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Eric Winston says young players don’t realize Commissioner isn’t neutral

A decade ago, Roger Goodell became the NFL’s Commissioner. A decade ago, NFLPA president (and Bengals tackle) Eric Winston entered the league as a rookie with the Texans. And Winston had a much different view of the man who runs the league. “Most [rookies think] the commissioner is this independent body and is autonomous from…
Via Pro Football Talk
5 days ago

NFLPA president: NFL can't be trusted to protect players

NFLPA president Eric Winston blasted the NFL on Monday after a new report by ESPN’s Outside the Lines exposed some troubling league practices. The report indicates the NFL has been trying to influence concussion studies by the National Institute of Health, which would be a scruple-less endeavor if ever there was one. The details exposed by Outside the Lines are astonishing,...
Via Sportsnaut
May 23, 2016  |  Discuss

NFLPA president Eric Winston sounds off on NFL's handling of Laremy Tunsil incident

For all the hoopla surrounding Jared Goff and Carson Wentz, there's no doubt that the drama surrounding Laremy Tunsil was the story of the first round of the NFL Draft. That story continued well into Friday, especially after Roger Goddell said that the Tunsil turmoil is "what makes the draft so exciting."Those comments alone caught the attention of a lot of folks, including Bengals...
Via FOX Sports
April 29, 2016  |  Discuss

NFLPA president Eric Winston 'offended' by owners' brain trauma comments

Recent comments by a couple of NFL owners downplaying the significance of brain injuries to football players don't sit well with NFLPA president Eric Winston.The recently re-elected Winston, who plays offensive tackle for the Cincinnati Bengals, says he was "offended" by the comments made by the likes of Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay and Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones in recent...
Via FOX Sports
April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Eric Winston will donate his brain for research purposes

Eric Winston, the 32-year-old offensive tackle currently playing for the Cincinnati Bengals, is widely respected around the NFL for his work as the president of the NFL Player’s Association, a position he currently holds. Winston has been an outspoken advocate for concussion research and player safety, and the pledge he made earlier this week is indicative of the genuine nature...
Via EndZoneScore
December 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Eric Winston plans to donate his brain for CTE research

Cincinnati Bengals tackle Eric Winston intends to donate his brain to CTE research. Winston, who is also president of the NFL Players Association, told USA Today Sports that he intends to donate his brain to the Concussion Legacy Foundation after his death for study. “Obviously, there’s a lot of noise out there in this space,” Winston said. “I think that’s a good thing...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

NFLPA President compares Goodell to a 2-year-old

By Vincent Frank NFLPA President and current Cincinnati Bengals offensive lineman Eric Winston likely isn’t going to be partying with commissioner Roger Goodell anytime soon. In an article written by CSN New England’s Tom E. Curran following Goodell’s State of the League address on Friday, Winston had some rather strong remarks about the commissioner. "Hey, even the worst...
Via Sportsnaut
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Seahawks Sign RT Eric Winston

  Update:  Eric Winston has already announced the move via his Twitter account. Season finally starts for me today! Looking forward to chasing a ring with the Seahawks!! Time go to work! — Eric Winston (@ericwinston) July 29, 2014 ————- Pro Football Talk is reporting that veteran RT Eric Winston has signed a one-year deal with the Seahawks. Winston, 30, had a hard...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens Could Be An Option For Veteran RT Eric Winston

  Jamison Hensley of ESPN.com writes that free agent RT Eric Winston could be an option for the Ravens after the draft, depending on what they elect to do in this year’s draft. Baltimore currently has Ricky Wagner in place as their right tackle, but they could at least take a look at Winston later this summer if they happen to still be in need some extra depth. Hensley points...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Eric Winston named head of NFLPA

Free agent and former Arizona Cardinals right tackle Eric Winston has been named the new head of the NFL Players Association (NFLPA), according to an NFLPA press release. Winston takes over for former Atlanta cornerback Dominque Foxworth who steps down after his term expired. USAToday’s Tom Pelisserio had a Q&A with Winston and it was quite in-depth about Winston and how he...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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