Who woulda thunk it: the players think the owner-instigated NFL lockout is bad for business.
Marc Mariani reports from the Big Sky country, and the Jake Locker buzz is palpable there as well.
The Tennessean brings the story of MTSU nose tackle Michael Jasper, who dropped 73 lbs. to get down to a trim 394 lbs. before being selected in the 7th round by the Bills.
The league has looked into accusations of improper contact between teams and players, but they didn't find anything wrong. My guess is the exact opposite was the case: they realized everyone was doing it, and the owners didn't feel much like punishing themselves.
Lance Briggs, who signed a $36 million contract back in 2008, says that there's no reason players shouldn't be able to weather the financial burden of the lockout.
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