The NFLPA calls Commissioner Roger Goodell’s punishment ‘unprecedented, arbitrary, and unlawful’ and demands an independent, neutral arbitrator hears Peterson’s case.
The NFL players’ union wants to negotiate with the league in changing the personal conduct policy.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and players’ union chief DeMaurice Smith agreed to continue discussing changes to the league’s personal conduct policy following a four-hour session in New York on Tuesday.
Scandrick arrived at at the club’s Valley Ranch headquarters this morning and rejoined the team as the result of the NFL reaching an agreement with the NFL Players Association on changes to its performance-enhancing drug policy.
The NFL and the players’ union are close to finalizing the drug policy changes they tentatively agreed upon last week.
Player representatives to the union will vote Friday to implement HGH testing for the 2014 NFL season.
Player representatives to the union will discuss the NFL’s latest drug policy proposal during a second conference call.
The 32 player representatives to the union could vote Tuesday on changes to the NFL’s drug policy that potentially could implement HGH testing.
The NFL and the players’ union are meeting Monday to discuss the league’s drug policies. Both sides are considering potential changes to the policies and to discipline for players who violate them.
The Cowboys aren’t planning on the bonus eligibility of cornerback Orlando Scandrick for Sunday’s opener against the 49ers.
Seven former professional football players have filed a court challenge to a tentative class action settlement of concussion claims that would cost the NFL at least $765 million.
The NFL commissioner responded to criticism by the NFLPA executive director, who contended that a double standard exists when it comes to the league’s punishments.