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NFL players approve new drug policy

Update: Players vote unanimously to approve the term sheet for the new Drug Policy. — Eric Winston (@ericwinston) September 12, 2014 ——– Rand Getlin of Yahoo Sports reports that the NFLPA has approved the terms of the new drug policy. Ian Rapoport mentions that the deal does in fact include HGH testing. According to Rapoport, not a single player rep voted against the new...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles Hosting RT Eric Winston & G Wade Smith For Visits

  ESPN’s Adam Caplan reports that the Philadelphia Eagles are hosting veterans RT Eric Winston and G Wade Smith for visits on Tuesday. Caplan adds that the Eagles are also bringing in some free agent linebackers as well. The Eagles could be without OL Allen Barbre for the rest of the season, so it should come as no surprise to hear that they are meeting with some veteran...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers Could Consider Signing Veteran RT Eric Winston

  Rob Demovsky of ESPN mentions that the Packers could be considering signing veteran RT Eric Winston to a contract following the injury to Bryan Bulaga. However, Demovsky points out that there’s nothing concrete as of now regarding the Packers bringing him in. Bulaga is dealing with a sprained MCL and is hoping to test it out next week. Green Bay’s backup option is former...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks will be releasing one draft pick; Find out who else makes the cut

The Seattle Seahawks have already made a few moves, but the Super Bowl Champions will be releasing more before their deadline here shortly. Here is who is released already: QB Terrelle Pryor, FB Kiero Small, OT Eric Winston, WR Arceto Clark, WR Seantavius Jones, CB Phillip Adams, LB Korey Toomer, DE Benson Mayowa, and DT […] The post Seahawks will be releasing one draft pick; Find...
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August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks releasing Eric Winston

The Seahawks are releasing one of the NFL’s most notable right tackles of recent seasons. The club is parting ways with Eric Winston, PFT’s Mike Florio reported on Saturday. The Seahawks signed Winston in July to compete for their right tackle job, a position that has been won by rookie Justin Britt.
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks reportedly cut Eric Winston

The Seattle Seahawks have cut offensive lineman Eric Winston. Seahawks release OT Eric Winston, per league source. — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) August 30, 2014 Teams always need offensive lineman, but you have to wonder how much football Winston has left in him the way he’s bounced around the NFL lately.   var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060...
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August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks Release Veteran RT Eric Winston

  Pro Football Talk reports that the Seahawks have released veteran RT Eric Winston as they work to get their roster down to 53 players. The Seahawks paid Winston a $60,000 signing bonus, but he had a $100,000 roster bonus for Week 1, according to Brian McIntyre. Winston, 30, signed on with the Seahawks back in late July after finding very little interest as a free agent. He accepted...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Saturday sees two major blows to Seahawks offensive line

Today was a bad, bad day for the Seattle Seahawks offensive line. First it was learned that right tackle Michael Bowie would need surgery to repair his injured shoulder and miss four to six months. The team waived him later in the day, according to ESPN 710: #Seahawks have waived/injured RT Michael Bowie. — Danny 710ESPNSeattle (@DDMon710) August 2, 2014 Then the man who he...
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August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Seahawks Sign Eric Winston, Kendall Hunter Hurt

Here’s some more quick hitters covering news from the various NFL training camps that have been going on this week. Seattle Seahawks The Seahawks managed to ink one of the best free agents left on the market as the team signed OT Eric Winston. Winston has been a starter at right tackle in each of his last seven NFL seasons, and he figures to fight for the starting role in Seattle...
Via The Sideline
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Cardinals OT Eric Winston signs with Seahawks

(Photo credit: espn.go.com) Former Arizona Cardinals offensive tackle Eric Winston had remained a free-agent throughout most of the offseason, until Tuesday that is. The defending Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks signed the 30-year-old veteran to a one-year contract. Winston hadn’t garnered much interest in free agency this offseason but that didn’t stop him from working...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

OT Eric Winston Announces Deal with the Seahawks

Veteran offensive tackle Eric Winston announced Tuesday morning that he has signed with the Seattle Seahawks. The former third-round pick out of Miami has started 118 games in his eight-year NFL career.  Season finally starts for me today! Looking forward to chasing a ring with the Seahawks!! Time go to work! — Eric Winston (@ericwinston) July 29, 2014 Winston is coming off a...
Via Sportsnaut
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Seahawks sign Eric Winston

According to ProFootballTalk.com,  the Seattle Seahawks have signed free agent offensive lineman Eric Winston. NFLPA president Eric Winston signs a one-year deal with the Seahawks, per league source. — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) July 29, 2014 Season finally starts for me today! Looking forward to chasing a ring with the Seahawks!! Time go to work! — Eric Winston (@ericwinston...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Seahawks Sign RT Eric Winston

