TROY VINCENT NEWS

4 reasons the Eagles offense will be better than Denver’s

The Philadelphia Eagles offense is changing the NFL. Sometimes it’s in concrete ways, for example Executive Vice President of Football Operations Troy Vincent is making better conditioning for NFL referees a point of emphasis: “You see the likes of coach Kelly and that high-tempo offense. They’re running rapid plays. The ball needs to be spotted rapidly, and we want to make...
Via cover32 - Eagles
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL to Limit Underclassmen Draft Evaluations to 5 Per School

107 underclassmen applied for this year’s NFL Draft and 37 of them watched the whole drafted without their name being called. So, frankly at least 37 (and probably more who got drafted later than they thought) got some bad advice. To help steer more underclassmen to stay in school unless they are top picks the NFL is limiting the draft evaluations to five per school according to...
Via BlackSportsOnline
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL To Restrict Evaluations, Change Grades For Draft-Eligible Underclassmen

The NFL is trying to regulate the number of underclassmen who declare for the league’s draft each year and has made two major changes to the way players can request information. According to an NFL.com report, only five total players from each college team can now request an NFL grade from the College Advisory Committee, which evaluates college talent and gives feedback to prospective...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the NFL have a D-League?

Forget about the CFL and Arena Football League because according to FOXSports.com, the NFL has been exploring possible options for a feeder system that would provide NFL teams with a source to develop talent.Troy Vincent, the NFL’s vice-president of football operations, told FOX Sports:Our goal is to develop an uninterrupted and qualified pipeline of players, coaches, officials...
Via Patriots Life
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL: Former wide receiver Titus Young in trouble again

Photo via: Wikimedia Commons / Jeffrey Beal / Creative Commons Former Detroit Lion Titus Young has been arrested again, and some believe his mental state is deteriorating. Young is currently in jail in Los Angeles county and his bail has been set at $105k. He was arrested July 9th, days before he was due to appear at at court to face 4 felonies and 7 criminal charges. While some...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Giants FB Charles Way named head of NFL’s Player Engagement

Former Giants fullback Charles Way has been named head of the NFL’s Player Engagement department, the league announced Wednesday. Way spent the last 14 years as the Giants’ director of player development after five seasons as a member of the team. He will replace former Patriots cornerback Troy Vincent, who was promoted earlier this year to NFL executive vice president of football...
Via cover32 - Giants
21 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Banning ‘Bane’-Style, Non-Standard Facemasks Due To Safety Concerns

Brandon Spikes won’t look quite as intimidating in 2014, and that’s not only because he’ll be wearing Buffalo Bills red, white and blue rather than New England Patriots blue, silver and red. The facemask Spikes wore in 2013 will be banned by the NFL next season, NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reported Monday. The NFL is putting an end to “non-standard/overbuilt”, or “Bane”...
Via NESN.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL officially bans custom facemasks

Unless you are Justin Tuck, you will no longer be able to play in a custom facemask.  The NFL has officially banned the Bane style facemask. Memo: The @NFL has banned non-standard and overbuilt facemasks, barring medical exemption, based on research. 4 players wore them in 2013. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) June 30, 2014 Story is posting on @NFL.com now. Troy Vincent explained...
Via Thacover2
24 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Officially Bans Bane Style Facemasks

Unless you are Justin Tuck, you will no longer be able to play in a custom facemask.  The NFL has officially banned the Bane style facemask. Memo: The @NFL has banned non-standard and overbuilt facemasks, barring medical exemption, based on research. 4 players wore them in 2013. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) June 30, 2014 Story is posting on @NFL.com now. Troy Vincent explained...
Via BlackSportsOnline
24 days ago  |  Discuss

What would it take to bring in a minor league for the NFL?

