The Yard Marker: NFL CBA…Now THAT Is Just Being Sneaky

July 1, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Those sneaky owners.
I don’t know about you… but they definitely had me fooled. You see, I was actually on their side, at one point, over the course of this whole collective bargaining agreement mess. Really, I was on their side. I mean, the way I saw it, players are getting PLENTY of money. Loads of the stuff. More than most of us will ever see in this lifetime, anyway… collectively!
Guys like Albert Haynesworth are running around cashing $21 million checks and then are telling the owners what they will and will not do and when they will and will not do it. Guys like JaMarcus Russell come into the league instant multi-millionaires, only to bust and be out of the league in three or four seasons, financially set for life.
Not that I’m a hater, mind you. I like the fact that these guys get paid all that they can, given how dangerous this sport is to play—especially the players that actually go out and work hard. But I just do not...

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