Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 2/22/12
The NFL Players Association offered congratulations Wednesday to David Cornwell for becoming the new head of the league's coaches association. No kind words are forthcoming from Cornwell about NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith. During a Tuesday night Sirius XM NFL radio appearance with me and co-host Ross Tucker, Cornwell ripped Smith for the job he did last year negotiating the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the NFLPA and the league. "I'm concerned about a leadership approach that seems to be infected by deception," Cornwell said. "Similarly in the collective bargaining process, it seemed to be infected by a lack of preparation that was kind of glossed over by spin. I think the National Football League deserves more and better." Cornwell is particularly upset about a "side-letter" NFLPA agreement that allowed the NFL to suspend select players who committed violations of the league's conduct policy during the lockout while not punishing others. One of the offende...
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