Uncapped Season Good for Pats?

The possibility of an uncapped season in 2010 has been steadily growing over the last few weeks. According to ESPN’s Lester Munson the owners feel like they gave up too much in the 2006 bargain and wish to get back some of the revenue they are spending. If the current Collective Bargaining Agreement is allowed to expire, the last year of the deal will be uncapped — the first uncapped season since 1993.

The Patriots–as well as the Giants, Redskins, and Cowboys–seem to be in a great position to take advantage of the situation. Our pockets are much deeper than the Jaguars, Bills, Titans, and Vikings. High dollar 1-year deals would be the norm in a time when only the present matters, and similar to baseball, the best teams would only get better. The owners and players wouldn’t know what the next CBA would bring, so nobody would want to get locked into a bad deal.

Here’s to labor peace preserving the competitive balance in the NFL.

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