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NFL players file grievance challenging new anthem policy

The NFL Players Association filed a grievance with the league on Tuesday challenging its national anthem policy. The union says that the new policy, which the league imposed without consultation with the NFLPA, is inconsistent with the collective bargaining agreement and infringes on players’ rights. The filing met a statute of limitations deadline and will be heard by an independent ...

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NFLPA filings support Reid collusion grievance

3:43 PM ET The NFL Players Association on Monday filed two claims on behalf of former San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid, a 26-year-old unsigned free agent who believes that teams are refusing to sign him because he has protested during pregame national anthem ceremonies. The actions taken by the NFL players’ union Monday are separate from the collusion grievance ...

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NFLPA files grievance on behalf of Eric Reid

The NFL Players Association has filed a grievance on the behalf of free-agent safety Eric Reid. The former Pro Bowler has failed to find work this offseason after protesting during the national anthem in previous seasons. The NFLPA released the following statement: “The NFLPA has filed a non-injury grievance and a system arbitrator case on behalf of free-agent safety Eric ...

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Unsigned safety Eric Reid follows Kaepernick, files collusion grievance against NFL

The NFL players’ union says former San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid filed a grievance against the league, alleging that he remains unsigned as a result of collusion by owners. Reid, a Pro Bowler in 2013, had joined former teammate Colin Kaepernick two seasons ago in kneeling during the national anthem to protest police brutality and racial inequality. Kaepernick wasn’t ...

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Report: Eric Reid files collusion grievance against NFL

Unemployed safety Eric Reid, who protested during the anthem alongside Colin Kaepernick in 2016, has filed a collusion grievance against the NFL after failing to find a new team this offseason, a source told ESPN’s Dan Graziano. Reid is being represented by Mark … NFL | theScore

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