Would you put a pair of cheap tires on a $300,000 Rolls Royce? Or put some cheap furniture from the Dollar Store in a $5 million dollar mansion. Of course you wouldn’t.
Unfortunately, that’s the way the NFL is doing by letting replacement referees call the league’s games so far this season. It started out as [...]
John Clark of NBC-10 has been in Indianapolis all week for the Super Bowl. Today near the end of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s State of the NFL news conference, Clark got up and asked him if the Super Bowl Committee would ever seriously consider bringing the game to Philadelphia.
Goodell immediately brought up how the NFL [...]
July 25–You would expect that any statement about an end to this current lockout to be made with some trepidation, considering the whole “Ownership betrayed us” tirade that the players went on last Friday.
And it is indeed that same tirade has seen negotiations stall to this point, this being day 132 of the NFL lockout.
Finally!!! A new CBA deal has been agreed upon. No more talks of progress being made. No longer do we have to hear or read “An anonymous source stated a vote should be made this afternoon”.
While the NFLPA proceeds to recertify as a union to continue negotiations on issues that must [...]
Here’s the calendar which the NFL will operate by going forward. As you can see there’s going to be a lot which will happen in a short period of time.
2011 NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE CALENDAR
July 25 [...]
According to the NFL Network and Fox Sports, the NFL players have agreed to the recent proposal by the NFL owners and some of those players will begin showing up at NFL facilities on Tuesday morning.
Jay Glazer of FoxSports was the first to make this report in the wee hours of the morning.
“Under the new [...]
The National Football League Players Association now have the ball. They could end the NFL lockout or prolong it.
The owners have okayed a ten-year CBA proposal and thrown it into the players laps. There’s tremendous pressure on the players to accept the proposal because NFL fans are tired of the lockout and [...]
The NFL and NFLPA have wrapped up yet another week of negotiations in hopes of securing a new CBA deal. The two sides issued a joint statement that they are “in a good place”.
I’m pretty sure the majority football fans are in agreement when I say “Just get the season started!!”.
According to [...]
The NFL Lockout seems close to being resolved. In recent weeks, the owners and players have been motivated by the potential loss of $200 million for every week of the preseason that is lost, and have finally begun to get serious about their negotiations, and significant progress has been made.
The only issue that needs to [...]
Pete Prisco of CBSSports.com talked to a current NFL player and that player called out NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and he didn’t mince any words in doing it.
“Do it one-on-one like their predecessors used to do. When Gene Upshaw and Paul Tagliabue went into a room, they got it done. That’s what needs to happen [...]