NFL Still Committed to $100 Million for Retired Player Pensions and Active Players

Written by Jeff Nixon

NFL executive vice president Jeff Pash spoke with media yesterday at a press conference in Dallas.  Right after his formal remarks he answered a few additional reporter questions.

As a member of the NFL Alumni Association, I was at the press conference and just happened to have my camcorder with me, so I asked him about the Rookie Wage Scale and reminded him that DeMaurice Smith and Nolan Harrison have claimed that the owners have not agreed to a Performance-Based Pay plan to distribute $100 Million to active players.

Here was his response:

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About Jeff Nixon

Jeff was a first team consensus All-American from the University of Richmond in 1978. He is 7th in NCAA history with 23 career interceptions. Played for the Buffalo Bills 1979-1984. Led the team with 6 interceptions in Rookie Year. Holds Bills record for 4 takeaways in a single game - 3 interceptions and a fumble recovery. Tied Bills record with four consecutive games with an interception. After 5 knee surgeries Jeff retired from pro football in 1985. He worked for 13 years (1988-2000) as the Youth Bureau Director for Buffalo and Erie County. He has worked for the past 11 years as the Youth Employment Director for Buffalo. Plays guitar and was voted best R&B guitar player by Buffalo Nightlife Magazine in 2006, 2007 and 2008.

Posted on February 3, 2011, in NFL Alumni News and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on NFL Still Committed to $100 Million for Retired Player Pensions and Active Players.

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