NFL Labor Negotiations: How a Lockout in 2011 Could Destroy the League

September 2, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Greed. Power. Ego. Fame. Fortune.  How many of those words come to mind when you  think about NFL owners? How many of those come to mind when the subject turns to NFL players?
When the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) between the NFL and the NFL Players Association expires after the conclusion of the 2010 season, there will be a wide array of interested parties that will be holding their breath to see what eventually transpires in the negotiations.
Based on the size of the contracts for the players, each star player could be viewed as a singular corporation.
They have their legal team, attorneys and agents, public relations reps, trainers, the immediate family and the distant family members that comes out of the wood work, and don't forget the posse. That is a lot of mouths to feed or responsibilities that are heaped on the shoulders of every star player.
No wonder some of them succumb to the pressure.
A recent study from Forbes.com that looked a...

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