NFL  > General NFL  > Picking Sides In the NFL Lockout
June 22, 2011, 02:02 PM
It occurred to me recently that the world is spinning on the wrong axis. Lockouts are popping up around the four major sports like Anthony Weiner photos on the Web. As amateur college football players strive to get paid, future NFL rookies will be paid considerably less. Welcome to the 100th Day of the NFL Lockout. If this were the NBA, fans would get one free soft taco at their nearest Taco Bell. The NFL has had significant lockouts before but for the first time in NFL history, the NFL lockout is occurring with millionaire athletes on the other side. It???s tough to pick sides in a lockout. It???s like asking Theo and Rudy Huxtable which parent they???d like to live with if Cliff and Claire called it hired divorce lawyers. In the NFL lockout, the fans are Theo and Rudy. The league has been here before but at least this time, the unpleasantries are being handled during the off-season.

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June 22, 2011  02:14 PM ET

http://www.fannation.com/blogs/post/848025?new=true

June 22, 2011  02:41 PM ET

I pick the side of the fans. It is all of us that are being hurt by the lockout.

June 22, 2011  03:50 PM ET

I agree it not fair to the fan
, plus i need my football please the B.S. and lets play some football.

June 22, 2011  04:03 PM ET

we fans are of little consideration. they (owners/players) know we will be back whenever these rich folks agree on a deal. obviously the owners have more wealth, but these players today are stinking rich too. there is too much money to be lost for this mess to drag on much longer.....

June 22, 2011  04:14 PM ET

Maybe that should be the NFL's new position. NFL Fan Rep. It could be a guy who boos or cheers based on what he hears at the negotiation table. I nominate Fireman Ed lol

June 22, 2011  05:15 PM ET
QUOTE(#5):

Maybe that should be the NFL's new position. NFL Fan Rep. It could be a guy who boos or cheers based on what he hears at the negotiation table. I nominate Fireman Ed lol

LOL!! I volunteer to go boo at the table...

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June 23, 2011  08:56 AM ET
QUOTE(#2):

I pick the side of the fans. It is all of us that are being hurt by the lockout.

I'm with you on that.

June 23, 2011  11:36 AM ET
QUOTE:

It's not hurting me. I have plenty of other things I enjoy doing.

As do I. However, I LOVE football and even though it doesn't occupy every waking moment of my life, I will miss it if there is no season this year.

June 23, 2011  12:16 PM ET
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Relax honey, I'm sure there will be NFL football this season.

1) I am not your honey
2) I don't need to relax as I am not riled up
3) My comment to you was not rude or nasty in any way so I think you are the one that needs to relax

Okay, honey?

June 23, 2011  12:29 PM ET
QUOTE(#13):

1) I am not your honey2) I don't need to relax as I am not riled up3) My comment to you was not rude or nasty in any way so I think you are the one that needs to relaxOkay, honey?

*Laffin*....You go, girl!

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June 23, 2011  12:38 PM ET
QUOTE(#15):

how about "Toots"???

LOL...only for you! ;)

June 23, 2011  12:48 PM ET
QUOTE:

She sure is touchy.

It's touchy-feely...get it right or shush.

June 23, 2011  12:50 PM ET
QUOTE(#19):

It's touchy-feely...get it right or shush.

YaY Sweets!

June 23, 2011  12:53 PM ET
QUOTE:

I'm sorry if I offended you as I didn't mean to.

:)

Thanks.

June 23, 2011  12:53 PM ET
QUOTE(#20):

YaY Sweets!

LOL!!

June 23, 2011  01:37 PM ET
QUOTE:

Are you her personal cheering section?

He's the VP of my fan club. ChiefsfanJim is President and acting Treasurer is WinTwins.

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