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The NFL and NFL Players Association have agreed to a $100 million settlement to resolve claims that players have been using the social media platform to promote their own brands.NFL players have complained for years about the lack of oversight over the platform and how the league’s players union has handled the situation.NFLPA spokesman Brian McCarthy said in a statement that the NFLPA and NFL agree that it is important for all players to have the ability to express themselves.
“We believe that our players deserve to have a platform to express their views without being restricted from doing so,” McCarthy said.
The settlement requires NFL owners to pay $1.6 million in damages to the NFL Players Players Association, $100,000 in compensatory damages and $100 per player per year in attorney fees.
McCarthy said the NFL’s players are not liable for the content posted on Instagram.
He did not elaborate on the content of the posts.
The NFLPA, which represents the league-owned teams and the players, and the NFL players union reached an agreement with the NFL in November 2017 to work out a plan for how to handle the issues of transparency and accountability.
In addition, the NFL and the union agreed to share the data on players’ Instagram accounts with the league and to work to improve player-employee interaction.
The league said the settlement is the result of the “unprecedented collaboration” between the NFL, the players union and the social-media platform.
The lawsuit filed by the NFL accused the players of engaging in illegal and unethical conduct and demanded that the league pay them compensation for the damages they have suffered.
The lawsuit also sought unspecified punitive damages, including lost wages, and unspecified attorneys’ fees.
The players’ union said in the statement that it was pleased that the parties reached this agreement.
The two sides agreed to settle on terms of $50 million, which includes $25 million for the NFL to pay its players and $10 million to the players’ association.
The agreement calls for the players to share any data they have on their Instagram accounts, including the number of followers, the frequency of posts and the number that appear to be from them.