Jerry Jones has agreed to pay the NFL more than $2 million in legal fees resulting from two disputes the Dallas Cowboys owner had with the league, a person with direct knowledge of the settlement tells The Associated Press.
Jones’ attempt to derail Goodell’s extension, which came after Elliott was suspended over domestic violence allegations, led to a volley of threatening letters from lawyers for both sides.
After eventually relenting, Jones said after the owners meetings in December that he got what he wanted with an agreement to consider changes to the power of the commissioner’s role through the league’s constitution. Jones denied that his attempt to scuttle the contract was tied to Elliott’s suspension, but made repeated references to Goodell’s power to punish players.
Jones and the Cowboys were supportive of Elliott’s lawsuit, which was led by the players’ union and resulted in federal court hearings in three states over a span of two months. The suit eventually failed and Elliott served the suspension.
There may be a Authentic Brad Hand Jersey gap developing between the top two college quarterbacks and the next two in next month’s draft.
That’s what ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay thinks at least. McShay said Wednesday he believes USC’s Sam Darnold and Wyoming’s Josh Allen are now viewed by many NFL teams as a cut above UCLA’s Josh Rosen and Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield. McShay has Allen going to the Jets with the sixth pick in his latest mock draft.
Josh Allen, if any of them, seemed to surprise some people with how good he was on the board and how effective he was in interacting and just getting to know him a little more, McShay said. There were some people who came around on him, if you will, and were impressed by what he did when the cameras weren’t on. We expected an impressive throwing session, but he couldn’t have performed a whole lot better than he did on the field that day.
Donovan Smith Mens Jersey Allen never had a completion percentage higher than 56 percent at Wyoming, which is a concern to NFL teams. McShay thinks new Jets offensive coordinator Jeremy Bates, who has coached quarterbacks for much of his career, could help Allen.