NFL files motion in federal court to dismiss Lane Johnson lawsuit

Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle Lane Johnson was suspended 10 games this past season for violating the NFL’s policy on performance enhancing drugs.Johnson decided that he didn’t want to take the suspension and loss of money without a fight. He first filed a complaint against the NFLPA with the Department of Labor (more on that here).Then, a little while later, Johnson sued...
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January 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Lane Johnson sues NFL, NFLPA over 10-game suspension

Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle Lane Johnson has reportedly filed suit against both the NFL and NFLPA in the wake of the 10-game suspension that cost him most of the 2016 season. As reported by Albert Breer of The MMQB, he’s asking the court to vacate his penalties, which would presumably include the money he lost in game checks for his suspension. Eagles OT Lane Johnson...
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January 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Suspended Lane Johnson files complaint against NFL, NFLPA; calls PED policy ‘meaningless’

Lane Johnson has filed a formal complaint against the NFL and NFL Players Association with the National Labor Relations Board over his 10-game PED suspension. ESPN reports that Johnson filed a complaint under the “Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act,” claiming the suspension violates federal law. “During Lane’s appeal, it became apparent that the written words...
Via The Comeback
November 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Lane Johnson files complaint against NFLPA with Department of Labor

So much for members toeing the union line. Having already sat out the first six games of the 10-game suspension he received for violating the NFL’s PED policy, Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle Lane Johnson is prepared to do battle. It won’t happen on the football field anytime soon. And his battle is apparently not with solely the National Football League. Instead, the...
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November 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Lane Johnson loses appeal on 10-game suspension

Philadelphia Eagles offensive tackle Lane Johnson will reportedly be suspended 10 games after losing his appeal. Albert Breer of The MMQB passed this information along Tuesday morning, citing lawyer Steve Zashin. Per lawyer Steve Zashin, Eagles OT Lane Johnson has been informed his 10-game suspension has been upheld. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) October 11, 2016 After receiving...
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October 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Lane Johnson blames ‘tainted supplements’ for positive PED test

One would think all professional athletes would know that taking the ‘tainted supplement’ route isn’t a winning strategy. However, after being hit with a 10-game suspension, Philadelphia Eagles offensive lineman Lane Johnson has come out and done just that. Johnson told that he plans on suing the manufacturer of an amino acid supplement he was taking that allegedly...
Via The Comeback
August 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Lane Johnson criticizes Eagles fans, quickly backtracks

Coming off the heels of a blowout loss at home to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, Philadelphia Eagles offensive lineman Lane Johnson vented his personal frustration with Eagles fans on Tuesday. Lane Johnson said playing in Philadelphia is "not really home field advantage." Full quote is attached in the image. — Josh Paunil (@JoshPaunil) November...
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November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

4 players who will expose the Eagles without Lane Johnson

With right tackle Lane Johnson facing a four game suspension, the Eagles leave themselves exposed on the right side of the offensive line. Johnson’s replacement is expected to be journeyman tackle Allen Barbre, who showed competence last season in the wake of Jason Peters’ injury against the Green Bay Packers. However, opposing defensive players should be licking their chops...
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July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles 2013 first-round pick suspended four games

  Paul Domowitch of, citing league sources, reports that Eagles 2013 first-round pick OT Lane Johnson will be suspended for the first four games of the season after testing positive for PEDs. Johnson will miss games against the Jaguars, Colts, Redskins and 49ers. Reports out of Eagles' camp this offseason had mentioned that Johnson had returned to camp "bigger...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Lane Johnson’s son shot a deer before you did

Well, probably not. As everyone else was watching Richard Sherman act like an idiot do whatever it was he did, the son of Philadelphia Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson was becoming a man. His first big kill — Lane Johnson (@Lanejohnson65) January 20, 2014 No, he didn’t actually pull the trigger. But with hands this big, it wouldn’t surprise me. Big...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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