This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to continue the fight for the players against NFL owners.Â Last week was part 1 of a 4 part series covering the history of the NFLPA.Â This week covers the 1960s and 1970s.Â The announcement of the AFL took things in a different direction for both sides.Â However, the John Mackey vs. NFL case was the most significant event towards advancing the right to free agency for the players.Â John Mackey played a large role beyond his litigation.Â This episode bridges the events between the creation of the NFLPA and the strikes of the 80s.Â So strap on your seat belt, and letâ€™s get ready to take this baby up to 88mph.
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LINKS FROM THE SHOW
NFLPA Home Page
NFLPA – History
Football History Dude Ep. 55 – NFL Free Agency (Pre-Modern Era)
Football History Dude Episode 57 – Bill Radovich (Part 1 of NFLPA)
NFLPA – 60 NFLPA Heroes
YouTube – NFLPA History
YouTube – NFLPA Mission Statement
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