NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement 2011: Why Another Extension Is Needed

March 11, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As another deadline day quickly became the present, the only real way a peaceful agreement can be made is if the NFL players and owners decide to extend the negotiations further.
The only real way I see an agreement formulating today is if both sides enter the room and someone locks the door from the outside and tells them they can't come out unless a deal is pounded out.
As Friday’s deadline is already here, both sides still need to work out how they’re going to split the roughly $9 billion in revenue, and if history has shown us anything, today is just baby steps.
Extending the deadline seems to be the only logically option at this point because both sides remain so far apart and there is no telling if a pact can be hammered out today.
And if negotiations are extended, honestly, how much worse can it get for NFL fans?
Where already basically facing lockout-type operations.
Sure, the combine and draft did and are still scheduled to take place,...

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