Posted by Josh Katzowitz
- Marvin Miller, the former head of the MLB Players Association, says the NFL owners are a dangerous bunch who are greedier than the baseball owners with whom he dealt for so many years. Miller also seems to take delight in questioning their intelligence.
- A U.S. District Court judge will decide next week whether documents pertaining to the NFLPA’s protest of the NFL’s so called lockout insurance money should be unsealed.
- You know who’s going to be hurt if the owners lock out the players? The NFL’s assistant coaches.
- In a conference call Thursday with the incoming rookie class, NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith told the 2011 class that he’s 100 percent sure there will be a lockout.
- The Bengals introduce the Who Dey Perspective, the club’s response to what they feel are misconceptions in the community about the organization. Good guy PR man Jack Brennan – one of the best in the business – pens the first edition.
- Former Jets QB Ray Lucas is trying to kick his painkiller addiction. This kind of story is what the NFLPA points out to the fans when it talks about needing a post-retirement health care plan.
- Some answers to some questions regarding the labor dispute from a Tulane law professor. Some answers in here that I haven’t seen before.
- For those of us who yearn for the days of Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium, there’s a report that the Falcons have determined a new open-air stadium near the current Georgia Dome site is feasible.
- It sounds like neither QB Troy Smith nor RB Brian Westbrook will be back with the 49ers next season.
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