NFL: Amidst a Lockout, Owners and Players Are Ignoring the Most Important Entity

February 27, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

During the first part of the 2011 NFL offseason, the NFL owners and Players Association have been in a heated negotiating process that has left a bitter taste in everyone associated with the league.
According to sources through ESPN, the NFLPA plans to decertify the CBA before it expires, essentially meaning that the players are taking the necessary steps to avoid being locked out.
By doing this, the players are doing all in their power to ensure a full season next year. This move will also allow the players to file anti-trust action against the owners in front of a US District Court Judge.
While the players and owners have been bickering back and forth, each trying to get a larger piece of the pie, the NFL fans have been helpless.
Granted, the NFL owners do provide the facilities and the means for players to do their job, while players provide the spectacle for millions to see. However, without tens of thousands of screaming, raucous fans that attend NFL ...

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