U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson denied the NFL’s request for a stay of her decision to lift the owners’ lockout of the players. The owners will take their case to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, but the league’s doors appear open for business without a collective bargaining agreement in place.
With no CBA, there is no salary cap and it could be open season with uninhibited spending in free agency.
- Bears free agent moves creating competition at positions of need
- Replacing Alshon Jeffery could be near-impossible task
- Bears to sign wide receiver Markus Wheaton
- Bears sign tight end Dion Sims
- Bears sign veteran safety Quintin Demps
- Where do Bears go from here at wide receiver?
- Ryan Pace and John Fox season-ending joint press conference
- Bears-Packers record headed for all-time tie on Sunday
- Vic Fangio, Bears can’t be headed toward a divorce
- 2016 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year