Join The Campaign To Prevent An NFL Lockout

Here we are, The Super Bowl, the biggest event in sports, and an NFL Lockout looms very large. As the NFL celebrates its most successful season ever, NFL owners are preparing to lock out players and fans from their game starting in March. Owners have not opened their books or offered justification for this threat. The players want to play and the fans want to see them play. So, why won’t the Owners take a Lockout off the table?

Do your part as a fan and help Block the Lockout.

In a new ad campaign during Super Bowl weekend, the NFL Players Association expects a social-media-backed video and petition drive will gain traction with fans.

The union is unveiling 30 – and 60-second spots entitled “Let Us Play,” in which players and fans alike intone “Let us play” and “Let them play.” The spots have no other dialogue and depict a padlock of a chain-link fence and images from an empty football stadium.

“For us, it’s a simple issue: there’s a lockout being threatened by the owners of America’s most popular sport,” said NFLPA Assistant Executive Director of External Affairs George Atallah. “In that context, the ‘Let Us Play’ message is one that is delivered not just by the players but by the fans. We need to stand together to avoid a terrible outcome.”

The NFLPA will rely heavily on social media channels, but the spot will appear on TV only once: during CBS’s telecast of the NFLPA All-Star Game on Saturday, Feb. 5, a day before Super Bowl XLV.

To sign the Block the Lockout Petition and for more information, please visit http://www.nfllockout.com/.

You can also stay in-the-know on Twitter and by using the #LetUsPlay hashtag.

James Hickshttp://about.me/jameshicks
James is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of HicksNewMedia, a Digital Publishing and Technology Consulting team providing effective and relevant solutions to individuals and businesses looking to more effective utilize the social interweb. Follow him on Twitter and on Facebook.

More from author

Leave a Reply!

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related posts

Advertisment

Categories

Latest posts

Surprising Reasons to Consider Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney

If you have been injured due to someone else’s negligence, a personal injury lawyer can help. They can help if you were...

Hassle-Free Word To PDF Conversion With PDFBear

We all work with different file formats every day. Sometimes, our tasks require us to convert file formats into other ones. A...

The 3 Simple Ways to Promote Your Business Online

Marketing strategies are crucial to any business or company. Your goal is to reach a wide range of audiences and convert them...

Want to stay up to date with the latest news?

We would love to hear from you! Please fill in your details and we will stay in touch. It's that simple!