NFL Could Face Work Stoppage Next Season

NFL union chief Gene Upshaw says there could be
some labor unrest later this year if the owners decide to opt out
of the collective bargaining agreement.
Speaking at the union's annual Super Bowl news conference,
Upshaw threatened a strike or a decertification of the union. The
later tactic helped the union get free agency following the 1987
strike.
Some owners have indicated the current agreement is leaving some
teams tight on cash. The agreement that was reached in March 2006
gave both sides the right to opt out of the deal in November.


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