Analysis

NFL's New CBA Is A Raw Deal For Players, Attys Say

Law360 (March 21, 2020, 12:02 AM EDT) -- The NFL's newly ratified collective bargaining agreement could cut disability benefits, make it nearly impossible for players to file personal injury suits against the NFL and potentially spawn legal battles over the legitimacy of the process that led to the vote, according to experts and attorneys who spoke with Law360.

The deal was approved by a razor-thin margin of 1,019-959 just before the stroke of midnight on March 14, and it will govern relations between the world's most profitable sports league and its players until 2030.

The upshot, according to most news coverage of the CBA, is that players agreed to...

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