Connect with us

News

Labor Talks Not Going Well According to Panthers Owner Richardson


When it comes to there being football next season, it is starting to get somewhat late for the NFLPA and the owners to come to a new labor deal to avoid a lockout next season.

Panthers owner Jerry Richardson, one of the leaders in labor talks between the National Football League and its players, said negotiations are not going well.
“I personally am not as optimistic as some are that we are making much progress,” Richardson said.

Richardson’s words come just one day after NFL commissioner Roger Goodell sent out an e-mail to approximately five million fans expressing optimism that a new CBA deal could be worked out. But a source close to the situation stated Goodell knew what Richardson was going to say and did not discourage it.

Richardson drew a chart to display how money has been divided between teams and players in recent years and said teams are operating with a negative cash flow. He said lawyers for the players’ association have repeatedly asked for “more money and less work'”.

Richardson and Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen are the co-chairmen of the league’s labor committee. Richardson is the only owner to have played in the league. He was with the Baltimore Colts and Johnny Unitas in the late 1950s. Richardson and Bowlen were also the point men for the league in the collective bargaining agreement that was reached in 2006. Richardson has been one of the owners most willing to go through with a players’ lockout.

Owners made the decision to opt out of the deal in 2008 and the agreement ends at the end of this season. There is a March 3 deadline for a deal to be reached and owners have said a lockout will follow if there is no agreement.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Advertisement

Facebook

Archives

Categories

Sports Gab Network

Show Your Team Spirit

49ers Gab Newsletter

Sign up to receive our 49ers Gab newsletter, and keep up to date with all the latest San Francisco 49ers news.

Ticket Center

Recent Comments

Meta

More in News

situs togel toto macau terpercaya situs togel online toto macau terpercaya situs togel online terpercaya situs togel online terpercaya situs togel online toto macau terpercaya bandar togel online terpercaya Situs togel Online Terpercaya Toto Macau situs togel online toto macau terpercaya situs togel online terpercaya Situs togel online terpercaya situs togel online terpercaya situs togel online toto macau Situs togel online terpercaya TOTO MACAU situs togel online terpercaya situs togel online terpercaya judi slot deposit pulsa togel Online Slot terpercaya bandar togel terpercaya Situs Judi Slot Online Terpercaya judi slot online deposit pulsa situs judi togel online situs togel online terpercaya bandar togel online terpercaya bandar togel terpercaya situs togel online terpercaya bandar togel terpercaya situs togel online agen slot online terpercaya Judi slot online terpercaya Situs togel online TOTO MACAU situs togel online terpercaya bandar togel singapore SGP terpercaya judi slot online deposit pulsa tanpa potongan Situs togel online terpercaya situs togel online toto macau terpercaya bandar togel terpercaya Situs judi slot online gacor terpercaya situs judi slot gacor bandar togel online terpercaya situs togel macau terpercaya