Monday, January 31, 2011

Pro Bowl checks won't last

Unless cooler heads prevail, it's going to be awhile before NFL players get paid again.

With a lockout looming, Eagles quarterback Michael Vick, wide reveiver DeSean Hackson and kicker David Akers would be smart tucking away the $45,000 shares they pocketed when the NFC defeated the AFC 55-41 Sunday in Honolulu.

The same could be said of their AFC counterparts, who madeĀ  $22,500 each.

It's obvious a new collective bargaining agreement will have to include a bump up from 16 to 18 regular season games, a leap even established owners like Art Rooney are anything but thrilled about.


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