News: ESPN Dallas: Too Tall Jones: Lockout won't affect '11 schedule

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  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl U.N.I.T.Y Staff Member

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    By Marty Smith, Special for

    CONCORD, N.C. -- During a legendary 15-year career with the Dallas Cowboys, Ed “Too Tall” Jones endured three strikes, and feels certain league owners and the NFL Players Union will find a compromise to the current work stoppage before it affects the 2011 schedule.

    Why? Money, he said. There’s too much to be made by too many people for it to drag on.

    “I don’t like it. It’s not good for anybody. It’s not good for the players. It’s not good for the owners. And it’s certainly not good for the fans,” said Jones, on-hand Thursday at Charlotte Motor Speedway to help track president Marcus Smith unveil the world’s largest television on the track’s backstretch.

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  2. The Emperor

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    There was another strike besides 1982 and 1987?

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