September 7, 2017

NFL HALL OF FAMER BOB LILLY, MR. COWBOY, ENDORSES CYRUS MEHRI FOR NFLPA EXEC DIRECTOR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Christy Setzer, 617-512-7572 christy@newheightscommunications.com September 7, 2017     NFL HALL OF FAMER BOB LILLY, MR. COWBOY, ENDORSES CYRUS MEHRI FOR NFLPA EXEC DIRECTOR   Bob Lilly: “Cyrus will do a great job.”   DALLAS — (September 7) – NFL Hall of Famer Bob Lilly, called Mr. Cowboy, today endorsed Cyrus Mehri for Executive Director of …

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September 6, 2017

BARI-ELLEN ROBERTS, LEAD PLAINTIFF IN RACE DESCRIMINATION CASE AGAINST TEXACO, ENDORSES CYRUS MEHRI FOR NFLPA EXEC DIRECTOR

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Aurora Matthews – 301-221-7984 aurora@newheightscommunications.com Wednesday, September 6, 2017   BARI-ELLEN ROBERTS, LEAD PLAINTIFF IN RACE DESCRIMINATION CASE AGAINST TEXACO, ENDORSES CYRUS MEHRI FOR NFLPA EXEC DIRECTOR   Roberts: “Cyrus is a ‘Gladiator for Justice’”   WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 24) – Bari-Ellen Roberts, who in 1994 became the lead plaintiff in the largest class action …

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September 5, 2017

CYRUS MEHRI ANNOUNCES PLAN TO INCREASE TEAM ROSTER SIZE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Aurora Matthews – 301-221-7984 aurora@newheightscommunications.com Tuesday, September 5, 2017   CYRUS MEHRI ANNOUNCES PLAN TO INCREASE TEAM ROSTER SIZE Mehri: “It is in the interest of the game – for owners and players alike – to reverse the downward trend on player tenure and to enhance player safety”   WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 5) – Cyrus Mehri, …

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September 4, 2017

CYRUS MEHRI SAYS NFLPA’S UPDATED CONSTITUTION JEOPARDIZES OPEN ELECTIONS, STIFLES PLAYER CHOICES

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Aurora Matthews – 301-221-7984 aurora@newheightscommunications.com   CYRUS MEHRI SAYS NFLPA’S UPDATED CONSTITUTION JEOPARDIZES OPEN ELECTIONS, STIFLES PLAYER CHOICES Mehri: “NFL Players Deserve Better”   WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 4) – Cyrus Mehri, who on August 22 announced his intention to run for Executive Director of the NFL Players Association on HBO’s Real Sports, released the following …

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August 30, 2017

Joe Greene backs NFLPA executive director hopeful Cyrus Mehri

ESPN.com news services Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive tackle Joe Greene is endorsing Cyrus Mehri in his candidacy for NFLPA executive director. Mehri, a civil rights attorney who co-wrote the NFL’s Rooney Rule, said last week that he plans to challenge DeMaurice Smith for his job as executive director of the NFL Players Association. “We need someone well versed …

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August 23, 2017

Attorney Cyrus Mehri plans to challenge DeMaurice Smith for NFLPA job in 2018

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WASHINGTON — Civil rights attorney Cyrus Mehri, who co-wrote the NFL’s Rooney Rule, says he plans to challenge DeMaurice Smith for his job as executive director of the NFL Players Association. Mehri told HBO’s “Real Sports” that he felt compelled to become a candidate for the position after examining the league’s most recent labor deal with the union. Mehri says …

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August 23, 2017

Rooney Rule creator Cyrus Mehri challenging DeMaurice Smith for NFLPA executive director job

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Aug. 23 (UPI) — Cyrus Mehri, the creator of the NFL’s Rooney Rule, has announced his candidacy to be the executive director of the NFL Players’ Union (NFLPA). He made the announcement Tuesday on HBO’s Real Sports. “Tonight, I’m humbled to announce my candidacy for Executive Director because I believe that NFL players deserve better,” Mehri said on Real Sports. …

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