Holdouts mean little in big picture
Demands on both sides get pushed to the side as compromise is in the air. Outlandish requests disappear and more time is spent on realistic numbers.
It happens in any business and in almost every negotiation. The timeline is very predictable and doesn't seem to change from year to year. Having done many of these deals over the years, I always found that the threat of a holdout does not carry the weight it used to.
To continue reading this article you must be an Insider
MORE NFL HEADLINES
- Seahawks rout Cards behind big-play offense
- Romo-led Cowboys smack Colts, win NFC East
- Romo as MVP? Unquestionably, Cowboys say
- Patriots escape Jets to pick up 1st-round bye