NFL Needs to Knock Out the Lock Out Talk: 3 Reasons the Lock Out Won’t Happen

January 22, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

To be honest, I'm a Packers fan, so I've enjoyed all of the talk about the playoffs for that reason alone (The Packers are currently participating and hopefully continue after Sunday's game). However, there is another reason that I'm happy for all of the postseason discussion-less focus on the impending (in some people's opinions) NFL lock out.
Call me an optimist, but I don't buy the notion that players in the NFL (nor the union that represents them) will halt the gravy train that is the number one professional sport in America.
Here are three reasons (in no particular order):
Going out on top doesn't happen in sports - While Jerry Seinfeld insisted the reason Seinfeld didn't air for a tenth season, despite NBC offering him the keys to the network, is because it's best to go out on top. The NFL and its players will not feel the same way. Look at a guy like Brett Favre—he chased the opportunity to go out on top with three different teams.
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