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Roger Goodell won't hear Adrian Peterson's appeal in Dec. 2 hearing

...15 for his violation of the NFL's personal conduct policy. Peterson is appealing the punishment, which the NFL Players Association called "unprecedented, arbitrary, and unlawful."The union had been seeking a neutral arbitrator to oversee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-11-21/roger-goodell-wont-hear-adria
Vikings' Adrian Peterson suspended for rest of season

...representatives initiated an appeal, Peterson remained at the center of an escalating dispute between the league and the NFL Players Association over the player discipline process.Commissioner Roger Goodell told Peterson he will not be considered for reinstatement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-11-18/vikings-adrian-peterson-suspe
DEA agents raid NFL medical staffs after games

...being heard in the northern district of California, where Presiding Judge William Alsup said he wants to hear the NFL Players Association's position on the case before deciding on the league's motion to dismiss. The NFL maintained that it's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-11-16/dea-agents-raid-nfl-medical-s
49ers linebacker Patrick Willis to miss rest of season with toe injury

...still all together here. It hurts but at same time we need to keep going out and win games." VIKINGS: The NFL Players Association's grievance with the league to get Adrian Peterson reinstated to Minnesota's roster has resulted in a hearing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-11-11/49ers-linebacker-patrick-will
Cardinals' Carson Palmer out for season with torn ACL

...came two days after Palmer signed a three-year contract extension reportedly worth $50 million PETERSON: The NFL Players Association filed an expedited grievance with the NFL to reinstate Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson.The NFLPA...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-11-10/cardinals-carson-palmer-out-s
Giants' Cruz out for season with knee injury

...today to discuss the league's personal conduct policy.Goodell and NFL officials will be joined by Smith, the NFL Players Association's executive director, and Eric Winston, the union president.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-10-13/giants-cruz-out-season-knee-i
Union attorney says NFL, Ravens aren't cooperating in Ray Rice investigation

...NFL's domestic violence training and education program "treats all players as perpetrators."In a memo sent to NFL Players Association members on Thursday by Executive Director DeMaurice Smith and obtained Friday by The Associated Press, the union...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-10-24/union-attorney-says-nfl-r
Michael Sam is released by Dallas

...federal judge Barbara S. Jones, an arbitrator appointed by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell in consultation with NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith.BENGALS: Pro Bowl receiver A.J. Green said in an interview on NFL Network's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-10-21/michael-sam-released-dallas
NFL commissioner wants to implement new personal conduct policies

...Baltimore's Ray Rice."The same mistakes can never be repeated," he said.Goodell said he would meet with NFL Players Association chief DeMaurice Smith next week, and they would work with outside experts to evaluate the league's policies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-09-19/nfl-commissioner-roger-goodel
After making 'mistake,' Vikings bench Adrian Peterson indefinitely

...Commissioner Roger Goodell has the sole authority to grant the exemption <0x2014> or lift it.The NFL Players Association characterized Peterson's status as "voluntary leave," in issuing a statement of support. His agent, Ben...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-09-17/after-making-mistake-vikings-