Category: NFL Labor dispute

Houston Texans’ Eric Winston: “The Stay Being Granted Isn’t Good For the Players, But We’re Still Holding Out Hope”

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

There is really no dancing around the subject. Even the NFL players mired in the lockout know that the fact that the stay was granted earlier this week doesn't bode well for them. But they aren't giving up hope, at least according to Houston Texans offensive lineman Eric Winston. Winston admits ...

Chris Cooley Doesn’t Care About the NFL Lockout

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

While the top of the NFL labor dispute and lockout has seemingly been on just about every person's mind, let alone every player's, Chris Cooley isn't too concerned about it. The Washington Redskins tight end says he's keeping up with matters just enough so that he doesn't sound like an ...

Matt Light Attempts to Break Down the Truth From the Players’ Perspective

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

While the NFL owners and brass have made the players out to be the bad guys who forced the lockout, the players have spent the past few weeks trying to turn the blame around. Count New England Patriots' Matt Light as the latest in that camp. In the following interview, Light ...

Chargers Linebacker Kevin Burnett: “Goodell’s full of it. He’s a liar. You’re a blatant liar.”

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

For the most part, all the talks surrounding the labor negotiations have been a hodgepodge of he said this and he said that. It's been pretty impossible to try and figure out who is telling the truth, how much of it each person is telling and to pick a side ...

Chad Ochocinco on Labor Talks: “With that extension, I still don’t think a deal gets done. It’s just not going to happen.”

Friday, March 4th, 2011

"Act like you've been there before." That's always the go-to line when somebody provides an entertaining and/or excessive celebration in sports. However, it begs the question: Where exactly is there? Is it football's highest level, the NFL? Is it the highest level of the NFL, the Super Bowl? Is it ...

Matt Birk Advocates Adding Playoff Teams Instead of Regular Season Games

Monday, February 21st, 2011

Matt Birk's argument is hardly brand new. It's just not a fix to the current NFL labor unrest that seems to be discussed very much. It probably should be. One of the seemingly many sticking points during the negotiations -- or currently non-negotiations -- is the owners' desire for an 18-game ...

Marshall Faulk Was Nervous Before Hall of Fame Announcement Even If He Didn’t Need to Be

Friday, February 11th, 2011

Was there every really a doubt that Marshall Faulk was going to be a first-ballot Hall of Famer? Probably not, but that didn't stop Faulk from trying to quell folks around him from calling him a future Hall of Famer and it didn't stop him from feeling the pregame jitters ...

Robert Kraft Has Little to Say About Spygate, Explains Plenty About Current Labor Situation

Monday, February 7th, 2011

Now that the Super Bowl has been played and the season is now officially over, you can bet that, very quickly, all of the public focus will now shift completely to the NFL labor dispute. The two sides have less than a month now to complete an agreement as the ...

Darren Rovell Picks a Super Bowl Winner: It’s the Hotels That Have Restaurants

Friday, February 4th, 2011

The biggest Super Bowl winner might not be the Green Bay Packers or the Pittsburgh Steelers. OK, yeah, one of them will be the winner of the Lombardi Trophy at the end of the day on Sunday. However, with the strange, cold weather in Texas, there will be plenty of other ...

Colt McCoy Plans to Be the Opening Day Starter in Cleveland if There is an Opening Day Next Year

Friday, February 4th, 2011

There were certainly more talented rookies during the NFL season last year, but perhaps none were more surprising than Cleveland quarterback Colt McCoy. After drafting McCoy in the third round of the NFL Draft, the Cleveland Browns basically said they were going to play him, instead, letting him learn under the ...