Tag: discipline

Could Antonio Brown Mount a Viable Legal Challenge Against the NFL?

Judge Jury and Executioner Roger Goodell with Antonio Brown

Talented but unemployed NFL receiver Antonio Brown reportedly met with Roger Goodell on Thursday, hoping to resolve his status and emerge from the purgatory that has left him unsigned since he was released by the Patriots on September 20.
Scarcely a blub about the meeting emerged through media coverage in the two days following the scheduled interview.

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The Blitz- What You Need to Know about Ezekiel Elliott’s Appeal

The Blitz - Ezekiel Elliott Special Edition

What you need to know about Ezekiel Elliot’s appeal & NFL Player Discipline What is Zeke Elliott’s legal strategy going forward? I offer thoughts to @SI_PeterKing in his latest @theMMQB piece: https://t.co/iauZI9WDpv pic.twitter.com/eXVfpfflYH — Michael McCann (@McCannSportsLaw) August 14, 2017 .@DeSmithNFLPA questions length of #EzekielElliott investigation https://t.co/0cV5ToyQrw

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Eagles’ Tackle Lane Johnson Claims His Suspension is a Result of “Misconduct” by NFL, NFLPA

Lane Johnson

In response to a 10-game suspension for violation of the league’s Performing Enhancing Substances Policy, Philadelphia Eagles tackle Lane Johnson claims he was denied a “fundamentally fair hearing and was instead subjected to an arbitration scheme so deeply flawed as to forever preclude the possibility of a fair outcome,” in a lawsuit filed against the NFL and NFLPA last week. The suit follows a complaint of similar allegations filed with the National Labor Relations Board and Department of Labor, by Johnson last November.

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