The NFLPA voted to ratify the proposed collective bargaining agreement Sunday, with 1,019 players voting in favor of the deal and 959 opposed.
For players, that means the very public fracturing of opinion-leading into this vote carried out behind the scenes.
But what does it mean for fans? Well, first of all, there will be football for at least the next decade—the labor agreement stretches until March 2031.
As for everything else, here is a quick point-by-point explainer of the significant differences in the new CBA:
A 17-game regular season is coming—just not yet. The 2020 season will feature 16 regular-season games and four preseason games. Ownership has the option of expanding the regular season to 17 games, beginning with the 2021 season. That change appears inevitable.
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