No they do not.
Yes it is
Not a lockout but there have been to recorded strikes one in 1982, in 1987
The NFL could have a 2011 season but, they are currently in a lockout. The lockout was resolved in August 2011 and the 2011 season proceded without interruption.
Yes, there is a draft, but a season for these rookies is not guaranteed.
Because the CBA (Collective Bargaining Agreement) expired, so the NFL and NFLPA had to make a new deal, but did not before it expired. Luckily, the lockout is supposed to end on Wednesday!
The NFL said they would pay all players $200,000 but that won't matter because the lockout is supposed to end very soon according to ESPN
92 days ago as of June 15th
The NFL lockout was started because the players and the coaches wanted more money. the NFLPA is still determining whether to give them the money or not, due to the tight economy. If the NFLPA does not give the players and coaches the money, there will not be a 2011-2012 NFL season.
1987 - it was a player strike and it lasted one month (October).
The license was extended an additional year due to the NFL lockout. The license expires at the end of 2013
Field of Dreams 2 NFL Lockout with Taylor Lautner Deleted Scenes - 2011 was released on: USA: 6 July 2011