A conga line of football icons is suing the NFL for negligence, malfeasance, malpractice, and just about everything short of global warming.
One high ranking member of the trade association said so much progress was made that a deal was near.
Friday evening, Eye on Football’s Will Brinson outlined what needs to happen in the coming days for both the owners and players to agree on a new collective bargaining agreement and for there to be a 2011 NFL season.
At the beginning of the lockout (in the long, long ago), the rookie-wage scale wasn’t something too many people were worried about. After all, lowering the amount of guaranteed money given to risky rookies was a sensible move for both sides.
MVP Tom Brady, Peyton Manning and Drew Brees are among the players who have filed an antitrust lawsuit against the NFL to prevent a lockout.
The NFL players’ union has decertified, making the league’s first work stoppage since 1987 a near-certainty.
A member of the players’ negotiating team says the union and the NFL have agreed to a 24-hour extension in labor talks.
The NFL and players’ union have agreed to mediation in their labor negotiations.
Hold out restricted free agent wide receiver Vincent Jackson is being advised by the players union to report to the Chargers by October 31st.