News & Events

New England Patriot Dont’a Hightower Named Week 17 NFLPA Community MVP

Posted 1/3/2016

The New England Patriots linebacker hosted a Monday Night Football watch party on December 28 at CBS Scene at Patriot Place. His first official charity event benefited the American Diabetes Association.

NFLPA Recognized By Employee Benefit News For Top Rated 401K Plan

Posted 12/29/2015

The Employee Benefit News recently recognized companies with the best 401(k) plans and listed the NFLPA plan first among 29 competitors.  

Carolina Panthers Thomas Davis Named Week 16 NFLPA Community MVP

Posted 12/26/2015

The 2016 Pro Bowl linebacker helped make the holidays more cheerful for hundreds of underprivileged youth in North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia.

Committed to Community: Season of Giving Is Year-Long For Redskin Darrel Young

Posted 12/21/2015

A prototype for balancing hard work and community giving, Darrel Young wants to be seen as someone “who is always determined to get better.” 

Houston Texan Brian Cushing Named Week 15 NFLPA Community MVP

Posted 12/18/2015

The Houston Texans linebacker played host to veterans from the Military and Family Readiness Center, treating them and their families to dinner at Del Frisco’s.

Former NFL Safety Sam Smith Gains Coaching Experience With Western State Colorado Mountaineers

Posted 12/17/2015

The former New England Patriots safety is now a coaching intern at Western State Colorado University, teaching key skills to a new age of athletes during the NFLPA Coaching Internship. 

Redskin Ryan Kerrigan Shares the Spirit of Giving with Patients at Children's National Medical Center

Posted 12/16/2015

Redskins Walter Payton Man of the Year and Linebacker Ryan Kerrigan spreads holiday cheer to seriously ill, special needs and physically challenged children in Washington, D.C. 

Register Now: Deadline Approaching for 2016 NFLPA Coaching Symposium

Posted 12/16/2015

The registration deadline is approaching for the 2016 NFLPA Coaching Symposium in San Antonio, Texas. Learn more about the world of coaching at our annual event. Sign up today! 

Bethany College Welcomes Former Steelers WR Charles Lockett For NFLPA Coaching Internship

Posted 12/15/2015

Get to know more about Charles Lockett, former wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers, who is now one of 17 coaching interns through the NFLPA Coaching Internship.

Class Is In Session: 4 Licensing Facts You Need To Know

Posted 12/15/2015

The team from NFL Players Inc., the licensing and marketing arm of the NFL Players Association, breaks down the need-to-know basics of licensing and how their services help NFL players.