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Buffalo Bills safety George Wilson said that NFL players are prepared for a long work stoppage, even one that has them losing paychecks when the season starts.

“This day is something we have been talking about for about two years now since the owners opted out of the 2006 CBA,” he said. “Even before they chose to opt out, the owners started to prepare themselves for this day as well. After we saw that they opted out, we had to prepare ourselves for the worst-case scenario and I think we’ve done that.”

NFL owners and players have left the most popular sport in America in jeopardy as they were unable to figure out how to divide nine billion dollars a year, and broke off labor negotiations hours before their collective bargaining agreement expired.

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