NFL Collective Bargaining: Can This Multi-Billion Dollar Giant Be Tamed?

August 26, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As a long stalemate has been all but settled between the NFL Players Association and the Owners, the NFL is preparing to face a lock out scenario after the current 2010 season.
The owners and players are very far apart on terms of where the revenue should go.
While many things appear very wrong with the current Collective Bargaining Agreement, are the Owners and NFLPA treading in unchartered waters?
Do the players make too much?
The obvious answer to this question, for many, is yes. Players sign multi-million dollar deals for playing a simple game of football.
But here is the point that not many consider: Who else would get the money?
The NFL as a business is growing exponentially, as the once national league has turned into an international interest.
Games are being played every year overseas and in Canada.
With the increased revenue from the increased exposure, either the owners or players would be making more money.

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