As the NFL Vice President of Active Player Development, former Philadelphia Eagle Troy Vincent continues to find ways to find ways to advance the game and develop player quality on the field. “It would be an opportunity to enhance our game on many levels, to develop the future, preserve and innovate the game”, said Vincent. The NFL had that for over a decade with NFL Europe,...
Via cover32 - Eagles
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Developmental League has supporters, new ideas

Would St. Louis have seen “The Greatest Show on Turf” without NFL Europe? Yet since the league disappeared, a league indented to be a development league for players, coaches and referees, the National Football League has no place to send their players to help them hone their skills and give their teams a chance to see what they have. Momentum for an NFL D-League is growing and...
Via 110 Nation Sports
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Minneapolis awarded 2018 Super Bowl

ATLANTA (AP) -- Build it and the Super Bowl will come. That message rang loud and clear Tuesday when Minneapolis was awarded the 2018 game after a vote by owners rewarded the city for its new stadium deal. The owners chose Minneapolis and the $1 billion stadium planned for the site of the old Metrodome to host the championship over New Orleans and Indianapolis. "In large part...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Playoff Expansion Not Coming For 2014 Season; Owners Table Talks

ATLANTA — NFL owners will not vote on expanding the playoffs to 14 teams until fall at the earliest. The addition of two teams in the playoffs was discussed Tuesday at the league’s spring meetings, but several owners and team executives said no vote would occur. There is strong sentiment among the owners to add a wild-card team in each conference to the postseason, most likely...
Via NESN.com
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Could Bring Back Developmental League If Preseason Games Get Cut

  Bart Hubbach of the New York Post spoke with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell who mentioned that the league could bring back their developmental league if the preseason gets reduced to two games. This is certainly interesting news given that director of football operations Troy Vincent mentioned the idea a few weeks ago. “We need to keep the pipeline of talent flowing...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Another NFL Developmental League On The Way?

It's been seven years now since the NFL Europe league folded, but yet another developmental league could soon be on the way. New director of football operations Troy Vincent recently said that he can see in the NFL's future yet another league to develop talent within. "We need to keep the pipeline of talent flowing, […] Is Another NFL Developmental League On The Way...
Via Steelers Depot
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Could the NFL form a Minor League or D-League system?

The echoes of NFL Europe have long faded since they last played in 2007. Yet the need to find a place to develop new talents in every National Football League walk of life still remains. The new director of football operations can envision a future Minor League or Developmental League system designed to help groom people to fill jobs on and off the NFL field. Troy Vincent was named...
Via 110 Nation Sports
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Troy Vincent: I played with six openly gay players

Michael Sam became the first high-level football player to publicly reveal he is gay, but that doesn’t mean he’s the first openly gay player in the NFL. Senior Vice President of player engagement Troy Vincent says he played with six openly gay players during his career. Vincent, who made five Pro Bowls during his 15-year […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

TROY VINCENT SAYS HE’S PLAYED WITH SIX OPENLY GAY TEAMMATES IN NFL!

Vincent spent 15 years in the NFL and says there were no issues with gay athletes. “They were teammates.” While the issue of gay athletes playing in the NFL remains a hot topic, former NFL cornerback TROY VINCENT says the subject is nothing new to him. That’s because Vincent says he’s played with at least six teammates that were openly gay in the locker room. They just never...
Via SportySexyCool
April 25, 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...
Via Bush League Chronicle
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.
Via Fox Sports
April 24, 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 Competition Committee Annual Meeting Conference Call Transcript

On Wednesday, Atlanta Falcons President and CEO, NFL Competition Committee Chairman Rich McKay, NFL Executive Vice President of Football Operations Troy Vincent and St. Louis Rams Head Coach and Competition Committee Member Jeff Fisher held the NFL Annual Meeting Conference Call and there was quite a bit discussed. Several bylaw proposals have reportedly been made by various teams...
Via Steelers Depot
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Former player Vincent promoted to NFL executive vice president

Former NFL player Troy Vincent has been promoted to executive vice president of football operations for the league.
Via FOXSports.com
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Former player Vincent promoted to NFL executive VP

NEW YORK (AP) Former NFL player Troy Vincent has been promoted to executive vice president of football operations for the league.
Via FOXSports.com
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Troy Vincent Named NFL Executive VP of Football Operations

Former Eagles great Troy Vincent is continuing his ascention up the NFL executive ranks. Troy Vincent named NFL Executive Vice President of Football Operations. Details to follow. — Greg Aiello (@gregaiello) March 19, 2014 Per NFL Communications: Vincent, the head of NFL Player Engagement since 2010, will oversee all aspects of football operations in the league office with a focus...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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