There was a good deal of speculation through the past week or so surrounding the possibility of an opt out clause in the language of the new collective bargaining agreement, but according to Albert Breer of the NFL Network, the two sides have opted against including such a clause in the upcoming agreement.
With the absence of such a clause, we’ll have labor peace until at least 2021.
A two-way opt out clause was being discussed as late as Sunday evening, containing stipulations that would allow for either respective side to opt out as early as five years into the deal. But it appears that neither side wanted to take any such a chance and thus we have an opt-out-clause-less deal, which of course is a good thing.
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