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Impending Doom?

The NFL is on the verge of unleashing a huge wrecking ball at the 2010 season due to the owner's decision to opt out of the collective bargaining agreement in 2008. As a result, the 2010 campaign could operate without a salary cap, which would be the first time since it was first implemented in 1993.

Such ramifications could damage the foundation of the most popular league in major sports. Teams will be able to spend as much or as little as they want on draft picks and free agents. Think Major League Baseball with the Cowboys and Jerry Jones imitating the Yankees, and the Redskins and Dan Snyder doing their best Red Sox impersonation. What will happen when the perfect league opens Pandora's...