Posts Tagged ‘Miami Dolphins’

Edelman not planning to sue NFL over suspension

Friday, July 20th, 2018

Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman will not sue the NFL over a four-game suspension. According to NFL Network, New England's top wide receiver is accepting the ban following the denial of his appeal and has no plan to sue over the suspension. Various reports indicated Edelman's positive test was for a substance that was not immediately recognizable.

NFL anthem policy on hold as league and union talk

Thursday, July 19th, 2018

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 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 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.

The Latest: NFL, NFLPA working on anthem resolution

Thursday, July 19th, 2018

''The NFL and NFLPA, through recent discussions, have been working on a resolution to the anthem issue. 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. No new rules relating to the anthem will be issued or enforced for the next several weeks while these confidential discussions are ongoing.

The Latest: NFL, NFLPA working on anthem resolution

Thursday, July 19th, 2018

"The NFL and NFLPA, through recent discussions, have been working on a resolution to the anthem issue. 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. No new rules relating to the anthem will be issued or enforced for the next several weeks while these confidential discussions are ongoing.

Miami Dolphins May Fine Or Suspend Players Who Kneel For Anthem

Thursday, July 19th, 2018

The Miami Dolphins may suspend players who protest on the field during the national anthem, The Associated Press reported Thursday, and reaction was swift and varied. Players could be suspended up to four games under the Dolphins’ “Proper Anthem Conduct” policy, which is part of a nine-page document on team discipline, the AP said. It was unclear late Thursday night how soon the Dolphins might implement the policy after the National Football League and the union that represents the players, the NFLPA, issued a joint statement saying they have been working on a resolution to the issue.

NFL And Players Assn. Temporarily Suspend Anthem Rules Enforcement

Thursday, July 19th, 2018

The National Football League and NFL Players Association have issued a joint statement that league and team policies regarding conduct during the national anthem will not be issued or enforced for several weeks as part of a standstill agreement between the two sides. The move comes as word broke today of a special plan by the Miami Dolphins to punish players. The league and the Players Association were headed to an independent arbitration on the anthem policy.

NFL notebook: Dolphins could suspend players for anthem protests

Thursday, July 19th, 2018

The Miami Dolphins have classified violations of the league's new national anthem policy as "conduct detrimental" and could fine or suspend players who do not follow the policy, according to multiple reports Thursday. Like all NFL teams, the Dolphins are required to provide an annual discipline schedule to the league when players report for training camp. Miami's rookies reported Thursday.

NFL, NFLPA at ‘standstill agreement’ over anthem policy

Thursday, July 19th, 2018

The NFL and National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) released a joint statement saying both sides were unable to reach a resolution over the national anthem policy. The NFLPA filed a grievance against the NFL after the latter passed a new rule that stated teams would be fined if they did not stand for the national anthem. For now, the NFL will temporarily freeze the league's new anthem policy, just two weeks before preseason starts.

The Dolphins just showed the NFL what a mess it’s made with anthem policy

Thursday, July 19th, 2018

The Miami Dolphins could suspend players up to four games if they don’t employ “Proper Anthem Conduct” this season, according to an internal document attained by the Associated Press. Some Dolphins fans will agree with Trump. It’s sure to happen 31 more times as the individual policies of the rest of the teams in the NFL get leaked out.

NFL Anthem Protests: Miami Dolphins Threaten Player Suspensions For Actions

Thursday, July 19th, 2018

The NFL’s Miami Dolphins are threatening to suspend players who protest during the national anthem for up to four games. The NFL Players Association has threatened to take the league to court if it attempts to fine teams, as promised.