Just thought this quote from NFLPA Executive Director Gene Upshaw, was cute. I found it at Sportsbusinessnews.com, and they quote the original article by Ron Borges at Boston.com:
"Our players received just under 60 percent of the revenue in 2006 in salary and benefits," Upshaw said. "There's been a lot of discussion about the owners canceling the CBA in 2008 [when they can legally opt out]. That does not mean no more football. It means in 2010, there would be no cap. If the owners believe that's in their best interest to go without a cap in 2010, so be it. We never wanted a cap in the first place. This is not saber rattling, but whatever they're paying today, it'll double in 2010."
Hmm. 60% doubles in 2010. Not much left for owners if the players are getting 120%, eh?