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Troy Vincent defends the decision to suspends Redskins’ Meriweather

Photo Credit: Earlier Wednesday, Dan Steinberg of the Washington Post reported Troy Vincent’s rationale behind Washington safety Brandon Meriweather’s recent suspension. Meriweather was suspended two regular season games for an illegal helmet-to-helmet hit on Baltimore wide receiver Torrey Smith on 23 August. Washington safety Ryan Clark defended Meriweather and...
Via DC Sports-Kings
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Troy Vincent to Brandon Meriweather: Look up, young man

The NFL’s two-game suspension of Redskins Safety Brandon Meriweather drew strong protests from DeAngelo Hall and Ryan Clark. Clark in particular called out former safety and now NFL executive Troy Vincent for disloyalty and poor skills at the position. Talk about hitting low. Vincent answered on the NFL Network. The leagues looked at video of Meriweather’s hits since 2009 and...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Clark blames Troy Vincent for Brandon Meriweather’s suspension

Washington Redskins safety Ryan Clark is at it again but this time for he is speaking up about his teammate. Brandon Meriweather was suspended two games for his hit on Baltimore Ravens WR Torrey Smith. Commissioner Roger Goodell has been under scrutiny since the suspension but Clark thinks the blame should go to someone else. Clark says that Executive Vice President for Football...
Via No Guts, No Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Troy Vincent outlined the NFL’s process on rules violations

Former NFL player and current Executive Vice President, NFL Football Operations outlined the NFL’s process on rules violation on Twitter today. 1. This @NFL fine schedule is provided to players before each season. It is approved by @NFLPA. — Troy Vincent (@TroyVincent23) August 20, 2014 2. During an @NFL game, initial calls by officials help determine...
Via Pro Football Zone
8 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Identifies 21 “At-Risk” Players For On-Field Conduct, Meeting With All Of Them

  Albert Breer of the NFL Network reports that the NFL has identified 21 “at-risk” players, due to their on-field conduct and is in the process of meeting with them to discuss ways to correct their play to prevent any future issues. NFL executive VP of football operations Troy Vincent will conduct the meetings. Some of players who Vincent will meet with include: Lions DT Ndamukong...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Troy Vincent taking player safety message on the road

Pro football has changed over the last half-decade, under the looming presence of the now-settled concussion lawsuit, and with a heavier-handed enforcement system weaning players off old on-field habits. But that doesn't mean there haven't been guys who continue to play on the edge of the rules. And so this spring, new NFL executive VP of football operations Troy Vincent...
Via Pro Sports Daily
20 days ago  |  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...
Via Bush League Chronicle
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...
Via Fox Sports West
April 24, 2014  |  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

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
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