The 1987 NFL Strike and Replacement Players


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By Borderline Media Company, Bill Polian, Scott Schafer, and Rick Schaeffer. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

In this weeks episode of The Inside Football Podcast with Bill Polian, the guys continue their four-part series looking at labor issues in the National Football League. In this episode, the guy's transport to the Fall of '87 to take an in depth look at the NFL player's strike and the infamous Replacement players. Bill Polian provides his unique perspective as a young General Manger in Buffalo with a team on the brink of playoff glory and how he approached and managed this bizarre period in NFL History. This epidsode covers all the bases in the 1987 NFL Players Stike in a way very few fans have heard it, from Roster Management, Player Comradery, Replacement Player Recruitment and to the lasting impact the stike had on the league and it's clubs.

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