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Lengthy strike has mostly been forgotten

Although the 1982 strike is a distant memory, the NFL is not exactly enjoying complete labor peace, writes Len Pasquarelli.

Originally Published: September 21, 2007
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

Not surprisingly, even in a league that justifiably finds a way to recognize most seminal moments in its 88-season annals, there were no celebrations this week commemorating the silver anniversary of one of the most significant events in NFL history.

Go ahead, do a Google search for NFL+players+strike+1982, and see whether you come up with any feature stories in any major publication in the country from the past day or two that recalls the infamous day on which the league suddenly went dark ...

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