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Sean Gilbert Lays Out Agenda For NFLPA Exec Dir Position, Including 18-Game Schedule

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 26 / 14

Former NFLer Sean Gilbert this morning outlined an ambitious agenda as part of his campaign for NFLPA Exec Dir, including agreeing to an 18-game regular season, while at the same time ripping apart the current CBA and shifting resources back to the players. Gilbert is running against incumbent DeMau...

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