Enjoy the NFL in 2010; It May Not Be Here in 2011

August 4, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Finally August is here, which means another NFL season is upon us. But really we have nearly six weeks to go before it counts for real, and there are so many issues lingering in the air.
The biggest issue is the CBA and will the NFL actually shut down its multi-billion dollar industry. My initial guess sitting here on August 4th is that this could be worse than the 1982 strike when the NFL shut down and lost seven games mid-way through the season.
Jets fans remember that season; that was the famous year when they went all the way to the AFC Championship game but lost to the Dolphins at the Orange Bowl 14-0 in the mud when Richard Todd threw five interceptions.
It’s memorable because the Jets won two road playoff games in a row and managed to get all the way to a championship game.
Sounds a lot like the 2009 year doesn’t it?
So the question is now, why would the league actually shut down? My feeling is that there are just too many issues on the table...

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