NFL/NFLPA: Could the NFL Lockout Actually Help the NFL This Season?

July 23, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As we approach the conclusion of the NFL lockout, and fans can start to breathe easier about not losing a season, I began to wonder if the legal battle between the NFL and the NFLPA would harm the game we all know and love?
After thinking about it, I have come to the conclusion that it will actually probably help it.
Hear me out on this.
Normally, at least for me, the end of the NFL season, the Super Bowl is the biggest television event of the year. Though the excitement of seeing the two best NFL franchises battle in the ultimate championship in sports, it is sad to know that the NFL season is officially over.
It will be another six months before I am able to watch anymore football. I deal with it because the NFL keeps me preoccupied with distractions during the offseason.
First, we have free agency. Teams get better, teams get worse. Needs are filled, needs are created. As a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers, I watch to see if any of their players are going to b...

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