Robbie Says NFL Owners All About The Gould

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Robbie Gould was at the Cubs game on Wednesday to sing, "Take Me Out to the Ball Game". The Bears players rep had this to say: 

"Look fans don't buy tickets to see Virginia or Brian McCaskey. They pay to watch Brian Urlacher, Drew Brees and all the great players. This lockout is all because of the owners' greed. I'm sorry if that sounds cold, but it is the truth." 
The NFLPA knew this was coming so Gould made sure he was a little wiser with his money, just in case he missed any game checks. He continued:
"I have been saving my money for this lockout for three years," he said. "We have known it was probably coming and we were advised to save our money. I know a lot of guys who prepared for this and are fine. The guys who didn't plan for it, that is their fault."
In this battle between billionaires and millionaires, no one is feeling sorry for either side. However, the truth is, Gould is right on the money. The NFL and NFLPA were under contract and the owners decided to back out of the deal because they had secured a $9 billion television deal. The owners wanted a bigger piece of the pie while they wanted to increase the the length of the season by adding 2 regular season games. In the end, the fans lose. 

Credit: Chicago Tribune Breaking Sports

Filed under: 4th Phase, Bear Down

Tags: lockout, NFL, NFLPA, robbie gould

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