About a week after full-blown owners meetings in Indianapolis, a few of the NFL’s top money men met secretly in a western suburb of Chicago on Wednesday, according to a Chicago Tribune report.
Which leads to the obvious question. Were these owners and Goodell in Chicago for a double-secret meeting with (fingers crossed!) NFLPA representatives in an effort to solve the lockout?
The obvious answer is that we have no idea – the NFL office declined comment to the Tribune, and DuPage Airport officials cited confidentiality rules in not disclosing any information – but that theory makes plenty of sense, doesn’t it?
Besides, it doesn’t get much more suspicious than a couple of owners and the commissioner meeting at some out-of-the-way airport as they try to slip in and out of one of the biggest cities in the country while trying not to be spotted.
Unless, on their way to St. Louis for the latest Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals hearing Friday, a few owners decided to stop in Chicago so they could pick up a case of Old Style for the ride up and back.
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