If there’s one team we can rely on to keep us entertained with their mangling of basic management during this locked out offseason, it’s the Bengals. Yesterday team owner Mike Brown repeated what he said two months ago regarding Carson Palmer, saying he won’t trade the disgruntled quarterback. This morning Matt Bowen of the National Football Post pondered the same question that baffled us a while back: why?
You know what this lockout hasn’t had yet? NFL event cancellations. We really need a few of those, and the first one to bite the labor impasse dust is an event designed to keep rookies out of trouble and help them with the transition to the NFL.
Demand for NFL jerseys must be skyrocketing right about now. What? You’re not running to the nearest store to purchase the jersey of your favourite player who may or may not be playing this fall? Well, that’s the only logical reason to explain a price increase.
Troy Polamalu doesn’t like the often used “millionaires vs. billionaires” title that’s been slapped on the lockout, and prefers to think of it as people fighting against big business.