EDITOR’S NOTE – Aug 29, 2011: Irv Muchnick just posted a real perspective on the NFLPA’s ‘Legacy Fund’ this morning. Click HERE to read ‘Legacy Fund’ an Obvious Throwaway Line of CBA.
Another exchange of e-mails from this past week with lots of great questions and points between Jim McFarland and Dewey McClain followed by Sam McCullum’s subsequent non-answer at the end. No one seems to have any clear definitions on what has or hasn’t been “negotiated” on behalf of retired players – all without any actual input or participation from the retirees themselves. We still keep wondering when the NFLPA managed to get all this done during the time they weren’t supposed to be a Union when they were decertified and now they’re trying to tell everyone that they’re still negotiating. Were you negotiating then or are you negotiating now? Were you a Union then or are you a Union now? And everyone was first asked to wait 30 days for definitive answers. Then it was 60 days. And now it’s apparently 90 days out. Could it be the old adage that the more lies you put out at the beginning makes it harder to come back to the truth at the end?
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