NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said last week that four owners would represent the league at mediation starting Monday.
We’ve got the lineup, courtesy of Albert Breer of NFL Network and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Steeler owner Art Rooney II, Panthers owner Jerry Richardson, Bengals owner Mike Brown, and John Mara of the Giants will be in attendance.
So we have two of the owners best suited to think big picture (Rooney and Mara), and two of the owners known as hard-line in labor matters. (Brown and Richardson.)
No one expects much progress to be made in mediation while players and owners are doing battle in court.
Give us a pleasant surprise for the first time this offseason, NFL. Please.