Jeff Pash

Robert Kraft and Roger Goodell

NFL Owners Set For Tuesday Meeting In Chicago, Maybe Wednesday Also

One day of owners’ meetings could turn into two. Whether that’s a sign of progress toward the end of the lockout and labor peace is debatable.


Roger Goodell

NFL Teams Cut Employee Salaries And Institute Furloughs

Commissioner Roger Goodell and Jeff Pash, the NFL’s lead labor negotiator, have slashed their salaries to $1 each during the owners’ lockout of the players.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2011

NFL representatives arrive for court ordered mediation

Another Day Of Mediation, Still No Signs Of Agreement

Tuesday was another day full of court-ordered mediation between the NFL and its locked-out players. And just like the previous days, it ended without any signs of a new agreement.

CBS Chicago–05/17/2011

Roger Goodell

Mediation Continues With Lockout Back In Place

A day after the NFL Lockout was upheld by the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, the league’s owner players and the legal teams returned to court for another mediation session.


Roger Goodell

Goodell: No ‘Discussions Or Consideration Of Replacement Players’

There hasn’t been any talk among the owners about using replacement players if the NFL’s first work stoppage since 1987 continues on, Commissioner Roger Goodell said Tuesday.


DeMaurice Smith

AP: Players Received 53 Percent Of Incremental Increase

Figures obtained by The Associated Press underscore the substantial divide between the NFL and the locked-out players on a core issue: What portion of additional revenue goes to players.


DeMaurice Smith

NFLPA: League Tried To Pull ‘The Old Switcheroo’

The NFL Players Association says labor negotiations broke down last week because the owners’ last proposal would have made salaries a fixed cost and eliminated the players’ chance to share in higher-than-projected revenue growth.


Roger Goodell and Jerry Jones

NFL Wants To Keep TV Contracts Sealed

On Wednesday, the NFL asked a federal judge to keep the details of a $4 billion TV revenue dispute sealed, citing commercially sensitive information within the contracts.


NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell

Goodell Keeps $1 Salary Promise

When the threat of a lockout emerged, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and league general counsel Jeff Pash said they would cut their salaries to $1 if there was a lockout. That wasn’t just a statement to make it appear they wanted a deal, they are following through with that promise.


Roger Goodell and DeMaurice Smith

Tensions Rise In NFL Labor Talks

Back where they started. The NFL and players’ union are once again less than 24 hours away from a work stoppage. While the deadline has already been extended twice, it doesn’t seem like a third time is an option.


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Report: NFLPA Rejects Profitability Data Offer

According to the NFL’s lead labor negotiator, the league offered to give the players’ union important financial information that it doesn’t provide to the 32 NFL teams.


Roger Goodell

NFL Labor Talks Continue, Deadline Looms On Friday

After twice extending the deadline of the current collective bargaining agreement it’s likely that this week is do or die for the negotiations between the NFL and players’ union.


Drew Brees

10 Owners And Brees Take To Negotiating Table

One day before the potential lockout of the NFL players, some pretty big names, including 10 owners and a Super Bowl Champion quarterback, took to the negotiating table for the first time.


John Mara

First NFL Owner Joins Mediated Negotiations

The federal mediation between the NFL and the players’ union continued, but it was the first time that an actual NFL owner was on hand for the negotiations.


DeMaurice Smith

NFL Labor Mediations Expected To Wrap Up

In a week the NFL’s collective bargaining agreement is set to expire. And after a week of mediation sessions between the league and the Players’ Union, Thursday represents a very important day.


2011 NFC Championship: Green Bay Packers v Chicago Bears

NFL Lockout Is Millionaires Against Billionaires

With the Super Bowl coming up in another week and a lockout looming for the NFL, celebrations might not as exciting as some would like. Owners want to make more money and cut the players earnings.


Chicago Bears

NFL Players Could Lose Millions If No Deal By March

The discussion of the impending NFL lockout has picked up some steam. It seems as if things are slowly starting to show positives signs, but real progress will have to be made soon to avoid a lockout.


Roger Goodell

Goodell’s Salary If Lockout Happens? $1

As the calender nears March, the NFL inches closer and closer to a lockout of the 2011 season. And if that happens, commissioner Roger Goodell will be taking a significant pay cut.


Roger Goodell

Goodell Wants Immediate Progress

For fans of the Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers, Pittsburgh Steelers and the New York Jets, all their focus is on this week’s conference championship games. But for the rest of the league, the impending lockout is their main concern.


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Extra Games Key To NFL Labor Talks

After all of the add attention the NFL has put in dangerous hits to the head and player safety, the league is still determined to push for additional games in the collective bargaining process with the players union.