More

    Report: NFL and NFLPA in Negotiations Over Preseason Schedule

    Amidst the pandemic, there's been an enormous level of uncertainty surrounding North American sports, especially as cases and hospitalizations continue to swell in certain parts of the country. It has already claimed much of the NFL's . It threatens to impact as players are looking for more answers and clarity regarding the NFL's policies and procedures to keep the players and their families safe as they prepare to for the start of training camp this week.

    One of the major questions has focused on the number of games. The were scheduled to play five preseason games in 2020, including the 2020 in Canton, OH. The Cowboys have already lost three preseason games, and now the NFL and are in discussions of what should happen with the final two.

    Tom Pelissero of the reported this morning that the latest proposal from the NFL would have teams playing just one preseason game in 2020.

    The one preseason game would be played on August 27th, just two weeks before the start of the regular season. Per Pelissero's report, the players would prefer three weeks of preparation before the beginning of the season.

    Over the last few years, there has been a lot of talk about reducing the number of preseason games, and this would be a drastic reduction. For most players on the roster, the preseason doesn't add much. It's much more critical for the players at the back end of the roster. The staffs and departments get more evaluation opportunities, but much of the is already decided, and what questions remain are answered in training camp.

    Though rookies are scheduled to report tomorrow to camp and veterans later in the week, the two sides of the labor negotiations will continue to work out a plan to have a . While the players have questions, everyone is working toward the goal of playing this season.

    As these negotiations play out, training camp and the preseason will continue to evolve and take shape. Even with looming questions about the process for reporting and COVID-19 testing, all signs continue to point to a season happening.

    spot_imgspot_imgspot_img
    John Williams
    John Williamshttps://anchor.fm/inside-the-cowboys
    Dallas Cowboys optimist bringing factual, reasonable takes to Cowboys Nation and the NFL Community. I wasn't always a Cowboys fan, but I got here as quick as I could. Make sure you check out the Inside The Cowboys Podcast featuring John Williams and other analysts following America's Team.

    Latest

    Do the Cowboys really need Odell Beckham Jr?

    Free agent WR Odell Beckham Jr. is set to...

    How the NFC East went from Least to Beast

    The NFC East has been considered the worst division...

    Cowboys penalty problem might cut their season short again

    The Dallas Cowboys have put themselves in a spot...

    DeMarcus Ware, Darren Woodson Semifinalists for Pro Football Hall of Fame 2023

    Two of the biggest names on the defensive side...

    Newsletter

    Daily Cowboys News in Your Inbox
    Name:*
    Your email address:*
    Please enter all required fields Click to hide
    Correct invalid entries Click to hide

    Trending Now

    Cowboys Reveal New Uniforms for Week 17 vs Titans

    Another uniform emerges for the Dallas Cowboys to wear...

    Diggs Island – Trevon Diggs is entering elite status

    It’s hard to find a cornerback that is under...

    Why are the Dallas Cowboys Considered “America’s Team?”

    The Dallas Cowboys are one National Football League team...

    Brett Maher continues to kick with confidence

    A topic of conversation throughout the offseason was who...

    The Star: Getting Inside the Dallas Cowboys New Home

    The Dallas Cowboys star logo is one of the...

    Cowboys Nostalgia: Before Jerry Jones

    25 years ago Jerry Jones bought the Dallas Cowboys...

    The NFL could see 3 NFC East teams in the playoffs

    Yes the title doesn't deceive your eyes, there seems...

    Fantasy Outlook: It’s Hard to Trust any Cowboys Player Next Season

    I am already looking forward to my fantasy football...

    Players Making Early Noise After 2 Days of Training Camp

    The Cowboys are only entering day three of training camp on Friday, but a few takeaways have come to light after only two days. A...

    Which Skill Position is Under More Pressure Heading Into Training Camp?

    Two key skill positions are under pressure heading into training camp that starts next week, offensive line and defensive line. Both of them are...

    5 Familiar Names to Keep an eye on at Cowboys Training Camp

    We are just days away from the Dallas Cowboys reporting to camp. Look, we hear it over and over again, new year, the same...

    2 COMMENTS

    2 Comments
    Oldest
    Newest Most Voted
    Inline Feedbacks
    View all comments
    Cowboy Fan Ed

    Looks like to me that the NFL Is in a real dilemma here and even if they start the season they won’t be able to finish it! We all need to just face the fact that this virus isn’t going anywhere soon unless The LORD steps in and destroys it! Once these guys start sweating , spiting, breathing and bleeding on each other I’m afraid that it will spread like wildfire! I don’t won’t to be negative but common sense tells us that the way this thing is spreading is through close body contact . With all this said …. I hope I’m wrong !!!

    siempre44

    It seems to be overlooked that huge numbers of people have been interacting and going to work throughout the pandemic. Yet, those people have functioned and persevered.
    The measure for all these people is the ironic question – us what you do actually worth doing?
    The answer is opposite of the celebrity culture .
    Those who actually do necessary jobs are those who are not famous and do not get pampered or overpaid. That is the great police, first responders, health professionals, grocery workers, garbage handlers, power and water workers, farmers, truckers and others who have worked and kept the world running.
    The celebrities and frivolous workers have stayed home.
    So, when do the Hollywood and sports divas expect to come to work?
    Do they expect safety guarantees? No such guarantee exists .
    I have not missed Hollywood and I have gotten along without sports.
    I like sports and movies but if those people are unwilling to rejoin the real world that contains risk, I will just get along without them. It does seem that these divas expect to be paid even without working. Amazing how demanding money without work or accomplishments is all the rage now.
    If they dont play, we all will see that we live on just fine .As I said, I like sports, but if they decide they are too special to take risk, then , ok. Their choice. Just dont ask for my money.