View Full Version : NFL Labor Talks Canceled as Lockout Looms Larger Than Ever
02-10-2011, 02:43 PM
The likelihood that the NFL will lock out its players on March 4 now stands at an all-time high after Thursday's scheduled negotiating session between the league and the players' union was canceled. Multiple sources familiar with the talks said the owners' side walked out of Wednesday's meeting due to a disagreement over the talks' most fundamental issue -- the manner in which the players and owners will split the NFL's approximately $9 billion revenue pie.
02-10-2011, 02:54 PM
Hard to see how a lockout is not coming in three weeks - the revenue pile apparently is $9 billion and they are about a billion apart as to what share goes to the players
Then the question becomes for how long - conducting the draft will be interesting if teams will not know what they have lost or gained during free agency prior to deciding what positions to fill in the draft
Since he was in exile last September for 4 weeks Roethlisberger actually may have more experience than most regading how to train outside of the team's control - maybe he will rehire the coach who worked with him on his throwing mechanics (which for whatever reason fell apart in the playoffs) during last fall's suspension:noidea:
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