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Can this NFL relationship be saved?

Maybe not, if players are going to insist that Roger Goodell be their best friend

Originally Published: July 28, 2011
By Gene Wojciechowski | ESPN.com

Just got done reading page after page of the new NFL collective bargaining agreement summary.

Guess what? Nowhere in any of the bullet points, graphs, charts or info bubbles does it say the players have to like league commissioner Roger Goodell. Or that Goodell has to like them back.

And when the nearly 400-page CBA is signed by Goodell and NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith, there won't be a section, article or single sentence that requires the commish ...

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