Q&A: NFLPA President Eric Winston On Work Stoppages, Colin Kaepernick, And "The NFL Police"

The current collective bargaining agreement between the NFL and its players’ union runs through the 2020 season. But even with training camps in full swing and the focus turning to FOOTBAW, there are still a number of labor-management issues percolating behind the scenes. Deadspin recently spoke to Bengals offensive…

Former NFL Lineman Pushes Back On Roger Goodell’s Dumb Weed Qualms

Roger Goodell spoke about weed on Mike & Mike on Friday, and surprise: He’s against its use. The NFL commissioner said he didn’t want marijuana usage to be “something that we’ll be held accountable for some years down the road.” According to Goodell, the NFL’s medical advisors “haven’t really said” that allowing…

Why NFL Owners Won't End Marijuana Testing Even Though They Don't Want It Anymore

One other fascinating item about the NFL’s recent owners-only meeting that Mike Florio detailed last weekend over at Pro Football Talk: Cowboys owner Jerry Jones—who seems to have more pull than anyone in the NFL these days—wants the league to be more chill about testing players for marijuana. But even if the owners…