September 14, 2017

NFLPA boss faces challenge from man who wants to reform discipline policy

By Drew Davison ddavison@star-telegram.com DALLAS   Cyrus Mehri has watched from afar for long enough. He has seen what he deems blunder after blunder by the NFL Players Association under DeMaurice Smith’s leadership. So Mehri wants to challenge Smith to become the NFLPA’s executive director next March. Mehri announced his candidacy last month and held a town hall in the …

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September 8, 2017

NFL HALL OF FAMER MIKE SINGLETARY ENDORSES CYRUS MEHRI FOR NFLPA EXEC DIRECTOR

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Aurora Matthews 301-221-7984   September 8, 2017     NFL HALL OF FAMER MIKE SINGLETARY ENDORSES CYRUS MEHRI FOR NFLPA EXEC DIRECTOR   Mike Singletary: “Cyrus will take the union to the next level.”   WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 8) – NFL Hall of Famer Mike Singletary today endorsed Cyrus Mehri for Executive Director of the …

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September 7, 2017

CYRUS MEHRI CALLS FOR NFL PLAYERS TO HAVE OPEN DISCUSSION FOLLOWING ALLEGATIONS OF RACIAL PROFILING AGAINST MICHAEL BENNETT

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Aurora Matthews 301-221-7984 aurora@newheightscommunications.com September 7, 2017     CYRUS MEHRI CALLS FOR NFL PLAYERS TO HAVE OPEN DISCUSSION FOLLOWING ALLEGATIONS OF RACIAL PROFILING AGAINST MICHAEL BENNETT   Mehri: “One of the principle reasons I stepped forward as a candidate for Executive Director of the NFLPA to facilitate NFL Players having their voices heard as …

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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

NFL HALL OF FAMER “MEAN” JOE GREENE ENDORSES CYRUS MEHRI FOR NFLPA EXEC DIRECTOR

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Christy Setzer, 617-512-7572 christy@newheightscommunications.com     NFL HALL OF FAMER “MEAN” JOE GREENE ENDORSES CYRUS MEHRI FOR NFLPA EXEC DIRECTOR   Greene: “The players should have a choice.”   DALLAS, Texas (August 30) – NFL Hall of Famer Joe Greene today endorsed Cyrus Mehri for Executive Director of the NFL Players Association. Last week, Mehri …

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August 30, 2017

NFL LEGENDS ANNOUNCE SUPPORT FOR “ROONEY RULE” CREATOR CYRUS MEHRI AS NFLPA EXEC DIRECTOR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Christy Setzer, 617-512-7572 christy@newheightscommunications.com Wednesday, August 23, 2017     NFL LEGENDS ANNOUNCE SUPPORT FOR “ROONEY RULE” CREATOR CYRUS MEHRI AS NFLPA EXEC DIRECTOR   Wooten, Carson, Winslow Sr: “Nobody is better prepared” than Mehri for position   Dallas (August 23) — Today, NFL Hall of Famers Harry Carson (New York Giants) and Kellen Winslow Sr. (San Diego …

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