The Players' Coalition and NFL Bribe...Er Deal To be Approved at Annual Meeting

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During the annual league meeting beginning Sunday in Orlando, Florida, NFL owners are expected to approve a landmark seven-year, $89 million deal to bankroll causes considered important to African-American communities. The NFL would join forces with the Players Coalition, the main group of players who protested during the national anthem to shine a light on racial injustice, and become the first major sports league to partner with its players to effect social justice change.

A three-fourths vote by owners (24 of 32) is needed to ratify the proposal that commissioner Roger Goodell and Troy Vincent, the league’s executive vice president of football operations, negotiated for months with Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins and former NFL wide receiver Anquan Boldin, co-founders of the coalition.

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