Brady et al v. National Football League et al
NOTICE OF APPEAL TO 8TH CIRCUIT by Arizona Cardinals, Inc., Atlanta Falcons Football Club LLC, Baltimore Ravens Limited Partnership, Buccaneers Limited Partnership, Buffalo Bills, Inc., Chicago Bears Football Club, Inc., Cinncinnati Bengals, Inc., Cleveland Browns LLC, Dallas Cowboys Football Club, Ltd., Denver Broncos Football Club, Detroit Lions, Inc., Football Northwest LLC, Green Bay Packers, Inc., Houston NFL Holdings LP, Indianapolis Colts, Inc., Jacksonville Jaguars Ltd., Kansas City Chiefs Football Club, Inc., Miami Dolphins, Ltd., Minnesota Vikings Football Club LLC, National Football League, New England Patriots, LP, New Orleans Louisiana Saints, LLC, New York Football Giants, Inc., New York Jets Football Club, Inc., Oakland Raiders LP, Panthers Football LLC, Philadelphia Eagles Football Club, Inc., Pittsburgh Steelers Sports, Inc., Rams Football Co, LLC, The, San Diego Chargers Football Co., San Francisco Forty Niners Ltd., Tennessee Football, Inc., Washington Football Inc. (Attachments: # 1 COA - Form A). (Connolly, Daniel)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF MINNESOTA
TOM BRADY, et al.,
NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE, et al.,)
Defendants’ Notice of Appeal
Notice is hereby given that the National Football League and each of
the thirty-two member Clubs of the National Football League, all of the
defendants in the above named case, hereby appeal to the United States
Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit from an Order entered on April 25,
2011 (Docket Entry No. 99) preliminarily enjoining the lockout.
The appellants are:
National Football League
Arizona Cardinals Football Club, LLC (incorrectly named in
the Complaint as Arizona Cardinals Inc.)
Atlanta Falcons Football Club, LLC
Baltimore Ravens Limited Partnership
Buffalo Bills, Inc.
Panthers Football, LLC
The Chicago Bears Football Club, Inc.
Cincinnati Bengals, Inc.
Cleveland Browns Football Company LLC
10. Dallas Cowboys Football Club, Ltd
11. PDB Sports, Ltd. (d/b/a The Denver Broncos Football Club,
12. The Detroit Lions, Inc.
13. Green Bay Packers, Inc.
14. Houston NFL Holdings, L.P.
15. Indianapolis Colts, Inc.
16. Jacksonville Jaguars, Ltd.
17. Kansas City Chiefs Football Club, Inc.
18. Miami Dolphins, Ltd.
19. Minnesota Vikings Football, LLC (incorrectly named in the
Complaint as Minnesota Vikings Football Club LLC)
20. New England Patriots L.P.
21. New Orleans Louisiana Saints, L.L.C.
22. New York Football Giants, Inc.
23. New York Jets LLC
24. The Oakland Raiders, L.P.
25. Philadelphia Eagles, LLC (incorrectly named in the
Complaint as Philadelphia Eagles Football Club, Inc.)
26. Pittsburgh Steelers LLC (incorrectly named in the
Complaint as Pittsburgh Steelers Sports, Inc.)
27. The St. Louis Rams LLC (incorrectly named in the
Complaint as The Rams Football Co. LLC)
28. Chargers Football Company, LLC (incorrectly named in the
Complaint as San Diego Chargers Football Co.)
29. San Francisco Forty Niners, Limited
30. Football Northwest LLC
31. Buccaneers Limited Partnership
32. Tennessee Football, Inc.
33. Pro-Football, Inc. (incorrectly named in the Complaint as
Washington Football Inc.)
David Boies (pro hac vice)
BOIES, SCHILLER & FLEXNER LLP
333 Main Street
Armonk, NY 10504
(914) 749-8300 (fax)
William A. Isaacson (pro hac vice)
BOIES, SCHILLER & FLEXNER LLP
5301 Wisconsin Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20015
(202) 237-6131 (fax)
/s/Daniel J. Connolly
Daniel J. Connolly #197247
Aaron D. Van Oort #315539
FAEGRE & BENSON LLP
2200 Wells Fargo Center
90 South Seventh Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402-3901
(612) 766-1600 (fax)
Gregg H. Levy (pro hac vice)
Benjamin C. Block (pro hac vice)
COVINGTON & BURLING LLP
1201 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20004-2401
(202) 662-6291 (fax)
Counsel for the NFL and NFL Clubs
April 25, 2011