NFL news, rumors and injuries
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:46:51 -0700
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:07:30 -0700
St. Louis Rams WR Stedman Bailey, Dallas Cowboys CB Orlando Scandrick, New York Giants OG Eric Herman and free-agent DE Spencer Nealy (Vikings) will officially been reinstated following the agreement of a new drug policy.
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:04:15 -0700
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 23:11:56 -0700
NFL owners and players are expected to ratify a new drug policy agreement by Monday, Sept. 15, making Week 3 the first week in place with the new policy in effect.
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 20:01:24 -0700
Former Baltimore Ravens RB Ray Rice and the NFL Players Association plan to appeal his indefinite suspension by filing a grievance as soon as Monday, Sept. 15, according to sources. Rice is also contemplating legal action with all options remaining on the table following his increased discipline from the league, and a source noted the potential "double-jeopardy" aspect of the former NFL player being punished twice for the same offense.
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:25:58 -0700
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 22:21:09 -0700
Updating an ongoing story, the NFL has yet to ratify the new substance abuse policy that was approved by the NFL Players Association Friday, Sept. 12. Until the NFL officially ratifies the deal, all current suspensions remain intact.
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:50:31 -0700
The NFL and the NFLPA agreed upon new rules for players convicted of driving under the influence (DUI) Friday, Sept. 12. That will now come with a two-game suspension. However, an NFL proposal to immediately suspend a player, owner, coach, team executive or league employee for a DUI arrest was rejected by the union.
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:49:55 -0700
Player representatives to the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) voted Friday, Sept. 12, to increase the threshold for positive marijuana tests from 15 nanograms per milliliter to 35 ng/ml.
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:49:19 -0700
Player representatives to the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) voted Friday, Sept. 12, to implement testing for human growth hormone (HGH) for the 2014 season.
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:32:49 -0700
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:10:44 -0700
The NFL and the Players Association are close to finalizing a new drug agreement that would bring human-grown hormone testing and changes to the marijuana policy. A new deal could result in reduced punishments for Cleveland Browns WR Josh Gordon, Denver Broncos WR Wes Welker and Dallas Cowboys CB Orlando Scandrick. Players could vote on the new deal as early as Friday, Sept. 12.
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:01:49 -0700
Former Baltimore Ravens RB Ray Rice reportedly told commissioner Roger Goodell in June that he punched his then-fiancee Janae Rice inside an elevator at Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey. This report contradicts Goodell's claim that the league didn't know exactly what happened before video evidence was released earlier this week.
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:54:41 -0700
Free-agent CB Jabari Greer (Saints) announced his retirement Thursday, Sept. 11.
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:17:08 -0700
Free-agent WR Vincent Brown (Chargers) is scheduled to work out for at least three teams next week if he does not sign with a team before the end of the week.