'd be looking." -- Jeff Pash, lead negotiator on behalf of the NFL owners ...and that's exactly what happened. On the heels of a 24-hour extension of the curre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2011

    Antonio Cromartie Freaks Out on NFL Owners and Union

    Antonio Cromartie's got bills to pay​"To me, you need to stop bitching about it. And if you wanna say you're gonna get into a room and meet and greet, and say you're gonna do what you need to do, then do it. Don't just talk about it." -- New York Jet cornerback Antonio Cromartie To be clear ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2010

    Game Time: Vince Young -- All He Does Is Win, Strip-Club Fistfight Edition

    VY in happier times‚ÄčOkay, I give up. The topic of college football conference realignment has dominated the airwaves/Twitter/blog chatter the past two weeks, all the while the NBA Finals and now the 2010 World Cup whirring judiciously in the background.College football has taken a couple run ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2009

    Houston Texans Dime Out Kubiak On Illegal Drills

    The people of Houston might want to know just what it is that the city did to anger the people at ESPN. That's the only explanation of which I can think to explain ESPN coming down hard on another Houston sports team. Last summer it was the story of the rapidly aging Miguel Tegada. And this comi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2009

    Houston Texans Dime Out Kubiak On Illegal Drills

    The people of Houston might want to know just what it is that the city did to anger the people at ESPN. That's the only explanation of which I can think to explain ESPN coming down hard on another Houston sports team. Last summer it was the story of the rapidly aging Miguel Tegada. And this comin ... More >>

  • News

    September 22, 2005

    Super Bummer

    Vendors says they were never paid for a Bowl party

  • News

    December 16, 1993

    Taking Care of the Boys

    High school QB Kyle Heine broke his neck on the field. How well was he treated?

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