NFL, NFLPA Agree To Temporarily Freeze Anthem Protests Rule After Dolphins Report About Fining Players
The NFL and its union, the NFL Players’ Association, announced Thursday that the league would freeze recently established rules on national anthem protests “for the next several weeks” as talks about how to address this controversial issue.NFL & NFLPA Announce Standstill On Anthem Protests“The NFL and NFLPA, through recent discussions, have been working on a resolution to the anthem issue,” the two organizations said in a joint statement. “In order to allow this constructive dialogue to continue, we have come to a standstill agreement on the NFLPA’s grievance and on the NFL’s anthem policy.”Th...
NFL anthem policy on hold as league and union talk
New York (AFP) - The NFL and the NFL Players Association said on Thursday that no new rules regarding the national anthem will be issued or enforced as they discuss how to move forward on the divisive issue.The joint statement came after a report that the Miami Dolphins issued conduct rules indicating players could be suspended for protesting on the field during the pre-game playing of "The Star-Spangled Banner.""The NFL and NFLPA, through recent discussions, have been working on a resolution to the anthem issue," the league and players association said in Thursday night's joint statement."In...
NFL Names Five Finalist Cities For 2019 Or 2020 Draft
The NFL has announced the five finalists cities to host the 2019 or 2020 draft.Finalists Cities for 2019, 2020 NFL DraftCleveland/Canton, Tennessee, Kansas City, Denver and Las Vegas are the five cities in the running. The winners are set to be announced at the league’s spring meetings, which will be held in Atlanta in May. Each of the two drafts will be hosted by a different city.The Oakland Raiders are set to relocate to Las Vegas before the 2020 season. The 2018 NFL draft will be held at the Dallas Cowboys’ AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas and will begin April 26.Philadelphia hosted the 201...