NFL Lawyers Run Amok
Jan30

NFL Lawyers Run Amok

I just don’t get what the NFL is doing with putting time restrictions on television stations showing highlights and interviews from games and not allowing the words “Super Bowl” or “Super Sunday” to be used in marketing.  It seems to me they are hurting their own product by limiting exposure in areas that might reach fringe or even non-fans.  I know they want to have control of their products and try to...

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CBA Opt Out

The owners unanimously voted to opt out of the NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement that gives 59 percent of the total football revenues to the players. This wasn’t unexpected, as the rookie salaries have gotten out of hand. I also believe the owners want to ensure that they have more options when players do things off the field that limit their availability to the team. With the Vick fiasco and Goodell coming down hard on the...

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Is A Winning Season Possible?

As you all know by now, Vick was indicted last month on conspiracy charges related to the dogfighting case. I am truly torn on this. Part of me wants him to be cleared and come back, but the other part is ready to move on. I have been defending the guy for years regarding his ability on the field, and he winds up having even more issues off it. I have a Vick jersey, a couple of shirts, and some memorabilia with his image/name on them...

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Fandom in the Free Agency Era

Being a Falcons fan has been tough over the years. It has been beaten to death that the team has never had consecutive winning seasons. We have seen so many promising starts end with disappointment. Some have asked me why I was a Falcons fan to begin with, and my answer is that I lived near Atlanta when I was younger, and started following the team because of it. The NFL has fans that have no such association, so I began to wonder why...

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