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27 Apr 2011, 09:46pm by Brian McIntyre

Judge Nelson Denies NFL's Request For Stay

U.S. District Judge Susan Nelson has denied the NFL's request for a stay of the lockout she lifted on Monday. The NFL wanted Nelson to keep the lockout in place while they appeal her ruling, but Nelson wrote the league "has not met its burden for a stay pending appeal, expedited or otherwise." (Click to read more.)

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29 comments, Last at 29 Apr 2011, 5:54pm by Jerry

27 Apr 2011, 03:02pm by Brian McIntyre

Chester Pitts Calls Roger Goodell A "Fraud"

During an interview with Brock & Salk on 710 ESPN Seattle, longtime NFLPA player representative Chester Pitts, most recently with the Seattle Seahawks, refers to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell as a "fraud". (Click to read more.)

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26 Apr 2011, 11:07am by Brian McIntyre

Report: Two NFL Prospects Failed Drug Tests at Combine

Jay Glazer and Alex Marvez of FOXSports.com cite multiple sources in reporting that Georgia linebacker/defensive end Justin Houston and Iowa defensive lineman Christian Ballard tested positive for marijuana at the 2011 Scouting Combine. (Click to read more.)

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17 comments, Last at 28 Apr 2011, 11:03am by Dean

26 Apr 2011, 09:28am by Brian McIntyre

Players Begin Arriving At Team Facilities

Hours after U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson ruled in favor of the players and enjoined the lockout, the NFLPA emailed players, suggesting they report to work on Tuesday. Though the NFL filed a motion for a stay with Judge Nelson, and plan to appeal to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court in St. Louis if that stay request is denied, the league informed teams to allow the players into the building. For now. (Click to read more.)

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5 comments, Last at 26 Apr 2011, 3:36pm by JasonK