The NFL owners spring meetings in Palm Beach could be extra feisty this year as the press tries to figure out if the Dolphins have a plan, if the Redskins and Cowboys will endure their cap losses, and owners look at changing instant replay and injured reserve rules.
Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross joined 30 fellow owners in approving a deal negotiated between the players’ trade association and the NFL to end the more than 120 day lockout. Then the players decided to throw on the brakes for a new NFL season starting on time.
As the hours ticked away to save much of the NFL’s preseason; NFL owners, including the Dolphins’ Stephen Ross, voted in favor of a settlement to the anti-trust/TV lawsuits that will eventually become the basis of the new collective bargaining agreement.
Miami Dolphins fans hoping to see football this season may have been just handed an audible by the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The appellate court overruled a lower court’s judge’s ruling lifting the NFL lockout, meaning the lockout is legal.
Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross, and his 31 fellow team owners, are in Chicago looking to come to some agreement that will give NFL commissioner Roger Goodell room to finally get a new collective bargaining agreement with NFL players.
A deal seems to be in sight to end the lockout between the NFL owners and the NFL players. If a deal can be struck, it would mean the NFL could open for business and start free agency and other off-season programs as soon as possible.
NFL owners and their locked-out players are talking again.
There’s hope for football fans as NFL players and owners take their lockout fight to a federal courtroom.
Even though there’s still zero activity between the owners and players on the labor front, the NFL owners have decided to change a few rules for professional football.
The NFL’s negotiating team arrived at the federal mediator’s headquarters in Washington, DC Thursday to try and avoid the first work stoppage since 1987.