The NFL Players Association and NFL announced via twitter that “The NFLPA Board of Player Representatives voted to send the proposed collective bargaining agreement to the membership for a vote.” The proposed 10-year-collective bargaining agreement, which was ratified by owners of the 32 NFL teams, seeks to include a 17-game regular season, a reduced preseason, an expanded set of playoffs and a more lenient policy on marijuana use and changed system of player discipline. If a majority of the players accept the agreement, it will go into effect this year.
SI's Andrew Brandt on the Inequities of the NFL's Proposed CBA
SI's Andrew Brandt a former player and agent himself, wrote a column for SI detailing the inequities of the proposed CBA and joined Ryan Asselta to break down why the NFLPA should work to amend certain aspects of the NFL's Collective Bargaining Agreement. ...read more