We haven’t yet really felt the impact of the NFL lockout.
Sure, free agency has not happened. And yes, any statement about the 2011 season is followed with the qualifier “if there is a 2011 season.” But really, truly, we haven’t yet really missed anything.
That will soon change.
Once the draft is over we will all start to see what we’re missing, and like the fans, players will be missing things too – most specifically, paychecks.
Larry Fitzgerald, on Sports 620 KTAR’s Gambo and Ash Tuesday, said he hopes the player’s union will stand strong during this time, though he understands that lesser-compensated players may struggle more than a well-paid five-time Pro Bowler.