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NFLPA Engages Legal Gymnastics to Avoid Scrutiny in Lane Johnson Lawsuit

Lane Johnson v. NFLPA

On Monday, NFLPA counsel responded to Philadelphia Eagles Lane Johnson’s opposition brief to their motion for summary judgment.  Johnson has been engaged in a two-year plus legal battle against the NFLPA and NFL, that began with a suspicious drug test and went downhill from there.

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

NFL-NFLPA Zebras

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 is supposed to be to serve, by giving the millions of dollars it has to dole out in legal fees to attorneys and firms with blatant anti-labor biases. With his findings, Mehri concludes that the NFLPA has become the dramatic foil to its express purpose, working against the interests of NFL players instead of protecting them. Recent developments in somewhat unrelated matters act to substantiate Mehri’s claims.

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The Blitz 10/2/17- Ezekiel Elliott Hearing Special Edition

The Blitz

A hearing took place in a Fifth Circuit courtroom at 1:00 PM October second to determine a number of vital issues that will determine his availability as the season progresses.  The NFL asked the court for two things (1) a stay on Judge Mazzant’s injunction which has allowed Elliott to play thus far …

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The Blitz

The Blitz

Important Sports and Sports Law News – July 30 – August 6, 2017 Tweet of the Week! You do get a day in court in America, but, as contractual clause, you might be required to contractually waive away your right to that day. — Michael McCann (@McCannSportsLaw) August 2, 2017 ?   Read of the …

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