Brady et al v. National Football League et al

Filing 67

MOTION to Expedite Briefing Schedule and Hearing (originally filed in 11-cv-748 SRN/JJG on 03/30/11) by Obafemi Ayanbadejo, Ryan Collins, Carl Eller, Priest Holmes. (akl)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF MINNESOTA Carl Eller, Priest Holmes, Obafemi Ayanbadejo, and Ryan Collins, individually, and on behalf of all others similarly situated, Civil Action No: 0:11-cv-00748-RHK-JSM Plaintiffs, v. National Football League, Arizona Cardinals, Inc., Atlanta Falcons Football Club LLC, Baltimore Ravens Limited Partnership, Buffalo Bills, Inc., Panthers Football LLC, Chicago Bears Football Club, Inc., Cincinnati Bengals, Inc., Cleveland Browns LLC, Dallas Cowboys Football Club, Ltd., Denver Broncos Football Club, Detroit Lions, Inc., 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, New England Patriots, LP, New Orleans Louisiana Saints, LLC, New York Football Giants, Inc., New York Jets Football Club, Inc., Oakland Raiders LP, Philadelphia Eagles Football Club, Inc., Pittsburgh Steelers Sports, Inc., San Diego Chargers Football Co., San Francisco Forty Niners Ltd., Football Northwest LLC, The Rams Football Co. LLC, Buccaneers Limited Partnership, Tennessee Football, Inc., Washington Football Inc. Defendants. ---------------------------------------------------x PLAINTIFFS’ MOTION TO EXPEDITE BRIEFING SCHEDULE AND HEARING [Oral Argument Requested] Plaintiffs Carl Eller, Priest Holmes, Obafemi Ayanbadejo, and Ryan Collins hereby move the Court for the entry of an order expediting the briefing schedule and hearing on their Motion for a Preliminary Injunction and Motion to Consolidate so that Plaintiffs’ Motions may be heard at the same time as the hearing in the related case of Brady v. NFL, No. 0:11-cv-00639-SRN-JJG (D. Minn.) (“Brady”), due to be heard on April 6, 2011. “Order” (March 14, 2011) (Brady Dkt. No. 33). This Motion is based upon all the files, records and proceedings in this action, the arguments of counsel, and the accompanying Memorandum and authorities cited therein. Dated: March 30, 2011 Michael D. Hausfeld Hilary K. Scherrer HAUSFELD LLP 1700 K Street, NW Suite 650 Washington, D.C. 20006 Telephone: (202) 540-7200 Facsimile: (202) 540-7201 Michael P. Lehmann Jon T. King Arthur N. Bailey, Jr. HAUSFELD LLP 44 Montgomery Street San Francisco, CA 94111 Telephone: (415) 633-1908 Facsimile: (415) 358-4980 Respectfully Submitted, s/Mark J. Feinberg Mark J. Feinberg (#28654) Michael E. Jacobs (#0309552) Shawn D. Stuckey (#0388976) ZELLE HOFMANN VOELBEL & MASON LLP 500 Washington Avenue, South Suite 4000 Minneapolis, MN 55415 Telephone: (612) 339-2020 Facsimile: (612) 336-9100 Daniel S. Mason ZELLE HOFMANN VOELBEL & MASON LLP 44 Montgomery Street Suite 3400 San Francisco, CA 94104 Telephone: (415) 633-0700 Facsimile: (415) 693-0770 2 Samuel D. Heins (#43576) Vince J. Esades (#249361) HEINS MILLS & OLSON, P.L.C. 310 Clifton Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55403 Telephone: (612) 338-4605 Facsimile: (612)338-4692 Attorneys for Plaintiffs 3

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