NFLPA News

In Memory of Ed Garvey

Posted 2/22/2017

Ed Garvey, who served as the union's first executive director, passed away Wednesday at the age of 76. Here are the NFLPA's statements on one of the pioneering figures in our 60-year history.

Leading Scientists, Entrepreneurs and Pro Athletes Headline "The Rise of the Quantified Athlete" Forum at Harvard University

Posted 2/14/2017

Harvard Innovation Labs, together with Sports Innovation Lab and the OneTeam Collective business accelerator, will explore the future of sports technology in a series of panels at the Rise of the Quantified Athlete Forum on Friday, February 17 at the Harvard Innovation Labs on the campus of Harvard University.

The Importance of Workers Comp & Facts about Senate Bill 12

Posted 2/8/2017

The NFL Players Association has become aware of a letter circulated by team owners that suggests the pending legislation targeting the workers’ compensation of Illinois professional athletes is “no big deal.”  First, and foremost, if it wasn’t a big deal, there would hardly be the need for new legislation that only targets professional athletes.  

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Player News

From Extern to ESPN

Posted 1/9/2017

Eddie McGee had figured his NFL career would last a bit longer than two seasons. So when the New York Jets cut the wide receiver in December 2012, he found himself contemplating life after football much sooner than he had hoped.

60 Heroes: Accepting His Role in the Labor Fight

Posted 12/22/2016

After being thrust to the forefront, Karl Mecklenburg was a key figure in the 1987 strike

NFL PLAYERS GIVE BACK FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Posted 11/24/2016

NFL players from across the league have embraced the seasonal spirit of giving by making a positive impact on their hometowns and team cities during the holidays. 

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