NFL Lockout 2011: How to Lose Fan Support in Just 48 Hours? Just Ask the NFLPA

March 16, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When you consider what is going on around the world right now, a dispute between NFL owners and players regarding how $9 billion will be shared doesn't seem like the biggest deal. People are dying, losing their homes in Japan and now face the fears of radiation.  More are dying in the Middle East and this nation has its own issues to deal with.
With so much going on, the last thing people want to hear is millionaires bickering with millionaires. But that is the reality of the situation going on in the NFL. 
When the fans that are helping these owners and players accumulate massive amounts of money are already irked, it's especially important to be careful of any action taken or any word that is spoken publicly. 
Both the owners and players have tried to tiptoe this line for months, trying to convince fans they are right and the opposition is wrong. Because fans have a natural inclination to side with the players in these kind of disputes,the...

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