News & Events

NFLPA Statement on Commissioner Discipline

Posted 10/9/2012

We will review this decision thoroughly and review all options to protect our players' rights with vigilance.

One Team For The Cure Kicks Off in Charlotte Oct 4

Posted 10/1/2012

A series of receptions across the U.S. will allow active and former players to meet with breast cancer survivors in private settings.

NFLPA Statement on End of Referee Lockout

Posted 9/27/2012

The owners' lockout of the NFLRA was lifted Sept. 27.

DeMaurice Smith Statement to Players on Referees' Lockout

Posted 9/25/2012

Read a statement from NFLPA Executive Director DeMaurice Smith to all players regarding the NFL's lockout of the referees.

Statement From NFLPA on Passing of Steve Sabol

Posted 9/18/2012

DeMaurice Smith and the Players of the National Football League mourn the loss of a true innovator and pioneer, Steve Sabol.

NFLPA Teams Up With Unions for Voter ID Awareness Event

Posted 9/17/2012

Representatives from the NFLPA and AFL-CIO will be present in Pittsburgh to highlight voter ID law changes in Pennsylvania.

NFLPA Statement on Ruling to Lift Player Suspensions

Posted 9/7/2012

Read a September 7 statement from the NFL Players Association regarding the decision by the three-member appeals panel.

NFL PLAYERS, Bitzio Partner on Football Trivia Mobile App

Posted 9/7/2012

The Football Trivia app, which will launch in mid-October, will pit fan against fan to answer NFL player trivia questions.

Statement From Saints Defensive End Will Smith

Posted 9/6/2012

"Irreparable harm has already been levied on me and the players." Read the full statement released by Will Smith on September 6.

NFLPA Commends NFL's Additional Funding to NIH

Posted 9/5/2012

The players look forward to collaborating with the NFL on a research grant in conjunction with the National Institutes of Health.