Situation shouldn’t be a surprise

Here’s wishing they would have saved us all some time and skipped the explanations of what went wrong, or why things broke down once again. I really didn’t need to hear from either NFL lead negotiator Jeff Pash or union head DeMaurice Smith today, telling us how very hard they worked and how they did everything in their power to try to find common ground and the path to get something accomplished in the NFL’s going-nowhere labor negotiations.

Blah, blah, blah. We know none of that is really true. Both sides in this league-versus-players stand-off only did what they wanted to do and what they were willing to do. Nothing more. The rest is just spin and trying to keep the upper hand in the public relations battle. And the blame game is beyond tiresome at this point.

Read more: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2011/writers/don_banks/03/11/nfl.labor.front.ap/index.html#ixzz1GRSR3t8r

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