NEW YORK — The NFL has sent a memo to the 32 teams rounding up its engagement initiatives with players, and looking toward what is next.

The update, obtained by The Associated Press, mentions plans to amplify players’ advocacy in communities and within the government structure at local, state and national levels.

After reviewing topics discussed with a players’ coalition at last week’s owners meetings — criminal justice reform, law enforcement, community engagement, and collaboration — and listing various programs in which the league and players are involved, the memo outlines plans for “media amplification and platform development” through programs launched in Weeks 13-15 of the schedule (Nov. 30-Dec. 18) and in January and February, through the Super Bowl.

The NFL says it will be “utilizing league assets in driving awareness around issues that are important to our players.”


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