New Orleans Saints ownership represented on committees at NFL owners meeting | NOLA.com
Meetings are at the Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans
New Orleans Saints Owner/executive vice president Rita Benson LeBlanc makes "Forty under 40" list | NOLA.com
Sports Business Journal recognizes LeBlanc for the third time
New Orleans Saints will face new opponent in Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera | NOLA.com
He was a linebacker on the Chicago Bears team that won the Super Bowl in New Orleans
NFL players got 53 percent of incremental increase
Players' share of incremental increases to all revenues under the NFL's expired contract was about 53 percent from 2006-09, according to calculations by the accounting firm that audited the collective bargaining agreement for both sides. The NFL says 70 percent of extra revenue went to players, a main justification for changing the sport's economic system. The league's numbers exclude the portion of revenues - about $1 billion a year - taken off the top for owners to spend on expenses.
Second Front to Open in N.F.L. Labor Battle - NYTimes.com
The National Labor Relations Board will hear the N.F.L.’s arguments that the players’ union negotiated in bad faith before disbanding.
NFL labor dispute is tangled legal mess for both sides now | NOLA.com
NFL officials Monday sought to make clear their legal position in the owners labor dispute with players that has now led to a lockout, but perhaps the biggest truth to emerge was that each side finds itself potentially boxed. On March 11 the previous collective bargaining agreement management had with the players expired, and the NFLPA, the players' union,...
Brady v. NFL: a primer | National Football Post
Brady v. NFL: a primer
New Orleans hotel sets the tone for important NFL annual meeting - ESPN Boston
The Roosevelt sets the tone for critical NFL annual meeting.
Ford absent as NFL meetings begin | Detroit Free Press | freep.com
Lions owner William Clay Ford has not attended the NFL’s annual league meetings in years, and, despite the ongoing labor strife, he’s not at the Roosevelt Hotel this week.
NFL Players Should Send The Greedy Owners To Hell - Miami News - Riptide 2.0
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as...
Details Emerge on Sticking Points in N.F.L. Talks - NYTimes.com
Players were concerned that revenue projections in the owners’ latest offer — and the players’ corresponding share — were too low.
NFL owners gather in New Orleans for unique meeting | NOLA.com
The atmosphere is different from regular meetings
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Atlanta Falcons looking to explode - NFC South Blog - ESPN
NEW ORLEANS -- Two months have passed since a disappointing playoff exit and Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith is still looking back at what happened i
Panthers wait for compensatory picks - NFC South Blog - ESPN
Tampa Bay and New Orleans each could add a seventh-round choice. Atlanta isn’t expected to receive compensatory picks.
Atlanta Falcons Coach Mike Smith says the NFC South is one of the league's most competitive | NOLA.com
Smith, other coaches are in town for the NFL owners meeting