The New York Jets have freed $7.5 million in salary cap space for next season by reworking Pro Bowl offensive lineman D’Brickashaw Ferguson’s contract, the New York Daily News reported, citing an unidentified person.
The labor dispute between the National Football League and its players could deprive drafted and undrafted players of a fair chance to earn roster spots, New York Jets player representative Tony Richardson said.
The National Football League said players will have full access to team practice facilities starting tomorrow morning, when they’ll be permitted to work out, get medical treatment and meet with coaches.
Representatives of the National Football League and its players union started a 14th day of meetings with a federal mediator in Washington about how to divide almost $9 billion in revenue, the most of any sports league.
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick was chosen to lead the National Football Conference in the Pro Bowl in his first year back in the National Football League after missing two seasons on a dog-fighting conviction.