NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has repeatedly in the past talked about protecting the shield, referencing the NFL and its. But the owners decision to lock out the referees has spawned disaster and now the NFL Players Association is telling its members the new refs are a danger to their health.
After more than four months of the NFL lockout, NFL Players and team owners have agreed to the terms of a new 10-year collective bargaining agreement.
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 their favorite team on the field this year should turn their attention to Washington and Atlanta for the next 48 hours.
A new week has begun, but the NFL lockout continued as Monday became day 124 of the NFL’s work stoppage. But, for Dolphins fans and NFL fans in general, there seems to be real momentum to getting a deal done this week.
It’s almost done. According to all signs coming out of the negotiations between the NFL and the NFLPA, a collective bargaining agreement could be reached as early as Friday night.
Miami Dolphins fans may be one step closer to having the team on the field for the entire preseason. According to SI.com’s Jim Trotter, the standoff over the rookie pay scale may be getting close to being solved.
Fans of the Miami Dolphins, and the rest of the NFL, may have a new date to pin their hopes on for the proverbial end of the lockout. According to ESPN.com, the NFL and the NFLPA believe a deal can be reached by July 21.
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.