NFLPA Will Reportedly Review Elvis Dumervil Contract Blunder

March 17, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The saga of Elvis Dumervil's late contract fax is not over yet.
According to a report released by the The Denver Post (via ESPN) on Saturday night, the NFL Players Association and executive director DeMaurice Smith will look into the events that led to the 29-year-old defensive end being released by the Denver Broncos on Friday after a time error threw a wrench into plans to restructure his contract.
Although the league denied Denver's request to honor the verbal agreement that happened roughly 35 minutes prior to the 4 p.m. ET deadline for guaranteed salary, Smith and the NFLPA could choose to pursue legal action after a formal review.
Dumervil and the Broncos reportedly had a deal in place to reduce his 2013 base salary from $12 million to $8 million, a move that John Elway and team management felt kept other cap space options in place and allowed them have more flexibility during the offseason.
However, after it was reported that the two sides had agreed to ...

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