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Ex-Bear Armstrong sees lockout looming

Count former NFLPA president Trace Armstrong among those who believe the current CBA will expire before a new deal gets done between the NFL players and owners.

"My personal belief is that there will be a lockout, and we will certainly miss a portion of the offseason," Armstrong told ESPN 1000 on Wednesday. "So, if you're a new coach, if you're Mike Munchak or Jason Garrett or Jim Harbaugh, there is a strong possibility you may not even get to see your players until August. How much is that going to hurt you? It's going to hurt a lot from a competitive standpoint. So I think the season, in some sense, will be impacted no matter what."

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