Fantasy Guru Daily: 3/11/11

So here we are… again. We have arrived at Deadline Day, Part III, and things have been far from calm in Washington with talks, at least publically, becoming much more heated between the NFL and the union.

The CBA is set to expire at midnight, and not surprisingly, that is the only story in the NFL. The vow of silence outside the room has been broken, as both sides fired shots at each other through the media and via Twitter last night. NFL general counsel Jeff Pash made a comment hinting that the union was not as committed to getting a deal done as the owners, causing NFLPA head DeMaurice Smith, who had left the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service building, to come back and deliver a response to the assembled media:

“We have been committed to this process,” Smith said. “But for anyone to stand and turn to the American people and say they question that. “We’re going to work like heck to make sure football continues.”

Union spokesman George Atallah and NFL spokesman Greg Aiello also took public shots at each other, except that conversation played out over Twitter. Welcome to labor talks in 2011.

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