DeMaurice Smith Re-Elected As Head Of NFL Players' UnionDeMaurice Smith has been re-elected as executive director of the players' union in a special committee vote.
NFLPA Executive Director Demaurice Smith Statement To Players On Referee LockoutThe decision by the NFL owners to lockout the referees jeopardizes your health and safety.
Goodell, Smith Sign 10-Year Collective Bargaining AgreementNFL commissioner Roger Goodell and NFLPA head DeMaurice Smith have signed the new collective bargaining agreement on a makeshift table on the steps of the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.
NFLPA Votes To Unanimously Approve CBANow it can be said with certainty: Get ready for some football!
NFLPA Won't Vote On CBA Agreement WednesdayThe latest twist in the touch-and-go efforts to end the NFL lockout: Players didn't vote Wednesday on a full proposal to settle the labor dispute.
Players, Owners Argue Over Legality Of Lockout At HearingThe NFL and its players went back to court Friday for a pivotal hearing before a federal appeals court on the legality of the lockout, now nearly three months old with no sign of a new collective bargaining agreement that would save the 2011 season.
De Smith: Lockout Isn't About 'Shut Up And Play'The executive director of the NFL Players Association says the lockout shouldn't be boiled down to "Shut up and play."