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Ninety football hall members expected to attend induction ceremony

...was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, with the plaintiffs claiming the NFL Players Association "withheld information from the players about the risks of head injuries."The former players are seeking medical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-18/ninety-football-hall-memb
Arbitrator rules that Saints' Jimmy Graham is a tight end

NEW ORLEANS - The Saints' Jimmy Graham and the NFL Players Association were dealt a setback Wed nesday when an arbitrator ruled that he can only be considered a tight end for the purposes of his franchise...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-07-02/arbitrator-rules-saints-jimmy
Union's collusion case against NFL owners kept alive by appeals court

...appeals court decision "entirely procedural in nature" and said it's "far from validating" the claims of the NFL Players Association.PANTHERS: Selected wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin in the first round of the NFL Draft hoping he could developing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-06-20/unions-collusion-case-against
Arizona Cardinals' Daryl Washington is suspended for a year

...REDSKINS: An NFL official said Friday that Washington's name is not a racial slur, a day after the head of the NFL Players Association said some think it is.Adolpho Birch, the NFL's senior vice president of labor policy and government affairs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-05-30/arizona-cardinals-daryl-washi
Colts linebacker Robert Mathis apologizes to team

...for other PED treatments, and Mathis acknowledged that the mistake he made was not checking with the NFL or the NFL Players Association to determine if the medicine could cause a positive drug test. Mathis went from eight sacks in 2012 to a league-high...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-05-21/colts-linebacker-robert-mathi
Seattle's Richard Sherman becomes NFL's highest-paid cornerback

...million contract extension, a deal that easily makes him the highest-paid cornerback in the NFL. NFLPA: The NFL Players Association confirms that the union has filed a grievance on behalf of Jimmy Graham concerning the Saints tight end's franchise...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-05-07/seattles-richard-sherman-beco
Colin Kaepernick receives lucrative six-year extension from 49ers

...many bodies he gets out on the field."Chao stepped down as San Diego's team physician last June, after the NFL Players Association called for him to be replaced and filed a complaint. An independent panel cleared Chao.In April, as part of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-06-04/colin-kaepernick-receives-luc
Dolphins promote Benton from assistant to offensive line coach, replacing fired Jim Turner

...guard Richie Incognito is receiving treatment in the wake of the team's bullying scandal.The person said the NFL Players Association is supporting Incognito's treatment.Another person familiar with Incognito's situation said the veteran...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-03-01/dolphins-promote-benton-a
NFL executives searching for ways to prevent bullying

...NFL did not mention any possible punishment stemming from the case in a statement by a league spokesman.The NFL Players Association said it will review the findings closely, confer with players and all relevant parties involved.The report...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-02-16/nfl-executives-searching-ways
NFL owners to discuss playoff expansion at meeting

...career highs in 2013 with 35 tackles and 3½ sacks. UNION PRESIDENT: Eric Winston was elected president of the NFL Players Association, three years after he was active for the union during the lockout. COURTS: Arizona authorities say they won't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-03-19/nfl-owners-discuss-playoff-ex