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Staff writer Liz Mullen covers labor, agents and horse racing.

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Former NFLer Sean Morey Confirms Candidacy For NFLPA Exec Dir Position

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 25 / 15

Former NFLer Sean Morey, who served on the NFLPA Exec Committee that participated in the '11 CBA negotiations, confirmed last night that he is a candidate for NFLPA Exec Dir. Morey said, "I am actively developing a platform and support from player reps to become a viable candidate." Candidates must ...

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Tags: NFL, Labor and Agents

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Tags: Merkley Newman Harty, NTRA, NTRA

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