NFLPA says Broncos ‘mistreated’ Russell Wilson, accuses team of illegal threats over his contract, per reports

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The NFL Players Association believes that Denver Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson was “mistreated” by the team. Executive Director Lloyd Howell told The Washington Post, “We believe that [Wilson] was in the right and was being mistreated. And so whether it’s coming from Jeffrey [Kessler, an NFLPA attorney] or other efforts that may not have been as visible, we support our player and how they should be treated, be it financially or in any other manner.”

Wilson was deposed as the Broncos’ starting quarterback in December, following reports that Denver threatened to bench him earlier in 2023 if he didn’t adjust an injury guarantee in his contract. The NFLPA also came to Wilson’s defense back in November, according to the Post, accusing the Broncos of violating the NFL’s collective bargaining agreement with their actions.

A Nov. 4 letter issued by the NFLPA to both the Broncos and the league office — and…


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Publish date : 2024-02-08 22:35:15

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