Earlier, I shared with you NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s letter to the fans regarding the league’s position on union decertification and their last proposal to the players. To be fair and balanced, I’ll pass along the NFLPA’s official statement regarding decertificiation. If you’re not sure what this all means, NFL.com posted some FAQ’s on decertification here.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The NFL Players Association announced today it has informed the NFL, NFL clubs and other necessary parties that it has renounced its status as the exclusive collective bargaining representative of the players of the National Football League.
The NFLPA will move forward as a professional trade association with the mission of supporting the interests and rights of current and former professional football players.