Originally Posted by Dark Jedi
The lock out was done by the owners and not the NFL it's self.
This is common knowledge. When I say the 'NFL' I'm talking about the entire machine to include owners, players & commissioner.
Originally Posted by angldvl81
True but it would be a start...
Now back on topic...
Actually, not even a start really:
EAT THE RICH! - YouTube
If you watch that you'll see how small of a part the ENTIRE income of ALL professional athletes would play as compared to only one year of the national budget. I hate to get too far off topic but this is something that is commonly referred to by people who don't understand the true magnitude of the figures we're discussing when we discuss the enormity that is the national deficit. There's plenty of info out there if you want to learn more on the subject. Warning: It gets pretty discouraging pretty quick.
Now, back on topic.