NFL: Times They Are A Changing

“If anything the prosperity continues unabated. In the midst of one of the largest economic collapses in the United States since the Great Depression, football remains largely unaffected.” That’s what NFL agent Leigh Steinberg had to say during an interview at the Hall of Fame when he was asked about the possibility of a lockout. That lockout came to fruition on Friday evening as owners reacted to the NFLPA decertifying. Even the collapse of our economy could not derail the NFL’s profit margins, but the league and its players have finally bitten off more than they can chew. For the first time since 1987 the NFL has been hit by labor strife, something it has avoided for the last 24 years as its revenues and popularity have grown by leaps and bounds.

During the Super Bowl in Dallas I had the chance to spend some time with

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