A former Dallas Cowboys cheerleader has filed a federal
lawsuit against the
, alleging she wasn’t paid for all her work and made less
money than the team’s male mascot.
Erica Wilkins, who worked for the Cowboys from 2014 to 2017, is seeking
”unpaid overtime wages, minimum wages, and all other available damages”, citing
the Fair Labor Standards
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lawsuit said female cheerleaders were paid at a rate less than ”Rowdy,” the
The lawsuit claims that Wilkins’ usual pay rate $8 per hour, but that payment
was sometimes incomplete, and that the team’s male mascot made $25 per hour and
about $65,000 per year.
Earlier this month, five former cheerleaders sued the Houston
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them as required by law and subjected them to a hostile work environment in
which they were harassed, intimidated and forced to live in fear.
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Buffalo Bills coach Sean McDermott says cutting quarterback Tyrod Taylor is
not part of the team’s current plans, though he won’t rule out trading the
McDermott says it’s too early to remove any option off the table ”other than
cutting him at this point,” in answering a question as to whether the Bills
would consider trading Taylor. ”We’re in a good position with some options out
there, so that’ll work itself out,” he added at the NFL combine on
Taylor’s future in Buffalo remains in question even though he helped lead the
Bills to a 9-7 record and clinch the team’s first playoff berth since 1999.
Taylor has a 23-21 record with the Bills and went 8-6 last season while also
being benched for one game in favor of rookie Nathan Peterman.
The Bills considered cutting Taylor last March before the quarterback agreed
to restructure his contract by reducing it from a five-year to a two-year
Taylor enters the final year of his
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manager Brandon Beane previously said the Bills could comfortably afford
carrying Taylor’s contract this year, which will count $18 million against the
Jon Gruden is back from the broadcast booth and the highest-paid coach in NFL
Unlike his colleague, Matt Patricia didn’t balk at leaving Bill Belichick’s
Andy Reid is in the midst of another major roster shake-up and his protege,
Doug Pederson, is basking in Philadelphia’s first Super Bowl triumph.
All are in Indianapolis at the NFL combine this week hoping to better their
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