NFL CBA News: Who Is Greedier, the Owners or the Players Union?

March 4, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The NFL is scheduled to meet with mediator George Cohen on Friday to discuss another extension to the current CBA, according to the NFL Network.
The players and owners already passed a 24-hour extension. The CBA was supposed to expire yesterday at 11:59 p.m.
A second extension would give both sides 10 days to discuss the details of a new CBA.
The whole disagreement between the parties has been mostly over revenue money. Owners are now asking for even more money than before in order to cover team and stadium operations costs.
The owners, under the current CBA, receive $1 billion per season for those costs, but they want another $1 billion per season on top of that.
Other "sticking points" are an 18-game schedule, the rookie wage scale and retired player benefits.
All the sticking points seem to favor the owners and their interest of expanding their money supply.
They want to double the amount of operations money and risk their own players getting hurt ...

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