RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

National Football League Players Association

A collection of news and information related to National Football League Players Association published by this site and its partners.

Top National Football League Players Association Articles

Displaying items 61-72
  • Former Hereford kicker Adam Yates signs with Jacksonville Jaguars

    Former Hereford kicker Adam Yates signs with Jacksonville Jaguars
    Adam Yates' football career is going south — and that's a good thing. Yates, 22, a field goal kicker from Sparks, flew to Jacksonville on Wednesday, where he signed with the Jaguars. A free agent, he impressed team officials in a three-day...
  • Notebook: Pro Bowl format no longer AFC vs. NFC; kickoffs removed

    Notebook: Pro Bowl format no longer AFC vs. NFC; kickoffs removed
    In attempt to attract more television viewers to the Pro Bowl and also make the game more appealing its players, the NFL and the players union on Wednesday announced major changes to spice up the game's format. The NFL has eliminated the traditional...
  • Former Raven Matt Birk approved as NFL appeals officer

    Former Raven Matt Birk approved as NFL appeals officer
    Retired Ravens center Matt Birk is joining the NFL as an appeals officer on player discipline, replacing former NFL coach Art Shell. Birk confirmed the appointment in a text message to The Baltimore Sun. A six-time Pro Bowl selection, Birk retired...
  • NFL, NFL Players Association reach 'tentative agreement' on HGH testing

    NFL, NFL Players Association reach 'tentative agreement' on HGH testing
    The NFL and the NFL Players Association have reached a tentative agreement on human growth hormone testing this season, according to a players' union memo. The memo, which was sent to all NFL players and their representatives and obtained by The...
  • Broncos star Von Miller officially suspended for first six games

    Broncos star Von Miller officially suspended for first six games
    Denver Broncos pass rusher Von Miller has been officially suspended by the league for the first six games of the regular season for violating the NFL substance-abuse policy. Consequently, the Pro Bowl outside linebacker won't play against the Ravens...
  • NFL, former players reach $765 million settlement over concussions

    NFL, former players reach $765 million settlement over concussions
    The National Football League and more than 4,500 retired players, including former Ravens and Baltimore Colts, reached a $765 million settlement Thursday over concussion-related lawsuits. The settlement comes a week before the NFL kicks off the 2013...
  • Ravens' Suggs, NFL players lend names to LGBT Pride shirts

    Ravens' Suggs, NFL players lend names to LGBT Pride shirts
    Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs is among a group of football players who have put their names and jersey numbers on a T-shirt line that celebrates LGBT Pride Month. The NFL Players' Association has launched a One Team Pride Shirts T-shirt line meant...
  • Former Raven Ayanbadejo to edit sports-themed LGBT publication

    Former Raven Ayanbadejo to edit sports-themed LGBT publication
    Former Ravens linebacker and outspoken same-sex marriage advocate Brendon Ayanbadejo is turning his attention from playing time to publishing. Weeks after being released by the Super Bowl champions, Ayanbadejo announced today that he will serve as the...
  • Ravens sign WR Marcus Rivers, cut QB Dayne Crist

    Ravens sign WR Marcus Rivers, cut QB Dayne Crist
    The Ravens have signed former University of Buffalo wide receiver Marcus Rivers, according to a source. The Ravens released former University of Kansas quarterback Dayne Crist to create a roster spot for Rivers. Rivers is an imposing target at 6...
  • NFL officially moves 2014 draft to May

    NFL officially moves 2014 draft to May
    Citing a scheduling conflict at Radio City Music Hall, the NFL has shifted its traditional April draft to May for 2014. The draft will be conducted May 8 to May 10 in New York. The league made the change official today, but stated no decision has been...
  • Harbaugh says priority should be prepping rookies when considering offseason calendar changes

    Harbaugh says priority should be prepping rookies when considering offseason calendar changes
    The NFL plans to shift its annual draft into May next year because of a scheduling conflict at Radio City Music Hall, and the pending change could become a fixture in the offseason calendar. Why?  It's obvious that the league covets the television...
  • Ex-Hereford kicker Adam Yates trying to tee up an NFL opportunity

    Ex-Hereford kicker Adam Yates trying to tee up an NFL opportunity
    Memo to pro scouts watching Saturday's NFLPA Collegiate Bowl in Los Angeles: As for Adam Yates, what you see is what you get. There's not much video of the strong-legged kicker from Sparks. Yates, 22, will strut his stuff in a game that features lesser-...