Originally Posted by PATSNUTme
We will get the full story when everything is over. ther will be more than a few owners who will shoot off their mouths to their favorite reported.
Even if we knew about evrything going on in these meetings, what in the world would we do about it anyway?
The most important thing is that they get the CBA done. How they finally agree to it is probably none of our business anyway.
Yes you are probably right, well the story after the "horse is out of the barn"
as they say.
The only reason I can see why some owners wnat to go public is because
things have stalled and they believe public opinion will help them get what
In other words your opinion and other fans opinion might be on
the side of the owners that want to publically say something
but those owners are being surpressed. Doesn't that concern you?
Since we are Fans
and the shape of the NFL in the future may very well at stake
and we are the fans that pay the dollars that makes it all possible
then I think given that these owners want to tell us something we should have the right to hear what they got to say.
Originally Posted by Mike the Brit
Yes. I completely agree. Deals with the negotiators facing in two directions are hellishly difficult without having to stand up to feed-back from behind while the negotiations are going on. You need one guy who is tough and smart -- if you want to see what happens to sports organizations with no unified leadership look no further than European soccer.
Yes, you make a good point. But that "unified leadership" should not bend to a
group owners whose adgenda may not be in the best interest of the fans
or the health of the other owerships. Apparently these owners who would
like to speak publically think the fans would be on their side.
Otherwise why would they go public?