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Thank you, Judge Nelson

Posted on: April 25, 2011 6:27 pm
Edited on: April 25, 2011 6:27 pm

All hail Judge Susan Nelson.

She has ruled for the NFL players and granted an injunction to lift the lockout. It will be appealed by the owners, but this is the first step to maybe having football in 2011.


Let's be real. All the fans care about is whether games will be played. Can they have fantasy leagues? Can they make plans to travel to away games? On and on it goes.

They are tired of this lockout talk.

They just want their NFL football.

Judge Nelson took the first step to making that happen. If this legal fight drags on, so be it.

If games are played, nobody cares if there is a court case hanging over the league.

The NFL Draft begins Thursday and there is no buzz. The league has plans to go black after the draft.

Is that fun?

We want free agency. We want mini-camps with young quarterbacks having heads spinning like a top . We want mini-camps with unsigned rookies showing up high draft picks.

We want football.

You do. I do.

The ruling by Judge Nelson might make that more of a possibility now than it was a week ago.

Thank you, Judge Nelson.

The fans appreciate what you did. They don't care who wins this legal fight.

All they want is to see football in September.


Category: NFL
Tags: NFL Lockout

Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: January 9, 2012 1:59 am

Thank you, Judge Nelson

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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: January 3, 2012 2:13 pm
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Since: Aug 29, 2006
Posted on: April 26, 2011 4:08 pm

Thank you, Judge Nelson

Hehe, that would be awesome. Its a wonder why they didnt do this as soon as the players dissolved the union.

Since: Sep 5, 2008
Posted on: April 26, 2011 3:57 pm

Thank you, Judge Nelson


Since: Jan 9, 2008
Posted on: April 26, 2011 3:30 pm

Thank you, Judge Nelson

The owners will have no choice. The only thing that has kept them from running afoul of the anti-trust laws is the fact that they had a negotiated agreement with the players union. When the union disbanded, they killed the cash cow. With no anti-trust protection, the league cannot institute a draft, cannot enforce salary caps, cannot even restrict team sizes without making themselves liable for triple-damages to any pissed off player who thinks his million-dollar contract is too low. Triple damages on millions of dollars will eat up that 9 billion dollar pie pretty quick. Judge Nelson is not the savior of the NFL, she is the grim reaper.

Since: Aug 21, 2006
Posted on: April 26, 2011 3:06 pm

Blank you, Judge Nelson

The great irony is that Prisco is celebrating a ruling that will, if not overturned, doom his local NFL team. See how much you like Judge Nelson when we've got the Los Angeles Jaguars, Pete.

Since: Oct 1, 2010
Posted on: April 26, 2011 2:20 pm

to hornsNbr1

get real they would never give up the 9 billion in TV money alone split 32 ways, plus all the other marketing money they get luxory boxes etc. the history of the world has shown that greedy men would rather lie, cheat, or cry poor me than give up their cash cow. and if the NFL folded today by next week some other rich men would start a new leauge and do the same thing. to be on the owners side in this issue is out there. you must be a tea party person

Since: Oct 1, 2010
Posted on: April 26, 2011 2:12 pm

dav87sc is off base

well dav87sc, i would have to disagree with you on th the players are simply employees, if it wasn't for these talanted men there wouldn't be an NFL nobody wants to see the owners play. the owners actuallty created all of there own problems by giving big salaries and bonuses to begin with. Now for them to cry about it is childish. when you dig yourself into such a deep hole that you can't get yourself out you are an idiot. You say the owners are taking all the financial risk, so i ask what risk is that? TV and other marketing is really putting up the money. I also don't see the owners dying at the average age of 55, hell most are already older than that. They are just mad because they can't out source the NFL to some third world country like the probably do with all there other business.

Since: Jan 9, 2008
Posted on: April 26, 2011 2:09 pm

Thank you, Judge Nelson

With no CBA and the threat of antitrust penalties hanging over their heads, the league should elect to disolve. They cannot even hold the draft this week without the possibilty of being hit with triple-damages for colluding to restrict opportunities available to new and existing players. Disband the league, shut it down, and see how the players feel about that.

Since: Oct 1, 2010
Posted on: April 26, 2011 1:55 pm

Thank you, Judge Nelson

well said

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