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League Proposes Immediate Changes To Rookie Pay:

From PFT: In December 2008, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell told ESPN’s Chris Mortensen that the current system for changing rookie pay would not change until 2011. Liz Mullen of SportsBusiness Journal now reports that the league has proposed the implementation of a rookie wage scale for the April 2010 draft.  She also reports that the NFLPA has […]

NFL To Terminate $100 Million in Revenue Sharing

From Mort of ESPN: In a significant move that could impact the flow of money to potential free agents and the competitive balance of teams, the NFL has notified the players’ union that, effective next March, owners will pull the plug on the $100-million-per-year revenue-sharing program that has subsidized lower-revenue clubs, multiple sources said. By […]

George Martin Named Executive Director For NFL Alumni:

Former Giant George Martin is being installed as Executive Director of the NFL Alumni Association. According to Alex Marvez at, the position is newly-created and Martin, a former NFLPA president, was chosen from a group of 140 candidates. In his position, he will represent alumni interests on pension and disability issues in dealing with both the NFLPA […]

NFLPA Confirms UDFA Signings

The NFLPA has confirmed the signings of these undrafted free agents. All signed three year deals: DE Maurice Evans (Penn State) DE Alex Field (Virginia) DT Dwayne Hendricks (Miami) LB/S Kenny Ingram (Florida State) S Sha’reff Rashad (Central Florida) CB Bruce Johnson (Miami) It’s also believed that Vince Anderson of Weber International has signed, although […]

NFLPA Happy About Burress Decision

NFLPA Director DeMaurice Smith issued a statement about the Burress grievance ruling: “This decision is a real win for the players,” Smith said in a statement published on the NFLPA’s website. “It means that clubs can’t impose additional discipline by claiming back signing or roster bonus monies after a suspension, either by a club or the league. The CBA […]

No Decision on Plaxs $1 Million Bonus

UPDATE:(8:43 EST) According to ESPN, via, the fight for $1 million could be solved next Wednesday. Its been Plax filled here at Giants Gab the past couple days. More news now. The NY Daily News is reporting that there has not been a decision made on Burress bonus money that was due to him […]

Giants Draft Visits News, Ware Signs Tender

The NY Daily News provides us with some draft visits, and info on Danny Ware signing his tender: We interrupt our regularly scheduled coverage of Law & Order: The Plaxico Files to present a few draft-related tidbits: • Penn State guard Rich Ohrnberger (6-2, 301) said he’ll be visiting the Giants on April 9. • Northern Illinois DE […]

Dockery Hasn’t Signed Tender Yet’s Mike Garafolo gives details about the Dockery tender situation: I swear to you this is exactly what happened in the locker room Tuesday: Kevin Dockery walked by me, I asked him, “Did you sign your tender yet?” He replied, “Yep.” When I got back to the media room, I checked to see if his […]

Giants Upset With Plax’s Agent

From There are plenty of obstacles to Plaxico Burress’ returning to the Giants: his legal situation, a potential suspension by the NFL and the Giants’ impatience with his off-field issues. As if those factors didn’t make the situation complicated enough, Burress’ agent has informed the other 31 NFL teams his client might be available […]

Union Files Grievance For Burress Against Giants

From Newsday: The NFL Players Association filed legal papers on behalf of Plaxico Burress on Friday, countering efforts by the Giants to recoup millions of dollars in their claim that Burress defaulted on his contract. It is the second grievance filed on Burress’ behalf since the wide receiver accidentally shot himself in the leg at a Manhattan nightclub in late November. […]