18 Game Schedule: For NFL Players Is It About Money Or Health?

August 29, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

There was a reason that optimism emerged from the owners meetings last week.  Simply put, commissioner Roger Goodell and the owners want to grow the pie.   From their perspective they are satisfying the fans appetite for more regular season games and less preseason games.  
Bob Kraft
"I think it's a win-win all around,"
Bob McNair
"I think we can figure out a way to make it work, and everybody will be happy."
Jerry Jones
“I think it’s good for everyone concerned, our fans our players. It’s a way to grow the pie and produce a better product. The players get a larger percentage as the pie grows.” 
As one can see, many owners have dollar bill signs light up in their eyes when asked about the issue.
However, take one look around the league and you will find a different tune being sung.  
Brian Dawkins
"From a dollars and cents [standpoint], I guess for some people that would...

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