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The NFL Players Association became the latest pro sports entity to lend its support to the family of slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin on Tuesday. "The NFL Players Association offers its sincere condolences to the family and loved ones of Trayvon Martin. The community of NFL players stands together as ONE TEAM against any form of injustice," read the statement released by NFLPA president Domonique Foxworth on behalf the union. Martin was killed was shot and killed on Feb. 26, and the shady circumstances surrounding the incident -- primarily the lack of arrest for the shooter, George Zimmerman -- have...
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Former Baltimore Ravens cornerback Domonique Foxworth was elected as the new president of the NFL Players Association, the union announced.
Foxworth replaces Kevin Mawae, who retired following the 2009 season.
"One of the most important things I learned from Kevin is about responsibility," Foxworth said. "Players like to say, 'The NFLPA is our organization.&...
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Skip to the 50 second mark for the Ray Lewis motivational speech that Lewis gave the Stanford basketball team before they took on UMass last night at Madison Square Garden. I think Lewis is one of the best motivational speakers out there. Stanford won the game vs. UMass and I am sure this speech by Lewis had a lot to do with it.Stanford now will take on Minnesota for the NIT title...
Paul Kruger is the front-runner to replace Jarret Johnson as the Baltimore Ravens’ starting strong-side linebacker, according to an article by Jeff Zrebiec of The Baltimore Sun. Johnson, 30, had manned the position for the past five seasons and is one of the Ravens’ most durable players, having started a franchise-record 80 consecutive games and [...]
The Baltimore Ravens have more ammunition for the draft in April, as they were awarded two compensatory selections Monday at the annual NFL owners meetings. The Ravens received a fourth-round pick (130th overall) and a fifth-round pick (169th overall) in exchange for losing free agents Dawan Landry, Chris Chester and Josh Wilson before the 2011 [...]
Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh told the media at this week’s owners meeting’s down in Florida that he doesn’t know if running back Ray Rice will hold out for a long-term deal or if he’ll play under the franchise tag.
Harbaugh obviously hopes Rice will elect to not hold out.
“I think it will be the same level of maturity. I don’t know what their strategy will...
Domonique Foxworth was released by the Ravens this offseason, but that doesn’t mean he’s out of the game of football permanently.
According to multiple reports, Foxworth was elected the president of the NFL Players’ Association.
Foxworth has been dealing with rehabbing a torn anterior cruciate ligament since tearing it during training camp in 2010.
There will be a new overtime rule that will go into effect when regular-season games go into overtime beginning in 2012. In a landslide 30-2 vote, the league’s owners voted Wednesday to extend the playoff overtime rule that began last season, to the regular season. One of the two descending votes was by Ravens owner [...]
After a normal, quiet free agency period in Baltimore, the Ravens announced last Friday that they agreed to terms with four unrestricted free agents (two returning), according to general manager/executive vice president Ozzie Newsome via press release.
Two important returning players are linebackers Brendon Ayanbadejo and Jameel McClain—who both re-signed three-year deals. Safety...
The Patriots defense took a lot of flak this past season, as the unit struggled to contain offenses week after week. Though the intensity picked up during the playoffs, allowing for a run at the Super Bowl, the regular season did not go well for the Patriots defense. Serving as a barometer for the Patriot's overall performance, free safeties Patrick Chung and Sterling Moore slipped...
Domonique Foxworth has been elected president of the NFL Players Association without opposition.
In 2007, Foxworth was elected by the Broncos as a player representative. In 2008, he became the youngest vice president of the NFLPA Executive Committee.
Elected to serve on the executive committee are Matt Hasselbeck (Tennessee Titans), Matt Light (New England Patriots), Brandon Moore...