February 12, 2018

NFL Players Have Been Hurt by Current NFLPA Leadership; Player Coalition of Choice Would Allow NFL Players to Restore Democracy to NFLPA

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Aurora Matthews 301-221-7984 aurora@newheightscommunications.com February 12, 2018   NFL Players Have Been Hurt by Current NFLPA Leadership; Player Coalition of Choice Would Allow NFL Players to Restore Democracy to NFLPA   Cyrus Mehri: “NFL players can, and should, restore democracy to the NFLPA.”   “Player Choice Chalkboard” video presents three-point plan to return competition to …

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February 6, 2018

Player Choice

NFL Players can do better and deserve the ability to choose better leadership for the NFLPA. We support an open and competitive election. Every player should see the “Player Choice Chalk Board Video“.  Join the Player Coalition for Choice.

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January 18, 2018

NFL players are poised to be a force for social justice

This is an extraordinary moment in sports in the United States. Recently, the Players Coalition, led by NFL players Malcolm Jenkins, Doug Baldwin and Anquan Boldin, reached a historic tentative agreement with the NFL, earmarking almost $100 million for efforts by the Players Coalition and the NFL to work toward addressing social-justice concerns, particularly those affecting African-American communities. This effort …

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January 18, 2018

Advocacy group urges Raiders to accept Rooney Rule fault

Mehri, co-founder of the Fritz Pollard Alliance, an advocacy group that promotes diversity and equality of job opportunities for minorities in the NFL, recounted an hourlong conversation. During it, he said, Davis effectively demonstrated why he was regarded as more than mere owner of the Raiders. Davis, known as a champion for diversity, discussed the NFL’s history and importance of …

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November 16, 2017

NFLPA Using Membership Dues to Pay Tens of Millions to Corporate, Anti-Labor Law Firms

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Aurora Matthews 301-221-7984 aurora@newheightscommunications.com November 16, 2017   NFLPA Using Membership Dues to Pay Tens of Millions to Corporate, Anti-Labor Law Firms   New Report Details Reckless Spending and Anti-Player Results Under NFLPA Leadership   WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 16) – The NFL Players Association is continuing its pattern of disenfranchising players by using millions of dollars …

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September 21, 2017

CYRUS MEHRI RELEASES LETTER CALLING FOR NFLPA EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE TO ACT ON ITS FIDUCIARY DUTIES; SAYS NFLPA SHOULD HAVE DEMOCRATIC PRINCIPLES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Aurora Matthews 301-221-7984 aurora@newheightscommunications.com September 21, 2017   CYRUS MEHRI RELEASES LETTER CALLING FOR NFLPA EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE TO ACT ON ITS FIDUCIARY DUTIES; SAYS NFLPA SHOULD HAVE DEMOCRATIC PRINCIPLES   Cyrus Mehri: “The players and all Player Representatives are entitled to be fully informed about the issues.”   WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 21) – Cyrus Mehri, who …

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September 21, 2017

DALLAS COWBOYS LEGENDS BILLY JOE DUPREE, CORNELL GREEN, LEE ROY JORDAN, D.D. LEWIS, AND DREW PEARSON ENDORSE CYRUS MEHRI FOR NFLPA EXEC DIRECTOR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Aurora Matthews 301-221-7984 aurora@newheightscommunications.com September 21, 2017   DALLAS COWBOYS LEGENDS BILLY JOE DUPREE, CORNELL GREEN, LEE ROY JORDAN, D.D. LEWIS, AND DREW PEARSON ENDORSE CYRUS MEHRI FOR NFLPA EXEC DIRECTOR   Cowboys Legends: “Cyrus has all the tools to get the job done.”   DALLAS, Texas (September 21) – Several Dallas Cowboys legends today endorsed …

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September 20, 2017

Cyrus Mehri Says NFL Players Were Denied a Voice in NFLPA Selection

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Aurora Matthews 301-221-7984 aurora@newheightscommunications.com September 20, 2017   Cyrus Mehri Says NFL Players Were Denied a Voice in NFLPA Selection “We can right this wrong to benefit all NFL Players” – Cyrus Mehri WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 20) — Cyrus Mehri issued the following statement: “The NFLPA Executive Director serves at the pleasure of the players. A …

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September 19, 2017

LEROY KELLY JOINS THE ROSTER OF HALL OF FAMERS ENDORSING CYRUS MEHRI FOR NFLPA EXEC DIRECTOR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Aurora Matthews 301-221-7984 aurora@newheightscommunications.com September 19, 2017   LEROY KELLY JOINS THE ROSTER OF HALL OF FAMERS ENDORSING CYRUS MEHRI FOR NFLPA EXEC DIRECTOR   Leroy Kelly: “Cyrus has the right stuff to draw from historical struggles and lead today’s players into a bright future.”   Washington, D.C. (September 19) – NFL Hall of Famer Leroy …

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