  Update:  Eric Winston has already announced the move via his Twitter account. Season finally starts for me today! Looking forward to chasing a ring with the Seahawks!! Time go to work! — Eric Winston (@ericwinston) July 29, 2014 ————- Pro Football Talk is reporting that veteran RT Eric Winston has signed a one-year deal with the Seahawks. Winston, 30, had a hard...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens Could Be An Option For Veteran RT Eric Winston

  Jamison Hensley of ESPN.com writes that free agent RT Eric Winston could be an option for the Ravens after the draft, depending on what they elect to do in this year’s draft. Baltimore currently has Ricky Wagner in place as their right tackle, but they could at least take a look at Winston later this summer if they happen to still be in need some extra depth. Hensley points...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens haven’t had any contract talks with Eric Winston

The Baltimore Ravens could use some help along their offensive line.  One guy that could help them is Eric Winston. According to Jamieson Hensley of ESPN.com,  Ravens head coach John Harbaugh recently stated that they haven’t talked to Winston about a contract yet. Winston played six years for Kubiak, so there is a connection. But Ravens coach John Harbaugh recently said there...
Via Pro Football Zone
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Is there a chance the Miami Dolphins land free agent Eric Winston this time?

It seems too great of an opportunity to pass up for the Miami Dolphins. As it currently stands, free agent right tackle Eric Winston is up for grabs. Think of Winston as your prototypical job hop of a free agent in the NFL. With stints in Houston, Kansas City, and last season in Arizona, Winston has been a steady, durable right tackle in the NFL. First, statistically speaking Winston...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

NFLPA president Eric Winston would like to join a team before May's NFL Draft

Tackle Eric Winston has found a job. He is the newly elected president of the NFL Players Association, he must guard the interests of nearly 1,700 professional football players. While he’s protecting the interests of the league’s players as a group, he’d like to be advancing the interests of one team as a member of their offensive line. “I can’t say there have been super...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Free Agent RT Eric Winston Hoping To Sign With A Team Before The Draft

  Veteran RT Eric Winston recently mentioned that he is hoping to sign with a new team before the NFL Draft after finding very little interest in the first three weeks of free agency. “I can’t say there have been super-positive talks or anything like that,” said Winston, via the Arizona Republic. “It doesn’t seem like anything is being done. I’d still love to come back...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Eric Winston would like to sign with team before draft

Eric Winston has found another job. As newly elected president of the NFL Players Association, he must guard the interests of nearly 1,700 professional football players. The only thing missing is a quarterback for Winston to protect every Sunday afternoon, preferably the one in Arizona. "I can't say there have been super-positive talks or anything like that," said...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

NFLPA is in favor of expanding playoffs

Just the other day Eric Winston the former Arizona Cardinals offensive tackle and new NFLPA president stated that he did not want the NFL to go to 18 game season. I am pretty sure most NFL players would agree to that. Well today when he was asked about t’expanding the postseason he changed his tune. […] The post NFLPA is in favor of expanding playoffs appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals Weekly Rewind: Cromartie signs, Winston named President, Cards draft needs

The Arizona Cardinals made another big splash in free agency by signing corner back Antonio Cromartie to a one-year deal. Take look back at that and all of the other highlights of the week. Cromartie signs with the Cardinals.(READ) Eric Winston named head of NFLPA.(READ) Where is Bob Clasby now? (READ) Larry Fitzgerald’s Top 5 catches(READ) What are the Cardinals draft needs? ...
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March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Eric Winston named head of NFLPA

Free agent and former Arizona Cardinals right tackle Eric Winston has been named the new head of the NFL Players Association (NFLPA), according to an NFLPA press release. Winston takes over for former Atlanta cornerback Dominque Foxworth who steps down after his term expired. USAToday’s Tom Pelisserio had a Q&A with Winston and it was quite in-depth about Winston and how he...
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March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

New NFLPA president: No 18-game season on my watch

Newly elected players’ union president Eric Winston says he will reject any plan by Roger Goodell to expand the NFL regular season (Credit: AP Photo) Over the last two seasons, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has been toying with the idea of expanding the league’s schedule to an 18-game season. Some analysts believe Goodell would drop two pre-season games in order to create a...
Via Down and Distance
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

NFLPA President Won’t Allow 18-Game Season on his Watch

New president of the NFL Players Association, Eric Winston, vowed not to let the league expand to an 18-game season. “I can tell you [going from] 16 to 18′s dead in the water,” Winston told USA Today Sports on Wednesday. “I won’t let it happen. I don’t think any of these other guys are going to let it happen. It’s a safety issue.” For an expanded playoff field, Winston’s...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Eric Winston: No 18-game season on my watch

Shortly after he was elected president of the players’ union, Eric Winston made clear that he’ll never accept an 18-game season. Asked about expanding the schedule from 16 games to 18 games, Winston said that isn’t even something the NFL Players Association is willing to entertain. “I can tell you 16 to 18′s dead in the water. I won’t let it happen. I don’t think...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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