Mark Maske of the Washington Post reports that the NFL may give teams the ability to create their own anthem policies.
Cam Newton Authentic Jersey Dubbed a compromise in the report, the NFL Players Association may not see it that way. As explained last month, the NFL gave players the right to protest during the national anthem. The league confirmed that right after Colin Kaepernick began his protests in 2016, and the NFL reiterated that right when the issue hit the fan with a flourish in 2017. Thus, as a matter of labor law, it may be impossible at this point for the NFL to unilaterally change the anthem policy by letting teams decide whether to rescind the players’ league-given right to protest.
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Of course, the NFL can change the policy, if it wants. The question would then become whether the NFLPA would fight any change to the policy via the available legal channels, arguing that the issue has morphed into a mandatory subject of collective bargaining.
Via our Curtis Crabtree, Avril has taken a job as the midday co-host of a radio show on 950 KJR-AM.
I’m excited to join the KJR team! Avril said. Seattle is home and I can’t wait to cover the best sports city in the world.
The station referred to Avril’s job as a next chapter, and comments from Seahawks coach Pete Carroll over the weekend suggested that Avril was, in fact, done with football. The Seahawks released him with a failed-physical designation last week.
Cliff was a fantastic player for us, Carroll said. We were very fortunate to get him back when we did years ago. And because of where he had been and what he had been through, he Daniel Pribyl Jersey came in with a chip on his shoulder and something to prove, and did nothing but great stuff. He has been a great leader and a bit of a statesman for us. He always says the right thing and stands for the right stuff and he has been a really high-character guy who you can just always count on.