Local Lawyer weighs in on the NFL Lockout


POSTED: Tuesday, July 5, 2011 - 10:15pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, July 5, 2011 - 11:16pm

To be honest, you could spend hours explaining the labor dispute between the NFL players and owners. If you would see a copy of the Collective Bargaining Agreement you would understand. Phil Breaux has taught Sports Law at LSU for over 15 years. He and I tell you what you need to know about current NFL work stoppage in just over a minute and a half.

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Important dates on the NFL calendar:

Aug. 6 -- Pro Football Hall of Fame inductions, Canton, Ohio

Aug. 7 -- Hall of Fame game, Chicago vs. St. Louis at Canton (NBC33)

Aug. 11-15 -- First weekend of preseason

Sept. 2 -- Preseason concludes

Sept. 8 -- Opening game, New Orleans Saints at Green Bay Packers (NBC33)

Sept 11-12 -- Opening weekend games

Jan. 1, 2012 -- Regular season concludes

Jan. 7-8 -- Wild-card playoffs

Jan. 14-15 -- Division-round playoffs

Jan. 21-22 -- Conference championships

Feb. 5, 2012 -- Super Bowl, Indianapolis (NBC33)

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