NFL Labor Dispute: Open Letter to the NFLPA and Owners; Grow Up and Fix This

January 28, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As a huge fan of the NFL, I am personally sick and tired of hearing about the back and forth squabbling that has been going on between the NFLPA and the NFL owners over the expiring collective bargaining agreement. The fact of the matter is I could care less what the new CBA looks like; I just want a full season without any lockouts or strikes.
However, my distaste for the subject rose to all new levels over the past few weeks as I have began to hear parties on both sides of the talks arguing that their side is what the fans want.
About a week or two ago, the NFLPA asked fans of the NFL to dedicate a tweet to showing that they are supporting the players in this dispute. Then yesterday, Kevin Mawae, an NFLPA representative made the statement that he could not sell an 18-game schedule, as it was not what the players want and it's not what the fans want.
In addition, I have heard league officials and representatives for the owners making statements accusing the NFLPA of pla...

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