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    2011 Work Stoppage

    Will there be a season? I know little about all of this...and would like to be educated.

    Discuss.
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    Re: 2011 Work Stoppage

    hey Shawn,

    please check out the thread entitled " whose fault is this - players or owners"?

    there's some good info there regarding this topic.

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    Re: 2011 Work Stoppage

    Cool will do.
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    Re: 2011 Work Stoppage

    If this happens, I will NEVER EVER EVER watch the NFL again!!

    I will just become a big fan of Local Division III and high school football
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    Re: 2011 Work Stoppage

    Quote Originally Posted by SidSmythe
    If this happens, I will NEVER EVER EVER watch the NFL again!!

    I will just become a big fan of Local Division III and high school football
    I live about two miles from CSU Fort Collins, which is Joey Porter's alma mater. I might just get happy about them instead.

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    Re: 2011 Work Stoppage

    Quote Originally Posted by SidSmythe
    If this happens, I will NEVER EVER EVER watch the NFL again!!

    I will just become a big fan of Local Division III and high school football
    Let's not overreact here. There were player strikes in 1982 and 1987. We kept watching afterward. If there is a lockout in 2011, we will still watch afterward.

    The entire 2004-2005 hockey season was wiped out because of a lockout (first time a major sport cancelled a complete season, and the first time the Stanley Cup was not awarded since 1919), but I still watch hockey now.


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    This has nothing at all to do with respective playing surfaces at the Edward Jones Dome vs. Heinz Field.

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    Re: 2011 Work Stoppage

    I think I've heard it's a virtual certainty that there will be a work stoppage. I don't know much about the NFL situation, etc. But in terms of our economy, I'm sure that there will be HUGE differences of opinion. In general, people think (and are led to believe) that this recession is just another recession (a temporary blip)... I think it's quite contrary. I think we are about to experience a dramatic (long-term) contraction in our standard of living.
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    Re: 2011 Work Stoppage

    Quote Originally Posted by Shoe
    I think I've heard it's a virtual certainty that there will be a work stoppage. I don't know much about the NFL situation, etc. But in terms of our economy, I'm sure that there will be HUGE differences of opinion. In general, people think (and are led to believe) that this recession is just another recession (a temporary blip)... I think it's quite contrary. I think we are about to experience a dramatic (long-term) contraction in our standard of living.
    I don't see how anyone would know it's a virtual certaintly. It's all speculation at this point. I'll believe it when I see it.
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    Re: 2011 Work Stoppage

    Quote Originally Posted by Shoe
    I think I've heard it's a virtual certainty that there will be a work stoppage.
    And a couple of weeks after the NFL announces this, Directv will announce their annual price increase for Sunday Ticket.

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