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Report: NFL, NFLPA to meet Friday on anthem policy

The NFL and the players association are currently “tentatively scheduled” to meet Friday to discuss the league’s anthem policy, NFL Media’s Jim Trotter reports. Both sides agreed last week to come to a resolution in regard to the anthem policy implemented by the league earlier in the offseason. In May, NFL owners voted to implement a rule that permits players ...

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Anthem protest policy on hold as NFL, NFLPA work on resolution

The NFL and NFLPA released a joint statement Thursday regarding the league’s policy on protests during the national anthem. The statement says no new rules relating to the anthem will be enforced while the two sides work on a resolution to the controversial issue. <p lang=… NFL | theScore

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NFLPA exec: Serious player concern over betting

8:23 PM ET An executive for the NFLPA on Friday told a room of state legislators and gaming industry officials that players are concerned about what expanded legal sports betting means for them in their private and on-field lives. “There are serious consequences, particularly for the athletes,” said Casey Schwab, vice president of business and legal affairs for the NFLPA. ...

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NFLPA exec: 'There are serious consequences' to legalized sports betting

NFLPA vice president of business and legal affairs Casey Schwab stated that legalized sports betting could have immense ramifications concerning player privacy. The U.S. Supreme Court voted 7-2 in May that the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act is unconstitutional, allowing states to offer legalized sports gambling on a state-by-state basis. Delaware and New Jersey offer legalized sports betting, while ...

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NFLPA names ex-GM Whaley to scouting role

12:08 PM ET Associated Press WASHINGTON — Former Buffalo Bills general manager Doug Whaley is taking over as the NFL Players Association’s director of college scouting. Whaley will oversee the recruitment, evaluation and selec… www.espn.com – NFL

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NFLPA names former Bills GM Doug Whaley director of college scouting

The NFLPA announced Doug Whaley as its new director of college scouting on Wednesday. “We are thrilled to have Doug join our team,” said Teri Smith, NFLPA Collegiate Bowl director and deputy managing director of the NFLPA. “His knowledge of the scouting landscape, along with his vast NFL resume, will help continue the Collegiate Bowl’s growth and benefit the game’s ...

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Report: NFLPA exploring legal options for fighting new anthem policy

It appears the NFLPA is preparing for a legal battle with the NFL over its new anthem policy. A source with knowledge of the situation told Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio the NFLPA has hired multiple law firms to begin researching potential options to fight the league’s policy. More to come. Let’s block … NFL | theScore

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Saints' Watson: NFLPA must push 'true narrative' that players love country

New Orleans Saints tight end Benjamin Watson is urging the NFLPA to continue to project the narrative that players are indeed patriotic and respect the military amid the ongoing national debate. After receiving approval from league owners, the NFL implemented a policy in May, which states that players will be expected to stand… NFL | theScore

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