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  • "I remember that happened the last time and (then-commissioner) Paul Tagliabue ended up texting (union chief) Gene Upshaw and said, `Why don't we get back together.'

    NFL, players' union agree to mediation →

  • "This will be the first time that there will be a joint effort, one single place to go to talk about issues as they relate to retired players," NFLPA executive director Gene Upshaw said after a meeting in the District with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, Hall of Fame president Steve Perry and 11 retired players. "Our No. 1 issue is identifying the people in need. We have a forum in which we can address those needs. We're beyond all the name calling. We're now in the process of doing."

    Alliance formed to assist retirees →

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