NFLPA President Winston Says New Conduct Policy Violates CBA

CBS Las Vegas

PHOENIX (AP) — NFL Players Association President Eric Winston says the league’s new personal conduct policy “violates the CBA in several ways and we’re going to be grieving this as far as we can.”

The union filed a grievance against the NFL last week over changes to the policy. NFL owners unanimously approved the changes in December.

“We have an agreement with the league and they have an agreement with us,” Winston said. “We’re going to hold them to that agreement. Many aspects of this policy fall outside of the CBA and we’re going to continue fighting it going forward.”

The union and the league have been at odds over the personal conduct policy since both groups began navigating the Ray Rice domestic violence case and later Adrian Peterson’s child abuse case.

After dealing with both issues, a more extensive list of prohibited conduct will be included in the policy…

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