Why was there an NFL lockout in 2011?

Why was there an NFL lockout in 2011?

When the owners and the NFL players, represented by the National Football League Players Association, could not come to a consensus on a new collective bargaining agreement, the owners locked out the players from team facilities and shut down league operations.

What year was the NFL lockout?

March 12, 2011
2011 NFL lockout/Start dates

Who won the 2011 lockout?

the Miami Heat
December 8, 2011 The lockout finally ends as both sides agree to a 49 to 51.2% revenue sharing and a flexible salary cape with a harsher luxury tax. The season was shortened to 66 regular-season games, and the Miami Heat would win there first of two titles with the South Beach version of the Big Three.

Who was the best football team in 2011?


Rk Team Rec
1 Alabama 11-1
2 LSU 12-1
3 Oklahoma State 12-1
4 Wisconsin 10-3

What was the labor dispute with the NFL in 2011?

By March 2011, the NFLPA and the NFL had not yet come to terms on a new collective bargaining agreement, thus failing to resolve the labor dispute. Accordingly, the NFLPA informed the league and the clubs that the players had voted to have the NFLPA renounce its bargaining rights.

What was the settlement with the NFL in 2011?

Following the settlement of the Brady et al. v. NFL antitrust suit on July 25, 2011, a majority of players signed union authorization cards approving the NFL Players Association to act as their exclusive collective bargaining representative.

When did the 2011 NFL regular season start?

The 2011 season began on Thursday, September 8, 2011 at Lambeau Field, with the Super Bowl XLV champion Green Bay Packers hosting the New Orleans Saints in the kickoff game; the last regular season games were held on Sunday, January 1, 2012. The playoffs started on Saturday, January 7, 2012]

Who are the players traded in the 2011 NFL season?

Safeties Oshiomogho Atogwe (St. Louis to Washington), Dawan Landry (Baltimore to Jacksonville), Danieal Manning (Chicago to Houston), Quintin Mikell (Philadelphia to St. Louis), Bob Sanders (Indianapolis to San Diego) and Donte Whitner (Buffalo to San Francisco). The following notable trades were made during the 2011 league year:

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