PFT: Economics of NFL agreement essentially done

PFT: Economics of NFL agreement essentially done
July 15, 2011, 5:53 pm
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July 15, 2011NFL PAGEGregg Rosenthal
ProFootballTalk.com

We heard for a long time that the revenue split was the primary bridge to cross to getting a deal done. Then it was the rookie wage scale.

Now it appears both issues are handled.

Albert Breer of NFL.com reports the economics of deal are essentially done with a few small details left. Breer writes that the players will initially get 47-48 of the revenue split.

Other issues remaining include the legacy fund for retirees, judicial oversight, and player safety. Greg A. Bedard of the Boston Globe says that the football issues are going slower than expected.

Still, there wouldnt have been a lockout if not for the economic differences between the side. They have apparently agreed how to divide up their 9 billion.

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