Tag: Lane Johnson

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

Lane Johnson - Beware the Underdog

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

Lane Johnson, Judge Richard Sullivan, and DeMaurice Smith

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Opinion in Lane Johnson PED Lawsuit Exposes NFLPA Shortcomings

Lane Johnson, Judge Richard Sullivan, and DeMaurice Smith

On January 6, 2016, Philadelphia Eagles OL Lane Johnson filed a lawsuit against both the NFL and the NFLPA in the Northern District of Ohio. The lawsuit contained many allegations of impropriety as to the manner in which his PED testing was done and the lack of support and even resistance he received from his Union. An order published October 3, concludes most of his case.

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Lane Johnson lawsuit and Players Coalition prove Cyrus Mehri is right about NFLPA

NFL-NFLPA Zebras

November 30, 2017 Derek Helling Attorney Cyrus Mehri may very well be the hero that the National Football League Players Association needs, even if he isn’t the hero that the leadership of the NFLPA deserves. A report by Mehri recently detailed how the union has harmed the interests of its membership, whose sole purpose it …

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The Blitz 10/29/17

The Blitz

Important Sports & Sports Law News Week of 10/22/17 – 10/28/17 🐦Tweet of the Week: I talk better in court. You think lawyers speak Latin at home? “Ergo, I respectfully request that opposing seatmate pass the salt.” No. — The Cranky Lawyer 😠 (@eleebeck) October 24, 2017 Most of the stuff I tweet is dead …

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The Blitz 10/1/17

The Blitz

Important Sports & Sports Law News Week of October 1, 2017   📖Read of the Week: Read of the week honors go to Eric Reid and Malcolm Jenkins for their thoughtful op-eds on why they protest and where they wish to go from here. Eric Reid: Why Colin Kaepernick and I Decided to Take a …

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The Blitz – Week of August 27

The Blitz

Important Sports & Sports Law News Week of August 27, 2017 🐦Tweet of the Week: Happy Madden Day. I can enjoy a version of the @NFL where humans aren’t fleeced for their physical gifts & then tossed aside once broken. — Derek Helling (@dhellingsports) August 25, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane: NFL Concussion Settlement Bigger #Concussion Settlement …

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The Blitz July 10 – 16, 2017

The Blitz

Tweet of the week: x⚖️Litigation Lane: The Biggest #Sports Rulings Of The 1st Half Of 2017 https://t.co/V3GLR9rCko via @ZachZagger #sportslaw pic.twitter.com/SNhOF1EiFy — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) July 10, 2017 NOTEWORTHY that Sports leagues prevailed in each of these cases except the first, where they were indirect winners as well. https://t.co/bBPOSLsJFq — Sheilla Dingus (@SheillaDingus) July 10, …

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The Blitz July 4 – 9, 2017

The Blitz

Tweet of the week: Mama’s don’t let your babies grow up to be NFL’ers. Teach them hoops or baseball instead. Or the law. There will be lawyers. — Matthew Page (@N242DB) July 5, 2017 ⚖️Litigation Lane CHL Minimum Wage Lawsuit Quite possible the finances of the QMJHL’s 18 teams will be made public in connection …

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The Blitz 5/10/17

The Blitz

⚖️NFLPA Painkiller Grievance against NFL and 32 Member Clubs: I discovered this during my evening “docket dig” yesterday, and published my article in the wee hours of the morning. It was nice to see that a number of media outlets picked up on the story. My take on the #NFLPA painkiller grievance against the NFL …

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