What has happened in America, that we can no longer sit down at a table and decide what is fair and equitable like mature adults? It seems that two bargaining parties have to very carefully test the strength of their adversary. Maybe that's the problem, that they think of one another as adversaries, instead of partners.
Can the NFL exist without the owners? No. Can the NFL exist without quality players? No. Can either side make as much money without the other? No.
Who loses in a strike? Everyone.
If everyone loses, then why should there be a strike?