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Report: NFLPA panel split on extension for DeMaurice Smith

12 days ago   |   By TheScore

The National Football Players Association executive committee couldn't come to a unanimous decision to approve an extension for executive director DeMaruice Smith, sources told ESPN's Dan Graziano. The 14-member committee giving a majority approval vote likely would have secured Smith's future with the players' union for a few more years. However, the panel was evenly split 7-7 on offering a new contract, Graziano reports. Smith's future now rests in the hands of the league's 32 player representatives who are scheduled to vote during a Friday conference call on whether to re-elect him. For...
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NFLPA player reps scheduled to vote Friday on executive director DeMaurice Smith's status

12 days ago   |   By Washingtonpost


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Sources: NFLPA head Smith could be on way out

12 days ago   |   By ESPN

DeMaurice Smith's time as executive director of the NFL Players Association could be coming to an end, with a vote this week by the executive committee signaling the union might be moving toward a change in leadership, sources said.
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DeMaurice Smith's next contract hinges on vote of player representatives

13 days ago   |   By Pro Football Talk

Several years ago, the NFL Players Association streamlined the process for re-electing the executive director, making it easier for the executive director to stay on the job - and harder for the union to endure a wild-west election like it had in 2015, when nine total candidates ran for the job. This year, that process
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