While fans and reporters have been extra-vigilant about reporting how badly the replacement officials have fared, the NFLPA is trying to help the regular referees in their public relations battle with the league.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell was asked to clarify which offenses fell under pay for performance and pay to injure.
The union is seeking billions of dollars in damages. It claims the NFL set a secret salary cap during the uncapped 2010 season to hold down salaries.
The NFL players’ union has approved a rule change that will allow one designated player to return from injured reserve and play this season.
The NFL Players Association has filed a lawsuit against the NFL on behalf of three players suspended in connection with the league’s bounty investigation.
The group led by Hall of Fame defensive end Carl Eller filed Thursday with the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis.
A pair of recent DUI arrests involving an NFL player has ramped up the consternation with drinking-and-driving behavior for football players.
Lawyers for former NFL players plan to file a single lawsuit Thursday consolidating scores of complaints brought against the league in the past year.
After a promise from players that the game will be more competitive, the NFL will hold the Pro Bowl in Honolulu next Jan. 27, a week before the Super Bowl.
The NFLPA is circulating a petition to its players which asks the NFL to pay in full the entire cost of providing benefits to widows and survivors of deceased NFL players.
The NFL Players Association has filed a complaint in federal court accusing the league of colluding to impose a secret salary cap during the uncapped 2010 season
Goodell also has spoken Tuesday about the league’s relationship with the players union, which has been marked by recent contentiousness, including grievances, appeals and the suit.