The 1982 NFL Player’s Strike

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In this episode of The Inside Football Podcast with Bill Polian, the guys begin a four-part series looking at labor issues in the National Football League. In this first episode, the guys venture to the Fall of '82 to take an in depth look at the NFL player's strike and various labor issue surrounding it. In this episode, Bill Polian provides his unique perspective on the history and dynamic between the NFLPA and Owners leading up to 1982, the rise of a new spring league in the USFL, and the impact this strike had on future and current labor negotiations.

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