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NFLPA's DeMaurice Smith: Work Stoppage In '21 "Virtual Certainty" Following CBA Expiration

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 18 / 17

The current NFL CBA expires following the '20 season, and NFLPA Exec Dir DeMaurice Smith said the "likelihood of either a strike or a lockout in '21 is almost a virtual certainty." Smith in an interview with The MMQB's Albert Breer said it was too soon to know if that meant games would be missed, bu...

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