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EndScore Report: NFL Lockout and NFL Draft

Posted by Dennis Velasco Categories: Athletes, Front Office, News, NFL,

Roger Goodell and DeMaurice Smith not seeing each other regarding the NFL lockoutIn this edition of EndScore Report, DV and Chris speak on the madness that is the NFL lockout, which was lifted by a court decision on Monday, April 25th, which theoretically would have allowed players to report to their respective teams and begin workouts for next season. However some NFL teams did not comply to whatever degree and the NFL owners asked for a stay on the decision to keep the lockout going. When will this all end? How will this affect the currently copious amount of popularity surrounding the sport. How will the fans react? We also talk about the NFL Draft and the potential number one pick. GIVE IT A LISTEN!

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NFLPA decertifies, NFL owners lock out players

Posted by Dennis Velasco Categories: Athletes, Editorial, Front Office, News, NFL,

DeMaurice Smith, head of NFLPAThere was only a small bit of hope that came in the form of two deadline extensions to continue to negotiate, but it wasn't enough as the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) led by DeMaurice Smith chose to decertify their union, allowing individual players to join together, not as a union, to sue the NFL owners. In turn, the NFL owners locked out their players from team facilities. No communication is allowed between players and the organization and its employees, such as coaches. Needless to say, the 2011 NFL season is now in jeopardy unless litigation can be settled quickly or somehow the two opposing sides can come to an agreement outside of court.

 

 

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