“This is the first time all weekend I haven’t been booed,” NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell told a group of about 60 fans gathered on the Radio City Music Hall stage before Day 3 of the 2011 NFL Draft. “Go ahead. Doesn’t anyone want to take a shot at me?”
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Another round of labor talks between the NFL and NFLPA took place Thursday amid the start of the combine, but there were no indications that a new collective bargaining agreement will be reached before March 5, thus, a season without a salary cap seems a certainty, although no one is saying that on the record.
Top executives from the NFL and NFLPA, including a handful of former and current players, met Saturday morning to address ongoing labor issues.
In talking with NFL Network’s Rich Eisen about the CBA negotiations with the Players’ Association, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell struck a conciliatory tone, saying the sides need to work harder to reach an accord.
For months, agents have been telling me just how rough they expect this offseason to be for players and agents, given the restrictive rules on free agency in place.
Representatives from the NFLPA met with NFL management representatives on Tuesday in New York. League spokesperson Greg Aiello termed it “a positive meeting,” adding, “we look forward to more constructive discussions.”