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NFL, NFLPA talked for more than 12 hours today

Posted on: July 7, 2011 10:52 pm
Edited on: July 7, 2011 11:40 pm
 
Posted by Josh Katzowitz

The labor negotiations are finished for the day, and it was another long session of work for the NFL and the NFLPA.

According to NFL.com’s Albert Breer, the groups ended their day about 10:45 p.m. ET after more than 12 hours of meeting, and they’ll reconvene in New York on Friday at 9 a.m.

NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith, after paying tribute to John Mackey again, said the two groups have “been working hard all day.” As he tweeted, Breer sensed it had been a tough day between the two sides but that progress continued.

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Since: Jun 25, 2009
Posted on: July 8, 2011 10:34 am
 

NFL, NFLPA talked for more than 12 hours today

The people in the NFL are not stupid enough to blow nine billion dollars worth of profit.  There are many reasons why this has taken so long.  I would rather not focus on all of that.  If the deal gets done, this will be long forgotten in a few years.  The NFL is the greatest entertainment force in America.  It will be a long time before anything catches it.

I agree except for a couple little things.  The NFL holding their ground when the league is so profitable makes more business sense then for example what the NBA owners did.  The NBA owners waited until they started losing huge dollars as a league and kept signing agreements that didn't work long term.  The NBA used to be much more profitable and popular then it is today, nobody saw this coming.  If they would have negotiated a business model that works long term they wouldn't be in the position they are today.  My point is that sure, the NFL being so profitable doesn't want to lose games and the players are praying to God it doesn't happen.  But it makes sense to make sure the CBA works for now and in the future because NOBODY knows what's going to happen in a year or 2 or 5 or 10 in the NFL... anything can change... and if it does the league will be better off because of this.  



Since: Apr 28, 2009
Posted on: July 8, 2011 1:15 am
 

NFL, NFLPA talked for more than 12 hours today

This thing will hopefully get done by Tuesday or Wednesday next week.  They will then have to settle some issues with the courts.  After that, free agency will start.  The Bears and the Rams will probably have to postpone the open of camp a week until the 30th.  I am starting to think more and more that no games will be lost.  The people in the NFL are not stupid enough to blow nine billion dollars worth of profit.  There are many reasons why this has taken so long.  I would rather not focus on all of that.  If the deal gets done, this will be long forgotten in a few years.  The NFL is the greatest entertainment force in America.  It will be a long time before anything catches it.



Since: Apr 28, 2009
Posted on: July 8, 2011 1:15 am
 

NFL, NFLPA talked for more than 12 hours today

This thing will hopefully get done by Tuesday or Wednesday next week.  They will then have to settle some issues with the courts.  After that, free agency will start.  The Bears and the Rams will probably have to postpone the open of camp a week until the 30th.  I am starting to think more and more that no games will be lost.  The people in the NFL are not stupid enough to blow nine billion dollars worth of profit.  There are many reasons why this has taken so long.  I would rather not focus on all of that.  If the deal gets done, this will be long forgotten in a few years.  The NFL is the greatest entertainment force in America.  It will be a long time before anything catches it.



Since: Nov 30, 2010
Posted on: July 7, 2011 10:59 pm
 

NFL, NFLPA talked for more than 12 hours today

come on , lets get this deal done.


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