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- Aug 1, 1997
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- Lafayette, LA
Jimmy Smith / New Orleans Times-Picayune
PALM BEACH, FLA. -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Monday he hopes to avoid the possibility of the league playing future seasons without a salary cap should ownership decide to exercise its opt-out clause of the current collective bargaining agreement this fall.
But Goodell said if it happens, he's unconcerned with the possibility that any NFL owners whose revenue streams are great because of new stadiums would attempt to put together a championship team by paying exorbitant salaries.
"I've heard that enough," Goodell said at the annual NFL owners meeting. "I think owners in pro sports start to understand that you can't buy championships. You have to be very cautious. It's something that's very difficult to do. Full Story – Picayunehttp://www.nola.com/saints/t-p/index.ssf?/base/sports-4/1207027446230200.xml&coll=1