July 23, 2014

Walker: Bengals Fans Might Like Mandatory Spending

The new labor agreement should make rookie deals easier for Mike Brown and his team. We hope.

ESPN.com’s James Walker explored one of the possible provisions of a new labor agreement, an expected increase to the salary floor (the minimum a team can spend on its players). We’ve written about that before here and Walker is right, the new deal could be very good news for Bengals fans. But he also missed [...]

In Labor: Will I Kiss the Baby?

If there's a rookie wage scale, I'm ready to pucker up

I’ve largely stayed out of the NFL’s labor dispute because if you’re like me, you’d rather not listen to two parties bicker over millions while you work to keep food on the table and the occasional beer in your refrigerator. But, it seems that the NFL and the league’s players are closing in on a [...]