PFT: NFLPA* issues warning on website that’s trying to reconstitute a union

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  1. cowboyjoe

    cowboyjoe Well-Known Member

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    NFLPA* issues warning on website that’s trying to reconstitute a union
    http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.co...website-thats-trying-to-reconstitute-a-union/
    Posted by Mike Florio on July 22, 2011, 1:56 PM EDT


    In the opinion of NFLPA* lawyer Jeffrey Kessler, it can take as long as two weeks to reconstitute the union. In the opinion of NFL lawyer Bob Batterman, it can take as few as two hours.

    The truth is somewhere in the middle, much closer to two hours than 312.
  2. Sonny#9

    Sonny#9 Well-Known Member

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    I don't trust Kessler as far as I can throw him. The NFLPA* looks really disorganized and ham-handed. I really think Smith dropped the ball on this. Badly.
  3. JVita17

    JVita17 Benched

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    I'm Sick of the players at this point. I never picked sides but now... I'm just sick of the bull
  4. Hostile

    Hostile The Duke

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    Be prepared to duck. Smith and Kessler have reached demi-god status here.
  5. Cajuncowboy

    Cajuncowboy Preacher From The Black Lagoon

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    Don't I know it!
  6. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    If there was only some kind of electrical device that would make sending and receiving documents in a blink of an eye this process could be so much faster. We can send a man to the moon but we can’t get about 380 players to vote on recertification. Maybe one day in the future we will have this technological break through
  7. Woods

    Woods Well-Known Member

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    I think Al Gore already invented it. But I'm not sure.
    :D
  8. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    Oh man if only the players had access to this invention. Too bad you can't tweet it, they seem to be able to figure that out. :laugh2:
  9. Trendnet

    Trendnet Active Member

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    2 weeks?

    Did I just get in a DeLorean and travel back to 1955?
  10. JeffInDC

    JeffInDC Well-Known Member

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    :lmao: :lmao: :lmao:

    One of the greatest movies of all time. And, yes, at the time my 12 year old *** really thought about the possibilites of going back in time :laugh2:
  11. WoodysGirl

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

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    Hyperbole run amok...or just plain wrong.

    You can pick which one.
  12. burmafrd

    burmafrd Benched

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    not if you listen to the player shills.
  13. WoodysGirl

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

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    More hyperbole..

    Defending player positions or any position in this legal debate doesn't mean you defend the guys leading the charge on a personal basis.

    I've seen very few arguments "shilling" for Kessler or Smith.
  14. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    It doesn't even need to be that. A fax machine will send it out almost as quick.
  15. hornitosmonster

    hornitosmonster Well-Known Member

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    lock the out 5 games. Make them miss paychecks and we will see who cracks.
  16. burmafrd

    burmafrd Benched

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    Really? All that praise for Smith? What does that mean?

    Especially as it really looks like he has not earned that praise.
  17. ThreeSportStar80

    ThreeSportStar80 Benched

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    :laugh2: They must be using the Pony Expresss!
  18. WoodysGirl

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

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    BTW, Florio mentioned a solution that I think could work for both parties. Per his article

    http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2011/07/21/heres-how-a-deal-can-be-done-now/
  19. burmafrd

    burmafrd Benched

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  20. WoodysGirl

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

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    What praise? Other than a few noting that he's not the total boob people think he is, I don't see alot of praise for Smith.

    And none for Kressler, at all.

    Like I said, hyperbole run amok.

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