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NFL banning players with domestic violence, sexual assault convictions from combine

Players with domestic violence and sexual assault convictions will be banned from the NFL Scouting Combine later this month, according to a report from NBC Sports. “It is important for us to remain strongly committed to league values as we demonstrate to our fans, future players, coaches, general managers, and others who support our game that character matters,” NFL executive...
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Report: Players convicted of certain offenses to be banned from combine

While the football-viewing world was gearing up for the Super Bowl late last month, the NFL was planning for this month’s scouting combine, and reportedly informed teams that prospects with convictions for domestic violence, sexual assault or weapons offenses will no longer be invited to partake in the annual event.USA Today reported late Monday night that NFL EVP of football operations...
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Former NC State CB Troy Vincent Jr. transfers to Iowa State

The Iowa State Hawkeyes have begun a new regime under head coach Matt Campbell and it looks like the future could be pretty bright for his Cyclones. They have just received word that they will be receiving a talented cornerback from the ACC. According to reports, Troy Vincent Jr., who announced he had been released from his scholarship early in the 2015 season, has decided to transfer...
Via Campus Sports Net
22 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL touting downturn in point of emphasis penalties

The NFL is taking pride in its officiating. More to the point, the NFL is taking pride in its points of emphasis. Executive Vice President of Football Operations Troy Vincent touted specific infractions, which were all down in 2015 from 2014. All down in 2015: Illegal contact 44%; defensive holding 13%; off. pass interference 6%; illegal use of hands 29%
Via Sportsnaut
January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Massage parlor owned by Troy Vincent sued for sexual assault

Former NFL player and current NFL executive vice president of football operations Troy Vincent, his Essence Salon, his partners and a former employee have been sued by a former client who says she was sexually molested by one of the salon’s masseurs back in 2007. The masseur’s name is Joseph T. Jones Sr., and he was indicted for the incident in question on July 20, 2007 ...
Via Sportsnaut
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots staffers could still face Deflategate discipline

The New England Patriots requested last week — in the wake of quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game suspension related to Deflategate being nullified — that two suspended staffers, equipment assistant John Jastremski and officials locker room attendant Jim McNally, both be reinstated. The NFL said the request was “under review,” and new details of that review process emerged...
September 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Colts Executive Has Undeniable Tie To NFL League Office, Troy Vincent

The Deflategate controversy has exposed plenty of connections in the NFL offices to the New York Jets. It turns out there’s also a pretty undeniable tie to the Indianapolis Colts. All along, former New York Jets executive and current NFL exec Mike Kensil has been tied to the investigation. As pointed out Friday, there’s a Colts connection that’s actually...
August 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Troy Vincent did not know that balls could deflate naturally

Roughly six months ago, no casual football fan ever thought about the air pressure inside a football. Most players probably didn’t consider it an important issue, either. And while it would be unreasonable to expect NFL officials to understand all the science behind the inflation level a ball, they have brought much of this on themselves. Which is why people like NFL executive...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Vincent criticizes NFLPA over spending millions on lawsuits

NFL executive vice president of football operations Troy Vincent indicated in a recent interview with ESPN that the NFL Players Association is wasting valuable financial resources in challenging his boss, Roger Goodell, in court. “Look at the amount of money being spent on legal fees for a handful of people,” the former NFL defensive back told ESPN. “It’s millions and...
Via Sportsnaut
June 30, 2015  |  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 their...
Via Fox Sports West
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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