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Owners officially lock out players

Posted on: March 11, 2011 11:33 pm
Edited on: March 12, 2011 2:23 pm
 
Posted by Andy Benoit

With the CBA expiring at 11:59:59 Friday night, it’s long been assumed that a lockout will commence at midnight. Indeed, when the clock struck midnight, the owners locked out the players.

This after the NFLPA went nuclear and decertified.

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It will now be up to the courts to decide what happens next. The courts must rule whether to allow the lockout or block it. They’ll almost certainly block it on the basis that it violates antitrust laws. The players already filed a lawsuit against the NFL on Friday in which nine players, including Tom Brady, Peyton Manning and Drew Brees, were named as plaintiffs.

If and when the lockout is blocked, the NFL will appeal to Judge David Doty of the 8th Circuit Court (if you’re not already as familiar with the name Doty as you are with the name Goodell, you will be soon). That’s where the litigation begins.

What this all means for free agency and offseason activity is still to be determined.

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Category: NFL
Tags: Lockout, NFL, NFLPA
 
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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: January 8, 2012 12:39 pm
 

Owners officially lock out players

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Since: Dec 2, 2011
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Since: Mar 20, 2010
Posted on: March 12, 2011 5:53 pm
 

Owners officially lock out players

CBCOPLEN are you retarded???? I dont speak english? Your the one spelling tons of words wrong in your posts and Im the one that doesnt know how to speak english? Lol you must have a few screws loose moron..... and the majority of the players dont speak English you mutt they speak Ebonics dummy. Get out of here with your queens English shit you numbskull!



Since: Aug 21, 2006
Posted on: March 12, 2011 12:19 pm
 

Owners officially lock out players

how much money will be lost by NFL charities and player foundations organisations which really need the contributions they receive from the sport?



Since: May 29, 2007
Posted on: March 12, 2011 1:41 am
 

Owners officially lock out players

Obviously, a vast majority of players in the league "speak english." If you are referring to "the queen's english," no offense, but I have read your posts. You don't "speak english" either. Just saying. Maybe there's a reason you know so much about "flipping burgers..."



Since: Oct 17, 2006
Posted on: March 12, 2011 1:39 am
 

Owners officially lock out players

I'll make it simple. The owners have the most to lose. There not your friend or boss or employer, they are money and power hungry CEOs....with that said they will come to the table in the summer or early fall and make an agreement with the players. They can't afford to own stadiums with monster truck rallies on sundays. Be patient it will get done. The players know this so its A cat and mouse game. If you think for one second there will not be football in the fall you do not know your history or know the owners that will lose millions.  These guys would pick A penny off the ground and head to there BMW or Mercedes. They will make it happen, patience guys.



Since: Mar 20, 2010
Posted on: March 12, 2011 1:12 am
 

Owners officially lock out players

And dont give me that crap, that Oh they were in college an got degrees....... Id say 15% max get degrees, and the rest just use their free ticket to make it to the NFL, because they know that its their ticket in life and if they fail they better pack their bags for Prison or their shack behind their work at Mcdonalds...... Half these players cant speak English, let alone get degrees!!!!! LMAO  



Since: Mar 20, 2010
Posted on: March 12, 2011 1:09 am
 

Owners officially lock out players

Which equates to luckily they have the NFl to make Millions or otherwise the would be in Jail or Working at Mcdonalds......



Since: Mar 8, 2008
Posted on: March 12, 2011 12:58 am
 

Owners officially lock out players

posting that someone "said something on here" is pretty dam stupid.....




Since: May 29, 2007
Posted on: March 12, 2011 12:56 am
 

Owners officially lock out players

What about certain players who are African, but not American? Or, players who are white, but from South Africa? And what about players who are black, from America, but not African? Let's not even get into the fact that the coach of the Raiders name when using synonyms could be read "Color" Jackson. I think this will let the Wazzu fan check out. Gotta go U-dub, bro. Hey, that givesme an idea... let's make this thread about something other than the article. That's highjacking, right? Can you say that word in a chat room?


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