Goodell frets over a future where the NFLPA wins…but ignores the fact that his boys canceled the CBA, set up and implemented an illegal lockout, and have failed to negotiate in good faith at any point of the last two years.
• No draft. “Why should there even be a draft?” said player agent Brian Ayrault. “Players should be able to choose who they work for. Markets should determine the value of all contracts. Competitive balance is a fallacy.”
• No minimum team payroll. Some teams could have $200 million payrolls while others spend $50 million or less.
• No minimum player salary. Many players could earn substantially less than today’s minimums.