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NFLPA questions domestic violence training and education program
NFLPA questions domestic violence training and education program

The players' union has questioned why the NFL's domestic violence training and education program "treats all players as perpetrators." In a memo sent to NFL Players Assn. members Thursday by Executive Director DeMaurice Smith and obtained Friday by the Associated Press, the union also said the plan "doesn't build a positive consensus to warning signs." Smith and union special counsel Teri Patterson described two meetings this month with the league in which an NFLPA commission was briefed on the league's approach to educating players, coaches, executives, owners and NFL personnel about domestic violence. He wrote that a "good overview of...

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