When did the 2011 NFL regular season start?
The 2011 season began on Thursday, September 8, 2011 at Lambeau Field, with the Super Bowl XLV champion Green Bay Packers hosting the New Orleans Saints in the kickoff game; the last regular season games were held on Sunday, January 1, 2012. The playoffs started on Saturday, January 7, 2012]
What was the settlement with the NFL in 2011?
Following the settlement of the Brady et al. v. NFL antitrust suit on July 25, 2011, a majority of players signed union authorization cards approving the NFL Players Association to act as their exclusive collective bargaining representative.
What was the labor dispute with the NFL in 2011?
By March 2011, the NFLPA and the NFL had not yet come to terms on a new collective bargaining agreement, thus failing to resolve the labor dispute. Accordingly, the NFLPA informed the league and the clubs that the players had voted to have the NFLPA renounce its bargaining rights.
Who was drafted in the 2011 NFL Draft?
Apr 29, 2011: Patriots traded 2011 2nd round pick (60th overall, Brandon Harris) to Texans for 2011 3rd round pick (73rd overall, Stevan Ridley) and 2011 5th round pick (138th overall, Marcus Cannon)
Who was the first pick in the 2011 NFL Draft?
The 2011 NFL Draft was held from April 28 to 30, 2011 at New York City ‘s Radio City Music Hall. With the first pick, the Carolina Panthers selected quarterback Cam Newton from Auburn . Free agency began on July 25 2011 following the end of the 2011 NFL lockout . Notable players to change teams during free agency included:
Who are the draft picks for the 2011 NFL Draft?
Sep 7, 2010: Rams traded 2011 6th round pick (180th overall, Tyrod Taylor) to Ravens for Mark Clayton and 2011 7th round pick (228th overall, Jabara Williams) Sep 15, 2010: Broncos traded 2011 4th round pick (99th overall subsequently traded, K.J. Wright) to Patriots for Laurence Maroney and 2011 6th round pick (189th overall, Mike Mohamed)