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Should The Patriots Be Allowed To Void Hernandez’s Guarantees Under NFL Rules

Following up on a recent JetNation article regarding Aaron Hernandez’s contract multiple sources are reporting the New England Patriots were able to void his guaranteed base (season) salaries for 2013 and 14.   Ian Rappoport of NFL.com had written the contract language voiding any future guaranteed salary for Hernandez was omitted: In almost all situations, when [...]

NFL To Use Replacement Referees In Regular Season

The Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) between the NFL and Referees’ Association expired in late May but there has been little movement on a new agreement.  The NFL “locked out” the regular officials using replacements during the preseason, a similar strategy, locking the players out, used by the NFL during negotiations with the Players Association last [...]