Tag Archive: Lane Johnson

Dec 07

Lane Johnson v NFLPA and Dent v NFL lawsuit updates

And a quick update on the Dent v NFL painkiller lawsuit.  I’ll try to get a story out soon. (Click on the tweet to open the thread.) An amended complaint has been filed in the Dent v #NFL painkiller lawsuit in which the district court decision of dismissal was reversed by the 9th Circuit. Recap to …

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Will Lane Johnson Finally Be Able to Expose the NFLPA’s Spin?

For nearly two years, Lane Johnson has been asking questions and is now waiting to see if the court will, at long last, grant his request for discovery. On November 28, Judge Richard Sullivan issued an order extending Johnson an invitation to reply to the NFLPA’s arguments, at which time he’ll consider the briefing on Johnson’s LMRDA claim complete. On December 3, Steve Zashin, Johnson’s attorney replied:

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Nov 29

Backdoor Deals and Secret Agreements between NFL and NFLPA Come into Focus as the Discovery Battle Unfolds in Lane Johnson’s Lawsuit

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‘Back Door Agreements Between NFLPA and NFL Emerge in Lane Johnson’s Lawsuit

In a previous article I wrote, “The NFL and NFLPA are natural adversaries. Will the NFL become an ally to Johnson in the vein of “the enemy of your enemy is your friend” or will they assume an adversarial position against both Johnson and the union? Or will they ally themselves with their usual adversary to cover potential misdeeds of collaboration or collusion with the NFLPA?” It didn’t take long to get an answer. Both the NFL and NFLPA responded to Lane Johnson’s request for discovery and Judge Richard Sullivan’s order regarding the same, with a resounding “no!” It’s less than surprising they decided to choose the third option and unite against Johnson, who stands to reveal their alleged back-door collaboration.

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Nov 21

Lane Johnson wants Discovery!

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Lane Johnson v. NFLPA, NFL

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Lane Johnson Wants Discovery as His Battle with NFLPA Intensifies

The NFLPA has summoned all the king’s horses and all the king’s men to blitz Eagles OT Lane Johnson, but he and his attorney Steve Zashin have demonstrated they won’t go down without a fight and they’re seeking discovery in order finally prove Johnson’s allegations.

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Oct 20

Lane Johnson is looking to sack NFLPA

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Underdog Lane Johnson is Looking to Sack the NFLPA as Lawsuit Moves Forward

Beware the Underdog! Lane Johnson’s underdog persona served him well in Super Bowl LII. Now he’ll be putting it to the test in his quest to sack the NFLPA.

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Oct 06

A very deep-dive into Lane Johnson’s lawsuit against the NFLPA

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