The NFL owners voted to change several rules before the start of net season, and that has taken the headlines away from the labor negotiations, at least for a little while. But the proposed 18-game schedule is still the biggest issue.
One of the major sticking points in the ongoing NFL labor negotiations is the expanded regular season schedule that the league is pushing for.
The NFL owners want an 18-game regular season. The NFL Players Association does not. And, as it turns out, most NFL fans apparently don’t really want one, either.
There will be many issues discussed during the negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement between the NFL owners and NFL Players Association. Not many of them easily understandable for fans.
As both the NFL players and owners prepare to negotiate a new collective bargaining agreement, both sides have brought important issues to the table. The most polarizing issue for players and owners is the proposed 18-game schedule.