New Orleans Saints star quarterback Drew Brees is among other NFL players that have sued the owners, we hear Tom Brady is the leader of the lawsuit, but now Drew fired back he said that the offer was just a front among other things that you definitely don’t want to miss.
We all know that things are not as we want to be in Football and the so called NFL lockout is getting uglier by the second, after 20 days of mediated talks the NFL and NFL players seemed to be getting ready to get in the ring than get on the field. This is the second time in 23 years players and union players have come to a strike, the first time was in 1987.
We all know, but to sum it up this is how it goes.. the NFL receives nearly 9 billion dollars from tickets, sponsors, etc, they take one billion while team owners and players take the rest, this is how it has been done since 2006, but this deal ends this year and the owners want a new deal where they will have 2 billion, cut the salary for the rookies and add two 2 more games to the NFL’s regular season which so far consisted of 16 games.
The players won’t agree on getting their paycheck reduced, so the deal is off the table, then 10 players filed a lawsuit against the NFL accusing them of conspiracy (the NFL opted out of their agreement in 2008), they also requested the court to prevent a lockout if that happened they will be without pay until they agree on the NFL deal, among those 10 are Drew Brees, Payton Manning, and Tom Brady who is their leader even though he is clearing his mind dancing in Rio de Janeiro while the time for the hearing comes on April 6th.
I think it was all a show, with no real intent to get a deal done, other than just to say they made a proposal — that was no different than anything else that they proposed over the last couple years, couple months, couple weeks. Said Brees.
I told you things will get uglier, what do you think about it? Do you agree with Drew?
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