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Troy Vincent says Chris Baker’s cheap shot on Nick Foles was totally fine

I’ll be the first to admit that I’m not an NFL rules expert. I am not a referee and I don’t have Mike Carey on speed dial, so I have to listen go with the flow when it comes to controversial calls, but this one is way beyond me. You probably remember the hit that Chris Baker put on Nick Foles in Sunday’s game: At the time Baker was flagged for a penalty, but yesterday we...
Via cover32 - Eagles
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Troy Vincent outlined the NFL’s process on rules violations

Former NFL player and current Executive Vice President, NFL Football Operations outlined the NFL’s process on rules violation on Twitter today. 1. This @NFL fine schedule is provided to players before each season. It is approved by @NFLPA. — Troy Vincent (@TroyVincent23) August 20, 2014 2. During an @NFL game, initial calls by officials help determine...
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August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Troy Vincent taking player safety message on the road

Pro football has changed over the last half-decade, under the looming presence of the now-settled concussion lawsuit, and with a heavier-handed enforcement system weaning players off old on-field habits. But that doesn't mean there haven't been guys who continue to play on the edge of the rules. And so this spring, new NFL executive VP of football operations Troy Vincent...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-NFLer Troy Vincent: I played with six openly gay players

There has yet to be an openly gay individual to play in the NFL. However, according to former defensive back Troy Vincent, there have been plenty to compete in the league over the years.While speaking to a group of sports editors in an annual conference, Vincent, who now holds the title of senior Vice President of player engagement, revealed that gay players competing in the NFL...
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April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Troy Vincent says he played with six openly gay NFL teammates

Former defensive back Troy Vincent said that during his 15-year NFL career he "played with six openly gay players in the locker room," though he did not offer the names, and added that the individuals were accepted by teammates without issue. Vincent, recently named executive vice president of football operations for the league, said those teammates had not publicly announced...
Via Fox Sports West
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL homecomings geared toward alumni

Not often is the NFL looked at as a family, what with concussion lawsuits and lockouts. Troy Vincent is trying to change that through the league's player engagement initiatives, including its new ''Legends Program'' and a series of homecomings for former players. It's something the former All-Pro cornerback is passionate about. A one-time president of the...
Via AP on Fox
December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Titus Young refused help from the NFL

The Titus Young story is like one big onion that has an infinite amount of layers to it that continue to be pulled back by the week. Reportedly, the NFL reached out to Young 18 months ago to offer services and support and were turned away by the receiver. This was stated by the league’s director of player engagement Troy Vincent, who had an incredible run as a player for the...
Via Players View
May 31, 2013  |  Discuss

A High Rating from Vincent

Having one opinion of the University of Wisconsin before his unofficial visit, Baltimore Gilman four-star cornerback Troy Vincent Jr. is leaving with an entirely different impression of the Badgers.
April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

FSNextTV: Troy Vincent Jr

5-foot-10, 180 pound junior Troy Vincent Jr. is up to 13 offers. Check out where cornerback/wide receiver is in his recruitment.
August 27, 2012  |  Discuss

NFL rookie gather for symposium

Troy Vincent wants to make it absolutely clear that the upcoming NFL rookie symposium is not the beginning of the players' journey into the pros. That trip began years ago. ''This is not something that starts when you become a professional,'' said Vincent, the league's vice president of player engagement and a five-time Pro Bowler. ''There are elements...
Via Fox Sports
June 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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