Brady et al v. National Football League et al

Filing 100

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)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF MINNESOTA ) ) TOM BRADY, et al., ) Plaintiffs, ) ) v. ) ) NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE, et al.,) ) Defendants. ) ) No. 0:11-cv-00639-SRN-JJG 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: 1. National Football League 2. Arizona Cardinals Football Club, LLC (incorrectly named in the Complaint as Arizona Cardinals Inc.) 3. Atlanta Falcons Football Club, LLC 4. Baltimore Ravens Limited Partnership 5. Buffalo Bills, Inc. 6. Panthers Football, LLC 7. The Chicago Bears Football Club, Inc. 8. Cincinnati Bengals, Inc. 9. Cleveland Browns Football Company LLC 10. Dallas Cowboys Football Club, Ltd 11. PDB Sports, Ltd. (d/b/a The Denver Broncos Football Club, Ltd.) 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) -2- 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.) Respectfully submitted, David Boies (pro hac vice) BOIES, SCHILLER & FLEXNER LLP 333 Main Street Armonk, NY 10504 (914) 749-8200 (914) 749-8300 (fax) William A. Isaacson (pro hac vice) BOIES, SCHILLER & FLEXNER LLP 5301 Wisconsin Ave., NW Washington, DC 20015 (202) 237-2727 (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) 766-7806 (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) 662-6000 (202) 662-6291 (fax) Counsel for the NFL and NFL Clubs April 25, 2011 -3-

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