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NFL comment on proposed Bills film

Posted by Chris Brown on October 11, 2012 – 3:36 pm

After a story on a proposed NFL-based film called Draft Day being in the works and seeking the backing of the NFL, the league released the following statement in response to the New York Magazine report.

The league comments read as follows. 

We are approached weekly with movie and TV scripts. We review them carefully and have expressed interest in this particular film. It is still in the early stages. We are not investing in the project.

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Refs back on field

Posted by Chris Brown on September 27, 2012 – 7:28 am

Here’s the statement from the NFL and NFLRA on the new agreement reached on an eight-year deal.

The NFL and NFLRA are pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement tonight on an eight-year collective bargaining agreement, subject to ratification by the NFLRA.

“Our officials will be back on the field starting tomorrow night,” Commissioner Roger Goodell said. “We appreciate the commitment of the NFLRA in working through the issues to reach this important agreement.”

“Our Board of Directors has unanimously approved taking this proposed CBA to the membership for a ratification vote,” said Scott Green, president of the NFLRA. “We are glad to be getting back on the field for this week’s games.”

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NFLPA re-established

Posted by Chris Brown on July 30, 2011 – 11:21 am

According to NFL Network reporter Albert Breer, the players have re-established themselves as a union. That was the first step. The Bills themselves voted Friday on recertification.

AlbertBreer It’s official – In advance of today’s CBA negotiations, the NFLPA has reestablished itself as a union. Done deal, trade association no more.

Now the NFLPA and the league will meet this weekend to negotiate the final terms of the new CBA.

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