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What would it take to bring in a minor league for the NFL?

As the NFL Vice President of Active Player Development, former Philadelphia Eagle Troy Vincent continues to find ways to find ways to advance the game and develop player quality on the field. “It would be an opportunity to enhance our game on many levels, to develop the future, preserve and innovate the game”, said Vincent. The NFL had that for over a decade with NFL Europe,...
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June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-NFLer Troy Vincent: I played with six openly gay players

There has yet to be an openly gay individual to play in the NFL. However, according to former defensive back Troy Vincent, there have been plenty to compete in the league over the years.While speaking to a group of sports editors in an annual conference, Vincent, who now holds the title of senior Vice President of player engagement, revealed that gay players competing in the NFL...
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April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Troy Vincent says he played with six openly gay NFL teammates

Former defensive back Troy Vincent said that during his 15-year NFL career he "played with six openly gay players in the locker room," though he did not offer the names, and added that the individuals were accepted by teammates without issue. Vincent, recently named executive vice president of football operations for the league, said those teammates had not publicly announced...
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April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Troy Vincent Named NFL Executive VP of Football Operations

Former Eagles great Troy Vincent is continuing his ascention up the NFL executive ranks. Troy Vincent named NFL Executive Vice President of Football Operations. Details to follow. — Greg Aiello (@gregaiello) March 19, 2014 Per NFL Communications: Vincent, the head of NFL Player Engagement since 2010, will oversee all aspects of football operations in the league office with a focus...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL homecomings geared toward alumni

Not often is the NFL looked at as a family, what with concussion lawsuits and lockouts. Troy Vincent is trying to change that through the league's player engagement initiatives, including its new ''Legends Program'' and a series of homecomings for former players. It's something the former All-Pro cornerback is passionate about. A one-time president of the...
Via AP on Fox
December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL Rookies given a wild but true speech from Troy Vincent at Symposium

The 254 players selected in this year’s NFL draft will gather for the rookie symposium next week, and one message should resonate: There’s a good chance your NFL career will last less than three years. NFL V.P. Troy Vincent told the Associated Press that an important message of the rookie symposium is that NFL careers don’t last long, and players need to prepare for post-NFL...
Via NFL Draft Zone
June 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Titus Young refused help from the NFL

The Titus Young story is like one big onion that has an infinite amount of layers to it that continue to be pulled back by the week. Reportedly, the NFL reached out to Young 18 months ago to offer services and support and were turned away by the receiver. This was stated by the league’s director of player engagement Troy Vincent, who had an incredible run as a player for the...
Via Players View
May 31, 2013  |  Discuss

A High Rating from Vincent

Having one opinion of the University of Wisconsin before his unofficial visit, Baltimore Gilman four-star cornerback Troy Vincent Jr. is leaving with an entirely different impression of the Badgers.
April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

FSNextTV: Troy Vincent Jr

5-foot-10, 180 pound junior Troy Vincent Jr. is up to 13 offers. Check out where cornerback/wide receiver is in his recruitment.
August 27, 2012  |  Discuss

NFL rookie gather for symposium

Troy Vincent wants to make it absolutely clear that the upcoming NFL rookie symposium is not the beginning of the players' journey into the pros. That trip began years ago. ''This is not something that starts when you become a professional,'' said Vincent, the league's vice president of player engagement and a five-time Pro Bowler. ''There are elements...
Via Fox Sports
June 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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