The 18-Game Season Is The Key To Any NFL labour Deal

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The chess match between NFL players and owners is no closer to a conclusion, but today NFL executive vice president of labour and chief counsel Jeff Pash told the AP that an 18-game season is the NFL’s biggest desire. The players have been steadfast that an 18-game schedule is unacceptable considering the physical toll they already endure, but the NFL sees a chance to make two more weeks worth of money. 

There’s no end in sight, but its pretty clear that if the players want to avoid a lockout all they have to do is say ‘yes’ to an 18-game season.

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